Associate Professor of FilmDepartment of Film, Theatre & Television, University of Reading
PausingYes this is a really interesting question Caetlin and James. I am thinking about the fact that in a domestic setting, that decision to pause may also not always be your own, as James' example of buffering illustrates. The home video setting is also n ...
Not a safe pair of handsThanks Tina and Tanya for these excellent questions. I think they both point to the same phenomenon, in which our affective investment in a characters trajectory can be framed as unsafe, risky, tenuous through aspects of physical performance, but that tha ...
A Matter of Purpose and IntentTiago, it's great to see these films alongside one another in your video. One of the things that emerges in the comparison is how the two films invoke the ideas of purpose and intent. Elephant (1989)'s relentlessly purposeful walking conveys a s ...