Tag: film critique

On Stan Brakhage’s Mothlight (1963).

by Jacqueline Valencia “What the hell did I just watch?” was a common utterance after an experimental film in cinema studies class. It’s also exhilarating to hear from fellow students who wanted to make or critique film, but had been exposed to Steven Spielberg or other filmmakers of the blockbuster

On William Wyler’s Ben-Hur (1959)

by Jennifer Valencia I don’t remember a lot about the first time I saw William Wyler‘s┬áBen-Hur, probably because I was 8 and had the attention span of a Jack Russell. What I do remember was the famous chariot race scene. Who doesn’t remember that scene? It was intense, massive, epic!

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