Other Recent Long Stuff

A Serious Man
Sympathy for the Devil
The Maltese Falcon
Neo’s Passport
The Dark Knight
A Copy of a Copy of a Copy
The Dreamers
The Dreamers

Books to Phlog

Understanding Jaques EllulUnderstanding Jacques Ellul, by Greenman, Schuchardt, and Toly, will be of special interest to Metaphilm readers as Jacques Ellul understood cinema as one of the chief tools of propaganda used by the state to distract the masses from that which matters.


Friday, June 26, 2009

Michael Bay’s Artistic Genius Strikes Again

Former advertising man Michael Bay returns with this summer’s big hit, and possibly the most artistic movie ever filmed.  Eight years ago, Metaphilm launched with a piece on Michael Bay’s artistic style in Pearl Harbor, little realizing it was an advertisement for a yet-to-be-released political thriller.

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Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Classic Film Lines Translated to Japanese and Back

Someone with way too much time on their hands… like someone else we know.

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Monday, June 01, 2009

Fight Club Fans Running Non-Fight-Club-Related Blogs

From the “You can take the boy out of Fight Club, but you can’t take the Fight Club out of the boy” department.

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