Other Recent Long Stuff

A Serious Man
Sympathy for the Devil
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Neo’s Passport
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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.


Saturday, October 15, 2011

These are the movies of The Moviegoer

In order of their appearance in Walker Percy’s 1961 novelStage Coach, The Third Man, Panic in the Streets, It Happened One Night, Red River, Holiday, The Oxbow Incident, All Quiet On the Western Front, Fort Dobbs, Dark Waters, The Young Philadelphians.  And this is the conference celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of its publication.

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Monday, October 10, 2011

Hollywood Star Makes Good

We love a happy ending:  Cinema, the new cathedral, leads one unique soul back to the original Cathedral.

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