...or, The Eternal Burden of Chinese Cinema The other day I finally got around to watching Zhang Yimou’s The Flowers of War. It was alright. Christian Bale and Chinese movies are pretty high up on my list of favorite things, so the film didn’t have to try very hard to keep me interested. There are … Continue reading THE FLOWERS OF WAR: A Non-Review
Before I get into what I want to get into, I need to mention something I forgot to bring up in the last post. I want to thank Anne Helen Petersen. Not only for her fantastic blog or Twitter feed, but also, most recently, her great piece in Frames on the need for a media studies makeover. … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of the Film Geek?