Immersion or Puppetry?

Welcome to my experiment in immersion! If you would like to experience the interactive, hyperlink version of this project, please follow the link: https://immersivecinema.wordpress.com/ If not, please continue below. The purpose of this alternative theory is to further explore the concepts of immersion and interactivity, specifically through the lens of┬áHardcore Henry, a recent action film…

Displaced Identification

The following is an analysis of two panels that took place during the 2016 NYU Cinema Studies Graduate Conference. Pictures added for blog format. The theme of displacement, whether it be through technology, media, diegesis, time, geography, or countless other methods, seamlessly weaves itself through much of cinematic history and historiography. Championed as the most…