Monthly Archives: September 2012

Week Nine Reflections

The first RMIT course reading I was ever assigned was a chapter from ‘The Media Student’s Book’ entitledĀ Approaching Media Texts. Along one page’s margins was the URL for a YouTube video that supposedly exemplified the indexical link between “memory, longing … Continue reading

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Week Eight Reflections

As film history attests to, different narrative forms have developed as a result of dissatisfaction with the medium’s dominant modes of storytelling at the time. The first documentaries, for instance, were produced in retaliation to a collective despair at the … Continue reading

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Week Seven Reflections

There is a degree of self-consciousness in the mode of plotting… in the awareness that viewers watch complex programs in part to see “how will they do it?”… The operational aesthetic is heightened in spectacular moments within narratively complex programs, … Continue reading

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Week Six Reflections

“…While we often search for reasons to invalidate the opinion of critics based on their personal taste, in truth that is unnecessary and often risks treading into dangerous territory; all we really need to do is look to their arguments, … Continue reading

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