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So far, I’ve outlined just a few of the ways that the auteur concept has come to dominate most conceptions of Hollywood filmmaking, whether historical, academic, popular, or otherwise. In doing so, I’ve described the “internal paradoxes and contradictions” of … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Passing of Gordon Willis and the Demise of the Auteur

(Originally published 25 May 2014. Kind thanks to Catcher in the Reel for permission to repost.) By Aaron Hunter It has been heartening to witness the outpouring of reminiscence and respect that has come in the wake of the recent passing … Continue reading

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