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About Schmidt’s Ending: What’s in Cinema’s Love for a Happy Finale?

*Note that there are indeed spoilers for About Schmidt…as the title would imply* Being unemployed, and probably unemployable, I’ve allowed myself the luxury of ploughing through old films like Quinten Tarantino in a… Continue reading

‘Easy Rider’ as a Reinvention of the Western Genre

Through a reinvention of the Western genre ‘Easy Rider’ examines the central contemporary preoccupations of New Hollywood; such as the failures of American Society with anti-hero protagonists suffering from alienation, disillusionment with the… Continue reading