Body Horror and How The Thing was a Metaphor for the Public’s Fear of the Aids Epidemic all Throughout the 80’s.
There are three elements in John Carpenter’s remake of The Thing (1982) which are pulled off brilliantly. The first element is the setting and landscape used in the film, as Carpenter immediately transports viewers in extremely treacherous weather conditions, as our heroes are required to wear thick coats, masks and gloves to protect them from… Read more
I agree with Jason Mittell’s argument in that two different shows can have completely different aesthetics and yet still be entirely successful. Each show can use its aesthetics like mise en scene, cinematography, lighting and shadows completely differently because every show individually has its own unique goals and audience that they are trying to appeal… Read more
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