Notes from the Manager
Technically apparatus theory is derived from psychoanalytic film theory or something like that, but anyway, apparatus theory was one of the dominant approaches to film theory in the 1970’s, though it has since been fallen out of favor. A lot of it has to do with the phallus and castration, and I’m not even making this shit up.
(I’m taking a Moving Images Media Studies class right now. It’s working its way into the strip, apparently.)
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Friday, August 15, 2014
There’s no telling how the film will turn out, but the trailer for The Theory of Everything impressed me by having a respectably balanced focus on both the life of Stephen Hawking (and relationship with his first wife) and the work he is so admired for, unlike so many other film biographies of so-called Great Men.
James Marsh (Man on Wire) directs Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones in the November 7th release.
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