Your guide to film. Edited and curated by Nouri Sheibani
SCIENTOLOGY, PSYCHOANALYSIS AND CINEMA
This essay seeks to utilise Paul Thomas Anderson’s 2012 film ‘The Master’ as a major source material. The version of the film utilised was an unabridged, unedited and uncensored version with a runtime of two hours and 17 minutes. (Available on Netflix)
Explicit language is present.
THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC
‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’ (1928) by Carl Theodor Dreyer is undoubtedly one of the best films I have ever watched. Created using the transcripts of the actual trial of Joan of Arc, it depicts the tormenting story of Joan, the woman who, dressed as a man to lead France to victory in battle against the English
SPIRITED AWAY – AN ANIMATED MASTERPIECE
Released in 2001, Spirited Away, is one of the best movies I have ever watched; every frame is packed with so much love and fine detail, the story is wonderfully told through a comprehensive and complex world, and this brainchild of Hayao Miyazaki is filled to the brim with creatures from the folk lore of countries such as Japan.