This is the full text of the talk I gave at the SAS Symposium “Adaptation: Animation, Comics and Literature“. To get the whole experience, call up the Prezi presentation (pictured above) and hit the next slide whenever there’s the word SLIDE in the text (as if you couldn’t tell). I’m here to talk about the … Continue reading Full Talk: The Operational Aesthetic of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe
Accounts of cinematic special effects highlight how these moments of awe and amazement pull us out of the diegesis, inviting us to marvel at the technique required to achieve visions of interplanetary travel, realistic dinosaurs, or elaborate fights upon treetops. These spectacles are often held in opposition to narration, harkening back to the cinema of … Continue reading Quotes of Quotes (X): The Operational Aesthetic
Anhand von “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” versuche ich zu ergründen, was die Merkmale eines guten Prequels sind.