An Open Letter to Day People

Even though it really has nothing whatsoever to do with the content of this post, please enjoy It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s “Day Man” – I’ll just feel better knowing you’ve recently watched it. Now that we’ve covered that, let’s talk about day people and night people.


The Films We Love, And The Ones We Don’t

In 1927, Russian literary scholar Boris Eikhenbaum published an essay entitled “Problems of Cine-Stylistics,” wherein he discusses what is commonly known as cinematic specificity; that is, what makes the cinema a unique art form, particularly in comparison to its two closest relatives: photography and the theatre.