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Movies to Change Your Thought Process on Movies

by There Will Be Josh Schasny
Movies to Change Your Thought Process on Movies by There Will Be Josh Schasny
Sure, thoughts can be abstract, but in a little project of mine, I decided to rethink back to when I decided to go back to college and pick the five films I had not seen before that indeed changed my viewpoints on cinema and what can and cannot be done in a medium so powerful. These five have stuck with me for years now and I always seem to hold these up to anything I see deemed “different.” Of course, this short list may not agree with most people, as the subject matter for a large chunk of these films are either abstract or severely disturbing. But this is not meant to showcase my love for movements or one specific director. It is what I… Read more

Sure, thoughts can be abstract, but in a little project of mine, I decided to rethink back to when I decided to go back to college and pick the five films I had not seen before that indeed changed my viewpoints on cinema and what can and cannot be done in a medium so powerful. These five have stuck with me for years now and I always seem to hold these up to anything I see deemed “different.”

Of course, this short list may not agree with most people, as the subject matter for a large chunk of these films are either abstract or severely disturbing. But this is not meant to showcase my love for movements or one specific director. It is what I saw and heard and felt during these films that will keep them ingrained in my memory and will be getting due credit from me in the future.

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