Belle’s Live-Action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Dress: Modern Sentiments & Aristocracy

A discussion of Belle’s dress in the live-action 2017 version of Beauty and the Beast, focusing on how the feminist statement of the creators and aristocratic history affected the costume design.

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Five Cinematic Technique’s Orson Welles’ ‘Citizen Kane’ Elevated

I revisit Orson Welles’ inventive 1941 film Citizen Kane and breakdown the five cinematic techniques it elevated.

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Ghibli Animator Reveals the Mystery Food Chihiro’s Parents Eat in ‘Spirited Away’

19-years later, and one of Spirited Away’s animators has finally revealed the mystery food Chihiro’s father ate.

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