Author Archive for: ‘Lisa Trahair’

Serious Film: Cavell, Automatism and Michael Haneke’s Caché

Stanley Cavell’s The World Viewed: Reflections on the Ontology of Film can be regarded as the first broad philosophical examination of cinema, indeed the first philosophy of film that attempts to account for its specific ontology, its role both as a form of art and a form of entertainment and, I want to argue here, as a mode of thinking. …

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