Welcome to Exploring the Seventh Art

  • The Start of This Blog

    July 6, 2019 by

    Hi! My name is Tyler Cardiel and I’m an amateur film enthusiast. I graduated from the University of Oregon in 2019 with a degree in mathematics – yes, the staple of film lovers. Like many film lovers, I began my journey when I was young, enjoying the iconic Disney movies and other adventurous stories. But… Read more

  • Welcome to My New Film Blog

    July 6, 2019 by

    You understand, this is really fighting for that “Seventh Art” which is making films. — Agnes Varda. Ricciotto Canudo, an early film theoretician called cinema the Sixth Art, later refining that point to calling it the Seventh Art. The 6 previous art forms Canudo listed are Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Music, Poetry, and Dancing. It is… Read more

  • Old (2021) Review

    July 24, 2021 by

    M. Night Shyamalan once again delivers an unforgettable experience in theaters that are terrifying and unintentionally hilarious in his newest thriller. by Jacob Beeson M. Night Shyamalan’s newest thriller since his divisive end to the Eastrail 177 trilogy, Glass (2019), has finally arrived and it’s everything that a fan of Shyamalan could ever want. There’s… Read more

  • Pig (2021) Review

    July 21, 2021 by

    by Jacob Beeson Pig stars Nicolas Cage in the most understated performance of his career. The film is written and directed by Michael Sarnoski and takes place in a very strange Portland (as if it wasn’t weird enough already). Rob (Cage) lives in the Oregon wilderness with his pig, hunting truffles. When his pig is… Read more

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