Review of Dark Energy: Hitchcock’s Absolute Camera and the Physics of Cinematic Spacetime

Anthony Collamati

Abstract


Skerry’s Dark Energy draws from astrophysics’ most popular and intriguing concepts—from Eisenstein’s theories of relativity to questions surrounding the expanding universe—and trace them metaphorically through Hitchcock’s films.

Keywords


Hitchcock, cosmology, montage, Eisenstein

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References


Gladwell, M. (2005). Blink: The power of thinking without thinking. New York: Little, Brown and Co.

Philip J. Skerry, Dark Energy: Hitchcock’s Absolute Camera and the Physics of Cinematic Spacetime. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5195/cinej.2014.105

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