Since the dawn of recent memory "The Life and Death
" film series has provided in-depth and meaningful analysis and commentary on why some directors that used to be good are now terrible. This time around Prof.(essional) Michael Rapa will take a long hard look into the Directorial success and failures of Tim Burton
. Throughout the month of January we will view seven of Tim Burton's movies that Mr. Rapa has deemed "Not bad" or "Pretty darn good." Before each film there will be a complete lack of discussion about why certain movies were excluded from this symposium followed by two or even three minutes of incoherent mumbling from Mr. Rapa himself. So bring and friend, grab some snacks, and come see some better than average movies!
Also, I should mention that the movies will be shown on a BIG SCREEN
with a projector, so it is totally legit and awesome.
Official Listing on the MIT website here: http://student.mit.edu/searchiap/iap-b072.html
Do you live in the Boston area and love watching movies with a crowd? Then you're invited! While this class is hosted at MIT (and Sponsored by Comparative Media Studies) you do not need to be affiliated with MIT to attend. This is a film series but you do not have to attend all of the screenings; Feel free to come to all or just one movie!