// About Cinema Discourse //
There are three main parts to this site: a journal, resources, and interactive forums.
The Journal of Cinema Discourse
The Journal publishes serious works of analysis that look at current and classic movies from a literary, and particularly a mythological point of view. We accept submissions. Feel free to submit articles and proposals for articles. Submissions
We link to reviews and commentaries on current and classic movies and issues of interest regarding movies, as well as books and web sites, academic programs, and events. We welcome your suggestions for additional links.
This site provides an opportunity for those interested in movies as literature to discuss their reactions to current and classic movies and to broader issues related to movies, to react to articles in the Journal, and to respond to each other. Please participate.
The editors of Cinema Discourse are John David Ebert and John Lobell
John David Ebert
John Ebert is an independent cultural critic whose essays, reviews and interviews have appeared in periodicals such as Lapis, Alexandria, Utne Reader and The Antioch Review. He is the author of Celluloid Heroes & Mechanical Dragons: Film as the Mythology of Electronic Society (Cybereditions.com: 2005) and Twilight of the Clockwork God: Conversations on Science & Spirituality at the End of an Age (Council Oak Books: 1999) . Formerly, he was an editor at the Joseph Campbell Foundation. firstname.lastname@example.org
John Lobell received architecture degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. His continuing studies have included mythology with Joseph Campbell, and quantum theory. Lobell is a professor at Pratt Institute where he teaches architectural history and theory, and issues in technology and culture. He is the author of Joseph Campbell: The Man and His Ideas and Between Silence and Light: Spirit in the Architecture of Louis I. Kahn. See JohnLobell.com for more. JohnLobell@CinemaDiscourse.com
The Visionary Movie: A Manifesto
Over the past forty years the dominant art form in America has shifted from the novel to the movie. Yet for the most part, the movie is not addressed with the same level of critical analysis as is the novel. The purpose of this site is to remedy that lack.
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