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Robert Beck, known to have been cured of his shell shock in a mental institution by early 'silents.'
Notbored - Keeping an eye on the eye in the sky. Includes info on surveillance camera tours of NY.
Pokemon seizures - A simple explanation of the possible physiological effects of light strobing which includes some references of a few more comprehensive studies such as Pocket Monster incident and low luminance visual stimuli: Special reference to deep red flicker stimulation.
Video Brainwashing - A lengthy article on "soft brainwashing" concerning television watching by L. Wolfe. This is a good introduction to some of the psychological effects of audio-visual consumption.
Harry Smith (Senses of Cinema) - The portals Smith created with his alchemical abstractions.
Article on Film Therapy - overview of 2000
Film therapy for Schizophrenics - Proven 'Therapeutic effect of comedy films on decreasing of depression of the schizophrenic patients" (mixed among other unrelated treatments/results)
A few people inspired to commit the crime or do a good deed after watching...
- Natural Born Killers
- Taxi 3
- Taxi Driver
- Silent 1915 film (?)
- The Program (and more examples)
Vampler.net - On "vampling", video-audio sampling, this "performed cinema" whose ramifications are as yet uncertain.
Bringing actors back to life. Is Hollywood gradually replacing real actors with digital ones? A few glimpses of what the industry is up to: