Friday, 19 February 2010
A user guide, online demonstration, and complete list of titles available in full-text are available from the FIAF Information Resources page.
Access to the database is via InfoLinX.
Monday, 8 February 2010
Enter a film that you like, and it will attempt to suggest others that you will like. I tried Lars Vons Trier’s ‘The Idiots’ and it suggests ‘The Truman Show,’ ‘Fight Club’ and ‘American Beauty’ amongst others – well, I like one of them at least! It also presents ‘nano genres’ - three word summaries of the film that you entered. ‘The Idiots’ is summed up as ‘thought-provoking happiness’ and ‘morality moral shock.’
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