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Analysis Project # 2 – Formal Analysis – The Lady Eve

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Laura Mulvey’s theory of the male gaze states that males are the bearers of the gaze in classical cinema. Mulvey’s argument is that men are the voyeurs and women are not allowed to stare back. It is as if the women are being controlled. The men are predators and the women are they prey. The […]

Breathless (1960)

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

So I’m a little late on this blog post about Breathless (1960) but here it goes. This was my second time watching A Bout de Souffle (1960) , also known as Breathless, directed by the incomparable Jean-Luc Godard . The first time I watched it was in a movie club I was a part of […]

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Friday, November 4th, 2011

I must say, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) was probably one of the most enjoyable films I’ve seen in this course thus far. I wouldn’t call myself a sci-fi buff by any means, but sci-fi movies are always entertaining to me, and this one provided the right amount of suspense and thrill to hold […]

Analysis Project #1 – Double Indemnity (1944)

Monday, October 17th, 2011

Analysis Project #1 – Shot-by-shot breakdown of a scene Double Indemnity (1944) is one of the prime examples of the first films to use the movie concept of film noir. Film noir, literally meaning ‘black film’ in French, is a series of Hollywood films that came out in the 1940’s and 1950’s that all had […]

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Friday, September 9th, 2011

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