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Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Analysis Project 2 : The Lady Eve and The Female Gaze

The Lady Eve and The Female Gaze Link to mirror scene : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZ7X5JDKmSI Laura Mulvey’s “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema,” on male gaze is a psychoanalysis of how film is fascinated with women’s figure and physical aspect. In the theory she explains that there are two main approaches. The first one is that women are depicted […]

Sunday, November 25th, 2012


  When I first heard that we were doing the French New Wave, I was not looking forward to it. I’ve seen some French movies, and I always found them very boring and dull. So when we started watching Breathless I had very low expectations. But the film really surprised me. It kept me entrained. […]

Saturday, November 10th, 2012


The film Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock is very psychotic; the name of the movie says it all. It is filled with unexpected scenes a mix of Hitchcock main themes: power, sex and death. In psycho I think Hitchcock makes everything in a way to subjectively put you in the shoes of the characters. He makes […]

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Shot by Shot analysis : Citizen Kane

Scene analysis: from Citizen Kane (dir. Orson Welles, RKO, 1941) Scene where Mr.Thatcher is talking with Mr. Kane, he is about to surrender his paper.Then Mr. thompson is trying to look for the meaning of Rosebud. You can find the scene here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTmVlDh2V2g&feature=related  Shot 1            0:00 – 00:17 Medium shot, Straight on, Deep focus, Long take […]

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane  The movie Citizen Kane i thought was very interesting, it was filled with suspense and a very controversial topic .It also seemed very modern, the camera angles and the use of lighting were very peculiar in this movie. The use of lighting was an important element in the movie. For example in the […]

Friday, September 14th, 2012

A Gangster Film

   “The Public enemy”, a film by William Wellman and produced by Warner Brother productions, is a very violent and controversial film at the time it was released (1931). The use of violence and brutality are very detailed and somehow graphic. They are several parts of the film that at the time was very controversial […]

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

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