Film Theory and Aesthetics
Spring 2014, TR 3:00-5:00 229 Cavanaugh
Janani Subramanians Office: 502N Cavanaugh
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Timothy Corrigan, Patricia White, Meta Mezaj, editors. Critical Vi
The Man in the Suit
"Large black coffee"
Those were the only words he ever said to me. He had come into the small,
independently owned coffee shop where I worked every day since I began working at
Strange Brew almost two months ago. The man in the suit wo
1. The focus of my analysis in this project was to be able to clearly articulate the
ways that director David Fincher incorporates the themes and concepts of
postmodernism into the
In a Lonely Corner
The antiquated flower-patterned couch has been sitting there for what seems like forever.
Dusty from disuse and completely forgotten, its cushions still sag in concave dips, brooding and
nostalgic. Once upon a time, it had known laughte
Tattoo Parlor Essay
The girl with the long black hair and the porcelain skin came into the tattoo parlor every
single day at 4 o clock. She always had a coffee in her hand, and had the same pursed lips and
concentrated expression on her face as she looked
How close should films mirror reality?
Early filmmakers such as the Lumiere Brothers, George Melies,
Edwin Porter and D.W. Griffith experimented with this very
question. They were of course working within the boundaries of
their equipment, but they had v
EARLY FILM (THEORY)
THOUGHTS ON THE
BUCKLAND / EL S AESS ER INTRODUC T ION
What are the authors trying to explain in their Introduction?
When they refer to the theories and methods that are used for film theory can you think of
similar aspects of other
The Soviet film industry solidified in 1920 around the
State Film School, and filmmakers such as Kuleshov,
Pudovkin, Vertov and Eisenstein began developing
various theories and methods around what film should be
Aesthetics was DIRECTLY related t
C391 Final Paper Alternative
You are welcome to submit a piece of work in the form of something other than a research paper.
Please note that this will have the SAME SCHOLARLY RESOURCE REQUIREMENTS and
you must clearly demonstrate the application of those