Trapped in Cyberspace
Virtual technology has promptly begun to enter into the lives of numerous people all over
the world. The creation of cell phones, the Internet, and even video games have permitted
individuals the ability to evade reality a
Love, The Great Protector
In the world of fantasy and fiction, anything the mind can imagine is conceivable.
Whether it be through the form of magic or creation through science, this genre distinguishes
itself from others with the infinite poss
Film Theory and Aesthetics
Spring 2014, TR 3:00-5:00 229 Cavanaugh
Janani Subramanians Office: 502N Cavanaugh
Hours: Th 1-2:30 and by appointment
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
JAMES (18) (V.O.)
What is it you want out of life?
What is it you truly desire to do?
LANDON (18) (V.O)
I literally have no idea. Dude,
were gonna get in trouble.
She has no idea, wer
The People Next Door: Weird or Normal, Theyre All Crazy
Though horror movies are often seen as mere exploitations of grisly violence and sexual
perversion, they have the potential, when done right, to mak
The Cinematic Grotesque: Reflections on Frankenstein and The Unknown
A well-examined topic in the realm of horror cinema is that of the disfigured and
grotesque beings of society. These characters ten
1950s Horror, Part 2
Exploitation and Gimmicks
With the reorganization of the film industry, the growth of rock n
roll, there was an industry and thematic focus on adolescence
Films such as Rebel Without a Cause (1955), The Blackboard Jung
Baby Bitches From Hell
Based on the article by
Credit: Carrie (1976) MGM
The Gender Lines Drawn
Are Horror films biased in regards to gender?
Stephen Prince, "Dread, Taboo, and the Thing: Toward a Social Theory of the Horror Film," in The Horror
Film, ed. Stephen Prince (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2004).
Dread, Taboo, and The Thing:
Toward a Social Theory
of the Horror Film
1950s Horror Week 1
Hollywood in Transition, 1945-1962
Major Changes in the American Film Industry:
Why do you think being involved in a war would
change both the industry AND peoples attitudes
Movie attendance goes down what was one of