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Disney’s Women

For my last blog I want to talk about the Emily’s presentation. I always found Disney an interesting topic and I really enjoyed her presentation. Somehow Disney and gender always seem to follow me through all my courses. Last year … Continue reading Continue reading

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Why I did not like Miss Representation

During the class on Monday I noticed that a lot of people liked the documentary Miss Representation. To be honest at that point I did not have had the chance to watch the documentary, but everybody was talking so positive … Continue reading Continue reading

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My thoughts on Needhan and scheduling normativity

I found the text by Gary Needham very interesting, but as a theatre, film and television student I also had some problems with the text and especially the beginning of the text.  Needham talks about television having the element of … Continue reading Continue reading

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Final Project: Female Friendship

Looking back at some of my favorite films, I notice that I love films that portray a friendship of any kind, even if they are abnormal, cheesy or horrible. Somehow, the bonding of people (or other living beings) in a … Continue reading Continue reading

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How to define rape?

This week in class we discussed the topic of sexual assault and we saw some mind-blowing statistics. I find it a horrifying thought that a sixth of my female friends could be a victim of rape. When the statistics were … Continue reading Continue reading

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Can we call Andrej Pejic a Drag Queen?

For this week’s blog I wanted to do something a bit different. For this blog I won’t be discussing film, but another media outlet: advertisements. During our discussion in class the term androgynous was coined and this got me thinking … Continue reading Continue reading

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Who is really talking in Election?

In this blog I wanted to explore a particular scene of Election. The scene I would like to discuss is the one where Tammy decides to run for president and the events that led to this moment. One that people … Continue reading Continue reading

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Beyonce and her Femininity

The article about Beyonce’s performance during this year’s Super Bowl got me thinking about another Beyonce performance.  To be precise, Beyonce’s performance during the final show of the Oprah Winfrey show.  It is kind of similar to her Super Bowl … Continue reading Continue reading

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Rear Window and Reflexivity

I liked when we talked in class about Rear Window being reflexive.  How the film is about film itself.  How Jeff is ignoring Lisa until she enters the screen. I liked that idea and it in fact never crossed my … Continue reading Continue reading

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Fragmentation and Flashbacks in Veronica Mars

What I found interesting about the text of Laura Mulvey is when she talks about the female body and how this is fragmented. Through editing and framing the female body gets ‘cut’ into pieces. The female body becomes an object, … Continue reading Continue reading

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