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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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Chloe and the Female Spectator

  Chloe Trailer In short, Chloe is a film, classified as a drama/mystery/thriller, in which a woman hires a young call girl to seduce her husband, in order to find out if he is cheating on her. In the end … Continue reading Continue reading

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