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Category Archives: hitchcock
For my final project, I plan to examine the female gaze/women who look within the work of Alfred Hitchcock. I will look at Rear Window (1954), Suspicion (1941), and either Vertigo (1958) or Shadow or a Doubt (1943), but possibly both. … Continue reading → Continue reading
After watching my first ever Alfred Hitchcock movie, “Rear Window” last week I learned in our class book, Cinema Studies, about the genre of film created in the 1940s titled “film noir.” Although there were many aspects of “Rear Window” … Continue reading → Continue reading
In the online review “What’s wrong with Hitchcock’s women” at Guardian.co.uk, the author was concluded that “Hitchcock’s women are outwardly immaculate, but full of treachery and weakness”, which sort of fit into the stereotypical femme fatale category. Lisa in Rear … Continue reading → Continue reading
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
Bidisha in The Guardian suggests that Hitchcock’s movie “Rear Window” as well as many others suggest a negative attitude towards the women his films and the ways in which he wants them to be seen. Hitchcock has the ability to control … Continue reading → Continue reading