Category Archives: Kessler

Bound and the Heterosexual Female Viewer

It has classically been said that as the heterosexual male gaze dominates cinema. Not only are most protagonists created specifically so that the heterosexual male spectator may identify with them, but the purpose of women in film is often to … Continue reading Continue reading

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considering multiple demographics in Bound’s audience

While I thoroughly enjoyed this week’s movie choice, the action packed “gangster” film Bound, I’m going to be honest in admitting that within the first 15 minutes or so and definitely during the first two sex scenes, I felt a … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Close Examination of the First Sex Scene in Bound

Prior to watching Bound, I had never seen any movies that depicted a sexual relationship between two women.  Bound is known for its graphic sex scenes, all of which happen early on in the movie.  In the first sex scene, … Continue reading Continue reading

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