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The Female Gaze Analysis #2

December 8th, 2011 · 4 Comments · FOR MEDST 144

The Female Gaze ( the mirror scene) As Daniel Chandler’s notes on “The Male Gaze” proposed by Laura Mulvey, “Traditional films present men as active, controlling subjects and treat women as passive objects of desire for men in both the story and in the audience, and do not allow women to be desiring sexual subjects […]

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About Umberto D [Blog Challenge #2]

October 20th, 2011 · 2 Comments · FOR MEDST 144

I must say that Umberto D this movie totally shows a pessimistic vision of life. The relationship between the dog and Umberto, the pregnant girl and Umberto, the landlady and Umberto… are the main lines of this movies. The movie shows the Italian Neorealism through many aspects. First of all, I’d like to talk about the mise-en-scene […]

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SHOT BY SHOT ANALYSIS #1

October 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment · FOR MEDST 144

Prof. Herzog, I know that you said, ” Please do not select the scene from the opening sequence.” However, please watch the clip and read my analysis because I believe that some parts of my analysis wasn’t spoken about  in class. To be frank,  in my memory, I don’t think anyone spoke my ideas before […]

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1st official post – About Mr. K [Blog Challenge#1]

September 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · FOR MEDST 144

“Citizen Kane” can be named as a pioneer in that period. It created a new usage of the light/shadow, the low-angle shooting…..There are a lot of scenes worth discussing in ” Citizen Kane” .     First of all, the beginning of the film really impressed me a lot. The appearance of the close-up shot […]

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