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As someone who has never seen Breaking Bad, I’m not invested in Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman. And much as I love anti-heroes, I prefer them with a chance of redemption, or at least a sense of poise. Of which there does … Continue reading
Okay, I would like to address NBC’s Hannibal and its subversion and enforcement of Laura Mulvey’s male gaze (see here for an outline of the male gaze), but there is SO MUCH TO SAY. There’s the relationships between characters, the … Continue reading
So, being the masochist that I am, I decided I wanted to take a bit of a look at the relationship between horror films and their soundtrack. I made a mistake in doing this and it is never happening again, … Continue reading
Righto, moving onto Will Graham. Unlike Hannibal, who spends inconsistent amounts of time in each stage (see my previous post), Will’s journey through Lacan’s Mirror Stages matches up pretty closely with each season of the show. So he spends about … Continue reading
Whoop boop. Today I’m looking at one of NBC’s Hannibal again! Major spoilers and somewhat gory content ahead.
In contract to Kuhn’s suggestion that the desire for play motivates us to watch film (see my previous post here), Laura Mulvey’s essay, “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”, posits that enjoyment of film stems from more voyeuristic pleasure.
I submit that the ability to distance viewers from cinema, that both cinema-as-window and cinema-as-frame have, is fast being lost as technology advances.