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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.
This post looks at the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope and explains her as an evolution, rather than subversion, of the male gaze as defined by Mulvey (1975) as discussed in my previous post (here).
In Film Theory, Elsaesser and Hagener raise the question: Where does a film exist? In order to attempt to pose an answer to this question, I have come up with a film as body metaphor separate to the concepts … Continue reading