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Mulvey & The Contemporary Blockbuster

[This article is an edited version of an assignment originally written for my MSc.] Laura Mulvey’s 1975 essay, “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”, took issue with the patriarchal society which was being represented in film at the time. She argues that the male gaze “projects… Read More

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JAWS: Beyond The Sea

[This article is an edited version of an assignment originally written for my MSc.] Arguably the first summer blockbuster, Jaws is an Ahab-like tale of a journey to kill a shark which has been terrorising the waters of Amity Island. The film, which starred Roy… Read More

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February 2020.

Been extraordinarily busy over the last month with Uni work. My Dissertation on Michael Bay has turned into torture, one word, one explosion, one fucked-frame at a time. On top of that is the usual deadlines and life crap thrown my way. As such, I… Read More