What to say? – personal feelings on starting year 3

My finger is literally hovering over the post button wondering if I should post this. Though to some it may seem like nothing this post is everything I have been feeling for the past few years at uni and and worried whether to let it out in the open. It is personal, raw and slightly embarrassing … More What to say? – personal feelings on starting year 3

What is Branding?

The brand is simply a fantasy, a story to be told, believed and bought into, even unconsciously. It is an aesthetically pleasing element of a company that presents something unique to intrigue and inspire the customer. However the customer is not only presented with the product itself because at a brands core is a lifestyle, … More What is Branding?

Laura Mulvey – Out of date and irrelevant?

In the text Visual pleasure and narrative cinema Laura Mulvey discusses how in cinema women are presented just for male entertainment. They are there to be “looked at and displayed” and have “not the slightest importance.” I am disagreeing with this view of women and am here to mention how it is completely out of … More Laura Mulvey – Out of date and irrelevant?

The woman as a fighter – Laura Mulvey outdated

In the text Visual pleasure and narrative cinema Laura Mulvey discusses how in cinema women are presented just for male entertainment. They are there to be “looked at and displayed” and have “not the slightest importance.” I am disagreeing with this view of women and am here to mention how it is an out of … More The woman as a fighter – Laura Mulvey outdated

We are the night – Vampire horror at it’s best

“You are destroyed by their world…or you create your own.” We are the night (2010) is a ravishing take on the vampire film, showing the difference between the gritty human world and the lavish vampire world of the night. It’s protagonist, a feisty thief on the streets of Berlin, is transformed into a creature of … More We are the night – Vampire horror at it’s best

Disney’s Bad Representation of Ageing

Disney is commonly not the most reliable source for fair representation, after all their first princess that wasn’t white was Pocahontas (1995), then Mulan (1998) and Finally Tiana (2009). Disney has also had a few flaws of female representation, however this has been rapidly adapting now with Frozen (2013) having two female leads and a barely … More Disney’s Bad Representation of Ageing