Monthly Archives: December 2010

Bonnie and Clyde

I have always heard so much about this movie and never gotten around to seeing it until we watched it in class. definitely my favorite of the semester, but then again i do fall into the target audience of the … Continue reading

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Psycho response

I love this movie, seeing it in class was my 4th time seeing it and i feel like it gets better every time. Hitchcock is brilliant with his use of high and low angle shots in the scene of the … Continue reading

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Extra Credit #3- The Graduate

The Graduate – Ending The New Hollywood or Post-Classical Hollywood period of film began in the mid 1960s and ran until the early 1980s.  Directors at this time were younger, many out of college with degrees in film, well polished … Continue reading

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Film Analysis #2 – Psycho

Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 film Psycho was a new kind of horror film, before it the subject of fear was usually some kind of monster.  For instance Dracula, The Mummy or Frankenstein’s Monster which often were symbols for bigger political issues … Continue reading

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Extra Credit #2 Casablanca

Casablanca French Anthem This clip is from Michael Curtiz’ 1942 masterpiece Casablanca. The film takes place in the town of Casablanca, an unoccupied town in Morocco and popular location for french refugees from WWII. Casablanca is a product of the … Continue reading

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EXTRA CREDIT

Scene from Double Indemnity This is a famous scene from Billy Wilder’s film-noir classic Double Indemnity. The film was released in 1944, WWII was raging on but the film does not directly address it.  This particular film noir was a … Continue reading

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