Category Archives: Introduction to Film: Hollywood

..and Finally, That’s it for Hollywood!

Introduction to Film Studies 1: Hollywood Cinema. Week 6 Our lecture covered the topic of semiotics and issues of representation and as an example for discussion in these areas, we were shown the film ‘Philadelphia’. Advertisements

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What Hitchcock Would Do & What I Auteur Do….

Rear Window Peek-a-boo! Week 4 of an Introduction to Film Studies 1: Hollywood Cinema, saw us watching James Stewart (again!) watching his neighbours, watching each other keep an eye on one another. The film, of course, is Alfred Hitchcock’s fantastic … Continue reading

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Vertigo

Alfred Hitchcock was by any standards, a strange man. He is of course, world-renowned and infamous in his legend. In our latest class for Introduction to Film Studies 1: Hollywood, we looked at the ‘Auteur Theory’ and as a topic for … Continue reading

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It’s A Wonderful Life

For our latest instalment in an Introduction to Film: Hollywood, we looked at Narrative, Institution and Ideology in film. The film shown was Frank Capra’s ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’.

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Citizen Kane

   In our first session for the Introduction to Film Studies 1: Hollywood, we were shown the Orson Welles Film Citizen Kane.

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