By Will Lewis. This is a video essay about the film Enter The Void by Gaspar Noe. With the use of POV shots and Follow shots Noe creates a differentiation between subjective experience (life) and objective experience (death).
This video essay analyzes the film Justice League (2017) through Laura Mulvey's theory of the male gaze. It is then compared to the film Wonder Woman (2017) to clearly show the differences and how the male gaze is present in Justice League.
This video focuses on close-up and medium close-up shots from "The Place Beyond the Pines" (2013). The use of close-up shots allows for the viewer to fully grasp the emotions a character expresses, and I believe this film captures those shots particularly well.
This video essay is about motion in the film Garden State. I focus on both Accelerated and Slow motion. Specifically, the ways it is controlled by the director, expresses characters understandings of time, and gives the audience a greater understanding of the film.
By Millie Robson. This video essay explores the trope of "the double" as it manifests within the self titled film. The Double, directed by Richard Ayoade exemplifies this trope literally and metaphorically. This essay shows how something that can seem very complicated is also very simple.