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  • Vasso, Gabrielle (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    This essay is concerned with the place of nature as it is represented in entertainment, predominantly film and video games. Through close-textual analysis of films The Road (John Hillcoat 2009) and WALL-E (Andrew Stanton, ...
  • White, Andrew William (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    This paper examines the relationship between the Slow Cinema movement and the action film genre. By analyzing the work of Jean-Pierre Melville, I will display the ways in which many of his films can be classified as ...
  • Conaway, Cady Monroe (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    Laura Mulvey defines the objectification of women in cinema through the cinematic apparatus as ‘the male gaze.’ Since publication, Mulvey’s theories have been highly debated and revised, including by Mulvey herself. This ...
  • Filling, Tess Ann (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    Science fiction narratives frequently hinge on the use of technological advances in an alternative reality; with this projection of narrative onto hypothetical alternative spaces, the ways that humanity interacts with ...
  • Bennett, Paloma (San Francisco State University, 2018)
    Marilyn Monroe and Kim Kardashian are sexual icons who are both formed by heteronormative culture and are active agents who aided in creating their identity as performers. Monroe's appearance of a “dumb blonde” allowed ...