Tag Archives: Laura Mulvey

Black Man’s Burden

In their January 16th New York Times article, “How the Movies Made a President“, Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott provide an interesting analysis of the development of the archetypes of black manhood in film, using this as a frame through … Continue reading

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Nattering Nabobs of Negativism

    I thought I’d post a brief personal response I wrote for a class in which we were discussing Laura Mulvey’s “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema” and Richard Dyer’s “Stereotyping“. Mulvey discusses the construction of gender and the “male … Continue reading

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