In the movie Eyes Without a Face, the audience is treated to an odd outlook on beauty and image. The story revolves around Christiane, either as motivation for others action or from her perspective. 326 more words
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Carol J. Clover, in the introduction to her book Men, Women, and Chainsaws, discusses the representation of the character of Carrie in Brian De Palma’s film as well as in Stephen King’s novel Carrie. 200 more words
Is anyone else tired of superhero movies?
According New York Times reviewer A. O. Scott, superheroes peaked with The Dark Knight in 2008. Since then, “the genre, though it is still in a period of commercial ascendancy, has also entered a phase of imaginative decadence.” Scott said that back in 2012, before the release of Amazing Spider-Man, Iron Man 3, The Wolverine, Man of Steel, Kick-Ass 2, Dark Knight Rises, and Thor: The Dark World —much less the still future releases of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Amazing Spider-Man 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Fantastic Four, and Batman vs. 1,113 more words