For my research into John Waters’ films I began watching the majority of his major films and here are some pages from my sketchbook on what I believe to be the main themes of his films.
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Midnight movies are one of the many interesting phenomenons arising in the postmodernist era in the USA. The idea of airing alternative, low budget underground movies during the night originated in the 1950 in the local TV stations and during in 1970s it spread into the cinemas in a few urban centres, particularly New York City, and eventually across the country. 288 more words
What to do with a sudden overnight snowfall of over a foot? Walking through my neighborhood the day after our most recent catastrophic snowstorm (after some serious shoveling), I saw a variety of impromptu lawn decorations, from snow forts to snow people of all sorts. 144 more words
An excerpt from second year uni, in which I made shit up and made it sound legitimate.
Andrew Ross suggests that queer subcultures view cinema and other media “through imaginary or displaced relations” (157), implying that the straight meanings prevalent in mainstream cinema are appropriated by a queer audience to suit their subculture. 665 more words