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Regretted Classes and Fate

I’ve been thinking a lot about going with the flow recently.  One of my downfalls is that I have a tendency to become too obsessed with what I envision, which can make me inflexible and anxious when things don’t go as planned.   1,678 more words

Alfred Hitchcock

I think what surprised me the most was Hitchcock’s story. I didn’t know much about Hitchcock other than that he was known for suspense and for keeping people on the edge of their seat. 336 more words

Paul Verhoeven

Paul Verhoeven tends to invest formula (be it sci-fi in nature, or modeled on Hitchcockian suspense) with a mad, pulp energy, as though he felt like anything short of a cackling, sensationalist dive into pop trash—perfectly tuned for the horny boy—would cheat the masses.   127 more words

Film

Hitchcock’s cameo in Rolf de Heer’s Alexandra’s Project

In his book, Being and Nothingness, Jean-Paul Sartre suggests, “nothingness lies coiled in the heart of being- like a worm”. This, and the rest of the study, underscores the equivalence of and inevitable relationship between both, ‘being’ and ‘nothingness’, on the platform of existence. 2,461 more words

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Scene Analysis in Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca

Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca (1940) is a cinematic masterpiece whose most defining character is a dead woman’s domineering presence. In this atmospheric Gothic horror, Hitchcock tells a story of woman maturation, growth and struggle of “overidentification” with other women, while casting a nameless young girl, with no clear self-identity, as his main heroine. 2,156 more words

Academic Essay

"Split" Review

“The broken are the more evolved.”

M. Night Shyamalan (SignsThe Sixth Sense) returns to early-2000s form with Split, an original thriller about a man living with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). 588 more words

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