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Bleached Hands and Backflips

on Inside Tufts 1+4

by Mariam Aghayan

1 hour, 4 minutes ago

By Trevor Hall Bleach is for clothes. Not for hair. At least this is what I thought until today. As I rest my body against this hard bus seat, I reek of bleach. My hands are stained in the best way they have […]

Silverman 1 (rough)

on Psychoanalysis and Cinema

by jrosen22

1 hour, 44 minutes ago

We should clarify a few key terms here so we can better engage with these statements. “film theory has been haunted since its inception by the specter of a loss or absence at the center of cinematic p […]

The Most Dangerous Game/Kuntzel (rough)

on Psychoanalysis and Cinema

by jrosen22

1 hour, 46 minutes ago

We should discuss the hidden-in-plain-sight sexual tension in The Most Dangerous Game. I am speaking, of course, about the (non)relation between Zaroff and Rainsford. The former has several strikes against him, as […]

Lacan, Zizek, Alien

on Psychoanalysis and Cinema

by jrosen22

1 hour, 52 minutes ago

Given the challenge posed by The Ethics of Psychoanalysis, we would do well to focus our attention on some key terms and concepts, illustrated with reference to cinema. This will be an inevitably partial reading, […]

Film and Masquerade (add silence of the lambs)

on Psychoanalysis and Cinema

by jrosen22

1 hour, 53 minutes ago

Tell me, what signifies Man? Whence does he come? Whither does he go? Who lives up there upon golden stars?             -Heine   In Film and the Masquerade: Theorizing the Female Spectator, […]