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Emmanuel Johnson – Page 2 – Media producer, culture lover, deep thinker and full time Arsenal fan.
Representation of Women in International Cinema

Society has witnessed a fresh wave which has brought about change in the way women are represented within it, or maybe this is only a myth and not reality. Are women truly liberated within the 21st Century society? Based on vague knowledge, the answer to that question is yes. Nevertheless, after close analysis, that might […]

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Creative Activism: The Space of the Club

  Young individuals are faced with contemporary pressures of various kinds daily. Because of demands placed on us by parents and figures of authority, we are facing a struggle to attain the standard required of us by agents of power.   The dynamic space, which is the club, is the saviour many young people now […]

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Depression as a result of Postmodern Contemporary Pressures on Society

The digital advancement of society has created an impact on the mental health and psychology of its populace. As a group, we have decided to take on the topic: Depression as a result of Postmodern Contemporary Pressures on Society. This idea has been formulated from our individual interests. The following components from the module have […]

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Psycho: A Reflection of the Gaze

Ever heard statements like: He has such good outward personae, but his lifestyle is all shades of grey? Or statements like devil in sheep’s clothing… This reflection looks into the imminent dark personality of every human through the use of Lacan’s function of the gaze as highlighted in the 1982 movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock – Psycho. […]

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The Dark Knight: An In-Depth Psychoanalytical Critique

  The film, The Dark Knight depicts an incredible embodiment of Psychoanalytic and Semiotic theories. It also reflects fragments of the screen-spectator relationship and unconscious fears within society. This movie replicates the structure of the mind according to Freud, and represents the following components within it: the preconscious, the conscious and the unconscious (Cherry 2016). […]

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The Fourth Look: Anaconda

In the book, Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema, Laura Mulvey discusses the concept of ‘Three Different Looks’. In this piece, she highlights two pleasures that can be derived from cinema; Scopophilia (the pleasure of looking and being looked at) and the narcissistic pleasure; pleasure from recognising the self (the Lacanian Ideal Ego). The British feminist […]

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Post-Humanism: The Era of Digital Embodiment and Subjectivities

  Constant progress has been made by society as a collective entity in shaping its reality and making life more enjoyable for people; as opposed to sitting back and refusing to change things. This has fuelled the age of Digital Subjectivity – an era in which personal feelings, opinions and tastes are being constructed by […]

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