Screening Log #51: North by Northwest (1959)

Written by Ernest Lehman Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, and James Mason       To an extent, society never wants to co-operate with our own ideas of ourselves. There are many points in time where the self that we perceive does not mesh compatibly with the self that society … Continue reading

Screening Log #47: The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema (2006)

Written by, and starring, Slavoj Žižek Directed Sophie Fiennes         Many of the films that I’ve been watching of late have contained, intentionally or not, some aspect that opens them for psychoanalytic interpretation. The connection between the cinema, the image, and the conscious perception of these elements by both the director and … Continue reading

Capsule Collection: Summer/Fall 2011 Viewing, < 2011 Part 3

The final pre-2011 installment in my journey towards having an up-to-date arrives with much relief from me.