Category Archives: Essays

The Perceivable Similarity

In this paper, I will apply the auteur (author) perspective of film theory in examining the work of Ozu Yasujiro, focusing particularly on his ‘Noriko trilogy’ of Late Spring (Banshun, 1949), Early Summer (Bakushu, 1951), and Tokyo Story (Tokyo monogatari, … Continue reading

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Form Is Content: An Examination Of Hitchcockian Murder

In this paper, I will examine how Hitchcock, in spite of the Hays Code restriction of showing explicit violence, developed editing techniques to formalize content – turn content into form – in order to pass the censors and depict violent … Continue reading

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