Irene

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  • Throne of Blood
  • The Ogre of Athens
  • The Red Shoes

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  • D.P.

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  • Taxi Driver

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  • Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer

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  • Brigadoon

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  • The Killer of Dolls

    The Killer of Dolls

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    We watch him, he looks at mannequins, they stare back at him; scopophilia en abyme. Paul urges our gaze. Hips swaying, arms bending, eyes narrowing and piercing. Naked; a blood-stained kouros under running water. He longs to be exposed. Not as self, but as performer. The presence of sexed physicality poses questions tangled and impenetrable by the medical, the familial, and the self. The only answer remaining then, must be performance. Performing femininity; plastic gender, plastic body. Purging the female…

  • Marriage Italian Style

    Marriage Italian Style

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    Where British humour buries itself in logorrhoea and American comedy veils a deeply divided society with a rococo facade, Commedia all'Italiana remains delicately naked in front of its audience. It acknowledges and, quite remarkably, embraces the tragedy of the quotidien. Furthermore, this western demand for binarity expresses itself in the classical mythos of the Madonna / Whore dyad. Noir's femme fatale, the Hitchcockean ingΓ©nue, Sirk's submissive heroines; women who are internal to the plot only through their subordination to or…

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  • Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer

    Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer

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    Narrator voice: The studio shelved 'Invitation to the Dance' for four years. Finally released in 1956, it failed; financially and critically. As did the other films Kelly made during his time in Europe.

    [cuts to photo of gene kelly dressed as a clown]

  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

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    the rainbow squad can have a little anarchy on the side, as a treat 😌 🌈 ✨

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  • Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

    Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

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    my life would be so much easier if I could just decide whether ranbir kapoor is hot or not

  • Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

    Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

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    If you start watching Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001) on December 31st at 09:15:23 pm, Amitabh Bachchan will make his grand entrance during Bole Chudiyan singing 'OoOooOooooOOooOoooOoooo' as the clock strikes midnight. Start your new year right.