When I chose Monday for my day to present I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had to read through the article several times, and also Mulvey's reading to get a good grasp on it. The concept of the gaze is super interesting to me. I like that I chose a topic that had a lot to do with cinema. It was also a very new topic to me so reading up on the subject and also the author Judith (Jack) Halberstam. I also watched a lot of both Boys Don't Cry and The Crying Game. Very eye opening. The concept of the gaze was previously brought up in a course Media Production, the one mentioned in class. I also agreed with the idea of angles in filming. The woman standing up had the power in the dialogue, having the camera literally look down upon the giddy man. After reading up on Judith/Jack it was clear how her views of the gaze differed from Mulvey's.
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