Please use the following questions to guide your reading and notes on Mulvey and Halberstam's respective views on the filmic gaze:
1. How does Mulvey view the concept of the gaze in 40s and 50s Hollywood cinema?
2. Can you think of examples in which women's bodies are coded as "to-be-looked-at" by a gaze coded as heterosexual male?
3. Does Mulvey see any possibility in Hollywood film? Or is it all destined to repeat patriarchal fantasies? What do you think of this? Are there alternative readings of these Hollywood films?
4. How does Halberstam's analysis differ from Mulvey's? How does Halberstam view the transgender look?
5. Can you think of examples where this look operates in other movies/media?
6. Does Halberstam see possibility in what she calls the transgender look? What do you think of this argument?