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(Response Paper) David Bordwell: The Blurred Line Separating Art Cinema with Classical Hollywood Cinema

This is a response paper to the David Bordwell essay “The Art Cinema as a Mode of Film Practice” from the journal “Film Criticism” for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.

(Response Paper) Laura Mulvey: The Women as Element of Spectacle in the Patriarchal Order

This is a response paper to the Laura Mulvey essay “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema” from the journal “Screen” or my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.

(Response Paper) Elizabeth Spelman: Centuries of a Woman’s Body as a Gift and as a Curse

This is a response paper to the Elizabeth Spelman essay “Woman as Body: Ancient Contemporary Views” from the journal “Feminist Studies” or my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.

(Response Paper) Ideology, Reality, and the Apparatus Film Theory with Jean-Louis Baudry

This is a response paper to the Jean-Louis Baudry essay “The Apparatus: Metapsychological Approaches to the Impression of Reality in Cinema” from the Leo Braudy and Marshall Cohen book “Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings” for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.

(Response Paper) Film Semiotics in the Earlier Lens of Christian Metz

This is a response paper to the chapter entitled “Some Points in the Semiotics of the Cinema” from the book “Film Language: A Semiotics of the Cinema” by Christian Metz for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.

(Response Paper) The Thrill of the Senses: Pauline Kael’s Wedge Against Andrew Sarris’ Auteur Circles

This is a response paper to the Pauline Kael essay “Circles and Squares” originally published in the journal “Film Quarterly” for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.

(Response Paper) Francois Truffaut’s Impassioned Take on the Auteur

This is a response paper to the François Truffaut essay “A Certain Tendency of the French Cinema” from the article originally printed in the French film magazine “Cahiers du Cinéma” for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.

(Response Paper) Understanding Andrew Sarris’ Premises of the Auteur Theory

This is a response paper to the Andrew Sarris essay “Notes on the Auteur Theory in 1962” from the book “Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings” by Leo Braudy and Marshall Cohen for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.

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