Since the turn of the 21st century, Hollywood has seen a growing number of queer narratives being produced and marketed… Read more Queer Cinema: Hegemonic Negotiation of Repressive Dominant Ideologies in CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
Troy Walker is a graduating senior at Oakland University with a major in Creative Writing and a minor in Cinema Studies. Troy is currently working hard on his first feature-length screenplay and hopes to get it financed and produced soon. After graduation, he plans to pursue a career in both the book publishing and filmmaking industries, as well as write his first novel. He is also the proud father of two adorable cats who (when they're not taking long naps) like to watch movies with him.
Film theory is a subject made fascinating by its layers; for what the methods of analysis reveal about the film… Read more On Dragons and Ideals: An Examination of the HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON Franchise and the Aspects of Ideology
Katherine Purvin is currently a Cinema Studies major a Oakland University, and hopes to someday work in the film industry as an animator. She can often be found at meetings of the Oakland University Filmmaker's Guild.
Since their inception, film festivals have been a vehicle for nations to display both filmmaking merit as well as political… Read more Film Festivals as Cultural Proxy of Cold War Ideology