• The movie I will be presenting is called Warm Bodies produced by Jonathan Levine. The movie is based on a novel by Isaac Marion in 2010. Three years later it was made into a film starring Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer. The plot of the story is about a mall zombie named “R” trying to figure out his purpose and is wondering if there is mor…[Read more]

  • Warm Bodies. Directed by Jonathan Levine, performances by Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, 2013

    Michael Jackson. “Thriller.” Michael Jackson, Directed by John Landis, MJJ Productions and Optimum Productions, 1983

  • In the music video “Monster” by Kanye West, Latoya Peterson noticed that there was some racism in the video. She highlights how all women are exploited, “Even in death, white women are worthy of love, tenderness, and a starring role in male fantasies. Brown women are relegated to the background, left to their own monstrous devices, shadow creat…[Read more]

  • Visual Analysis:
    My poster is from a game called Call of Duty: Black Ops II and it was released in 2010 to promote its Zombie Horde Mode. In the poster it appears to show a zombie emerging from the shadows and its eyes are glowing white. The colors in the poster are dark colors like black and dark blue, which represent that the mode is scary…[Read more]

  • “”Manipulate” is the word here, not “persuade”; for advertising campaigns are not sources of product information, they are exercises in behavior modification.”
    “This is fantasyland, a dream world promising instant gratification no matter what the facts of the matter may be.”
    These two quotes express the main idea about advertisement w…[Read more]

  • In this essay “Monster Culture (Seven Theses),”Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, expresses how monsters are perceived. He explains that monsters aren’t always fiction but can be seen in our everyday lives. For example, in Thesis IV, Cohen says, “Any kind of alterity can be inscribed across (constructed through) the monstrous body, but for the most part mo…[Read more]

  • Thesis lll
    “This refusal to participate in the classificatory “order of things” is true of monsters generally: they are disturbing hybrids whose externally incoherent bodies resist attempts to include them in any systematic structuration.”

    In this thesis, it is expressing how monsters, in general, are hard to put into categories because…[Read more]

  • “We see the damage that the monster wreaks, the material remains (the footprints of the yeti across Tibetan snow, the bones of the giant stranded on a rocky cliff), but the monster itself turns immaterial and vanishes, to reappear someplace else (for who is the yeti if not the medieval wild man? Who is the wild man if not the biblical and c…[Read more]

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