Kevin Smith Presentation Script
What i intend to do throughout this presentation is examine the way in which the work of the filmmaker Kevin Smith has grown and developed over his career and the ways in which Smith can be describes as being an Auteur. This presentation shall explore the way in which the directors experiences in his life have affected the way in which his films are developed and his characters are created. Smith has stated in his q&a DVD release An Evening With Kevin Smith that what led him to become a film maker was that before the time of making Clerks "their we're no movies being released that particularly meant anything to me, i wanted to create something that i could recognize myself and my friends in".
Monday, 3 December 2012
What does your chosen film reveal about the usefulness of one or more critical approaches you have applied?
Fight Club (1999) is a film that can be viewed through a variety of perspectives and critical approaches; adding meaning to a film lack lacks obvious genre convention. One critical perspective that become useful in understanding the concepts put forward by the film are Freudian Theories Of Psychology.
The reason for which Freudian Psychology is useful in understanding the film is because the film is drenched in symbolism, from the characters themselves to settings in which the events of the film take place.