Week 7

Topics for M 11/18

Here are topics for our discussion of Blindspotting 0n Monday. Feel free to start the conversation in comments and to suggest additional topics.

  • Setting, particularly through contrasts.
  • Use of props, costume and make-up for character development and also setting.
  • Masculinity through action and performance.
  • Color and lighting, especially in Collin's dreams/memories).

Topics for M 11/11

Here are some topics for our discussion of The Florida Project on M. Feel free to suggest additional topics or start the conversation here.

  • The use of color.
  • Setting: how does the film show us that this place is centered on tourists and what that means for the people who actually live there?
  • How the film makes the mundane beautiful.
  • The use of props, costume and make-up to develop character.
  • The use of editing to fragment m-e-s.
  • What's up with the helicopters?