Filmmaker / neon light enthusiast with trash taste.
Four faves theme: revenge, bitch
Less homage than scathing indictment, Body Double takes Hitchcock's typical themes and auteur stylings and boils them to unrestrained extremity and honesty, revealing how intrinsically misogynistic and unhinged the former's work is and how much his toxic influence has permeated classic Hollywood and its implications for the film industry.
Here De Palma exposes the unbridled voyeurism of Rear Window and Vertigo and links the male gaze and viewership with sadism and violence, demonstrating that to look and covet a beautiful…
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I could talk about how this film made me laugh and reminisce about my days as a stupid, angsty teenager, and all the nostalgia associated with it.
I could talk about how this film reminded me of one of my favourite animated films of all time, and how beautiful yet unconventional some of the camerawork was.
I could talk about how the soundtrack was something that was both stylistically interesting and complimented the visuals in what was intended (and succeeded)…