Essays Tagged: "Screwball comedy film"

The Aweful Truth w/ Cary Grant -- brief analysis of the film - lighting, acting, directing, dialouge, etc.

as a great surprise to actually hear a character speak. Cary Grant played an excellent role in this screwball comedy. The film is the epiphany of screwball comedy. The films jump from silent to sound ...

(1 pages) 28 0 2.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Hawksian Women

ch conveys that while slapstick comedy remains "innocent" of sex, sexuality is a central concern of screwball comedy. In screwball comedies, sexuality plays an important role in the melodrama between ... man, and men manipulating women to get what they want are key motifs of Hawk's work in the genre of screwballs. The characters are combatting in a "sexual warfare" and this creates a confusion of sexu ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Art Essays