Essays Tagged: "Sunset Boulevard (film)"

Norma Desmond: A Star or Black Hole

Black Hole" Though she claims to be a radiant "star" throughout Billy Wilder's eccentric film noir, Sunset Boulevard, legendary Norma Desmond is more easily compared to a different celestial body: a b ... ary about Hollywood's relentless (albeit hollow) attempt to grasp onto immortality through success. Sunset Boulevard follows Joe Gillis, a screenwriter, as he falls prey to the whims of both the black ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

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