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Short Reflections from the Silver Screen: The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema & Ideology

The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema UK. 2006. Sophie Fiennes. Zizek is fantastic. No one uses Lacanian psychoanalysis to the devastating effect that he is able to. He offers an invigorating and inspiring psychoanalytical account of our (and certainly his) well-known and classic movies, each running with a psychological theme, for example Vertigo, Psycho and Blue Velvet, to name a few. Whilst screening the movie clips, Zizek blasts his analysis over the top with the occasional exchange of himself super-imposed into the movie’s setting/location. It is insightful how Zizek’s humour and… Read more Short Reflections from the Silver Screen: The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema & Ideology