In this essay I will analyse three movie posters and their remakes. The three movie posters I will analyse are Psycho and The secret life of Walter Mitty. I will analyse these posters using the methods I have learned in Media Analysis such as Feminism, Male gaze and Audience theory, along with techniques such as camera angles, lighting and so on. Using these concepts I will analyse these posters and their remakes and see what the changes, if any, were in between the years the movies were released.
Feminism/Male Gaze (Background/Research)
Feminism is a movement that began as a result of “sweeping social, political and industrial changes in Europe and the United States.”
While studying these posters and the movies that the posters portray, it is imperative to analyse them with a feminist lens. As I do categorize myself as a feminist analysing such things as movies and movie posters can be fun. to be able to do this all you have to do is ask questions about the media and what the media are trying to portray in the everyday life. If we do not take a step back in our l…