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  1. Very interesting commentary on violence. That is precisely one of the effects of Film Noir (and any sort of representation of violence on Hollywood, for that matter): as spectators we become numb to representations of violence, and we feel safe, just as LeslieArtist feels in their post. Film Noir and Hollywood make us watch these movies and clips and enjoy them, because we are safe, that cannot happen to us. And then again, representations of violence in Film Noir don't even need to be graphic. We see the gun shooting, Bette Davis shooting, but we don't see any blood, we just see an ima
  2. I also thought of the comparison between M and La Bete Humaine. They both create an unsettling feeling for the viewer (maybe more so M since we know there is a murderer, but also in La Bete Humaine through the train noises and whistling). Like something uncanny is about to happen, or is already taking place. However, I was sort of expecting something else to happen in La Bete Humane, especially in the moments that the train goes under a bridge and the screen is totally black but we can still hear the noises. In the couple of scenes that that situation was taking place I was expecting one
  3. Hola! Yo también estoy interesada en realizar comentarios en español
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