By M. Flanagan
Martin Flanagan makes use of Bakhtin's notions of dialogism, chronotope and polyphony to deal with primary questions on movie shape and reception, focussing really at the means cinematic narrative utilises time and area in its very development.
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Extra info for Bakhtin and the Movies: New Ways of Understanding Hollywood Film
In this paradigm, staked out in influential theories such as those around the ‘apparatus’ proposed in 1968 by Jean-Louis Baudry (Baudry, 1999) or, a few years later, Laura Mulvey’s feminist work on the gaze (Mulvey, 1999), mainstream narrative film, in particular, is represented as a vehicle for social conditioning through the reproduction of certain ideological myths. Laudable though it is to deploy an ideological study of cinema in the service of social critique, an obvious limitation that arises from the methods employed by the subject-position tradition is that the spectator, both as an individual and as part of an amorphous, easily duped ‘mass audience’, is too readily seen as a mindless, passive vessel for the filtering through of cultural myths.
19 In fact, the migration of cinema as an experience into the digital world means that such elements can radically alter the way in which the film is watched; the dialogic implications of special effects, and Computer Generated Imagery in particular, will be assessed in greater detail in Chapter 5. Secondly, Metz’s approach to the filmic text drastically underestimates the dialogic role of the viewer in constructing the film as a meaningful discourse. It is true that Metz places a certain amount of emphasis on the position of the ‘analyst’ in identifying and constructing the codes of the cinema (‘[W]e can say that [.
It may be true that Jeffries uses Lisa’s plight for some kind of erotic stimulation that finds its parallel with the fetishistic gaze of the cinema spectator, and indeed that her motivation for going through with the whole business is to maintain Jeffries’ attention. But the power of Lisa’s look and her ability to translate contemplation into action (and to turn Jeffries, who has accused her of leading a frivolous life, into a powerless watcher) should not be simply discounted for the convenience of Mulvey’s reading.
Bakhtin and the Movies: New Ways of Understanding Hollywood Film by M. Flanagan