Tag: sexualised

Fashion

Sexism and the male gaze

The male gaze, a theory introduced Laura Mulvey in her essay Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema, is the idea that women in the media are perceived solely through eyes of a heterosexual man and are there as passive objects of male desire. This theory applies to films from any genre: from Disney’s princess movies to…

Film

Hollywood’s ageless sex

It is fair to say that at some point in their lives, 99 percent of people will struggle with their perception of themselves and their bodies, particularly during a time when it is changing, such as adolescence. Our media is obsessed with looks, there are constant lists being created with titles like ‘Hollywood’s Best Bums’…