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FRS 177: The World of Noir

In the 1940s, pulp magazines and B-films created a new genre, eventually called Noir. On page and screen, hundreds of these crime stories—stark, vivid, and ambiguous—shaped the imagination and self-concept of a world beset by depression and fear. As societies shifted from hot to cold war and grappled with civil rights and urban decay, Noir depicted a [...]

By | 2018-06-18T21:39:23+00:00 February 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Surrealism: Sex, Dreams, and Revolution

This site was created for a course cross-listed between the Departments of Art and Archeology and French. The students in this course studied the Surrealist movement, and created their own projects, according to Surrealist believes. the projects included an exhibition, a word cloud, a review and remix of several Surrealist classic films, and essays on [...]

By | 2018-06-18T21:36:58+00:00 February 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Princeton Buffer

This site is a student-created review of film, television, and popular culture. In the words of its creators: The Princeton Buffer provides reviews and conversations to advise you on what you should be watching, what’s up with what you’re already watching, or what you should stop watching this instant. We are a group of student [...]

By | 2018-06-18T21:31:33+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Princeton Buffer