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The Enframed Cyborg

Ken Castle is the perfect example of a merger between a Harroway cyborg and Heidegger’s standing reserve. This is because the act of enframing as standing reserve and the concept of the cyborg are two intertwined ideas. In class, we … Continue reading

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Forget The “What Ifs” Let’s Talk About Form ( A Revised Version)

Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor’s film, Gamer, is saturated with extreme depictions of violence and hypersexual individuals. Yet, there is more to the film than “T & A” and “what ifs”. The images of breast, blood, and attractive characters mixed … Continue reading

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What Makes Gamer So Appealing To Our Generation

In my opinion, Neveldine and Taylor’s film Gamer has an overwhelmingly solid connection to Donna Haraway’s “A Manifesto for Cyborgs.” Gamer is not only a strong representation of a post-human society and cyborgs, as Haraway’s essay is as well, but it also portrays a … Continue reading

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