Academic

The following links are abstracts of various essays and other academic hogwash I have written as part of my postgrad studies at Massey University.  Feel free to email me if you would like the full transcript.

Masters thesis:

Darron Aronofsky: preliminary thesis ideas – 2012

Final thesis proposal … well, pretty much – 2013

Cinematic complexion and “feeling” colour – 2015

Cinematic complexion and “feeling” colour: The Wrestler

Cinematic complexion and “feeling” colour: The Fountain

Cinematic complexion and “feeling” colour: Pi

Cinematic complexion and “feeling” colour: Requiem for a Dream

Cinematic complexion and “feeling” colour: Black Swan

 

Essays:

“Ngati, and alternatives to the dominant model of communication in a Western society” essay by Toby Woollaston – 2009

“Apocalypse Now and Avatar’s relationship to Heart of Darkness” essay by Toby Woollaston – 2010

“Fantasy as a literary genre” essay by Toby Woollaston – 2010

“The transformation of gender representations in Alien and Mulholland Drive” essay by Toby Woollaston – 2010

“French surrealism, fantasy, and the real” essay by Toby Woollaston – 2011

“Godard’s counter-cinema, Vivre sa Vie, and von Trier’s Dogville” essay by Toby Woollaston – 2011

“Gender in Et Dieu… créa la femme and Quai des Orfèvres” essay by Toby Woollaston – 2011

“Thematic relationships between Sartre’s No Exit and Clouzot’s Le Corbeau” essay by Toby Woollaston – 2011

“Film noir, style, themes, and existentialism” essay by Toby Woollaston – 2012

“An analysis of Gilda(1946)” essay by Toby Woollaston – 2012

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