Film Theory: Psychoanalysis–Psychology–Psychiatry


Criticism of Pyschoanalysis:

Rigid psychoanalytic approach to classic Hollywood cinema ignores the historical specificity of male subjectivity and the historically specific institutions, discourses, and practices.



Gabbard, Krin and Glen O. Gabbard. Psychiatry and the Cinema.

University of Chicago Press, 1987.

Wolfenstein, Martha and Nathan Leites: Movies: A Psychological Approach. Free Press, 1950.