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Film Analysis Blog
FILM ANALYSIS BLOG
Film analysis blog
After watching various episodes from Mike and Molly television series, one can easily
note the oneiric space notion as suggested by Eco. One of the ways in which the structure of
the story is appealing is through the concept of the presence of pleasure in familiarity. As per
the argument provided by Eco, some elements of a film and characters as well will always
tend to maintain normalcy (Lewis, 1985). This could also be extended to the space and
dimensions of a film. These elements are clearly visible when one watches any random
episodes of the television series. Being a sitcom, the Mike and Molly television series reuses
the characters from the beginning to end. Notably, the story in every episode revolves around
the life and relationship between Mike and Molly and supported by the lives of those around
the two. In this case, the characters play their role well and, since they take lead in all the
episodes, they create a sense of appeal to the film regardless of the episode that one chooses.
In fact, there is also a consistency of the supporting actors, their roles, and their behavior. For
instance, the mothers of the two actors, Molly’s sister, and the restaurant attendant.
Coincidentally, some of the locations and settings such as the Overeaters’ Anonymous
Meetings and the restaurant appear frequently in almost every episode. It is the events that
arise in these locations that make the television series ...