Thursday, 24 September 2009

Intertextual reference

Above is the link to Jennifer Lopez- I'm glad.
(The enbedding was disabled, sorry)

The video has direct references to Flashdance throughout.
It opens with the most memorable part of the film; the protagonist's audition into dance school.
The song then kicks in, and Jennfier Lopez re-plays key scenes from flashdance (such as, the performance on stage with the bucket of water and chain, the protagonist working out, etc)

The costume is also very alike, such as when Jennifer Lopez is sitting on a stool, she's wearing red heels and an oversized jumper. Alex, from flashdance does this also.

Here are some examples to compare with

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