Case Studies: Symbolism in Films

Check out these videos analyzing how specific films use symbolism to tell their stories.
Godzilla: Symbol of War
By Esto es el CINE
Growing Up With Harry Potter
By Bryan Seeker
Visual Motif in Film: Americana in The Silence of the Lambs (Definition & Examples)
By StudioBinder
Tarantino's Hidden Symbols: Pulp Fiction & Toilets
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Dead Man Analysis - Why is William Blake in Purgatory?
By Subtext and Symbolism
How “Roma” (2018) Utilizes Symbolism + Historical Politics
Dunkirk | How Christopher Nolan Captures the Dunkirk Spirit
By Storytellers
Eternal Sunshine: The Secret Symbolism of Clementine's Hair
By The Take by ScreenPrism
The Cosmological Symbolism of Gremlins
By Jonathan Pageau
The Power of Metaphor - Pt 1 - Nolan, Jung and The Dark Knight
Harry Potter: The World Needs Hufflepuffs
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Fantastic Beasts Explained: J.K. Rowling's Magic of Analogy
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Ex_Machina – Artificial Humanity
By Nicholas Dobbie
Harry Potter: A Defense of Slytherin
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Love Story without Words - (UP Analysis)
By Nicholas Dobbie
Godzilla – The Soul of Japan
By kaptainkristian
Moonlight: A Deconstruction
By Karsten Runquist
Get Out Explained: Symbols, Satire & Social Horror
By The Take by ScreenPrism
It Follows: Conceptual Interpretation & Analysis
By Film Formula
It Follows: The American Nightmare
By Digging Deeper
The Art of A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET: What Freddy Represents
By Ryan Hollinger
Blade Runner and the Windows to the Soul
By Allerix Films
Harry Potter House Symbolism: Slytherin
By The Take by ScreenPrism
The Neon Demon: Shlock Horror or Art Film?
By Filmbolism
Harry Potter House Symbolism: Gryffindor
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Birdman - The Search For Meaning
By Jack's Movie Reviews
Prisoners: Symbolism Done Right
By Storytellers
Semiotics: What We Don't See In Movies
By FilmInTheMaking
Exotica: Finding a Paradise Lost
By Digging Deeper
Pacific Rim: Symbolism of Mechs & Monsters | ft. Jonathan Pageau
By Storytellers
Symbolism in Blade Runner 2049 | Finding the Pattern of Reality
By Jonathan Pageau
The Incredibles Symbolism: The Power of Family
By The Take by ScreenPrism