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Published: 01 May 2023
Figure 3. Kevin Kline and Cristina Ricci as Ben and Wendy Hood moments before Ben removes Wendy from the wetness of the path. The Ice Storm (dir. Ang Lee, US, 1997) More
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (3 (111)): 115–143.
Published: 01 December 2022
...Emma Ben Ayoun Abstract Jacques Audiard's Rust and Bone (France, 2012) and Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water (US, 2017) tell, in very different ways, a familiar story: a disabled, female protagonist is rehabilitated by romance, restored in her role as the object of heterosexual desire...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 90–129.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Ben Singer Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Female Power in the Serial-Queen Melodrama: The Etiology of an Anomaly Ben Singer Few film genres so historically anomalous, and so pertinent to con- temporary discussions of gender and spectatorship, have...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 139–161.
Published: 01 September 1990
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 135–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 146–150.
Published: 01 May 2008
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 1. Harry Styles and Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Treat People with Kindness (dir. Ben Turner and Gabe Turner, UK, 2021) More
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 2. One Direction (Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and Liam Payne) concluding their final music video, History (dir. Ben Winston, UK, 2016). More
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 137–157.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and sexuality that permeates the film. Each song is heard exactly twice in the diegesis, but the context is remarkably different each time. Dorothy twice sings “Blue Velvet” at a nightclub, while “In Dreams” is “performed” in more intimate settings, first by Ben (Dean Stockwell), Frank’s flamboyant...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 149–183.
Published: 01 May 2005
... suggests that one is never safe from communism or homosexu- 154 • Camera Obscura ality, that both might lurk anywhere, most notably in oneself: a scapegoat would be reassuring indeed. “There’s something phony about me,” says Ben Marco (Frank Sinatra) in The Manchurian Candidate. Knowing that he...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Here (dir. Ellen Spiro, US, 1993), and Girlpower (dir. Sadie Benning, US, 1992)—in order to show how these works themselves constitute an archive.5 These documen- taries use the power of visual media to put the archive on display, incorporating a wide range of traditional and unorthodox mate...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to get Ben Barry (Matthew McConaughey) to ditch her. Pretense is layered on pretense as Andie pretends to want a man she does not want only to discover that she really does want him. In this vein, romantic comedies frequently raise the possibility that we are not what we seem and that we do...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (1 (112)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Figure 3. Kevin Kline and Cristina Ricci as Ben and Wendy Hood moments before Ben removes Wendy from the wetness of the path. The Ice Storm (dir. Ang Lee, US, 1997) ...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 63–87.
Published: 01 September 2017
... features of trauma films, relies on the gestures of its protagonists to represent the inarticulable somatically, and does so out of a fundamental “desire to express all.”8 The focus on trauma is manifest in the narrative. The Man- churian Candidate’s protagonists, Ben Marco (Frank Sinatra...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 1–39.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Marsh) through the woods where she has strayed. Terrified, Flora tries to escape. When she can no longer evade him, she jumps off a steep precipice. As Little Sister dies, her Big Brother Ben Cameron (Henry Walthall) 8  •  Camera Obscura cradles her limp body in his arms in a strangely...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 4–7.
Published: 01 January 1990
.... Three articles, by Miriam Hansen, Heide Schlupmann and Ben Singer, deal with films addressed to women in the period between 1906 and the end of the teens. Responding to arguments that the classical cinema privileges a male spectator in the organization of vision and narrative, these essays...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 150–158.
Published: 01 January 1990
...- ars to understand the vital link between department stores (what Ben- son calls “palaces of consumption”) and their sometimes literal neigh- bors across the street-the movie palaces.l* The latter were the secular versions of the European opera house or aristocratic manor house made...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (3 (114)): 141–171.
Published: 01 December 2023
... voice. In issue 23 of Suicide Squad , Flo Crowly, computer genius and technician for the Suicide Squad, is tapping away at a large computer console, feeling dejected because she has learned that Ben Turner (Bronze Tiger) and Mari McCabe (Vixen) have gotten romantically involved while on a recent...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (1 (31)): 148.
Published: 01 May 1993
... self-sup- port systems in Jordan and Turkey. Lea Jacobs teaches film history and theory at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She is working on a book, with Ben Brewster, entitled Pictorial Effect and Narrative Cinema: Early Film and Nineteenth-Century Theatre. John Mowitt...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 125–143.
Published: 01 September 1991
...-wee’s Playhouse] are, of course, not arbitrarily chosen: they have been selected for parodic recycling because they have their origins in what must have been the childhood and adolescence of the ‘real’ Pee- wee Herman, the thirty-five [now thirty-seven] year old Paul Reu- 127 ben I...