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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 45–75.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Lucas Hilderbrand This essay draws from queer theory and sound studies in an analysis of two sexually explicit 1960s underground films that refused synchronization: Barbara Rubin's Christmas on Earth (US, 1963), which is intended to be screened with a live radio sound track, and Andy Warhol's Couch...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Aamir Khan as Dil Navaz in Earth. Courtesy Zeitgeist Films Memory and Melodrama: The Transnational Politics of Deepa Mehta’s Earth Jeanette Herman Besides in its nature referring to events which cannot be retrieved or fully relived, then, remembering appears to demand no necessary...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 69–101.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Kristi McKim Hirokazu Kore-eda's 1998 film After Life stylistically cites canonical Japanese films (especially that of Yasujiro Ozu), while heralding the cinema's role in both photogenically defamiliarizing the familiar and naturalizing the new. Set in a way station between heaven and earth...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 24–53.
Published: 01 January 1989
..., the last people on earth one would ever expect to see using a powder-compact. The imagery depends on the sense that they are desecrating the palace; that they are monstrous because they are like women, biologically (the vagina-armpit) and ideologically (the powder- puffs...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 4–14.
Published: 01 May 1997
... through the shell of familiarity and invade human consciousness. Angels, dinosaurs, and aliens represent a rupture in an otherwise intact and apparently stable world. When the alien ship made contact with Earth fifty years ago, we had to reconsider the parameters and the perimeters of our...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 33–63.
Published: 01 September 2011
... essays, Irigaray turns repeatedly to this central issue: that in discussing the forgetting of Being, Heidegger himself has “forgotten” the element of air. Irigaray especially notices a privileging of earth in Heidegger’s thought, which results from emphasizing the visual in thinking...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 30–59.
Published: 01 December 2020
... in the Earth. Annie Sprinkle, Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story If you haven t thought about greening up your sex life, you re still a total environmental disaster. Stefanie Iris Weiss, Eco- Sex: Go Green between the Sheets and Make Your Love Life Sustainable In April 2014, with the forty...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 226–242.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Stacy Alaimo Copyright © 1996 by Indiana University Press 1997 12 Monkeys (Terry Gilliam, 1995) Endangered Humans?: Wired Bodies and the Human Wilds in Carnosaur, Carnosaur 2, and 12 Monkeys Stacy Alaimo The earth was not made for us. She was made...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 69–107.
Published: 01 September 2002
... lost technologi- cal offspring, the Voyager satellite. Unbeknownst to earth, several hundred years after its launch, Voyager has evolved into “a life form of its own, a conscious, living entity,” Spock (Leonard Nimoy) says, and for that reason it is at first unrecognizable when it returns...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 41–73.
Published: 01 September 2010
...-­inch photographic print titled “Infinite #1” — presents a more ambiguous scene of reproductive labor. The Mika Rottenberg’s Productive Bodies  •  63 image depicts an attractive, presumably self-­sustaining scenario in which a woman and a girl tend to the earth...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (2 (32)): 4–40.
Published: 01 September 1993
...Robert Miklitsch Copyright © 1993 by Indiana University Press 1993 Total Recall (Paul Verhoeven, 1990) Total Recall: Production, Revolution, Simulation-Alienation Effect Robert Miklitsch The men of Earth came to Mars. They came because...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 158–184.
Published: 01 May 1995
... denied in the gothic scene, or written out as unimportant (Gerard may know the woman's history, culture, and language, but Colleen understands her), the portrayal of the "nature" of the maternal is grounded in the series' depiction of the Vietnamese as primitive, as closer to the earth than...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (2 (23)): 148–175.
Published: 01 May 1990
... and the feminine as “abnormal” and other. Perhaps, it is easier for us to imagine escaping the earth’s gravitational pull than to imagine escaping from patriarchal constructions of sexual difference. Filk music constructs its imaginary proximity to the future in a number of ways...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 180–198.
Published: 01 May 1997
... the earth lies in their search for “fluids” to help their dying race.16 In Independence Day, for example, the intruders have drained the resources of their former host planet and are now turning their attentions to the earth. Do not be surprised, then, that this matches Dracula’s decision to leave...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 1–37.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Earth. In other words, the series envisions the future in terms of heterosexual reproduction, an ideology known as futurity and heavily critiqued by many scholars of queer theory.4 Going beyond mere reproduction, Battlestar ties the species’s survival to careful selection and protection...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 42–74.
Published: 01 May 1997
... in the know will quickly recognize it as a Reptilian). From there any possible narrative coherence is sacrificed as the search for truth turns up a New Age cult version of a Hollow Earth enthusiast (that is, one who believes that UFOs originate from within the Earth itself...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 39–67.
Published: 01 December 2012
..., or the ambiguously motivated visitors in This Island Earth (dir. Joseph M. Newman, US, we understand that anxieties about the faceless threat of communism (or its Left corollary, mind- less conformity) are the motivating metaphor behind Invasion of the Body Snatchers (dir. Don Siegel, US, or Them! (dir...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 243–274.
Published: 01 May 1997
... and bring harm to man. She was sent to earth with a box that secretly contained all the evils of the world. The box and the forbidden nature of its contents excited her curiosity and she opened...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 187–193.
Published: 01 September 2016
... on earth that can claim to be plas- tic free. Similarly, we must find ways of remaining, to a certain degree, impermeable, resistant, and consistent, while extending into all and every point on earth. The smaller and less obvious our political forms can become, the more they can travel, proliferate...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 169–170.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Homosexual Desire in Philippe Vallois’s Johan. No. 84: pp. 125 – 57 Lucas Hilderbrand Sex Out of Sync: Christmas on Earth’s and Couch’s Queer Sound Tracks. No. 83: pp. 45 – 75 Dijana Jelacˇa Between Mothers and Daughters: Adoption, Family, and Black Female Subjectivity...