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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2013) 28 (1 (82)): 1–35.
Published: 01 May 2013
... extradiegetic attention carried by the celebrity into the film. In the cases of Black Swan and Girlfriend Experience , the overpowering extratextual discourses of Natalie Portman's and Sasha Grey's celebrity do not just inform their film roles but are in fact necessary to their work within the films' diegeses...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 145–153.
Published: 01 September 2012
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2007) 22 (1 (64)): 186–193.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., Cinema, and the Politics of Speed and Stasis (forthcoming from Duke University Press). She is coeditor with Jean Ma of Still Moving: Between Cinema and Photography (forthcoming from Duke University Press) and is an editor of Grey Room . A R C H I V E F O R T H E F U T U R E The Archive, the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2006) 21 (1 (61)): 47–51.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Gilmore Girls; the eponymous girls enjoy the Brady Bunch Variety Hour as much as they enjoy Grey Gardens. But it’s hard to imagine them giving the time of day to a reality show about a woman explaining why her self-confidence will be improved by getting buttock implants. The growing number...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 28–49.
Published: 01 September 1985
... ’s Classroom, an environment designed as a classroom for natural and political sciences. A showcase displays a snake and looks down on a pile of rocks where we can see the photographs of several famous men. On the students’ desks, and painted in the same shade of grey...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1990) 8 (1 (22)): 90–129.
Published: 01 January 1990
... once filled by those blood curdling thrillers. . . Melodrama! Of course it’s melodrama.* By way of illustrating this frenzy of action, I would like to describe in some detail the second episode of A Woman in Grey, a comparatively gothic romance/adventure made in 1919. The serial concerns a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 49–65.
Published: 01 September 1995
.... Despite the perfect oppositional symmetry of the co-stars’ back- grounds and lives, due to her racial positioning on this series, Battle illustrates Herman Grey’s contention that within television discourses, “African American women’s bodies are often at the intersection of race...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2015) 30 (1 (88)): 185–195.
Published: 01 May 2015
... purport to be (relatively) unmediated looks into the lives of quirky characters, much in the tradition of Grey Gardens (dir. Albert Maysles and David Maysles, US, 1975). Unlike in the Maysles broth- ers’ film, however, there is no interaction between the filmmak- ers and their subjects. The programs...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 15 (3 (45)): 227–265.
Published: 01 December 2001
...— “because it is so hard to speak to you of love in English”18—in green ink on silvery-grey stationery, occasionally sealed with green wax and featuring Dietrich’s monogram or her Paramount studio address. She sends a typed, self-translated quotation from Rilke...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 41–72.
Published: 01 September 1991
... advertising executive) and bland uniform (the ubiquitous grey flannel suit) well represented his power over the image. To start with, the spectacle of Hal’s body immediately disturbs the social and sexual binaries which uphold that conventional representation of masculinity. If, as Richard Dyer...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2013) 28 (2 (83)): 45–75.
Published: 01 September 2013
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2003) 18 (1 (52)): 129–155.
Published: 01 May 2003
... speak, in the hold of life” (9). This control over time is part of the shock that photography brings. Hence the charm, Bazin notes, of family albums: “Those grey or sepia shadows, phantomlike and almost undecipherable, are no longer traditional family portraits but rather the disturbing pres- ence...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2004) 19 (2 (56)): 47–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Diva Traffic and Male Bonding in Film • 55 higher and farther than anybody in a grey place dares to dream. It was like some beautiful bird flapped into our drab little cage and made those walls dissolve away. And for the briefest of moments every last man at Shawshank felt free. One cannot...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 91–121.
Published: 01 September 2011
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 97–125.
Published: 01 May 2012
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1995) 12 (2 (35)): 106–128.
Published: 01 May 1995
..., Martha and Pedro walk into the mountains and a new life together. The film is alternately banal and enthralling because Riefenstahl has taken a simplistic tale of black and white, of good and evil, and created disturbing shades of grey at its center, in the character of Martha...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1983) 4 (2 (11)): 28–59.
Published: 01 September 1983
... palette. And yet. Today there are usually only seven levels of grey which the synthesizer sorts out according to a given color; but Bill Etra is working on a machine which should be able to differentiate 64. 28 The electronic image has immense possibilities 50 not unlike those which painting has...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1988) 6 (2 (17)): 169–193.
Published: 01 May 1988
... infant, belonging fully to neither camp. Pee-wee’s grey suit and red bow tie, which persistently appear in children’s representations of him [figure six], allow children to deny the obvious parallels between this eccentric figure and their own social position and thereby to contain some of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1986) 5 (3 (15)): 86–109.
Published: 01 December 1986
...- nous rods and pistons. The creature’s skin is glistening black; a long, lustrous grey porpoise head is fitted behind a skull’s facies; the outsize jaws are studded with rows of stainless steel teeth. Here is the charnel house aesthetic of the medieval Dance of Death; the hellish...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (3 (27)): 54–75.
Published: 01 September 1991
... like I have a pounding on each side of my temples.” Such ads also underscore women’s dependent role in a hierarchical professional structure- “What a relief! The doctor said I don’t need surgery for my hemor- rhoids sighs a good-looking grey-haired woman. As in the military, women’s...