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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 37–61.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Kwai-Cheung Lo Camera Obscura 2006 Kwai-Cheung Lo is an associate professor of humanities and English at Hong Kong Baptist University. He is the author of Chinese Face/Off: The Transnational Popular Culture of Hong Kong (2005). Knocking Off Nationalism in Hong Kong Cinema...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Jean Ma In the 1950s and 1960s, film songs were a ubiquitous feature of Hong Kong cinema, and their performance was the exclusive domain of singing actresses. One of the biggest screen stars and recording artists of this era was Grace Chang. Chang made her debut in Mambo Girl (dir. Evan Yang [Yi...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 104–125.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Kwai-Cheung Lo Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Muscles and Subjectivity: A Short History of the Masculine Body in Hong Kong Popular Culture Kwai-Cheung La About a year ago, watching David Letterman's Late Show on CBS, I was surprised to find...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 141–166.
Published: 01 September 2008
... enables this essay to then focus specifically on gay Chinese melodramatic cinema. The conventions of Chinese melodramatic mise-en-scène offer moments of excess or hyperbole that the gay romance melodramas rely on to confront the question of gay sexuality in Chinese society. Li-Kong Hsu and Chi Yin's...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (2 (32)): 75–101.
Published: 01 September 1993
... and out of her abysmal slumber with the promise of his fated kiss? Woman may be faithfully and patiently waiting at the end of man’s journey, but what if Oedipus never shows up? This very provocative question is posed by Hong Kong director Stanley Kwan (Kwan Gum-pang/Guan...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 151–179.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., Volume 19, Number 1 Published by Duke University Press 151 152 • Camera Obscura them; their only flotation device, a buoyant and increasingly baffling basketball. “Which way are we going?” Po asks in Canto- nese as he clambers onto his brother’s back.1 “Toward the lights of Hong Kong,” replies...
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Camera Obscura (1999) 14 (3 (42)): 30–49.
Published: 01 September 1999
... Hong Kong. If the major epistemological rupture introduced by early poststructuralism can be summarized by the formula 1 = 1+, how might this rupture inform the reading of a cultural work such as a film, a love story between two men? Although this operation ("applying theory...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., the immigrant, and the queer.6 Ma’s videos engage with these discourses even as he shifts focus from the body toward space, from gure to ground. Dispersion and Desire Ming- Yuen S. Ma was born in Buffalo, New York, but raised in Hong Kong until He received his BA from Columbia Uni- versity...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 193–231.
Published: 01 December 2005
... arts films in various transnational pro- ductions — Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (dir. Ang Lee, Taiwan/ Hong Kong/US/China, 2000), Hero (Yingxiong, dir. Zhang Yimou, Hong Kong/China, 2002), Kill Bill: Volume 1 (dir. Quentin Tar- antino, US, 2003), among others — has paralleled a perpetually...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... at Monash University. She is author of The Chinese Exotic: Modern Diasporic Femininity (Hong Kong University Press, 2007); coauthor, with Belinda Smaill and Audrey Yue, of Transnational Australian Cinema: Ethics in the Asian Diasporas (Lexington, 2013); and coeditor, with Sean Metzger, of Futures...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 151.
Published: 01 September 1996
... from Stanford University. Also a creative writer, he teaches English and Humanities at Hong Kong Baptist University. His Chinese publications include "Mass Culture and Hong Kong" (1990), "Deleuze" (1997) and "Desiring Belly Button" (1997). Bill Nichols is Director of the M.A. Program in Film...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (2 (47)): 133–175.
Published: 01 September 2001
... of the most popular and critically acclaimed shows ever to appear on basic cable, La Femme Nikita has an interesting textual pedigree. It is based on Luc Besson’s 1990 French film of the same name, which was remade as a Hong Kong action movie titled Black Cat (dir. Stephen Shin, 1991), followed...
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Published: 01 May 2021
, and Visits to Hong Kong and China,” South China Morning Post , 5 June 2018 Figure 1. Agnès Varda presents speech with Cate Blanchett at the 12 May 2018 Cannes Film Festival demonstration. She stands beside director Céline Sciamma and with members of the French 50/50 en 2020 collective. Clarence Tsui More
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 184–185.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Khoo The Minor Transnationalism of Queer Asian Cinema: Female Authorship and the Short Film Format. No. 85: pp. 33 – 57 Jean Ma Hong Kong Mambo. No. 87: pp. 1 – 31 Robert Miklitsch The Red and the Black: Gender, Genre, and the Romance of (Anti)Communism in The Woman on Pier 13...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 154–155.
Published: 01 September 1996
... in Hong Kong Popular Culture. No. 39; pp. 105-125. Michael, John Science Friction and Cultural Studies: Intellectuals, Interdisciplinarity, and the Profession of Truth. No. 37; pp. 125-156. Nericcio, William Anthony 155...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 216–218.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Made Hollywood. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1997. Yau, Esther C. M., ed. Hong Kong Cinema in a Borderless World. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001. Zˇiˇzek, Slavoj. The Fright of Real Tears: Krzysztof Kieslowski between Theory and Post-Theory. London...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 33–63.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of a “virtual cinematic space” that is distinctly Korean: “What could Korean cinema offer to counter the calisthenic bodies that somersault through the bamboo groves, or the samurai swords that criss-cross alongside rice paddies—traditional features of Hong Kong and Japanese cinema?” 68 The Handmaiden...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 175–185.
Published: 01 May 2016
... China,” in The New Chinese Documentary Film Movement: For the Public Record, ed. Chris Berry, Lu Xinyu, and Lisa Rofel (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2010), 217 – 36. 4. Wu Wenguang, “DV: Individual Filmmaking,” trans. Cathryn Clayton, Cinema Journal 46, no. 1 (2006...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 4–7.
Published: 01 September 1988
... Film Corporation, 19th Floor, Dominion Center, 37-59 Queen's Road East Wan Chai, Hong Kong; Tel: 5-726650; Telex: 71671. Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 ...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 8–19.
Published: 01 September 1988
.... ~ i±) (Hong Kong: 1982), excerpted and trans• lated in Geremie Barme and John Minford, Seeds ofFire: Chinese Voices of Conscience, Far Eastern Economic Review (Hong Kong 1986). 9. Chris Berry, "Sexual Difference and the Viewing Subject in Li Shuang• shuang and The In-Laws," in Chris...