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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 43–75.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... James Ivory, UK, 1992) Recovering the Lone Mother: Howards End As Aesthetic Anodyne E. Kim Stone On 12 February 1993, two ten-year-old boys lured two-year-old James Bulger out of a shopping mall in England and dragged him two miles to a railway yard, where they threw...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 27–63.
Published: 01 May 2016
... are wondering the same thing as the filmmakers did while shooting: has Cunningham always been a complete loner? For spectators, this scene’s attempt to evoke sympathy for a seemingly lonely individual might shade the joyful images that populated the screen earlier in the film. The sexual openness...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 65–97.
Published: 01 December 2016
... were used in the final book, which contained nine chapters written by ten different authors.17 Similarly, in 2014, a company called Grammarly, Inc., which pro- duces grammar-­checking software, published a novel, The Lonely Wish-Giver­ . According to the book’s description on Amazon...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): iii–np.
Published: 01 May 2004
... 2004 Camera Obscura 55 Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies Dead Woman Glowing: Karla Faye Tucker and the Aesthetics of Death Row Photography • 1 Karen Beckman Recovering the Lone Mother: Howards End As Aesthetic Anodyne • 43 E. Kim...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 75–102.
Published: 01 May 1997
... and Glen Morgan, Mulder (David Duchovny) introduces Scully (Gillian Anderson) to the Lone Gun- men, three high-tech conspiracy theorists who reappear in subse- quent episodes to provide the FBI agents with pieces of vast puzzles which never quite get put together. In response...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 174–178.
Published: 01 September 1991
...-1 91 9 edited by Yuri Tsivian. Indiana University Press, 1990. $75.00. In A Lonely Street: Film Noir, Genre, Masculinity by Frank Krutnik. Rout- ledge, 1991. $14.95. Screenplays of the African American Experience edited by Phyllis Rauch Klot- man. Indiana University Press, 1991...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 68–81.
Published: 01 May 1988
... in the film show themselves to be continually preoccupied with, desirous of, the image of themselves as fathers: in a swimming pool, surrounded by mothers and babies, they take pictures of themselves playing with Mary, and when the child is taken away, one of them whiles away the lonely...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 39–44.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... Archive for the Future  •  43 More recently, Jane Gaines has elaborated further on auteurism —  and by implication the idea of the author in general — as a roman- tic celebration of fathers and of the illusion of lone creativity in the face of the nature of industrial collaboration, analyzing...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 170–176.
Published: 01 September 2006
... media culture to refer nostalgically to a prefeminist past. In this context we might cite a flurry of recent retrosexist films including Down with Love (dir. Peyton Reed, US, 2003) and (the remade) Alfie (dir. Charles Shyer, UK/US, 2004). The “melodramatized men”5 and the lonely high-achieving...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 88–115.
Published: 01 December 2020
... for her unless she boosts her rating to 4.5 and thus qualifies for the complex s prime influencers program, which includes a 20 percent discount. In this early sequence, the episode efficiently establishes Lacie s lone- liness and desire, as well as the promises of material and emotional Wages for Face...
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Camera Obscura (1999) 14 (3 (42)): 96–123.
Published: 01 September 1999
... as a brown stain on the mattress!" 102 Then again, these are also the Corps's terms of endearment, as we find when Joker and Cowboy meet up again in Vietnam in the second part of the film: JOKER: "Hey, Lone Ranger." COWBOY: "Holy shit!" JOKER: "You...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 107–137.
Published: 01 September 2009
... edition of the Lonely Planet guidebook even recommends the film — one of a handful of Moroccan-made films alongside classi- cal and more recent Hollywood films set in Morocco — as essential viewing for travelers to that country.4 Nonetheless, Benlyazid’s low- budget film, like, to be sure...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 235–241.
Published: 01 December 1989
... place-the discovery that men rarely read women’s writing, the discovery of their lack-of knowledge about me. This leaves me with a feeling of lone- liness. History and its revision can come to the rescue- for me and for the historical, female spectator, as it did...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 42–74.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Space,” writer Darin Morgan satirizes the inaccessibility of truth within the series as well as around UFO phenomena in general.3 The episode opens with a typical abduction scenario: a car experiences electrical failure on a dark and lonely road as a bright light...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 35–71.
Published: 01 September 2005
... that of Ricardo and the other young Luso-African. The comparison of Andreia’s scenes with Ricardo’s reveals how the difference between gender and race affects the adolescents. Although Andreia is on her own, a fact that highlights the loneli- ness and marginalization that her unwanted motherhood implies...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 76–101.
Published: 01 May 1994
... in the film noir style and one melodramatic, in Curtiz’s film), and Frank Krutnik’s work on “film noir, genre, and masculinity” in In a Lonely Street.’ The tacit agreement seems to be, even in Williams’s iconoclastic essay, that film noir, that “slipperiest of film categories,”8...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (3 (51)): 71–113.
Published: 01 December 2002
... short story, “A Tele- phone Call,” addresses not merely a telephonic threat (of loneli- ness), but the sudden transfers among fear, anger, and vanishing hope that the phone allows. Parker’s unnamed protagonist trades her own projections between the phone and God as she pines for a call from her...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 137–177.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... An Alternative Starting Point In Lonely Planet: Egypt, one can find the following description of Cairo’s Northern Cemetery: Known popularly as the City of the Dead . . . the Northern Cemetery began as an area of desert outside the city walls which offered the Mamluk sultans and emirs the unlimited...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ambivalent statements about her iden- tification with feminism and issues facing women. Referring to herself and two other Danish female directors, Lotte Svendsen and Lone Scherfig, Bier states: “We’ve broken with old style femi- nism. The women who were making films fifteen years ago were very...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): iv–29.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to the streets, though why, when, and where remains out of the frame. One such iconic photograph (fig. 1) of a lone woman walk- ing through the spray of police forces water cannons illustrates the function of these images of protest as a form of collective memo- rialization. The photograph, taken in December...