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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 101–124.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Thomas DiPiero Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Responses to “Male Trouble” The Patriarch is Not (Just) a Man Thomas DiPiero I have always been curious-and, I must admit, a little bit anxious- to read about men’s desires. Curious, because...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 47–67.
Published: 01 May 2008
... regimes. South Park (Comedy Central), season 6, “The New Terrance and Phillip Movie Trailer,” 3 April 2002. Courtesy Comedy Central/Photofest Cinderella Man: Russell Crowe as Il Diva Michael DeAngelis Born in New Zealand in ’64 A hot-headed actor named Russell Crowe He loves to act...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 74–107.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jonathan Kahana Camera Obscura 2006 Jonathan Kahana teaches in the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University. He is completing a book on the public spheres of American documentary. William Powell as the Forgotten Man in My Man Godfrey (dir. Gregory La Cava, US, 1936...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 194–205.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Scott Bukatman The Delicate Delinquent (Don McGuire, 1957) Paralysis in Motion: Lewis’s Life as a Man Scott Bu katman Jerry Lewis: the disorderly orderly, the delicate delinquent, the ladies man, the nutty professor. Jerry Lewis: oxymoron, idiot savant. In Cracking Up...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 61–91.
Published: 01 September 2012
...J. E. Smyth Although The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (dir. Nunnally Johnson, US, 1956) ostensibly focuses on Tom Rath (Gregory Peck), the production of the screenplay and shooting largely revolved around actress Jennifer Jones's characterization of Betsy Rath, a stay-at-home wife and mother...
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Camera Obscura (1999) 14 (3 (42)): 4–29.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Rachel Adams Copyright © 1999 by Indiana University Press 1999 "Fat Man Walking": Masculinity and Racial Geographies in James Mangold's Copland' Rachel Adams In Hard Bodies, Susan Jeffords argues that the Reagan era was char• acterized by an uncommonly close...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 151–179.
Published: 01 May 2004
...James Kim Jet Li in Romeo Must Die (dir. Andrzej Bartkowiak, US, 2000) The Legend of the White-and-Yellow Black Man: Global Containment and Triangulated Racial Desire in Romeo Must Die James Kim How may I touch you across this chasm of flown things? —Li-Young Lee, The Winged Seed...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 146–153.
Published: 01 December 2011
... as numerous articles examining the relationship between women's behind-the-scenes employment and on-screen representation. IN practice Kathryn Bigelow: On Her Own in No-(Wo)Man’s-­ Land­ Martha M. Lauzen As high-­profile film directors, women largely remain strangers...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 3–17.
Published: 01 December 1984
...Denise Mann © 1984 by Camera Obscura 1984 Modem Sexuahty (1979) Staggering Toward Modern Times: The Video Art of Max Almy DeniJe Man n Max Almy’s video art moves from the highly personal, low-tech, black and white multi-monitor performance piece to that of the multi-layered...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 47–77.
Published: 01 January 1988
... is Really Dorothy Lamour?" Look 12 (March 30, 1948), p. 15. 41. "How Has Having a Movie Star's Name Affected You?" Look 12 (March 16, 1948), pp. 14, 16. 42. Jonathan Kilbourne, "America's Man Godfrey," Look 13 (February 1, 1949), pp. 28-29, 32. 43...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 67–73.
Published: 01 May 2019
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 175–183.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the assumed heteronormativity of the characters in the script as well as by not limiting who can be cast as each character: a straight white man, for instance, can find himself playing a queer woman of color. Coffee troubles the idea of the gaze in the sense of being a transparent production wherein...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 37–67.
Published: 01 May 2013
...), Savage Grace (dir. Tom Kalin, Spain/US/France, 2007), and A Single Man (dir. Tom Ford, US, 2009). Released at a historical conjuncture when queer debates about marriage and conjugal life are deeply polarized, these works share an ambivalent and stylized fascination with the white bourgeois family...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 75–101.
Published: 01 December 2018
... man and mother to an Afro-German daughter named Achieng. Inspired by Obama’s own experiences, a central focus of the film is the personal effects of racism on black immigrant women and the fungibility of black lives in postunification Germany where political rhetoric has contributed to an atmosphere...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 99–111.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Writing her personal history in images and words, Aker-man explores the meaning of Jewishness and other ethnicities threatened by death while reaching out to her mother as a daughter whose being has always been shadowed by legacy and history. The essay explores intertextual resonances of the installation...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 63–93.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Liam Mitchell Female figures routinely appear in popular fiction as ostensibly critical correctives to masculinity who can inadvertently retrench problematic divisions between “Woman” and “Man.” In video games, these figures are often aural rather than visual; whether they are off-screen narrators...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (2 (110)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and complicates the established configurations of the gendered “Orientals”: the Janus‐faced Japanese man and the ornamentalist yellow woman. The gendering of Asian male characters is a complex historical issue. As Higashi famously argues, the visual pairing of the white female protagonist and Hayakawa's...
Published: 01 September 2021
Figure 1. A Nazi doctor strangles a young survivor of Zyklon B gassing as a Hungarian doctor and another SK man look on ( Son of Saul , dir. László Nemes, Hungary, 2015). More
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 61–91.
Published: 01 December 2007
...? If the gun sim- ply replaced the hand, or was at least integrated into the hand, the hand itself would be a much simpler design project; imag- ine the finger dexterity necessary for wielding a gun, loading it, aiming it, pulling the trigger. Nor is the phenomenon of a gun- toting metal man limited...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 75–102.
Published: 01 May 1997
... that seems a gloss on his earlier comment that he has “been a participant in some of the most insidious lies and witness to deeds that no crazed man could imagine.” Mulder, Ham- let-like, becomes the vehicle for the Truth, a means for Deep Throat to “atone.” But in a paranoid...