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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 4. Members of the 2018 Cannes jury—Ava DuVernay, Robert Guédiguian, Chang Chen, Cate Blanchett, and Khadja Nin—with Thierry Frémaux, the general delegate of the Cannes festival, who presents the signed 50/50 en 2020 Pledge. Gwilym Mumford, “Cannes Film Festival Unveils Equality Charter in More
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (2 (98)): 69–103.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Ana Stevenson The women’s suffrage subplot in Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins (dir. Robert Stevenson, US, 1964) has come to dominate the popular memory of the history of the turn-of- the- century women’s movement. This essay examines how the film’s imaginative portrayal of women’s suffrage, especially...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 145–153.
Published: 01 September 2012
... producer Robert Lantos, who repeatedly accused the Toronto Declaration signators of being blacklisters, censors, and fascists (among other choice terms). By deconstructing Lantos's accusations one by one, Greyson in turn reveals the specific tactics that distinguish this current boycott movement from past...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 117–147.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Robert Miklitsch This article employs Robert Stevenson's The Woman on Pier 13 (US, 1950) as a privileged example of anticommunist film noir in order to explore the received left critique of the ideological and aesthetic properties of this subgenre — what one might call the unhappy marriage of film...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 31–67.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Victor Fan This article studies the success of the Twilight franchise in relation to the stardom of Robert Pattinson by proposing a model of interpretation called “the poetics of addiction.” The term addiction is used in this essay not as a top-down form of dependency but as a multilateral and...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 31–57.
Published: 01 May 2019
... scene— Richard Foreman, Robert Wilson, Annette Michelson, Yvonne Rainer, Philip Glass—and some people who were not in New York, such as Marcel Hanoun, Antoinette Fouque, and Jean-Pierre Gorin. Sometimes she pointed out connections with films that Chantal made later. She talked about practical and...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 185–195.
Published: 01 May 2019
... conference, and a publication currently in production. This Akerman project, which grew spontaneously, was initiated by A Nos Amours (curators and filmmakers Adam Roberts and Joanna Hogg), who presented an exhaustive retrospective of Akerman’s film and video works over a two-year period between 2013 and 2015...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Robert J. Corber Camera Obscura 2006 Robert J. Corber is a professor and the director of the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program at Trinity College in Connecticut. He is the author of In the Name of National Security: Hitchcock, Homophobia, and the Political Construction of Gender in...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 159–191.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Robert A. Rushing The Italian peplum film (sometimes called the sword-and-sandals film) enjoyed a brief but intense vogue from about 1957 to 1965. Over three hundred of these films were made following the same basic model: a bodybuilding celebrity (Steve Reeves, Reg Park) was cast as a heroic...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (2 (23)): 42–69.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Robert C. Allen Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 “The Leg Business”: Transgression and Containment in American Burlesque Robert C. Allen Introduction This fall (1990) marks the fifteenth anniversary of the publication of Laura Mulvey’s “Visual...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 75–102.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Robert Markley Copyright © 1996 by Indiana University Press 1997 Incubation Chamber by Jeffrey Westover, 1997. Courtesy of the artist. Alien Assassinations: The X-Files and the Paranoid Structure of History Robert Markley At the beginning of every episode, viewers of...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 154–168.
Published: 01 January 1988
...Robert H. Deming Kate and Allie Kate and Allie: "New Women" and the Audience's Television Archive Robert H. Deming Network television rediscovered the "new woman" again in the Fall 1984 season. Several prime-time programs featured female leads in take-charge roles rather...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 106–128.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Robert von Dassanowsky Leni Riefenstahl in Tiefland "Wherever you may run, you cannot escape him": Leni Riefenstahl's Self-Reflection and Romantic Transcendence of Nazism in Tiefland Robert von Dassanowsky The discussion over the always-provocative topic of Leni...
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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 (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 292–293.
Published: 01 January 1992
..., Bogart, Garfield by Robert Sklar. Princeton University Press, 1992. Men, Women, and Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film by Carol J. Clover. Princeton University Press, 1992. Cultural Studies as Critical Theory by Ben Agger. The Falmer Press, 1992. The Male Nude in Contemporary...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 107–109.
Published: 01 December 1984
.... Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984. 11. Essays in English Translation “Adorno as the Devil,” trans. Robert Hurley, Telos, no. 19 (Spring 1774), pp. 127-137. ‘Beyond Representation, ’ ’ trans. Jonathan Culler, Human Context, no. 3 (1775), pp...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 218–219.
Published: 01 September 2002
.... Cyberculture. Trans. Robert Bononno. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001. 218 Books Received • 219 Lewis, Jon. The End of Cinema As We Know It: American Film in the Nineties. New York: New York University Press, 2001. Loshitzky...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 65–91.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., alien and incompatible with everything I think and feel.”20 The theatrical translation of absurdity and estrangement in Fruit is first and foremost produced through the performance style of actors Jitka Nováková (Eva), Jan Schmid (Robert, the Devil), and Karel Novák ( Josef), all members...
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Camera Obscura (1986) 5 (3 (15)): 176–179.
Published: 01 December 1986
.... UMI Research Press, Studies in Cinema Series. Ann Arbor, 1985. $39.95. Reflexivity in Film and Literature: From Don Quixote tolean-Luc Godard by Robert Stam. UMI Research Press, Studies in Cinema Series. Ann Arbor, 1985. $39.95. Movies and Methods (volume 2) edited by Bill Nichols...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 216–217.
Published: 01 September 1990
... work includes two video installations: “Double Vision,” which used film and HDTV for the film and video exhibition Passages de l’image at Centre Georges Pompidou (Beaubourg), Paris; and “Winter (The Death of Robert Walser a large electronic triptych for the Museum of Modern Art (New York...