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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 172–177.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in progress titled “Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production.” Love and Fit Lisa Henderson “I wish I were her, I really do.”  — Meryl Streep, accepting an American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award, June 2004 I wish I were her too. Twenty-eight years ago...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2008
... label of “diva worshipper.” Not that Joe Wlodarz or Lisa Henderson, who appreciate Jane Fonda and Meryl Streep, respectively, would be embarrassed by being called “diva Introduction  • 5 worshippers,” but, while expressing what both call their “love...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 157–165.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Streep recently called the statistics “dreadful” and asked the obvious ques- tion for an allegedly market-­driven enterprise: “Don’t they want the money?”6 The situation is so egregious that the New York Times  was moved to host a special debate on the topic on its website.7 Why does...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2021
... for a group photo, with awards veterans like Meryl Streep from The Post (dir. Steven Spielberg, US, 2017) joining new nominees like Mary J. Blige from Mudbound (dir. Dee Rees, US, 2017) and Timothée Chalamet from Call Me by Your Name (dir. Luca Guadagnino, Italy/France, 2017). In the group of over 150...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 37–67.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Dillane) is concerned for his moody wife Virginia (Nicole Kidman). Finally, Sally (Allison Janney) turns her back on her lover Clarissa Vaughan (Meryl Streep), who will shortly begin her day alone. Evoking the promise of marital comfort as projected across the screens of Anglo-­American popular...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 103–123.
Published: 01 September 2007
... – ) star Beverlee McKinsey says of her costars’ stunned reactions to her sudden and unannounced departure from the series, “They’re going around saying, ‘She’s irreplaceable.’ What foolishness! Meryl Streep is irreplaceable. Everybody else you can replace. It’s silly. I, myself, can think...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 35–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
... not want to leave her job and move the family to Washington, DC, and she resents her husband’s increasing time away. During his frequent traveling  Joe begins an affair with political strategist Karen (Meryl Streep). Struggling to define himself during his political escalation, Tynan initially...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 105–145.
Published: 01 May 2006
... dynamic that might be called sacrificial melancholia: Richard bears the burden of martyrdom so that Clarissa Vaughan (Meryl Streep) and Laura Brown (Julianne Moore) might move on from their own losses. Melodramatic Excess and Lost Musical Origins Peter Brooks makes the compelling claim...