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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
... films established the fact that Loach was both a skillful artist and a crusading social critic. Cathy Come Home (1966) was one of his most successful early efforts. Loach's films can be divided into two broad categories—intimate family dramas that illuminate the politics of everyday life and more...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 51–69.
Published: 01 May 2018
... in light of the intended audience for each film. Gran Torino addresses white male anxieties about race, gender, and class. In depicting the relationship between the protagonist and his Hmong neighbors, the film falls into paternalistic trappings that appeal to white audiences but disturb audiences of color...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 81–100.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and Drew Barrymore film 50 First Dates (2004) as an example of the utopian film genre that Stanley Cavell identifies as “the comedy of remarriage.” It further draws upon the insights of Alain Badiou to theorize a larger schema of related practices that I name the “evental genres” before exploring in some...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 61–80.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Eric D. Smith Following Paul Buhle's claims about the inherent utopianism of horror, this essay examines the popular film Daybreakers (2009) as a cultural response to the economic and biopolitical crises of the Great Recession. Ultimately retreating from the dark mirror of its compelling dystopian...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 65–79.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Janell Watson Kaja Silverman's body of work spans the disciplines of English, film studies, semiotics, psychoanalytic criticism, feminist theory, masculinity studies, and art history. In this interview, Silverman discusses her career as an interdisciplinarian, beginning with the days when...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 126–150.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of different forms of bad affect needs to be factored into Ahmed’s critical discussions of specific unhappy types—the feminist killjoy, the unhappy queer, and the melancholic migrant—within her chosen contexts of literature, film, and popular culture. “Ask Me If I Care”: Work, Injustice, and Other People’s...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 57–70.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., and film criticism by C. Namwali Serpell, renée c. hoogland, and Eugenie Brinkema develop methodologies for exploring how the arts move us — how they impress themselves upon our bodies and create effects in the world. Adding to the current conversation about postcritical reading, surface reading, distant...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 91–105.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Jeffrey J. Williams © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Schamus Interview 91 Jeffrey J. Williams The Work of Production in the Age of Theory: An Interview with James Schamus CEO of Focus Features, James Schamus is a major film producer...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 255–262.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in at 93 minutes and with slick production values, the film brings together some of the most startling revelations from muckraking bestsellers such as Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation (Houghton Mifflin, 2001) and Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma (Penguin, 2006), organizing...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 57–60.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Lovecraft; and the Vincente Minnelli film Meet Me in St. Louis. While engagements with these thinkers and texts have become com- monplace today, there was in the mid-1970s still something novel and even transgressive about offering serious scholarly attention to them. A number of those involved...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 147–151.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of the reviewers of Carillon Magazine. Horam Kim earned his BA from New York University and his MFA from Brooklyn College. He wrote and directed the feature film I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange. His writing has appeared or is forth- coming in Green Mountains Review, Vestal Review, Small Spiral Note...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 157–161.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of media and communication at the Izmir University of Economics in Izmir, Turkey, where he teaches courses in film history, theory, and criticism. His essays and reviews have appeared in such journals as the Yale Review, Film Quarterly, and Cinema Journal, and he is the author, editor...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 37–38.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Patrick Kindig © 2016 Patrick Kindig 2016 Patrick Kindig Failure to Launch You know that movie where Matthew McConaughey lives with his parents and Sarah Jessica Parker is a prostitute pretending to be a therapist? Well, tonight my dick is like that film —​pure...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 60–61.
Published: 01 May 2011
... show him what I’ve made with math. I show him how I shot my bedroom in 25 steps, so that the contact sheet made a mosaic of the room, with black-bordered grids reading Kodak Tri-X. It’s good film, good grain. Even the mistakes are good. Look how I’ve made my world into measurable space. I have...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 207–208.
Published: 01 November 2007
... © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Books for Review the minnesota review welcomes proposals for reviews of recent books, as well as of journals, significant articles, publishers’ catalogs or programs, book series, conferences, novels, poetry, films, television, advertising...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 133–142.
Published: 01 November 2014
... . ———. 2013 . “ On Google Earth .” In Seeing from Above: The Aerial View in Visual Culture , edited by Dorrian Mark Poussin Frédéric , 290 – 307 . New York : Tauris . Eames Ray Eames Charles . 1977 . Powers of Ten: A Film about the Relative Size of Things in the Universe...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 189–203.
Published: 01 November 2009
... . New York : Routledge , 2008 . Burt Jonathan . Animals in Film . London : Reaktion , 2002 . “ Defending Captivity .” Science 320.5881 ( 2008 ): 1269 . DeKoven Marianne . “ Women, Animals, and Jane Goodall: Reason for Hope .” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 25.1...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 123–138.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the minute it started in Egypt, I rang my friends and I got out there. I was in Tahir Square for nine out of the eighteen days that overthrew Mubarak. I made two films while I was there. So yeah, that stemmed out of work that had been going on for a long time in the actual movement through...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 147–157.
Published: 01 May 2007
...-produced film shortly to be released, the most famous expatriate Afghan text has to be Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner. Though its aesthetic qualities as a work of serious literature may be arguable, there is no doubt that the book has become the quintessential Afghan expatriate narrative...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Town .'' New Masses 7 ( Dec. 1954 ): 51 - 55 . Ceplair Larry . `` Albert Maltz .'' The Political Companion to Film . Ed. Crowdus Gary . Chicago : Lakeview P , 1994 . Communist Infiltration of Hollywood Motion Picture Industry . Testimony of Philip Stevenson . 19 Sept...