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Film Quarterly. 2007; 60322–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.60.3.22
Published: 01 March 2007
...Jim Kitses ABSTRACT In Brokeback Mountain , the grand Western tradition's he- roes are deconstructed, and the monumental landscape with its coded promise of freedom and opportunity reduced to the scale of a postcard. Brokeback Mountain transforms into melodrama, albeit with a restrained style that...
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Film Quarterly. 2007; 60344–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.60.3.44
Published: 01 March 2007
...B. Ruby Rich ABSTRACT This essay explores the reception of Brokeback Mountain by film critics, gay viewers, female audiences, television shows, and the blogosphere. By tracing the path of controversies, jokes, and anxieties, this essay argues that hysteria came into play to mask homophobia while...
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Film Quarterly. 2007; 60328–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.60.3.28
Published: 01 March 2007
...Robin Wood ABSTRACT Brokeback Mountain is the first gay film to achieve major box-office success, testament to the progressive integration of homosexuality in liberal North American communities. The film can furthermore be argued to be the first tragedy in Ang Lee's film- making career, its...
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Film Quarterly. 2007; 60350–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.60.3.50
Published: 01 March 2007
... by the Regents of the University of California. 2007 Ang Lee Brokeback Mountain Western homosexuality craft I NON VOGLIO PIU SERVIR. Today s culture product comes to market shrink-wrapped in controversy. To arms, citizens! A culture war is being fought! And si- multaneously, a commedia...
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Film Quarterly. 2007; 60338–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.60.3.38
Published: 01 March 2007
...Ara Osterweil ABSTRACT By situating the film's tragic representation of homo- sexuality within the tradition of melodrama, this article questions whether Brokeback Mountain truly challenges mainstream taboos. Like Midnight Cowboy , Brokeback Mountain casts its radical subject matter within an...
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Film Quarterly. 2007; 60362–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.60.3.62
Published: 01 March 2007
...Joshua Clover; Christopher Nealon ABSTRACT Brokeback Mountain insists on tragic realism. But Internet parodies of the film rework it to stage other emotions. And a 2001 Madonna video develops similar materials into a cowboy loneliness born of the ecstasy Brokeback Mountain forbids itself. ©© 2007...
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Film Quarterly. 2007; 60332–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.60.3.32
Published: 01 March 2007
...Chris Berry ABSTRACT Brokeback Mountain not only differs from most other Westerns by mixing in melodrama, but also uses a very specifically Chinese form of melodrama known as the ““family ethics”” film. Furthermore, it also draws on another regional subcultural tradition ——comics produced for and...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73379–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.79
Published: 01 March 2020
..., and isolation. Thinking back to Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee, 2005) or even Milk (Gus Van Sant, 2008), I am filled with the burden and inheritance of the hard-won gay rights movement. Today, the intimacy and diversity of a new generation of films have expanded the canon to offer a new set of narratives...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 71416–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.4.16
Published: 01 June 2018
... seem that the curators of the Film Society of Lincoln Center s All That Heaven Allows. Courtesy of Universal Pictures 18 SUMMER 2018 series have tried to undo the damage of stereotypical gender- ing by including Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, 2005) and Clint Eastwood (The Bridges of Madison County, 1995...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 70439–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.70.4.39
Published: 01 June 2017
... rarely reflected in British long-form filmmaking. While God s Own Country (Francis Lee, 2016), dubbed the British Brokeback, thrived at this year s Sundance, British lesbian, trans, and queer-identified filmmakers are far less visible.14 A rare ex- ception is Kanchi Wichmann s film Break My Fall (2011...
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Film Quarterly. 2015; 69160–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2015.69.1.60
Published: 01 September 2015
... Mexico City s bathhouses, once intended for families without the luxury of plumbing and now patronized by gay men with thoughts other than cleanliness on their minds. If the CUEC takes credit for nurturing cinematographer El Chivo, the CCC can boast Rodrigo Prieto of Amores Perros (2000) and Brokeback...
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Film Quarterly. 2013; 6728–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2014.67.2.8
Published: 01 December 2013
... dedicated to Thelma and Louise (Ridley Scott, 1991) and Brokeback Mountain (Ang Lee, 2005). This dos- sier signals FQ s willingness to extend such a focus to doc- umentary and to the work of younger directors. Eight scholars consider The Act of Killing s resonances and ambiguities. FQ sought out a range of...
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Film Quarterly. 2013; 67189–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2013.67.1.89
Published: 01 September 2013
... inventiveness of NQC Jonathan Caouette s autobio- graphical Tarnation (2003) with its no-budget aesthetic, the genderqueer By Hook or By Crook (Silas Howard and Harry Dodge, 2001) as part of a New Trans Cinema and of landmarks such as Brokeback Mountain (2005), Ang Lee s post identity-politics epic that...
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Film Quarterly. 2013; 66373–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2013.66.3.73
Published: 01 May 2013
... needn t venture far into the avant-garde for examples of films that complicate notions of western authenticity, yet John Sayles s Lone Star (1996), Chris Eyre s Smoke Signals (1998), Kelly Reichardt s Meek s Cut- off (2010), and even Ang Lee s Brokeback Mountain (2005) all go unmentioned in Ride, Boldly...
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Film Quarterly. 2013; 66315–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2013.66.3.15
Published: 01 May 2013
... a useful rhetorical strategy: Gary Need- ham s avowal of Brokeaholism in his monograph on Brokeback Mountain (Edinburgh University Press, 2010) serves to rhetorically structure the book s broader meth- odological emphasis on gay politics. Elsewhere, David Church s thoughtful afterword in Steffen...
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Film Quarterly. 2012; 66170–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2012.66.1.70
Published: 01 September 2012
... (167). Elsewhere, Greven is in his element discussing double protagonist films such as Brokeback Mountain (2005). Here the author concurs with Gary Needham s excellent monograph, Brokeback Mountain (Edinburgh University Press, 2010), in understanding the film as a powerfully melodramatic and...
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Film Quarterly. 2012; 66173–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2012.66.1.73
Published: 01 September 2012
... century American manhood (167). Elsewhere, Greven is in his element discussing double protagonist films such as Brokeback Mountain (2005). Here the author concurs with Gary Needham s excellent monograph, Brokeback Mountain (Edinburgh University Press, 2010), in understanding the film as a powerfully...
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Film Quarterly. 2010; 64285–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2010.64.2.85
Published: 01 December 2010
... the Realm of the Senses (1976), in her view a groundbreaking (but rather singular) example of the pornographic art film. Her subsequent foci include the primal scenes on American screens (216) in such works as Blue Velvet (1986) or Brokeback Mountain 86 winter 2010 (2005), in which voyeurism plays a...
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Film Quarterly. 2010; 64288–89 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2010.64.2.88
Published: 01 December 2010
..., USA, not least in terms of its extremely detailed and persuasive case studies. King s overarching thesis is that films such as Far from Heaven (2002) or Brokeback Mountain (2005) are fundamen- tally conventional, providing only twists or variations on es- tablished norms that offer particular...
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Film Quarterly. 2007; 60320–21 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.60.3.20
Published: 01 March 2007
...Rob White ©© 2007 by the Regents of the University of California. 2007 20 SPECIAL FEATURE ON BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN Introduction Film Quarterly, Vol. 60, Number 3, pps 20-21. ISSN 0015-1386, electronic ISSN 1533-8630. © 2007 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved...