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Film Quarterly (1980) 34 (2): 62–64.
Published: 01 December 1980
... a group of people participating in a nightlong vigil on the eve of the Rosenbergs' execution: "They're going to fry you Commie bastards, too." -ANDRIES DEINUM Controversy and Correspondence SHARPENING DEEP FOCUS Charles Harpole's article "Ideological and Technological Determinism in Deep Space...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (4): 25–33.
Published: 01 June 2020
... order to present the deep trauma that lies at their founda- tion? These are questions that inevitably extended to the in- struments of image capture themselves. The drone proved itself an essential tool for my filming in Fordlândia, since it was fundamental for me to understand how its urban layout had...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (3): 89–92.
Published: 01 March 2020
... festival's history, Martinelli focuses attention on the notable uptick in discussion space and festival slots awarded to women in the industry. The festival's second Forum of Cinema and Gender Perspective brought female speakers from fields across the industry—actresses, directors, researchers, and...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (3): 83–88.
Published: 01 March 2020
... stories are still outsiders, driven as they may be to bring to the screen these oft-ignored communities. One needn t look far to find other examples of filmmakers eager to bring narratives to the screen that refuse to other- ize their indigenous characters and who, like Cuarón, opt to delve deep into an...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (3): 66–78.
Published: 01 March 2020
... casting sessions. At one point, Grace Lee worked for Shu Lea and I hired her to work as production coordinator on Strawberry Fields. She was amazing, serious and focused. Later she left to go to film school at UCLA, where she made the Student Academy Award winning Barrier Device [2002], starring Sandra Oh...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and newspapers: namely, that it is a tool employed by the filmmaker tomisdirect and redirect both the film s characters its audiences. Perhaps because Bruns takes such a dramatically deep dive into what are perhaps Hitch- cock s shallowest works, the energy he expends in this chapter seems...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (2): 9–22.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... The films are grounded in deep research and driven by a commitment to social justice. They methodically explore a situation or issue, with close, re- spectful observation and interviews that are always conducted by Reichert herself. These films were often designed within a context of social movements...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (2): 93–99.
Published: 01 December 2019
... has emerged as one of France s great directors over the past decade.3 Sciamma is nothing if not accomplished: with this fourth fea- ture film, she leaves behind the contemporary moods of her early work and dives deep into historical drama, reveling in the spaces and costumes she gets to create and...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (1): 11–18.
Published: 01 September 2019
... experts, clips of U.S. congressional hearings, and conversations with artists and activists impacted by the work of content moderators. The Cleaners opens with the shadowy atmospherics and tapping keyboards reminis- cent of Laura Poitras s Citizenfour (2014).12 It then focuses its attention on the content...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (1): 42–53.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Thrones (HBO, 2011 19), and after battles with both human and su- pernatural enemies, dragon attacks, destroyed cities, and dead lovers and rivals, the people of Westeros may finally have peace. The scene focuses on Jon Snow (Kit Harington), now assigned back on the Night s Watch, following the Wildlings...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (4): 18–28.
Published: 01 June 2019
...- sion he needs to rid the ship of any excess material, so he re- moves the docile corpse of each crew member from the ship s morgue, dresses it in a space suit, and guides it, like a soft puppet, to the exit hatch. The hatch opening into deep space yields a Malevich-like square. This darkness is...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (4): 99–101.
Published: 01 June 2019
... Denis as a group of avant-garde feminist filmmakers whose work emerged in the 1980s and 1990s. He links her, too, with Alfonso Cuarón, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Ang Lee: What one sees in all their work is a deep interest in exploring the cultural and psycho- logical effects of migration and...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (4): 74–78.
Published: 01 June 2019
... also be seen in a different light as either an honored consort or a victim of rape, since she bore Cortés an illegitimate son. Although it lies beyond the scope of this article, which focuses on Malinche s reception in her native Mexico, her legacy has also long been explored in the United States by...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (4): 79–86.
Published: 01 June 2019
... feminist activism as a noble cause and about her deep feeling of responsibility to expose her country s intolerance toward women s social, economic, and cultural equality.2 Her film might not fully succeed in delivering on its satire, but it right- fully deserves a place alongside other earlier feminist...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (3): 112–113.
Published: 01 March 2019
...-image installation and the Internet. Within these chapters, Alter assembles loosely related texts both films and critical statements into thought-provoking constellations that reveal her breadth of knowledge about film history and a deep commitment to comparative analysis. The wide-ranging trajectory of...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (3): 52–58.
Published: 01 March 2019
... drama, I wanted to reflect on that historical moment in Brazil. Through the impeachment process, new figures like Bolsonaro and Janaína [Paschoal] have entered Brazilian politics. They have caused such a deep change in Brazilian politics, but their emergence has its origins in the impeach- ment process...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2019
... something of a bait and switch.His thesis is fuzzy and not well executed. Thankfully, his analysis of individual movies is still sharp.Hewould have done better tomake his intended points with a deep discussion of a handful of films and shows, rather than taking on popular culture of the last eighteen years...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (3): 7–12.
Published: 01 March 2019
... hurt, a smoldering look deep into black daily life and strategies of resilience in the Harlem and West Village of the 1970s, and at the racist violence funneled into cycles of abuse. It s a rueful love letter to NewYork City, even with all its abuses and hurts.1 After the screening, Jenkins spoke...
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Film Quarterly (2018) 72 (2): 77–80.
Published: 01 December 2018
... homage to . . . the search to cross all kinds of True bromance? Harold Torres (left) and Eivaut Rischen (right) as childhood friends Gamaliel and Morris. 78 WINTER 2018 walls, whether real or imaginary and praises the contradic- tory but charming characters that she hopes will make a deep connection...
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Film Quarterly (2018) 72 (2): 100–105.
Published: 01 December 2018
..., 1971] and Deep Throat [Gerard Damiano, 1972] were huge public events. The emergence of pornography into public visibility forms the backdrop to the story I tell. I focused on narratives about the family, the nation, and gender that circulate across domains, with an emphasis on the popular (in...