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Film Quarterly. 1990; 43462 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/1212753
Published: 01 July 1990
... Copyright 1990 The Regents of the University of California Hard Core: Power, Pleasure, and the "Frenzy of the Visible" Williams Linda effectuation of power in anything like the current media society. Stam acknowledges this, but his work constantly pushes Bakhtin with little heed to...
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Film Quarterly. 1985; 38330–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/1212541
Published: 01 April 1985
...Jeanne Thomas Allen Analyzing the rape-murder sequence in "Frenzy" reveals a core of misogynistic violence in Hitchcock. Copyright 1985 The Regents of the University of California Notes 1 Robin Wood, "Fear of Spying," American Film, Volume IX, No. 2 (November, 1983), pp. 28-35. Wood...
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Film Quarterly. 1972; 26158–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/1211413
Published: 01 October 1972
...Albert Johnson Copyright 1972 The Regents of the University of California Frenzy Hitchcock Alfred 58 REVIEWS Le Boucher is a radical departure: the first of Chabrol's films to treat its characters with com- passion, love, and understanding rather than with irony, contempt, or disgust...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73393–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.93
Published: 01 March 2020
..., including the collective or popular memory of that period, strike me as decidedly cinematic. They register historical experience in visually cluttered, emotionally overwrought, sensational, and frenzied sequences, much like the movies that played an outsize role in the national imaginary at that time. I m...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 7335–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.5
Published: 01 March 2020
... U.S. politics of corruption with urgency, finesse, and an utter absence of sugarcoating. It s a skillful, earnest Silkwood (Mike Nichols, 1983) for today. Among the frenzy of foreign-language awards contenders, one stands out: writer-director Bong Joon-ho s Parasite, which, in a season of cinematic...
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Film Quarterly. 2007; 60316–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.60.3.16
Published: 01 March 2007
...Linda Williams ABSTRACT A rare, sometimes horrific 74-minute assemblage of archival footage, Paolo Cherchi Usai's Passio encompasses themes of human suffering, wonder, and cruelty. The film captures the ““frenzy of the visible”” of life from the microscopic to the macroscopic as called for by the...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 732106–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.106
Published: 01 December 2019
... startling to reconsider these Hitchcock women as resorting to an invisi- ble power for their own self-protection. In later films such as Frenzy (1972), where the director was no longer constrained by the Motion Picture Production Code, there was ample evidence of a deep misogyny in his films: a chilling...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 732108–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.108
Published: 01 December 2019
... Alfred Hitch- cock is his mutual (and not mutually exclusive) antipathy and sympathy for his female characters (115), it s startling to reconsider these Hitchcock women as resorting to an invisi- ble power for their own self-protection. In later films such as Frenzy (1972), where the director was no...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 7329–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.9
Published: 01 December 2019
... union contract two-to-one? Why is it so hard for a standardized manufacturing process to be imple- mented in another culture? What do Chinese supervisors find so baffling about Americans? The film was a hit at Sundance, winning the Best Docu- mentary Director award. Amid the acquisition frenzy, the...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72429–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.4.29
Published: 01 June 2019
... above the frenzied struggle for survival below. Its minimalist opulence is close to yet distant from both the daily labor abuses of a workforce readying for a strike and the products that it sells: arms and slaves. The capitalist logic conceptually disarticulates the WorryFree company s debt bondage...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72418–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.4.18
Published: 01 June 2019
... would have killed myself. Dibs replies simply: I tried. 21 Dibs has a scar across her abdomen, and down to her sex, and, as a character taunts her, a plastic pussy. 22 As she lies above Monte, she says that if she closes her eyes she may just barely feel him inside her. The frenzy of her moves in the...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72238–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.38
Published: 01 December 2018
... Chinese audience s buttons by telling Leng Feng, People like you will always be inferior to people like me, to which Leng Feng answers, That s fucking history. 9 Then, trig- gered, he launches into his frenzied attack. This exchange resonates with the idea of China s humiliation and the need to...
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Film Quarterly. 2012; 65349–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2012.65.3.49
Published: 01 March 2012
...' treatment of ethics. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California. 2012 The Man Who Knew Too Much Marnie Frenzy Alfred Hitchcock ethics and cinema FiLM QUArTErLY 49 1 One of the last scenes of Alfred Hitchcock s The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) finds its protagonists at a...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 711111–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.71.1.111
Published: 01 September 2017
... from history, literature, and religion, the author examines his specimens frommultiple perspectives. Braudy, a professor of English and American literature at the University of Southern California and author of The Frenzy of Renown (1986), among other books, turns out to be less interested in the...
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Film Quarterly. 2016; 701100–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2016.70.1.100
Published: 01 September 2016
... move in increasingly rapid succession, so that the climax seems sudden and explosive, followed finally by the deep breath of a coda. This cinematic form produces distinct experiences of antici- pation in the viewer. Upon first viewing, there is a frenzied state of not-knowing, which upon subsequent...
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Film Quarterly. 2016; 701123–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2016.70.1.123
Published: 01 September 2016
... identification, Brinckmann is especially interested in the specific physical and emotional responses that are triggered in viewers, not just in suspenseful thrillers like Hitchcock s Frenzy (1972), as the murderer slowly pries an incriminating pin out of a dead woman s hand, finger by broken finger, but also in...
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Film Quarterly. 2016; 694113–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2016.69.4.113
Published: 01 June 2016
..., queen of the Netherlands, whipped up a media frenzy when she appeared in a golden-hued jumpsuit, as widely noted by the local press. Even so, the Dutch port city s annual showcase, now in its forty-fifth year, has never been a circus for the starstruck; barely had the queen and other guests settled into...
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Film Quarterly. 2016; 693105–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2016.69.3.105
Published: 01 March 2016
... and talk show appearances for some; Broadway gigs, movie roles, or cable series for those with more to offer. This frenzy of self-promotion, if not desperate survival, is all aimed at constructing consumable characters, a process which often involves cultural appropriation, as Madonna proved in her...
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Film Quarterly. 2015; 69277–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2015.69.2.77
Published: 01 December 2015
... only the remarkable career of Candida Royalle could.9 FILM QUARTERLY 79 Notes 1. LindaWilliams,Hard Core: Power, Pleasure, and the Frenzy of the Visible (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989). 2. I am proud to be one of the editors. See The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing...
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Film Quarterly. 2015; 69152–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2015.69.1.52
Published: 01 September 2015
..., and the actress who first played Helena died in a car crash after the play closed. This scene is doubly fraught, then, haunted with these built-in narrative anxieties, amped up by Val s techno music choice and Stewart s balance of frenzy and calm as she drives. She pulls over and is sick alongside the...