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Film Quarterly. 2008; 62244–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2008.62.2.44
Published: 01 December 2008
...Richard Beck In this interview, David Simon, executive producer and writer (together with Ed Burns), talks about Generation Kill , the seven-part HBO adaptation of Evan Wright's book about the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the early days of occupation. Simon emphasizes the desire to stay as...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73341–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.41
Published: 01 March 2020
... industry as well as the contributions of little-remembered filmmakers and actors of Chinese descent. Dong has subsequently turned both films into photography books. In 2015, he released The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor, a feature profile of the late Cam- bodian American actor who escaped the Khmer...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73366–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.66
Published: 01 March 2020
... on her first feature, Fresh Kill [1994].4 Jessica Hagedorn cowrote the script, so she came in from time to time.5 Sandi DuBowski came in at night to borrow my editing equipment and made his first video about his grandmother, Tomboychick [1994]. Thomas Allen Harris was a visitor; Jason Livingston...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 733102–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.102
Published: 01 March 2020
... participatory one, it essentially killed the musical at its core (528). Though pundits proclaim the death of the movie musical every few years, the genre still survives. Most often, though, the characters are real people in a documentary performing live (e.g., Jonathan Demme s 1984 Talking Heads tribute, Stop...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73393–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.93
Published: 01 March 2020
... language, egregious lies, and shameless admission of or invitation to criminality. You can access audio clips or transcripts of the president joking about getting first dibs on a nun who was raped and killed by thugs, cussing out the poor and saying he owed them nothing, or most recently telling cops in...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73347–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.47
Published: 01 March 2020
... the lives of the Hmong and Iu Mien ethnic minorities in Laos, who fought for the United States. As the film s prologue explains, Kelly s father was killed in that war: During the Vietnam War many Iu Mien, like Kelly s father, were recruited by the American CIA to wage a secret war against the...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73328–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.28
Published: 01 March 2020
... films on Chinese American filmmakers, on Killing Fields actorHaingS.Ngor, and on 1940sChinatownnightclub performers to his more recent photography books and curato- rial contributions. Meanwhile, on the East Coast are film and video ar- tists, mostly working in experimental modes, similarly navigating...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73359–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.59
Published: 01 March 2020
... American cinema has not been killed by neoliberal multiculturalism, as Sylvia Chong recently feared.31Young people continue to call upon each other to fight for the worlds they want to live in the end of the world be damned. Notes 1. Ju-Hyun Park (@hermit_hwarang), The Top 2 films in the US Have East...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73334–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.34
Published: 01 March 2020
... of the Kent State University student massacre where four students, including the nineteen-year-old Krause, were killed by the Ohio National Guard was delivered, in si- lence, in one hundred seconds or less.7 Who the hell was this masked animator? What portrait of a young Asian American woman as...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73280–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.80
Published: 01 December 2019
... sadists who are, quite literally, dressed to kill. Dreamlike hallucinatory sequences are mobilized alongside standard talking-head interviews. At the film s midpoint, the solemn widow of a murdered indigenous activist looks straight into the camera: The land belongs to us, who work it, not the lazy...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73287–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.87
Published: 01 December 2019
... characters are Rita, an activist who holds protests by standing in front of the Damascus parliament putting her body at risk and Abdo, who almost goes blind and can t forget that his two brothers and father were killed in front of his eyes. The movie s spartan assemblies of static landscapes and interviews...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 732100–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.100
Published: 01 December 2019
... neighbor to the east, Niterói. As the hijacker threat- ened to burn down the bus with gasoline, helicopters hov- ered over the scene, and news channels recorded every move they could capture from both parties. A few hostages had been released by the time the hijacker was shot and killed by a sniper in the...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73223–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.23
Published: 01 December 2019
... s a single-player situation until, that is, she encounters Alan Zaveri (Charlie Barnett) in an elevator plummeting toward a fatal crash. Just before the two are killed and respawn a gaming term for a character s re- vival after perishing, often coming back to life at the same location or spawn...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 732106–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.106
Published: 01 December 2019
... ambulatory rhythms of the heart, we see audience members circulate throughout the lobby and into various chambers to their seats (24). A polit- ical assassin is lurking in this crowd, and Jill (Edna Best) knows that, if she tries to prevent him, his coconspirators will kill her daughter. Bruns describes...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73266–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.66
Published: 01 December 2019
... charismatically unhinged serial killer of bored ru- ral white high schoolers. Why should she want to kill them? Why not? Like all slasher-movie cannon fodder, the teens of Ma comprise a collection of exasperating stereotypes: the sex- ually active bad girl, the dumb jock, the wisecracking black sidekick, the...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73257–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.57
Published: 01 December 2019
... kill- ing us! Soccer is homophobia! as they direct onlookers to a video being projected on the wall above. The video inter- cuts homemade pornographic scenes of them having sex with one another (clad only in Mexican soccer jerseys) with scenes from the World Cup s opening ceremony, as well as title...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73142–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.42
Published: 01 September 2019
... increasingly allegorical realm (the depiction of the Night King, a supernatural char- acter whose very touch kills and creates ice but also raises the dead). The Night King may function as a symbolic embodi- ment of winter conditions, by being icy blue, ice making, death related, inexpressive, relentless...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73185–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.85
Published: 01 September 2019
...- ficial competition in the Zona Zine: Bayoneta (Bayonet, Kyzza Terrazas, 2018), a Mexico/Finland coproduction. The excellence of the lead performances elevated its melodra- matic conceit: a boxer haunted by having killed a man in the ring embarks on a romance with a barmaid whose husband has been left...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73111–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.11
Published: 01 September 2019
... content moderation and questions the human impact of viewing such material day after day, year after year. Another moder- ator s e-mail message to the filmmakers explains, The job damages your brain, making you think that violence is nor- mal, making you think that bombing, killing others is nor- mal...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73133–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.33
Published: 01 September 2019
... alcohol his full-time occupation.19 Britain isBooming ? Liz (Ella Smith) kills time inRay&Liz. Photo credit: Rob Baker Ashton FILM QUARTERLY 39 Today, despite its clearly grounded historical setting, Ray & Liz resonates with the current moment in multiple ways. Life outside the city center in London has...