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Film Quarterly. 2010; 63433–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2010.63.4.33
Published: 01 June 2010
...J. M. Tyree Both the TV show Mad Men and the Coen brothers' black comedy feature, A Serious Man , are set in the 1960s and, this essay argues, depict the decade as a time of alienation and unhappiness, contrary to Baby Boomer myths and hippy wishful thinking. ©© 2010 by the Regents of the...
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Film Quarterly. 2010; 64123–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2010.64.1.23
Published: 01 September 2010
... The Bad Lieutenant, it s portrayed as a form of wishful thinking. J. M. Tyree, a Film Quarterly writer-at-Large, wrote about Mad Men and A Serious Man in the summer 2010 issue. ABSTrAcT whereas the David Simon eric Overmyer HBO series Treme emphasizes community and cultural vitality in post-Katrina...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 7335–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.5
Published: 01 March 2020
... realism of hard streets, hard men, and hard mob battlegrounds, always set in specific pasts (New York, Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Boston) and always etching the DNA of masculinity onto the screen with unfailingly precise craftsmanship. Why, though, was there such a rush to call Scorsese to judgement, with...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73293–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.93
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Patricio Guzmán s La Cordillera de los Sueños (The Cor- dillera of Dreams, 2019) is the third in an essayistic trilogy exploring his faithful subject of Chile s past colliding in place with its present. Cordillera contains the trilogy s by- now-requisite scenes of old men reminiscing with the filmmaker...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 731106–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.106
Published: 01 September 2019
... earlier incarnations of electronic media were received at the time. To his credit, Sconce quite judiciously examines the com- plex correspondence between electronically mediated devices and mental health without oversimplifying it. Much like Madness and Modernism, Louis A. Sass s earlier landmark study of...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73142–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.42
Published: 01 September 2019
... unified after the overthrow of the Mad King, is shat- tered as aspiring kings and queens fight for control of the continent and control of the Iron Throne. The people of Westeros have to prepare not just for extreme cold but also for battles and sieges, trampled crops, and marauding armies that destroy...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72418–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.4.18
Published: 01 June 2019
... destiny for meno- pausal or older women, Denis offers narratives of regenera- tion and filiation that refuse the elimination of nonfertile, monstrous, or convicted women. Dibs can deliver Willow into a mad universe of radiation sickness and lost feeling. Juliette Binoche and Claire Denis. © 2013 Alcatraz...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72226–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.26
Published: 01 December 2018
... late teens and early 1920s, while the Shinkankakuha writer Yasunari Kawabata scripted the one surviving, much-celebrated Japanese avant-garde film, Kurutta ippêji (A Page of Madness, Teinosuke Kinugasa, 1926). The reali- zation that Liu modeled his activities on the modernists involvement in both the...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72267–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.67
Published: 01 December 2018
.... She is as flesh-and-blood a product of the madness of the war as the men uprooted and trau- matized by it. In his glowing review of the film, A. O. Scott wrote, Is Marianne a stylized studio-era feminine ideal or a film noir femme fatale or something else en- tirely, a modern woman decked out in...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72292–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.92
Published: 01 December 2018
... spell of image and atmosphere suffused the films that most cap- tivated me that week in September. Just as notable was the fact that it was often women who saved the day. Men proved unreliable (Roma) or downright deceitful (Never Look Away), vulnerable (If Beale Street Could Talk) or confused (Jinpa...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72255–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.55
Published: 01 December 2018
... . . . (With that, Agnès turns her attention back to me.) VARDA: So, the producer gave me the news on a Friday and I was so mad I asked when the next commission meeting would take place; it was the following Tuesday. I said, I m proposing another film. Every day on the rue Daguerre, in a neighborhood of...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72169–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.1.69
Published: 01 September 2018
... thrillers. Whether it was the outrage machine or the Netflix overload of home streaming, Beirut fizzled and faded in wide release. Nobody was hurt, per se, but ultimately, nothing was gained. Since the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, the question of American men lost in the desert, literally and figuratively...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 721100–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.1.100
Published: 01 September 2018
... follows that they were there working in Hollywood as well. Smyth s epilogue concludes, The geniuses of the system were not just men (240). Despite its occasional flaws, the genius of her book is that she has the goods to prove it. CARRIE RICKEY is a longtime movie critic at the Philadelphia Inquirer...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 71422–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.4.22
Published: 01 June 2018
... Constantin [who plays one of the more decent men] told me I should be at home taking care of a family, not making a movie. In Venice, we were amazed, almost to tears [by the response]. DUPONT: What gave you the idea for the film? KAPLAN: It started with one line, one idea. My documentary had been well...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 71372–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.3.72
Published: 01 March 2018
... specifically in terms of the conjunction of the death of James Gandolfini, the publication of Brett Martin s Difficult Men (2013), and the end of Breaking Bad (AMC, 2008 2013), identifying that moment in 2013 when gender bias in the acclaimed antihero storytelling epitome of quality TV became clear. Series...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 71348–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.3.48
Published: 01 March 2018
...=reprints. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/FQ.2018.71.3.48. therefore, particularly cringed at one of Dre s observations, made during his opening monologue, about the lost advan- tages of being considered the big scary black guy, a posi- tion that he and the audience are meant to assume black men no longer...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 71310–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.3.10
Published: 01 March 2018
... Dennis Lim argues that this process leads to something very special: Rosi gets very close to these men and women . . . and this intimacy is a hallmark of his cinema. 17 Rosi s filmmaking is about letting a special closeness, an alliance, genuine connection, emerge. If he speaks, in the words of an...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 71291–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.71.2.91
Published: 01 December 2017
... and flood news beckoned between screenings (the earthquakes had not yet hit), the latest DC madness filtered in between soundtracks, and often it required considerable discipline to stay there in the dark. The opening of TIFF was heralded by a series of announcements: this year s festival edition had...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 71278–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.71.2.78
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Hanson was especially gifted at portraying loutish, volatile men who discover, with no small amount of pain, the depths of their errors. The Informer lives or dies by Gypo s transformation; hanging on Larson s broad frame, it s both believable and haunting. My favorite restoration story came from Nicola...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 71212–18 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.71.2.12
Published: 01 December 2017
... video of Rodney King and then somebody put it on the television and then everybody just started to break windows and everything then some people got so mad they broke the television. 10 The destruction of the TV set became a symbolic response to racial injustice, highlight- ing the inadequacy of the...