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Film Quarterly. 2018; 71321–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.3.21
Published: 01 March 2018
... Gorbman Bong Joon-ho s Okja (2017) hops across genres and moods.1 Part Lassie Come Home (Fred M. Wilcox, 1943) with a girl and her giant pig instead of a boy and his loyal dog; part Brazil (Terry Gilliam, 1985), also a comic and nightmarish sci-fi; part Capitalism, a Love Story (Michael Moore, 2009) for...
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Film Quarterly. 2007; 61218–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.61.2.18
Published: 01 December 2007
...Ernest Callenbach ABSTRACT Michael Moore's latest polemical documentary is, as this review of Sicko argues, characteristically obstreperous and heartfelt. Moore's indictment of U.S. healthcare is in its ambition comparable to the work of Frederick Wiseman, who also depicts the parlous state of...
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Film Quarterly. 2005; 59232–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2005.59.2.32
Published: 01 December 2005
...Sergio Rizzo ABSTRACT Borrowing Bill Nichols' distinction between documen-tary film and reality TV, this piece evaluates Fahrenheit 9/11 in terms of its ““reactive politics.”” Although successful, the film's political ef-fectiveness is compromised by Michael Moore's celebrity. Unable to sustain the...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73450–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.50
Published: 01 June 2020
...Michael Boyce Gillespie Michael Boyce Gillespie leads a roundtable with scholars Jonathan W. Gray, Rebecca A. Wanzo, and Kristen Warner to discuss issues of medium, genre, fandom, and African American history in the highly regarded HBO series Watchmen . Characterizing the HBO series as a...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73482–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.82
Published: 01 June 2020
.... Community-generated media is even finding its way into commercial documentary storytelling, providing some of the most riveting reports from the scene. For example, content from both Bassem Masri s and Bradley J. Rayford s live-stream reporting from the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, after Michael Brown s...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 7345–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.5
Published: 01 June 2020
... meaning that permeate that recent cultural phenomenon,Watchmen. Editorial board member Michael Boyce Gillespie has staffed this conversa- tion with a trio of participants: Jonathan W. Gray, Rebecca A. Wanzo, and Kristen J. Warner (whose essay on plastic representation appeared in the dossier that...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 7329–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.9
Published: 01 December 2019
... was shown twice, once with a postscreening discussion led by doc- umentary legend Laura Poitras. The discussion called atten- tion to the parallels between the anticommunist demonizing shown in the film and the totalizing government surveillance of today. Michael Moore stood up to praise the film from...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72292–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.92
Published: 01 December 2018
... what documentaries revealed about the state of civic society in Russia and India, the two countries with docs that I saw. I selected American Dharma, Errol Morris s encounter with Steve Bannon, and Fahrenheit 11/9, Michael Moore s encounter with the presidency, precisely because these two works by U.S...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 713106–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.3.106
Published: 01 March 2018
... Fisher, Straub- Huillet, Andy Warhol, and even Michael Moore. Andersen appraises these artists technical innovations (for instance, Costa s work with digital video) by focusing on how they use technique to privilege humanity, with a documentarian-like, time-capsule quality uniting many of their works...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 713104–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.3.104
Published: 01 March 2018
... crucial filmmakers are championed in more than one article: Pedro Costa, Morgan Fisher, Straub- Huillet, Andy Warhol, and even Michael Moore. Andersen appraises these artists technical innovations (for instance, Costa s work with digital video) by focusing on how they use technique to privilege humanity...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 71225–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.71.2.25
Published: 01 December 2017
... for the film with grants and fellowships.20 She even received donations from novelist Terry McMillan, cultural critic and journalist Nelson George, and documentary filmmaker Michael Moore. After shooting the film in seventeen days, Harris pur- chased a Steenbeck machine on which she began editing the...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 70488–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.70.4.88
Published: 01 June 2017
... and its implication that she might have been and might yet become a mere career woman. Larraín s film further rebukes the journalist s evaluation, which acknowledges Kennedy only as a performer and not as a learned historian and public authority figure. As Michael Curtin observes, Kennedy is much more...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 70467–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.70.4.67
Published: 01 June 2017
... lived. Mona Lisa thought she lived in the Bronx . . . I credit them privately and publicly because it was their question [that] made me sensitive to that issue. I looked . . . [for] almost two years, then it was through Antoinette s husband, Michael Nagle, I found this connec- tion with Ida. I called...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 70384–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.70.3.84
Published: 01 March 2017
... their writers and stars, featuring both their production histories and the unique historical conditions under which Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, 1942) and High Noon (Fred Zinnemann, 1952) were produced and premiered. At a time when the nature of American tradition is under siege, I found it fitting to...
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Film Quarterly. 2016; 69482–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2016.69.4.82
Published: 01 June 2016
... documentary filmmaking. This challenge to documentary doxa was, to me, the larger point: The Thin Blue Line, along with such other films of the late 1980s as Roger and Me (Michael Moore, 1989) and Tongues Untied (Marlon Riggs, 1989), decisively broke the mold created by the observational and participatory...
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Film Quarterly. 2016; 693109–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2016.69.3.109
Published: 01 March 2016
...Michael Koresky © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, http://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p...
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Film Quarterly. 2015; 69266–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2015.69.2.66
Published: 01 December 2015
... place for documentary in recent years, buffeted by competition from its local rival festival Hot Docs and from the Sundance machine. None- theless, it had a scoop with the world premiere of the latest Michael Moore exhortation, Where to Invade Next, which sees the director/actor himself touring Europe...
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Film Quarterly. 2015; 68436–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2015.68.4.36
Published: 01 June 2015
... Simulations, in Literary Theory: An Anthology, ed. Julie Rivkin and Michael Ryan, 2nd ed. (Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004), 369. 10. Vivian Sobchack, Bringing It All Back Home: Family Economy and Generic Exchange, in The Dread of Differ- ence: Gender and the Horror Film, ed. Barry Keith Grant (Austin...
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Film Quarterly. 2015; 6835–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2015.68.3.5
Published: 01 March 2015
... DuVernay and her cast members emerged from their New York debut with hands up in the air and newly iconic T-shirts reading I Can t Breathe in protest against the killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. While Selma is a civil rights film set in the past, not a contemporary story, it was clearly an...
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Film Quarterly. 2014; 67452–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2014.67.4.52
Published: 01 June 2014
... Beyond Borders (Martin Campbell, 2003) about international relief workers, and A Mighty Heart (Michael Winterbottom, 2007) concerning the abduction and murder of journalist Daniel Pearl, sought to draw attention to humanitarian causes that Jolie herself championed. In the midst of her continued work as...