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Keywords: The Wire
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Film Quarterly (2008) 62 (2): 58–63.
Published: 01 December 2008
...James S. Williams This article argues that despite the omnipresence of homophobia relayed linguistically and thematically in The Wire , the show also includes some remarkable instances of male homoeroticism in the way it visualizes “cinematically” its black male characters. The result...
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Film Quarterly (2008) 62 (2): 50–57.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Marsha Kinder The Wire is distinguished by the depth of its systemic analysis of Baltimore's urban corruption and by the emotional power it elicits. By presenting so many vibrant characters with enormous potential and showing how our culture is wired to destroy them, it creates serial tragedy...