Film Criticism

Academic film journal publishes articles on different disciplines, cultures and critical perspectives.

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 3, Spring

'Bound' and Invested: Lesbian Desire and Hollywood Ethnography
This essay(1) is grounded in the three triangulated premises suggested by my subtitle. My first premise is that lesbian desire has always haunted a mainstream, popular imaginary. Terry Castle demonstrates as much when she argues that "when it comes...
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'Le Mepris': Women, Statues, Gods
Theme: separation When the eye lifts up to the sky all it sees is blue. If the color blue comes increasingly to prevail as Jean-Luc Godard's Le Mepris (Contempt) nears its end, it is as the sign of the defeat and self-defeat of the idea of the...
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New Critical Methods and the Films of the First Avant-Garde: 'Symphonie Diagonale and Entr'acte.'
In the 1990s many writers in film studies and related disciplines have sought new critical paradigms to replace the poststructuralist formulations that dominated American critical thought for twenty years. Among possible alternatives, perhaps the...
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The Rebecca Project (CD-ROM)
The Rebecca Project (CD Rom). Edited by Lauren Rabinovitz and Greg Easley. With additional programming by Robert McBurney. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1995. $69.95 First of all, what is The Rebecca Project? It is an enhanced...
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