I watched and am about to discuss a mediocre coming-of-age transgender male dramedy that nobody saw so you don’t have to: Gaby Dellal’s 3 Generations. Let’s get a couple things out in the open beforehand. First, I am a cis … Continue reading
Script: Here. Sources: Berlatsky, Noah. “Luke Cage takes on the ultimate villain: America’s toxic black male stereotypes”. Quartz Magazine. Charity, Justin. “Luke Cage, Black Conservative”. The Ringer. Hamed, Amani Marie. “Luke Cage Is a Model of Positive Mental Health and … Continue reading
Sources: Carroll, Noel. “Nightmare and the Horror Film: The Symbolic Biology of Fantastic Beings”. Film Quarterly, Vol. 34, No. 3, (Spring, 1981), pp. 16-25. Clover, Carol J. Men, Women, and Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film. Princeton University … Continue reading
Script: Click here. Sources: A History of Horror with Mark Gattis Barbeau, Adrienne. There Are Worse Things I Could Do. Young, J.R. “Dr. Terror stalks Hollywood”. Chic Magazine, August 1979. Zinoman, Jason. Shock Value: How a Few Eccentric Outsiders Gave … Continue reading
Spike Lee’s black masculinity. Script: Click here Sources: hooks, bell. “Counterhegemonic art: Do the Right Thing”. From Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics. Clark, Ashley. “Style & Identity in Do the Right Thing”. Elise, Sharon and Adewole Umoja. “Spike Lee Constructs the New … Continue reading
In which we take a look at the 1988 action-adventure film Die Hard and see a right-leaning libertarian masculine model in John McClane. Script: Click here Sources: Cohen, Paul. “Cowboys Die Hard: Real Men and Businessmen in the Reagan-Era Blockbuster”. Jeffords, Susan. … Continue reading
Below are the shownotes to the first episode of the Cinemasculinity podcast. Check out the links on the sidebar of this blog to get the episode itself!