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Letting boys be boys: Trans misrepresentation in 3 Generations

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

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Cinemasculinity #2: John McClane (Die Hard) – Shownotes

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

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Cinemasculinity #1: Fox Mulder (The X-Files) – Shownotes

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!

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The Cinemasculinity Podcast

Hurray! I’ve launched a podcast. It’s called the Cinemasculinity podcast and will follow my explorations of how masculinity has been represented in American movies and media. The first episode is on The X-Files’ Fox Mulder. For the time being, I’ll … Continue reading

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Martin Ritt’s Hombre: Centering Decentralized Whiteness

My dad and I watched Martin Ritt’s Hombre the other night. A 1974 countercultural western starring Paul Newman as the hombre in question, I noticed that it works fascinatingly as documentation of how whiteness is centered even in attempts to … Continue reading

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