Tag Archives: Masculinity

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 #5: Father Karras (The Exorcist) – Shownotes

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

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Cinemasculinity #4: John Carpenter – Shownotes

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

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Cinemasculinity #3: Mookie (Do the Right Thing) – Shownotes

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

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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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“Waking Up Without My Penis is My Worst Nightmare”: Masculinity in the Post-Reagan Parody Film

“Waking Up Without My Penis is My Worst Nightmare”: Masculinity in the Post-Reagan Parody Film by Bryan Cebulski Reagan era action-adventure films like Lethal Weapon (Richard Donner, 1987) and Rambo: First Blood Part 2 (George P. Cosmatos, 1985) display men … Continue reading

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