(includes related information on four films with a gay theme)." Time v147, n11 (March 11, 1996):66 (3 pages). 335 Author's Abstract: COPYRIGHT 2000 Haworth Press, Inc. ""A treatise on decay" : liberal and leftist critics and their queer readings of Depression-era U. film." In: Looking past the screen : case studies in American film history and method / edited by Jon Lewis and Eric Smoodin. "Screening Lesbians." In: The New Lesbian Studies: Into the Twenty-First Century / edited by Bonnie Zimmerman and Toni A. He goes on to explore viewers' behavior inside the porno-arcade/theater, arguing that the exhibition of gay pornography makes possible a space in which dominant forms of sexual subjectivity can be (re)produced, challenged, countered, and violated." [Art Abstracts] " The Final Frontier: Two New Movies ["Birdcage" and "Celluloid Closet"] Pose the Question, Can't Hollywood Treat Gays Like Normal People? The types of films and videos from East Asia, which center on gay and other queer characters, are the focus of this paper and are broken into three categories: 1) feature films aimed at a mainstream market and the general culture in which they are produced; 2) independent short films and videos shot by gay Asian men; and, 3) a crossover category of features that could be said to be festival or art house films, with a niche market.
"Erasure and Taboo: A Queer Reading of Bonnie and Clyde." In: Arthur Penn's Bonnie and Clyde / edited by Lester D. He suggests that film studies in the heteronormative academy relies on the practice of close analysis to contain the threat and promise of gay pornography and the space where it is shown. "The Talented Poststructuralist: Heteromasculinity, Gay Artifice, and Class Passing." In: Masculinity: bodies, movies, culture / edited by Peter Lehman. "Pussy galore: lesbian images and lesbian desire in the popular cinema." In: The good, the bad and the gorgeous: popular culture's romance with lesbianism / edited by Diane Hamer and Belinda Budge. Where Altman sees this lack of representative depiction as a failing, this article operates from a different basic understanding of the nature and function of cultural representation. It studies five films, the women perform their femaleness and their queerness both offstage and on, creating a new kind of female filmic spectacle"--Provided by publisher. Culture and the moving image "Queer Male Cinema and Feminism." In: Women and Film: A Sight and Sound Reader. Altman also notes in reference to "The Wedding Banquet," the representation of these emergent Asian gay communities is itself notably lacking in these films. Rutgers depth of field series."Dosti and Tamanna: male-male love, difference, and normativity in Hindi cinema." In: Everyday life in South Asia / edited by Diane P. In: Queer Looks: Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Film and Video /editors Martha Gever, Pratibha Parmar, John Greyson. New York: Routledge, 1993."I sleep behind you": male homosociality and homoeroticism in Indian parallel cinema." In: Queering India: same-sex love and eroticism in Indian culture and society / edited by Ruth Vanita. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, c1994."On Not Being Lady Macbeth: Some (Troubled) Thoughts on Lesbian Spectatorship." In: Immortal, Invisible: Lesbians and the Moving Image/ edited by Tamsin. "National troubles : male matters in Israeli gay cinema." In: Brother keepers : new perspectives on Jewish masculinity / edited by Harry Brod, Shawn Israel Zevit. This paper draws on feminist and queer theory to examine the liabilities of relying on these familiar situation comedy conventions, demonstrating how the program equates gayness with a lack of masculinity, relies on sexual tension and delayed consummation, infantilizes the program's most potentially subversive characters, and emphasisizes characters' interpersonal relationships rather than the characters' connection to the larger social world. 'The Only Haircut That Makes Sense Anymore': Queer Subculture and Gay Resistance. However, it is considered to be a threat to "Jewish purity" and there is strict cultural and religious prohibition against such relationships. "Daughters of darkness: the lesbian vampire on film." In: The dread of difference: gender and the horror film / edited by Barry Keith Grant. This paper explores how Will & Grace, which has been heralded in the popular press for its positive representations of gay men, situates the potentially controversial issue of homosexuality within sap and familiar popular culture conventions, particularly those of the situation comedy genre.