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T2 Trainspotting (2017)

Directed by

Danny Boyle

Written by

John Hodge

Screenplay

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...Gym. Day A black matt surface. It starts moving, slowly at first. It is the rubber treadmill of a running machine. A pair of male feet in trainers step on and start walking. The pace increases steadily, then the machine tilts to create...
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...Orton and Halliwell's Flat. Night. 1967. Kenneth Halliwell is looking straight at the camera. He is naked and bloody. He looks at something across the room. Halliwell Joe? John? He looks back at the camera. Orton and Halliwell's Flat....

Money, Pride or Both? Masculinity and Class

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou is a Scientific Officer at the Research Promotion Foundation in Cyprus (RPF). Hadjikyriacou received his doctorate from the European University Institute, Florence, Italy in 2010. His academic interests focus on gender history, history of masculinity, history and popular culture, visual sources in history and the history of Greek Cinema. In 2012 he was awarded the James Kaye Memorial Prize for the best PhD thesis on history and visuality for the period 2009–11. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masculinity and Gender in Greek Cinema : 1949–1967

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Aiming to provide more insights into the socio-historical interpretation of popular cinema, the following chapter focuses on how popular films represented masculinity and gender in relation to class identities, which during the turbulent...
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...Beach at Malo les Bains – Continuous The longest, widest beach he’s ever seen, sunlight dazzling off the water, endless dark fences snaking across the sand and out into the water. Tommy squints – not fences, lines of men, hundreds...

Epilogue

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou is a Scientific Officer at the Research Promotion Foundation in Cyprus (RPF). Hadjikyriacou received his doctorate from the European University Institute, Florence, Italy in 2010. His academic interests focus on gender history, history of masculinity, history and popular culture, visual sources in history and the history of Greek Cinema. In 2012 he was awarded the James Kaye Memorial Prize for the best PhD thesis on history and visuality for the period 2009–11. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masculinity and Gender in Greek Cinema : 1949–1967

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Which new insights has a study on Greek cinema provided on the topic of Greek masculinity? Or, should we rather question which new insights a study on Greek masculinity may have provided on Greek cinema? This double analytical perspective...

Masculinity and Locality: Rural vs Urban Gender Identities

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou is a Scientific Officer at the Research Promotion Foundation in Cyprus (RPF). Hadjikyriacou received his doctorate from the European University Institute, Florence, Italy in 2010. His academic interests focus on gender history, history of masculinity, history and popular culture, visual sources in history and the history of Greek Cinema. In 2012 he was awarded the James Kaye Memorial Prize for the best PhD thesis on history and visuality for the period 2009–11. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masculinity and Gender in Greek Cinema : 1949–1967

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Chapter 3 focuses on how masculinity and gender relations were represented in Greek popular films which depict rural environments and their connections with modern urban ideologies. In general, the Greek countryside was underrepresented...

Prologue

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou

Achilleas Hadjikyriacou is a Scientific Officer at the Research Promotion Foundation in Cyprus (RPF). Hadjikyriacou received his doctorate from the European University Institute, Florence, Italy in 2010. His academic interests focus on gender history, history of masculinity, history and popular culture, visual sources in history and the history of Greek Cinema. In 2012 he was awarded the James Kaye Memorial Prize for the best PhD thesis on history and visuality for the period 2009–11. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masculinity and Gender in Greek Cinema : 1949–1967

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Between the end of the civil war (1949) and the Colonels’ military coup (1967), Greece went through tremendous political, economic and social transformations which inevitably influenced gender identities and relations. During the same...

Queer theory

Matthew Tinkcom

Matthew Tinkcom is Associate Professor of Communication, Culture and Technology and Affiliate Faculty of English at Georgetown University, USA. He is the author of Working Like a Homosexual: Camp, Capital, Cinema and Grey Gardens, co-editor of Key Frames: Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies as well as articles that have appeared in Cinema Journal, South Atlantic Quarterly and collections from Duke University Press and the British Film Institute. He has served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and Director of the Program in American Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Queer Theory and Brokeback Mountain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality, Volume One, trans. Robert Hurley (New York: Vintage Books, 1978), 158.People will ask themselves why we were so bent on ending the rule of silence regarding what was the noisiest of our...

Queer theory and Brokeback Mountain

Matthew Tinkcom

Matthew Tinkcom is Associate Professor of Communication, Culture and Technology and Affiliate Faculty of English at Georgetown University, USA. He is the author of Working Like a Homosexual: Camp, Capital, Cinema and Grey Gardens, co-editor of Key Frames: Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies as well as articles that have appeared in Cinema Journal, South Atlantic Quarterly and collections from Duke University Press and the British Film Institute. He has served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and Director of the Program in American Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Queer Theory and Brokeback Mountain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Biopolitics in Brokeback Mountain The conceptual tools of queer theory are expansive in their ability to analyze and understand gender and sexuality more generally, but we can now turn to the specific text of Brokeback Mountain in order...

Conclusion

Matthew Tinkcom

Matthew Tinkcom is Associate Professor of Communication, Culture and Technology and Affiliate Faculty of English at Georgetown University, USA. He is the author of Working Like a Homosexual: Camp, Capital, Cinema and Grey Gardens, co-editor of Key Frames: Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies as well as articles that have appeared in Cinema Journal, South Atlantic Quarterly and collections from Duke University Press and the British Film Institute. He has served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar and Director of the Program in American Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Queer Theory and Brokeback Mountain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The historical dimensions of queer theory have meant for the field that it is both concerned with the past and engaged with the every-renewing present moment. Queer theory’s activities of examining prior-going discourses, representations...