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Ecce Homo: The Male-Body-in-Pain as Redemptive Figure

Kent L. Brintnall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226074696
eISBN:
9780226074719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074719.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Images of suffering male bodies permeate Western culture, from Francis Bacon's paintings and Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs to the battered heroes of action movies. Drawing on perspectives from a ... More


100% Pure Adrenaline: Gender and Generic Surface in

Luke Collins

in Gender Meets Genre in Postwar Cinemas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036613
eISBN:
9780252093661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036613.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the quintessential action movie, Point Break (1991), arguing that we experience the film as generic surface. Despite critical efforts to construct the film as a creative play ... More


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