Ridley Scott:
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Journal Articles

Articles and Books on Individual films


Clarke, James
Ridley Scott London : Virgin Books, 2002.
MAIN: PN1998.3.S393 C53 2002;

Robb, Brian J.
Ridley Scott Harpenden : Pocket Essentials, 2001.
Full text available online (UC Berkeley users only)

Sammon, Paul.
Ridley Scott : [the making of his movies] New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, 1999.
MAIN: PN1998.3 .S392 1999

Schwartz, Richard Alan
The films of Ridley Scott Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
MAIN: PN1998.3.S393 S394 2001
PFA : PN1998.3.S393 S394 2001

Scott, Ridley.
Ridley Scott : interviews Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2005.
MAIN: PN1998.3.S393 A5 2005

Sutton, Damian
"Inside the 'Black Box': From Jacques-Louis David to Ridley Scott." In: Screen methods : comparative readings in film studies / edited by Jacqueline Furby & Karen Randell. London ; New York : Wallflower, 2005.
Main Stack PN1995.S4187 2005

Journal Articles

Jacobson, Harlan
"Brief Encounters: Ridley Scott, an Overachieving Underachiever, Reflects on His Long Journey from Art School to the Hollywood A-List." Film Comment 43:6 (November-December 2007)
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Thomson, David
"The Riddler Has His Day." Sight and Sound 11.4 (Apr. 2001): p19-21.
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In the following essay, Thomson discusses Scott's major strengths and weaknesses as a filmmaker, focusing particularly on Hannibal.

Books/articles on Individual Films

1492: Conquest of Paradise

Alleva, Richard.
"1492: The Conquest of Paradise." Commonweal 119.n20 (Nov 20, 1992): 20(2).
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"Christopher Columbus."
In: The Columbia companion to American history on film : how the movies have portrayed the American past / edited by Peter C. Rollins. New York : Columbia University Press, c2003.
Media Center PN1995.9.U64.C65 2003
Doe Refe PN1995.9.U64.C65 2003
Moffitt PN1995.9.U64.C65 2003
PFA PN1995.9.U64.C65 2003

Le Beau, Bryan F.
"Of Hollywood and History: The Columbus Movies of '92." American Studies 34.n1 (Spring 1993): 151(7).
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Lipsett-Rivera, Sonya; Rivera Ayala, Sergio
"Columbus Takes on the Forces of Darkness, or Film and Historical Myth in 1492: Conquest of Paradise." In: Based on a true story : Latin American history at the movies / edited by Donald F. Stevens. Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 1997.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.L37 B37 1997
Pacific Film Archive PN1995.9.L37 B37 1997

Stam, Robert
"1492: The Conquest of Paradise." Cineaste. 19.4 (Fall 1992) p66.
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Strick, Philip.
"1492: Conquest of Paradise." Sight and Sound 2.n7 (Nov 1992): 41(2).
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Wollen, Peter.
"Cinema's conquistadors." (Ridley Scott's '1492: Conquest of Paradise')." Sight and Sound 2.n7 (Nov 1992): 20(4).
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Ambrogio, Anthony.
"Alien: In Space, No One Can Hear Your Primal Scream." In: Eros in the Mind's Eye/ edited by Donald Palumbo. pp: 169-179. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, c1986. Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy; no. 21
Main Stack PN1995.9.S45.E681 1986
Moffitt PN1995.9.S45.E68 1986

Barale, Michele Aina.
"When Lambs and Aliens Meet: Girl-Faggots and Boy-Dykes Go to the Movies." In: Cross-purposes: lesbians, feminists, and the limits of alliance / edited by Dana Heller. pp: 95-106 Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c1997.
Main Stack HQ75.5.C76 1997

Bell-Metereau, Rebecca.
"Woman: The Other Alien in Alien." In: Women Worldwalkers: New Dimensions of Science Fiction and Fantasy. / edited by Jane B. Weedman. pp: 9-24. Lubbock, Tex.: Texas Tech Press, 1985. Comparative Literature Symposium. Proceedings of the Comparative Literature Symposium; v. 16.
Main Stack PN31.C6.P7 v.16

Byers, Thomas B.
"Kissing Becky: Masculine Fears and Misogynist Moments in Science Fiction Films." Arizona Quarterly, vol. 45 no. 3. 1989 Autumn. pp: 77-95.
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Carveth, Donald; Gold, Naomi.
"The Pre-Oedipalizing of Klein in (North) America: Ridley Scott's Alien Re-Analyzed." PSYART: A Hyperlink Journal for the Psychological Study of the Arts
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Clough, Patricia Ticineto.
"'The Final Girl' in the Fictions of Science and Culture." Stanford Humanities Review, 1992 Spring, 2:2-3, 57-69.

Cobbs, John L.
"Alien as an Abortion Parable." Literature/ Film Quarterly, vol. 18 no. 3. 1990. pp: 198-201.
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Colwell, C. Carter.
"Primitivism in the Movies of Ridley Scott: Alien and Blade Runner." In: Retrofitting Blade Runner: Issues in Ridley Scott's Blade Runner and Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? pp: 124-31. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, c1991.
Main Stack PN1997.B283.R4 1991

Creed, Barbara.
"Horror and the Archaic Mother: Alien." In: The monstrous-feminine : film, feminism, psychoanalysis / Barbara Creed. London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
Main Stack PN1995.9.H6.C74 1993

Davis, Michael
"'What's the story mother?'." Gothic Studies; Aug2000, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p245, 12p
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Doherty, Thomas
"Gender, and the Aliens Trilogy." In: The Dread of Difference: Gender and the Horror Film / edited by Barry Keith Grant. pp: 181-99 1st ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996. Series title: Texas film studies series.
UCB Main PN1995.9.H6 D74 1996

Gallardo C., Ximena.
Alien woman : the making of Lt. Ellen Ripley / Ximena Gallardo C. and C. Jason Smith. New York : Continuum, 2004.
Main Stack PN1995.9.A475.G35 2004
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0414/2004001216.html

Goode, Tabitha.
"Abstract Representational Space: Uncanny Aliens and Others (Pandora, or Prometheus's Return)." Camera Obscura 1997 May, 40-41, 245-74.

Greenberg, Harvey R.
"Fembo: Aliens' Intentions." Journal of Popular Film and Television, vol. 15 no. 4. 1988 Winter. pp: 165-171.

Greenberg, Harvey R.
"Reimagining the Gargoyle: Psychoanalytic Notes on Alien." Camera Obscura, vol. 15. 1986 Fall. pp: 86-109.

Hantke, Steffen.
"In the Belly of the Mechanical Beast: Technological Environments in the Alien Films." Journal of Popular Culture. 36(3):518-46. 2003 Winter
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Herman, Chad
'Some Horrible Dream about (S)mothering': Sexuality, Gender, and Family in the Alien Trilogy. Post-Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities, 1997 Summer, 16:3, 36-50

Hoffman, A. Robin
"How to See the Horror: The Hostile Fetus in Rosemary's Baby and Alien" Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory Volume 22, Issue 3, July 2011, pages 239-261
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Hurley, Kelly
"Reading like an alien: posthuman identity in Ridley Scott's Alien and David Cronenberg's Rabid." In: Posthuman bodies / edited by Judith Halberstam and Ira Livingston. pp. 203-24. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c1995. Series title: Unnatural acts.
UCB Main GT495 .P67 1995

Jennings, Ros.
"Desire and Design: Ripley Undressed." In: Immortal, Invisible: Lesbians and the Moving Image/ edited by Tamsin Wilton. pp: 193-206. London; New York: Routledge, 1995.
Main Stack PN1995.9.L48.I45 1995

Lev, Peter.
"Whose Future? 'Star Wars,' 'Alien,' and 'Blade Runner.'"Literature-Film Quarterly v26, n1 (Jan, 1998):30 (8 pages).

Matheson, T. J.
"Triumphant Technology and Minimal Man: The Technological Society, Science Fiction Films, and Ridley Scott's Alien." Extrapolation: A Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy, vol. 33 no. 3. 1992 Fall. pp: 215-29.
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Penley, Constance.
"Reimagining the gargoyle: psychoanalytic notes on Alien." In: Close encounters: film, feminism, and science fiction / Constance Penley ... [et al.], editors. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, c1991. Camera obscura book.
Main Stack PN1995.9.S26.C57 1991

Pharr, Mary
"Synthetics, Humanity, and the Life Force in the Alien Quartet." In: No cure for the future : disease and medicine in science fiction and fantasy / edited by Gary Westfahl and George Slusser. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002. Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy ; no. 102
Main Stack PR830.S35.N6 2002
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy035/2002067917.html

Picart, Caroline Joan.
"Ripley as Interstitial Character: White Woman as Monster and Hero in Alien Resurrection." p.o.v: A Danish Journal of Film Studies. 16: 26-41. 2003 Dec.

Robertson, Robbie.
"The Narrative Sources of Ridley Scott's Alien." In: Cinema and Fiction: New Modes of Adapting, 1950-90 / edited by John Orr and Colin Nicholson. pp: 171-79. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, c1992.
Main Stack PN1995.3.C56 1992

Rushing, Janice Hocker.
"Evolution of 'The New Frontier' in Alien and Aliens: Patriarchal Co-optation of the Feminine Archetype." The Quarterly Journal of Speech, vol. 75 no. 1. 1989 Feb. pp: 1-24.

Sanjek, David.
"Same As It Ever Was: Innovation and Exhaustionin the Horror and Science Fiction Films of the 1990s." In: Film genre 2000: new critical essays / edited by Wheeler Winston Dixon. pp: 111-23 Albany: State University of New York Press, c2000. SUNY series, cultural studies in cinema/video.
Main Stack PN1995.F45787 2000

Taubin, Amy
"The 'Alien' Trilogy: From Feminism to AIDS." In: Women and Film: A Sight and Sound Reader / edited by Pam Cook and Philip Dodd. pp: 93-100 Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993. Series title: Culture and the moving image.
UCB Main PN1995.9.W6 W63 1993
UCB Moffitt PN1995.9.W6 W63 1993

Torry, Robert.
"Awakening to the Other: Feminism and the Ego-Ideal in Alien." Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 23 no. 4. 1994. pp: 343-63.

Tremonte, Colleen.
"Recasting the Western Hero: Ethos in High-Tech Science Fiction." JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), vol. 20. 1989 Oct. pp: 94-100.

Vaughn, Thomas.
"Voices of Sexual Distortion: Rape, Birth, and Self-Annihilation Metaphors in the Alien Trilogy." The Quarterly Journal of Speech, vol. 81 no.4. 1995 Nov. pp: 423-35.
" Analyzes the immensely popular science fiction film series sometimes referred to as the Alien Trilogy (1979, 1986, 1992) for its mythopoetic critique of gender identity. The basis for this critique resides in the movies' embodiment of the literalized myths of gender and family and its subsequent deconstruction of this framework through metaphoric ambiguity. By destabilizing the conventional frame through which the rhetorical subject is constructed, the movies question reified social practice. Such a reading revises the feminist challenge to these texts, locating them in a broader cultural tension revolving around reproductive practice." [from ABC-CLIO America: History & Life]

Weinstock, Jeffrey A.
"Freaks in Space: 'Extraterrestrialism' and 'Deep-Space Multiculturalism'." In: Freakery: cultural spectacles of the extraordinary body / edited by Rosemarie Garland Thomson. pp: 327-37 New York: New York University Press, c1996.
Anthropology GT6730.F74 1996

Wood, Robert E.
"Cross Talk: The Implications of Generic Hybridization in the Alien Films." Studies in the Humanities, vol. 15 no. 1. 1988 June. pp: 1-12.

American Gangster

Ansen, David.
"Harlem's Hero and Heroin." Newsweek, 11/12/2007, Vol. 150 Issue 20, p77-77,
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Davis, J. Madison.
"Living Black, Living White: Cultural Choices in Crime Films." World Literature Today. May/Jun 2008. Vol. 82, Iss. 3; p. 9 (4 pages)
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Denby, David.
"American Gangster." New Yorker, 12/3/2007, Vol. 83 Issue 38, p26-26
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Gilbey, Ryan.
"American Gangster." Sight & Sound, Jan2008, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p56-57, 2p
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James, Nick
"Dealing dope and death." Sight & Sound v. ns17 no. 12 (December 2007) p. 36-40
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Reyes, Wendy.
"American Gangster." Contemporary Justice Review, Dec2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p491-495, 5p
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Black Hawk Down

Boughn, Michael
"Representations of post-modern spaces in Ridley Scott's Black Hawk Down." West Coast Line: A Journal of Contemporary Writing & Criticism. 39.1 (Spring 2005) p5. Word Count: 6029.

Coatney, Lou.
'Black Hawk Down." American Historical Review, Oct2002, Vol. 107 Issue 4, p1338-1338, 1p;
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Dalby, Simon.
"Warrior geopolitics: Gladiator, Black Hawk Down and The Kingdom Of Heaven." Political Geography, May2008, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p439-455, 17p

Doherty, Tom
"The New War Movies as Moral Rearmament: Black Hawk Down & We Were Soldiers." Cineaste v. 27 no. 3 (Summer 2002) p. 4-8
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Doherty, Tom
"The new war movies as moral rearmament : Black hawk down and We were soldiers." In: The war film / edited and with an introduction by Robert Eberwein. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2005.
Main Stack PN1995.9.W3.W36 2005
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Jacobson, Harlan
"Bad day at black rock." Film Comment v. 38 no. 1 (January/February 2002) p. 28-31

Lawrence, John Shelton; McGarrahan, John G.
"Operation restore honor in Black hawk down." In: Why we fought : America's wars in film and history / edited by Peter C. Rollins and John E. O'Connor. Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2008.
Main Stack PN1995.9.W3.W53 2008

Matray, James I.; Toplin, Robert Brent
"Black Hawk Down." Journal of American History; Dec2002, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p1176-1177, 2p
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McGuican, John
"On the Danger of Heroes: Black Hawk Down's Transformation from Narrative Journalism to Cinematic Spectacle." Midwest Quarterly, Spring2011, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p221-238, 18p
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Palladino, Paolo
"On the Political Animal and the Return of Just War." Theory & Event; 2005, Vol. 8 Issue 2,

Showalter, D.
"Imagery and Realism: The Two Faces of Black Hawk Down." Diplomatic History, Fall2002, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p649-651, 3p
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Strick, P.
"Black Hawk down." Sight & Sound v. ns12 no. 2 (February 2002) p. 40-1
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Steyn, Mark "Black Hawk Down." (Cinema heroic times) Spectator. 288.9050 (Jan. 19, 2002) p40. F
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Tasker, Y.
"Soldiers' Stories: Women and military Masculinities in Courage Under Fire." Quarterly Review of Film and Video v. 19 no. 3 (2002) p. 209-22

Young, Marilyn B.
"In the Combat Zone." Radical History Review; Winter2003 Issue 85, p253, 12p
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Evaluates several motion pictures regarding war. 'Saving Private Ryan,' directed by Steven Spielberg; 'Pearl Harbor,' directed by Jerry Bruckheimer; 'Black Hawk Down,' directed by Ridley Scott; 'We Were Soldiers,' directed by Randall Wallace.


See separate Blade Runner bibliography

G.I. Jane

Addelston, Judi
"Doing the Full Monty with Dirk and Jane: Using the Phallus to Validate Marginalized Masculinities." Journal of Men's Studies: A Scholarly Journal about Men and Masculinities 7. 3 (1999 Spring): 337-352.
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Brittain, James; Fader, Nannette; Blumer, Markie L. C.
"G.I. Jane." Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, Jul-Dec2011, Vol. 23 Issue 3/4, p287-291, 5p

Carver, Terrell.
"GI Jane: What are the 'Manners' that 'Maketh a Man'?" British Journal of Politics & International Relations. May2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p313-317. 5p.
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Donaldson, Krista.
"Is It Time for G. I. Jane?" Off Our Backs: The Feminist Newsjournal 35. 11-12 (2005 Nov-Dec): 32-35.
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Knapp, Laurence F, Kulas, Andrea F
"Joining the Club: Ridley Scott on G.I.Jane." In: Ridley Scott : interviews Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2005.
MAIN: PN1998.3.S393 A5 2005

"Gender and Genre Bending" New Leader 80.15 (Sept. 22, 1997): p20-21.
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Simon, John.
"G.I. Jane." National Review, September 29 1997, Vol. 49, p60-61, 2p
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Tasker, Yvonne.
"Soldiers' Stories: Women and military Masculinities in Courage " Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 2002, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p209-222, 14p
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Williams, Linda Ruth.
"Ready for Action: G. I. Jane, Demi Moore's Body and the Female Combat Movie" In: Action and adventure cinema / edited by Yvonne Tasker. London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1995.9.A3 A28 2004

Youngs, Gillian; Lisle, Debbie; Zalewski, Marysia.
"Three Readings of G.I. Jane." International Feminist Journal of Politics. Autumn1999, Vol. 1 Issue 3.
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Albu, Emily
"Gladiator at the Millennium" Arethusa, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 185-204, 2008 Winter
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Arenas, Amelia.
"Popcorn and Circus: Gladiator and the Spectacle of Virtue." Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 1-12, Spring 2001

Bankston, D.
"Death or glory." American Cinematographer v. 81 no. 5 (May 2000) p. 34-8, 41-5
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"Cinematographer John Mathieson's work on Ridley Scott's film Gladiator is discussed. Convincingly re-creating the grandeur of ancient Rome, the film focuses on General Maximus, who is asked to succeed dying ruler Emperor Marcus Aurelius, but is subsequently enslaved and forced into gladiator training where he must survive a number of savage bouts while plotting his revenge. Saving valuable setup time by using fewer lights, Mathieson opted to use the Super 35 format, shooting on Panavision Platinum and GII cameras, Arri IIIs, and an Aaton XTR using Kodak Vision 200T 5274 and (EXR 50D) 5245 stocks. The large arsenal of up to seven cameras, allowed Mathieson and Scott to operate periodically, along with A-camera operator Peter Taylor and Steadicam operator Klemens Becker. The battle scenes were filmed at various frame rates and with a 45-degree shutter--a technique that helped to make the combatants seem more aggressive and to reveal clear sword movements through the air." [Art Index]

Bankston, D.
"Veni, vidi, vici" [interview with Ridley Scott]. American Cinematographer v. 81 no. 5 (May 2000) p. 46-53
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"In an interview, director Ridley Scott discusses his film Gladiator. After establishing deep roots in television and commercial production design during the 1960s, Scott developed into a truly inventive stylist. He does not simply direct feature films: He is a creator of cinematic worlds that all bear his indelible aesthetic imprint and benefit from his keen photographic instincts. Topics discussed include how the project of filming Gladiator came together, what led him to select Mathieson as its cinematographer and the skills Mathieson brought to the film, the visual influences on the film, his extensive interactions with production designer Arthur Max during preproduction, the decision to shoot in Super 35 with spherical lenses, and the logistical difficulties of filming the large battle scenes." [Art Index]

Blanshard, Alastair.
"The return of the epic? : Gladiator (2000)." In: Classics on screen : ancient Greece and Rome on film / Alastair J. L. Blanshard, Kim Shahabudin. London : Bristol Classical Press, 2011.
Main (Gardner) Stacks New books PN1995.9.C515 B53 2011

Briggs, Ward
"Layered Allusions in Gladiator" Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 9-38, 2008 Winter

Calvert, Leon Saunders
"Ideology & the Modern Historical Epic." Film International; 2005, Vol. 3 Issue 18, p4-13, 10p
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Courcoux, Charles-Antoine
"From Here to Antiquity: Mythical Settings and Modern Sufferings in Contemporary Hollywood's Historical Epics." Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies Volume 39.2 (Fall 2009) pp. 29-38
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Dalby, Simon.
"Warrior geopolitics: Gladiator, Black Hawk Down and The Kingdom Of Heaven." Political Geography, May2008, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p439-455, 17p

Davidson, James.
"Gladiator.(Review)." TLS. Times Literary Supplement 5067 (May 12, 2000): 11(2).

Felperin, L.
"Gladiator." Sight & Sound v. ns10 no. 6 (June 2000) p. 34-5, 44-5
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In the following review, Felperin asserts that Gladiator is Scott's best work to date, observing that the film functions as an allegory that expresses an implicit criticism of the contemporary American mass entertainment culture

Floyd, Nigel.
"The Gladiator." Sight and Sound 2.n3 (July 1992): 45(1).

Fradley, Martin.
"Maximus Melodramaticus: Masculinity, Masochism and White Male Paranoia in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema." In: Action and adventure cinema / edited by Yvonne Tasker. London ; New York : Routledge, 2004. (Grad Svcs PN1995.9.A3.A28 2004)

Gladiator : film and history
Edited by Martin M. Winkler. Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., c2004.
Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1997.G532 G49 2004
Contents: Gladiator from screenplay to screen / Jon Solomon -- Gladiator and the traditions of historical cinema / Martin M. Winkler -- Gladiator in historical perspective / Allen M. Ward -- The pedant goes to Hollywood : the role of the academic consultant / Kathleen M. Coleman -- Commodus and the limits of the Roman Empire / Arthur M. Eckstein -- Gladiators and blood sport / David S. Potter -- Gladiator and the Colosseum : ambiguities of spectacle / Martin M. Winkler -- The vision of a fascist Rome in Gladiator / Arthur J. Pomeroy -- Gladiator and contemporary American society / Monica S. Cyrino -- The politics of Gladiator / Peter W. Rose. The major ancient sources -- Cassius Dio on Commodus. The Augustan history : Commodus. Herodian on the Death of Commodus. Aurelius Victor on Commodus -- Chronology : the Roman Empire at the time of Commodus.

Magid, Ron
"Rebuilding ancient Rome." American Cinematographer v. 81 no. 5 (May 2000) p. 54-9
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"Production designer Arthur Max discusses his work on Ridley Scott's film Gladiator. The design team and Max--a veteran of theater and music videos, who had worked on Scott's film G.I. Jane--had the task of constructing ancient Rome in just a few months. Scott and Max turned for inspiration to 19th-century French and British Romantic painters, many of whom had produced fanciful renditions of Rome in its heyday. Max's three art directors--David Allday, John King, and Benji Fernandez were dispatched to each of the film's principal locations: England, Malta, and Morocco. Ancient Rome was raised within the remnants of British fortifications on Malta, complete with an imperial palace and a part-built Colosseum: A huge, J-shaped, 75-ft-high section of its first tier and some fragmentary elements were built. The visual effects team later "raised" the building to its full height and added the 55,000 people held by the original Colosseum." [Art Index]

MacGregor, Alexander P. Jr.
"Gladiator and aristotle: Plot versus spectacle." Classical Bulletin. 2001. Vol. 77, Iss. 1; p. 115 (12 pages)
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Nicastro, Nicholas.
"Reanimating Rome; gladiator shows respect for setting and subject.(Review)." Archaeology 53.4 (July-August 2000): 70(2).

Nicastro, Nicholas.
"Gladiator." Archaeology v. 53 no. 4 (July/August 2000) p. 70-1
"Ridley Scott's Gladiator, which is set in Ancient Rome, is a production filled with genuine respect for its setting and subject. The film features an epic Colosseum, which is reconstructed with the aid of computer graphics, and has 10,000 costumes and 2,500 ancient weapons on display. It also lingers on small cultural details, excels at the portrayal of the grandeur of antiquity, and differs from old movies about Rome insofar as it does not have any reference to Christianity." [Art Index]

Rushton, Richard.
"Narrative and Spectacle in Gladiator.(Critical Essay)." CineAction (Summer 2001): 34.
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Sadashige, Jacqui
"Gladiator." American Historical Review; Oct2000, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p1437, 2p
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Stern, N. S. G.
"Great Caesar's ghost--whose version of history is Gladiator?." Architectural Record v. 188 no. 7 (July 2000) p. 27
"Scenes in Ridley Scott's Gladiator show a stylized version of Rome A.D. 180. Although visually impressive, the city in the film is sprawling and out of scale. Production designer Arthur Max has manipulated the proportions of base, column, and pediment orders to create the effect of skyscraper-like buildings throughout the city. Rome also appears gray and treeless, unlike the actual cypress-and villa-dotted Palatine." [Art Index]

Weiner, Marc A.
"Hollywood's German fantasy: Ridley Scott's Gladiator." In: Wagner & cinema / edited by Jeongwon Joe and Sander L. Gilman ; foreword by Tony Palmer ; interview Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2010.
Music ML410.W12 W34 2010

Wilson, Rob.
"Ridley Scott's Gladiator and the spectacle of empire: global/local rumblings inside the Pax Americana." European Journal of American Culture, 2002, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p62, 12p
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Wiseman, T. P.
"Gladiator and the Myths of Rome." History Today, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 37-43, Spring 2005
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McDonald, Neil
"Dr. Lecter, I Presume." Quadrant 45.4 (Apr. 2001): p59-6
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In the following review, McDonald compares the novel Hannibal to Scott's film adaptation, noting that the film achieves a moral and dramatic complexity that is lacking in the novel.

Mizejewski, L.
"Clarice and her fans: The silence of the lambs and Hannibal." In: Hardboiled & high heeled : the woman detective in popular culture / Linda Mizejewski. New York : Routledge, 2004.
Main Stack PN1995.9.W6.M59 2004

Newman, K.
"Hannibal." Sight & Sound v. ns11 no. 4 (April 2001) p. 48-9
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Schmid, David.
"The Kindest Cut of All: Adapting Thomas Harris's Hannibal." Literature Film Quarterly, 2007, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p389-395, 7p
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Simpson, Philip L.
"The horror "event" movie : The mummy, Hannibal, and Signs." In: Horror Film: Creating and Marketing Fear. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2004.
Main Stacks PN1995.9.H6 H674 2004

Thomson, David
"The Riddler Has His Day." Sight and Sound 11.4 (Apr. 2001): p19-21.
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In the following essay, Thomson discusses Scott's major strengths and weaknesses as a filmmaker, focusing particularly on Hannibal.

Von Dassanowsky, Robert
"Catch Hannibal at Mr Ripley's Fight Club if you Can: From Eurodecadent cinema to American nationalist allegory." Film International v. 5 no. 3 (2007) p. 14-27
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Kingdom of Heaven

Aberth, John.
"Kingdom of Heaven." American Historical Review, Oct2005, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p1235-1236, 2p

Biddick, Kathleen
"Unbinding the Flesh in the Time that Remains." GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian & Gay Studies; 2007, Vol. 13 Issue 2/3, p197-225, 29p
"In this article the author examines the influence and weight the terms "crusades" and "martyrs" have had on Western and Middle Eastern populations in distant history and in the time since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. She discusses the importance of the First Crusade in Muslim and Christian life of the 11th century. In addition the author examines and interprets the significance of the crusades as they were depicted in the 2005 motion picture "Kingdom of Heaven," directed by Ridley Scott." [Ebsco]

D'Arcens, Louise.
"Iraq, the Prequel(s): Historicising Military Occupation and Withdrawal in Kingdom of Heaven and 300." Screening the Past, Issue 26: Special Issue: Early Europe
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Dabashi, H.
"Warriors of Faith." Sight & Sound v. ns15 no. 5 (May 2005) p. 24-7
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Dalby, Simon.
"Warrior geopolitics: Gladiator, Black Hawk Down and The Kingdom Of Heaven." Political Geography, May2008, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p439-455, 17p

Eagan, Daniel
"The Big Siege: Ridley Scott Storms Theatres with Crusades Epic." Film Journal International, vol. 108, no. 6, pp. 12-13, June 2005

Fisk, Robert
"Why Ridley Scott's Story of The Crusades Struck Such a Chord in a Lebanese Cinema." The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. Aug 2005. Vol. 24, Iss. 6; p. OV15 (2 pages)
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Furtado, Peter. MDD<"Kingdom of Heaven.(Movie Review)." History Today 55.6 (June 2005): 58(1).
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O'Brien, Geoffrey.
"Kingdom Of Heaven." Film Comment. New York: May/Jun 2005. Vol. 41, Iss. 3; pg. 71, 2 pgs
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James, N.
"Kingdom of Heaven." Sight & Sound v. ns15 no. 6 (June 2005) p. 64-5
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Lindley, Arthur
"Once, Present, and Future Kings: Kingdom of Heaven and the Multitemporality of Medieval Film." In: Race, class, and gender in "medieval" cinema / edited by Lynn T. Ramey and Tison Pugh. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
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O'Brien, G.
"Kingdom of Heaven." Film Comment v. 41 no. 3 (May/June 2005) p. 71-2

Schlimm, Matthew Richard.
"The Necessity of Permanent Criticism: A Postcolonial Critique of Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven." Journal of Media & Religion, Jul-Sep2010, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p129-149, 21p;
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Thelma and Louise

Abrams, Janet.
"Thelma and Louise." (movie reviews)Sight and Sound v1, n3 (July, 1991):55 (2 pages).

Alleva, Richard.
"Thelma and Louise." (movie reviews)Commonweal v118, n15 (Sept 13, 1991):513 (3 pages).
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Arthurs, Jane
"Thelma and Louise: on the road to feminism?" In" Feminist Subjects, Multi-media: Cultural Methodologies / edited by Penny Florence and Dee Reynolds. pp: 89-105. Manchester ; New York: Manchester University Press; New York: Distributed exclusively in USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, c1995.
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Barr, Marleen.
"Thelma and Louise: Driving toward Feminist SF: Or, Yes, Women Do Dream of Not Being Electric Sheep." Foundation: The Review of Science Fiction vol. 53. 1991 Autumn. PAGES: 80-86.

Billson, Anne.
"Thelma and Louise." (movie reviews) New Statesman & Society v4, n159 (July 12, 1991):33 (1 page).

Blake, Richard A.
"Thelma and Louise." (movie reviews)America v164, n24 (June 22, 1991):683 (1 page).

Boozer, Jack.
"Seduction and Betrayal in the Heartland: Thelma & Louise." Literature/ Film Quarterly vol. 23 no. 3. 1995. pp: 188-96.
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" 'Thelma and Louise' is a successful commercial film which has generated a wide-ranging debate on the position of women in Hollywood action drama. The film has received a quick and exciting media response and is thought to be glorifying liberated females. The film manifests America's violent history with regard to the position of women. It also dwells on the myth of western expansion and material development. As shown, that myth can affect both sexes, and sexist exploitation may result." [Magazine Index]

Braudy, Leo, et al..
"The Many Faces of Thelma & Louise." Film Quarterly vol. 45 no. 2. 1991-1992 Winter. pp: 20-31.
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Bruning, Fred.
"A lousy deal for women - and men." (portrayals in Hollywood movies don't do justice to either sex; criticism of motion picture Thelma and Louise) (column)Maclean's v104, n32 (August 12, 1991):9 (1 page).

Carlson, Margaret.
"Is this what feminism is all about? By playing out a male fantasy, Thelma and Louise shows Hollywood is still a man's world." Time v137, n25 (June 24, 1991):57 (1 page).

Chumo, Peter N., II.
"At the Generic Crossroads with Thelma and Louise." Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities vol. 13 no. 2. 1994 Winter-Spring. pp: 3-13.

Cody, G A; Swift, W J.
"Feminism, Feminist Cinema, and Thelma and Louise: A View from Cybernetics." The Psychoanalytic Review, 1997, 84, 1, Feb, 43-54
"A combination of psychoanalytic theory & film criticism is applied to the film, Thelma and Louise (1991). In this model, social & economic oppression are seen as existing in the individual's psychological development. One's initial attachment to the female caregiver is of particular importance. It is argued that although the movie treads new ground for women, the narrative remains masculine. The camera's gaze is feminine, but the identification with aggression & dominance are patriarchal. Just as the individual adolescent lays the groundwork for his or her future autonomy through reactionary counteridentification, it is possible that Thelma and Louise has provided a base for future developments in feminism, though it fails as feminist cinema itself." [Sociological Abstracts]

Conley, Tom.
"A Roadmap for a Road Movie: Thelma and Louise." In: Cartographic cinema / Tom Conley. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2007.
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Cooper, Brenda.
""Chick flicks" as feminist texts: the appropriation of the male gaze in Thelma & Louise." Women's Studies in Communication 23.3 (Fall 2000): 277(30).
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Cooper, Brenda.
"The relevance and gender identity in spectator's interpretations of 'Thelma & Louise'." Critical Studies in Mass Communication v16, n1 (March, 1999):20 (2 pages).
Author Abstract: "Using relevancy as a conceptual framework, this study investigates women and men spectators' experiences with the 1991 film, Thelma & Louise. An analysis of the spectators' self-report essays explicates contradictory cultural subjectivities and subsequent interpretations of the film between the spectators: most women liked the film - most men hated it. While issues of sexism and women's marginalization appear irrelevant to the cultural subjectivities of the men, sexism and its consequences are the major relevant issues in the viewing experiences of the women. Women spectators overwhelmingly interpreted the events in the film as evidence of women's marginalized status in a patriarchal society, an interpretation that resulted in their overall endorsement of and identification with the film's protagonists. Men generally failed to make this connection, resulting in their interpretations of the film primarily as an unfair exercise in male-bashing. Most women also identified strongly with Thelma and Louise's friendship, while the majority of men either ignored the relationship or interpreted it as based on the characters' shared negative attitudes toward men. Explanations for these differences are suggested by linking the relevancies explicated from the spectators' essays to their social discourses and cultural subjectivities, and to gender-based cultural myths and stereotypes." COPYRIGHT 1999 Speech Communication Association.

Cross, Alice.
"The bimbo and the mystery woman." Cineaste, Dec91, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p32, 3p
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Focuses on the motion picture 'Thelma & Louise,' starring Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis. Screenwriter Callie Khouri's handling of the limited way in which women are portrayed in movies; Flaws in film's depiction of the abuse of women.

Dargis, Manohla.
"Roads to freedom." Sight & Sound, v. 1 (July '91) p. 14-18

Dargis, Manohla.
"Thelma & Louise and the Tradition of the Male Road Movie." Women and Film: A Sight and Sound Reader / edited by Pam Cook and Philip Dodd. pp: 86-92. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993. Culture and the moving image
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Denby, David.
"Thelma and Louise." (movie reviews) New York v24, n23 (June 10, 1991):55 (2 pages).

Dowell, Pat, et al.
"Should we go along for the ride? A critical symposium on Thelma & Louise." (Special Section). "Cineaste" XVIII/4, 91; p.28-36.
Five critics' impressions of "Thelma & Louise", focusing on how the film appropriates a male genre for women and presents a conflictual picture of women, feminism and US culture.

Dowell, Pat.
"The impotence of women." Cineaste, Dec91, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p28, 3p
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Enevold, Jessica.
"The Daughters of Thelma and Louise: New? Aesthetics of the Road." In: Gender, genre & identity in women's travel writing / Kristi Siegel, editor. New York : Peter Lang, c2004.
Table of contents: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0411/2003025257.html
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Fournier, Gina
Thelma & Louise and women in Hollywood Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2007.
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Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0612/2006012357.html

Frost, Linda.
"The Decentered Subject of Feminism: Postfeminism and Thelma and Louise." In: Rhetoric in an Antifoundational World: Language, Culture, and Pedagogy / edited by Michael Bernard-Donals et al. pp: 147-69. New Haven: Yale University Press, c1998.
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Grant, Edmond
"Thelma & Louise." (movie reviews) Films in Review, v. 42 (July/Aug. '91) p. 256-7

Greenberg, Harvey R.; Clover, Carol J.; Johnson, Albert; Chumo, Peter N., II; and others.
"The many faces of 'Thelma & Louise.'" Film Quarterly v45, n2 (Winter, 1991):20 (12 pages).
The film 'Thelma and Louise' evoked many different responses from reviewers. Some reviews felt it was feminist, some felt it was anti-feminist. Several critics offer their views of the film.

Grenier, R.
"Killer bimbos." Commentary, Sep91, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p50, 3p
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Griffin, Cindy L.
"Teaching rhetorical criticism with 'Thelma and Louise.'" Communication Education v44, n2 (April, 1995):165 (12 pages).
"'Thelma and Louise' can be used to teach pentadic, feminist and ideological criticism. The different situations in the film can be analyzed so that the methods used to present the motives of the characters can be identified. The depiction of women and their experiences are also interesting topics of discussion when viewing 'Thelma and Louise.' Communication teachers can also help their students determine the political or ideological message that the movie tries to impart." [Magazine Index]

Griggers, Kathy.
"Thelma and Louise and the Cultural Generation of the New Butch-Femme." In: Film theory goes to the movies / edited by Jim Collins, Hilary Radner, and Ava Preacher Collins. New York : Routledge, 1993.
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Grundmann, Roy
"Hollywood sets the terms of the debate." Cineaste; Dec91, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p35, 2p
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Focuses on the motion picture `Thelma & Louise,' starring Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis. Reactions of the attempted rape victim; Plunge into romantic outlaw scenario; Narrative conventions.

Hart, Lynda.
"Chloe liked Olivia: death, desire, and detection in the female buddy film." In: Fatal Women: Lesbian Sexuality and the Mark of Aggression / Lynda Hart. pp: 65-88. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, c1994.
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Griggers, Cathy
"Thelma and Louise and the Cultural Generation of the New Butch-femme." In: Film theory goes to the movies / edited by Jim Collins, Hilary Radner, and Ava Preacher Collins. New York : Routledge, 1993.
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Hart, Lynda.
"'Til Death Do Us Part: Impossible Spaces in Thelma and Louise." Journal of the History of Sexuality vol. 4 no. 3. 1994 Jan. pp: 430-46.

"A feminist/psychoanalytic reading of the film Thelma and Louise & its reception in the media. It is argued that, in the context of numerous other "killer women" films that have recently been produced in Hollywood, Thelma and Louise is distinct in its representation of two women wo "do it" together. The "negative" of the "lesbian" coupling that ghosts the entrance of violent women into representation is developed, & the film's absent spaces - TX & the Grand Caynon - are read as the traumatized aporia in a masculine imaginary that produces what it sets out to prohibit." [Sociological Abstracts]

Healey, Jim.
"'All This for Us': The Songs in Thelma & Louise." Journal of Popular Culture vol. 29 no. 3. 1995 Winter. pp: 103-19.
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"The soundtrack of 'Thelma and Louise' contributes substantially to the success of the film. The 18 songs serve as commentary and background to the actions, putting them into perspective. They reflect the emotions of the actors and the environment in which the plot develops. 'Little Honey' describes a woman dominated by men. 'House of Hope' reflects both women's self-worth and fulfillment. The route they take as they travel is depicted in 'Badlands,' which is also a metaphor for their emotional state. The film shows that creating an effective soundtrack is an art." [Magazine Index]

Hollinger, Karen.
"The Political Female Friendship Film: Nine to Five, Outrageous Fortune, Thelma & Louise, Mortal Thoughts, Leaving Normal." In: In the company of women : contemporary female friendship films / Karen Hollinger. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1998.
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Hoyng, Peter.
"Schiller Goes to the Movies: Locating the Sublime in Thelma and Louise." Unterrichtspraxis vol. 30 no. 1. 1997 Spring. pp: 40-49.

Indurain Eraso, Carmen.
"Thelma and Louise: 'Easy Riders' in a Male Genre.(role of women in motion picture)." Atlantis, revista de la Asociación Española de Estudios Anglo-Norteamericanos 23.1 (June 2001): 63(11).
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Johnson, Barbara.
"Lesbian Spectacles: Reading Sula, Passing, Thelma and Louise, and The Accused." In: Media Spectacles / edited by Marjorie Garber, Jann Matlock & Rebecca L. Walkowitz. pp: 160-66. New York: Routledge, 1993.
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Johnson, Brian D.
"Thelma & Louise." (movie reviews)Maclean's v104, n21 (May 27, 1991):64 (2 pages).

Johnson, Brian D.
"Thelma & Louise at 20." Maclean's, 5/23/2011, Vol. 124 Issue 19, p78-80, 3p
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Kaplan, Louise J.
"Fits and Misfits: The Body of a Woman." American Imago: Studies in Psychoanalysis and Culture vol. 50 no. 4. 1993 Winter. pp: 457-80.

Kaplan, Michael A.
"Friendship, Rebel-Citizenship, and the Feminist Critique of Liberalism: Thelma & Louise." In: Alabama Rhetoric Culture and Social Critique : Friendship Fictions : The Rhetoric of Citizenship in the Liberal Imaginary Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2010
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Kauffman, Stanley.
"Thelma and Louise." (movie reviews) New Republic v205, n1 (July 1, 1991):28 (2 pages).

Klawans, Stuart.
"Thelma and Louise." (movie reviews)Nation v252, n24 (June 24, 1991):862 (2 pages).

Kroll, Jack.
"Thelma and Louise." (movie reviews) Newsweek v117, n21 (May 27, 1991):59 (2 pages).

Laderman, David.
"Rebuilding the Engine: : The 1990s Multicultural Road Movie." In: Driving visions : exploring the road movie / by David Laderman. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002.
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Leo, John.
"Toxic feminism on the big screen." ("Thelma and Louise")(On Society)U.S. News & World Report v110, n22 (June 10, 1991):20 (1 page).

Man, Glenn.
"Gender, Genre, and Myth in Thelma and Louise." Film Criticism, Fall93, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p36-53, 18p
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Man, Glenn.
"Gender, Genre, and Myth in Thelma and Louise." In: Gender and culture in literature and film East and West: issues of perception and interpretation: selected conference conference papers / edited by Nitaya Masavisut, George Simson, Larry E. Smith. pp: 113-23. Honolulu, HI: College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature, University of Hawaii: East-West Center, c1994. Literary studies--East and West ; v. 9
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MacEnulty, Pat.
"Thelma and Louise: A Feminist Fable."Mid-American Review vol. 13 no. 2.

Mann P.
"On the postfeminist frontier." Socialist Review, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 223-41, 1994.

"The Many Faces of Thelma & Louise." (Includes articles by Greenberg, Harry R.; Clover, Carol J.; Johnson, Albert; Chumo, Peter N.; Henderson, Brian; Williams, Linda; Braudy, Leo; Kinder, Marsha.) Film Quarterly, Winter91/92, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p20-31, 11p

MariAnna, Cara J.
"The Seven Mythic Cycles of Thelma and Louise."Trivia. vol. 21. 1993. pp: 82-99.

Maslin, Janet.
"Lay off 'Thelma and Louise'; its heroines are thoroughly independent. No wonder they've ruffled a few feathers." New York Times v140, sec2 (Sun, June 16, 1991):H11(N), H11(L), col 1, 39 col in.

McDonagh, Maitland
'Thelma & Louise hit the road for Ridley Scott." In: Ridley Scott : interviews / edited by Laurence F. Knapp and Andrea F. Kulas. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2005.
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Metzger, David.
"Rhetoric and Death in Thelma and Louise: Notes toward a Logic of the Fantastic." Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts vol. 4 no. 4 (16). 1991. pp: 9-18.

Miles, Margaret R. (Margaret Ruth)
"Good clean fun: Love in popular film : Thelma and Louise; The Piano ." In: Seeing and believing : religion and values in the movies / Margaret R. Miles. Boston : Beacon Press, c1996.
Main Stack PN1995.9.R4.M56 1996

Morf, Isabel; Stephen, Andrew.
"Tales of angry women." (women and violence in literature)(includes related article on the movie, 'Thelma and Louise') World Press Review v38, n9 (Sept, 1991):51 (1 page).
Analysis of 1990s fiction demonstrates the societal shift in the attitude of women crime victims. Previously, women protected themselves through non-violent means, but now they aggressively seek retribution for crimes.

Morrison, Patt.
"Get a grip, guys: this is fantasy." (male reaction to the film 'Thelma and Louise) (column) Los Angeles Times v110 (Mon, July 22, 1991):B5, col 2, 18 col in.

Murphy, Kathleen
"Thelma & Louise" (motion picture review)). Film Comment, v. 27 (July/Aug. '91) p. 28-9

Murphy, Kathleen
"Mortal thoughts and Thelma & Louise, two road films about women."Film Comment, v. 27 (July/Aug. '91) p. 26-9
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Projansky, Sarah
"Feminism and the Popular: Reading of Rape and Postfeminism in Themla and Louise." In: Watching rape : film and television in postfeminist culture / Sarah Projansky. New York : New York University Press, c2001.
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Putnam, Ann.
"The Bearer of the Gaze in Ridley Scott's Thelma and Louise." Western American Literature vol. 27 no. 4. 1993 Feb. pp: 291-302.

Quart, Leonard.
"The 1990s." In: American film and society since 1945 / Leonard Quart and Albert Auster. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2002.
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Rafferty, Terrence.
"Thelma & Louise." (movie reviews) New Yorker v67, n15 (June 3, 1991):86 (2 pages)

Rapping, Elayne
"Feminism gets the Hollywood treatment." Cineaste; Dec91, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p30, 3p
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Reel knockouts : violent women in the movies
Edited by Martha McCaughey and Neal King. 1st ed. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2001.
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Robinson, Lillian S.
"Out of the Mine and into the Canyon: Working-Class Feminism, Yesterday and Today." In: The Hidden Foundation: Cinema and the Question of Class / David E. James and Rick Berg, editors. pp: 172-92.Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, c1996.
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Rohter, Larry.
"3d woman of 'Thelma and Louise' on the sleeper hit and its aftermath." (screenwriter Callie Khouri) (Living Arts Pages) New York Times v140 (Wed, June 5, 1991):B3(N), C21(L), col 1, 21 col in.

Roof, Judith
All about Thelma and Eve: sidekicks and third wheels Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c2002.
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Russell, David
" "I'm Not Gonna Hurt You": Legal Penetrations in Thelma and Louise." Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, Spring 2002, Volume 1, Issue 1

Salamon, Julie.
"Thelma & Louise." (movie reviews) Wall Street Journal (Thu, May 30, 1991):A12(W), A12(E), col 3, 10 col in.

Schickel, Richard.
"Thelma & Louise." (movie reviews)Time v137, n21 (May 27, 1991):64 (1 page)

Schickel, Richard.
"Gender bender: a white-hot debate rages over whether Thelma & Louise celebrates liberated females, male bashers - or outlaws." (Cover Story)Time v137, n25 (June 24, 1991):52 (5 pages).

Schwartz, Richard A.
"The Tragic Vision of Thelma and Louise."Journal of Evolutionary Psychology vol. 17 no. 1-2. 1996 Mar. pp: 101-07.

Scholz, Anne-Marie.
"Thelma and Louise and Sense and Sensibility: New Approaches to Challenging Dichotomies in Women's History Through Literature and Film." Journal of South Texas English Studies, Fall2009, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p1-19, 19p

Schulman, Sarah
"The movie management of rape." Cineaste; Dec91, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p34, 2p
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Focuses on the motion picture `Thelma & Louise,' starring Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis. Presentation of rape in the movie; Double message about women's lives and their relationships with men.

Shapiro, Laura.
"Women who kill too much: is 'Thelma & Louise' feminism, or fascism?" (response to criticism of motion picture)Newsweek v117, n24 (June 17, 1991):63 (1 page).

Sharkey, Betsy.
"Ridley Scott tries to make it personal." (director's new movie 'Thelma and Louise' starring Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis) New York Times v140, sec2 (Sun, Nov 18, 1990):H24(N), H24(L), col 1, 24 col in.

Simpson, Janice C.
"Moving into the driver's seat." (Callie Khouri, screenwriter of "Thelma and Louise")Time v137, n25 (June 24, 1991):55 (1 page).

Spelman, Elizabeth V.
"Outlaw Women: Thelma and Louise." Legal Reelism: Movies as Legal Texts / edited by John Denvir. pp: 261-79. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c1996.
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Sturken, Marita
Thelma & Louise / Marita Sturken. London : British Film Institute, 2000.
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Taubin, Amy
"Ridley Scott's Road Work" Sight and Sound 1.3 (July 1991): p18-19.
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"Thelma & Louise." (movie reviews)
Off Our Backs, vol. 21, no. 8, p. 2, August 1991.

Thelma & Louise live! : the cultural afterlife of an American film
Edited by Bernie Cook. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007.
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Travers, Peter.
"Thelma & Louise." (movie reviews)Rolling Stone, n602 (April 18, 1991):97 (2 pages).

Valero Garces, Carmen.
"Thelma and Louise: Gender Conflict and Genre Debate Interwoven in a Film."REDEN: Revista Espanola de Estudios Norteamericanos (Madrid) vol. 7 no. 11. 1996. pp: 57-66.

Vares, Tiina.
"Framing "Killer Women" Films: Audience Use of Genre." Feminist Media Studies, Jul2002, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p213-229, 17p;

Wall, James M.
"Thelma and Louise." (movie reviews) Christian Century v108, n20 (June 26, 1991):656 (2 pages).

Welsch, Janice R.
"Let's keep goin'!": on the road with Louise and Thelma." In: Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls : gender in film at the end of the twentieth century / edited by Murray Pomerance. Albany : State University of New York Press, c2001.
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Wiegand, Shirley A.
"Deception and Artifice: Thelma, Louise, and the Legal Hermeneutic A Symposium on Film and the Law ." Oklahoma City University Law Review v. 22 (Spring 1997) p. 25-
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Williams, David R.
"Thelma and Louise in the Wilderness; or: Butch Cassidy and Jonathan Edwards in Drag."

Williams, Donald
"Psychology and Film."

Willis, Sharon
"Combative femininity: Thelma and Louise and Terminator 2." In: High Contrast: Race and Gender in Contemporary Hollywood Film / Sharon Willis. pp. 98-128. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1997.
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Willis, Sharon
"Hardware and Hard Bodies, What Do Women Want?: A Reading of Thelma and Louise." In: Film theory goes to the movies / edited by Jim Collins, Hilary Radner, and Ava Preacher Collins. New York : Routledge, 1993.
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Willis, Sharon
"Movies and Wayward Images." In: American cinema of the 1990s: themes and variations / edited by Chris Holmlund. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2008.
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