The X List: The National Society of Film Critics' Guide to by Jami Bernard

By Jami Bernard

Nationwide Society of movie Critics dares to move the place few mainstream critics have long gone before-to the center of what will get the coloured lighting fixtures going, as they are saying in A Streetcar Named hope. here's their tackle the movies that quicken their (and our) pulses-an company either dicy and risque, an interesting evaluation of the main arousing motion pictures Hollywood has each produced. yet make no mistake approximately it: This isn't a set of esoteric "critic's choice" video clips. the flicks replicate person flavor, rubbing opposed to the grain of renowned knowledge. And, as a result of own nature of the erotic forces at play, those essays will exhibit extra concerning the person critics than might be they've got published to this point to their readers. The Society is a world-renowned, marquee-name association embracing a few of America's so much wonderful critics, greater than 40 writers who've followings nationally in addition to dedicated neighborhood constituencies in such significant towns as long island, Chicago, l. a., Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Minneapolis.Yes, The X record may have anything for each lover of film-and for each lover.

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By Jami Bernard

Nationwide Society of movie Critics dares to move the place few mainstream critics have long gone before-to the center of what will get the coloured lighting fixtures going, as they are saying in A Streetcar Named hope. here's their tackle the movies that quicken their (and our) pulses-an company either dicy and risque, an interesting evaluation of the main arousing motion pictures Hollywood has each produced. yet make no mistake approximately it: This isn't a set of esoteric "critic's choice" video clips. the flicks replicate person flavor, rubbing opposed to the grain of renowned knowledge. And, as a result of own nature of the erotic forces at play, those essays will exhibit extra concerning the person critics than might be they've got published to this point to their readers. The Society is a world-renowned, marquee-name association embracing a few of America's so much wonderful critics, greater than 40 writers who've followings nationally in addition to dedicated neighborhood constituencies in such significant towns as long island, Chicago, l. a., Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Minneapolis.Yes, The X record may have anything for each lover of film-and for each lover.

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338. GOtsch: Auf der Suche nach der verlorenen Unmittelbarkeit 23 Die Polaritiit von Perversion und Aufopferung ist sicherlich nicht die gleiche wie die von Perversion und Hysterie, da die Haltung der Aufopferung, wie noch im Zusammenhang mit BREAKING THE WAVES zu zeigen ist, schlieBlich bereit ist, auch die perversen Vorstellungen zu erfilllen, wiihrend die Hysterie als Zweifel an der Erfilllbarkeit einer selbstgewissen Begierde, wie sie in der Perversion in extremer Form zum Ausdruck kommt, die Perversion gerade unterlauft.

14 In den genannten Filmen stellen Aufopferung und Perversion zwei gegensiitzliche Strategien dar, das Nicht-Verstehen und die Kluft zu dem Anderen zu uberwinden. Wiihrend die Aufopferung sich ganz in den Dienst des Anderen stellt, tritt die Perversion mit dem Anspruch auf, durch ein die konventionellen Grenzen uberschreitendes Ausleben von Sexualitat unmittelbare Erfiillung zu finden oder auch zu bieten und dabei jeden Rest an Phantasie, Illusion oder Schein - an einer Offenheit also, in der sich ein Zl>gern, ein Zweifel, eine Unbestimmtheit oder eine Reflexion einstellen kl>nnte - durch den Akt der Realisierung auszull>schen.

V. Ernst Behler unter Mitwirkung von Jean-Jacques Anstett und Hans Eichner, MUnchen, Paderbom, Wien 1969, S. 309534, hier: S. 353. ,,40 Und weiter heiJ3t es: ,,[Djie Pointe von DOGMA 95 liegt gerade darin, dafJ sein Ziel kein Dokumentarismus ist - was die Methode eher konventionell als innovativ erscheinen liefJe -, sondern dafJ es aufgrund der Dialektik zwischen Fiktion und Wahrheitssuche eine Herausforderung fiir den Spielfilm darstellt. ,,41 Gewiss lassen sich ahnliche Verfahrensweisen wie die DOGMA-Regeln auch schon in frliheren Filmen tinden, so beispielsweise in den Filmen John Cassavetes' oder in Woody Aliens EHEMANNER UND EHEFRAUEN (HUSBANDS AND WIVES, 1992).

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