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“This is a […] Story;”” the Refusal of a Master Text in Noah Hawley’s Fargo
Abstract Each episode of Noah Hawley’s first two seasons of Fargo begins with the same claim: “this is a true story.” The claim might invite the formation of what Thomas Leitch (2007) calls aExpand
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‘Come Out of Here, My People’: Pandemonium and Power in Carl Theodor Dreyer's La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc
Abstract Argument about La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc (Dreyer, 1928) focuses on the film's eccentricities to such an extent that the peculiarities of Dreyer's film become exaggerated and any sort ofExpand
"Just Call It": Identifying Competing Narratives in the Coens' No Country for Old Men
On the surface, the Coens' No Country for Old Men (2007) adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel by the same name is all McCarthy's, a point reviewers have been quick to celebrate. A. O. Scott, forExpand
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Just 93 Days, and the Sacrifice, Courage, and Hope that filled those Days
The Deputy Incidence Manager of the Ebola Crisis Emergency Center in Lagos, Dr Olukayode Oguntimehin (actor uncredited), describes the "894 contacts identified and monitored, [the estimated] 18,500Expand
How Many Lebowskis Are There? Genre, Spectatorial Authorship, and The Big Lebowski
Abstract This article counters critical opinion on The Big Lebowski by detailing the ways in which Joel and Ethan Coen build their film around varied but viable generic structures. This use of genreExpand