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True Crime: The Documentary Aesthetics of Maggie Nelson and Taryn Simon
“True Crime” as a genre traffics in gendered tropes—the murderous husband, the young woman under the spell of a charismatic killer, the manipulative wife, and the alienated male adolescent, to name a few. Indeed, in The ...
Film Biography, Hagiography, and Gender—The Case of Biography Hawai’i
George Custen, William H. Epstein, Dennis Bingham, and other theorists and critics of the biopic and film biography have observed that such life narratives not only serve to reinforce dominant ideologies, but through their ...