Articles tagged kimberly peirce

6 Aug 2008 // 10:59 PM

Stop-Loss

Realism doesn't make a better movie, just a more sensitive one.

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28 Mar 2008 // 5:04 AM

Stop-Loss

In Brandon's confrontations with his own delusions, Stop-Loss focuses on unhealthy rituals of manhood and male community recalling Peirce's Boys Don't Cry.

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‘Boys Don’t Cry’ director changes course with Iraq War drama ‘Stop-Loss’

There wasn’t much on director Kimberly Peirce’s resume to suggest she would be the ideal filmmaker to take a shot at making an

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Boys Don’t Cry (1999)

As the charismatic protagonist in Kimberly Peirce's Boys Don't Cry, Brandon embodies the ongoing dilemma of masculine identity. This dilemma is exacerbated by the fact that, when you see him riding that pickup truck, some fifteen minutes into the film, you already know that 18-year-old Brandon's efforts to act like a boy are complicated by the fact that he is, biologically speaking, a girl, born Teena Brandon.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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