Publications

Books

Sexual Provocation in 21st Century Screen Media (under contract, Indiana UP)

The B Word: Bisexuality in Contemporary Film and Television (Indiana UP, 2013)

Journal Articles & Book Chapters

Appropriate Behavior (Desiree Akhavan, 2014)

Appropriate Behavior (Desiree Akhavan, 2014)

“The Politics of Fluidity: Representing Bisexualities in 21st Century Screen Media.” In The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex, and Sexuality, ed. Feona Attwood, R. Danielle Egan, Brian McNair, and Clarissa Smith. Routledge, forthcoming 2017.

“Doing Time: Queer Temporalities and Orange Is the New Black.” In A Netflix Reader: Critical Essays on Streaming Media, Digital Delivery, and Instant Access, ed. Myc Wiatrowski and Cory Barker. McFarland, forthcoming 2017.

“Sexual In-betweener/Industry In-betweener: The Career and Films of Lisa Cholodenko.” In Indie Reframed: Women’s Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema, ed. Linda Badley, Claire Perkins, and Michele Schreiber (Edinburgh UP, 2016), 221-238.

Transparent Family Values: Unmasking Sitcom Myths of Gender, Sex(uality), and Money.” In The Sitcom Reader, 2nd edition, ed. Mary M. Dalton and Laura R. Linder (SUNY Press, 2016), 305-318.

Fat Girl/Á ma soeur (Catherine Breillat, 2001)

Fat Girl/Á ma soeur (Catherine Breillat, 2001)

“‘Art Porn’ Provocauteurs: Queer Feminist Performances of Embodiment in the Work of Catherine Breillat and Lena Dunham,” Performance and the Body, special issue, Velvet Light Trap 77 (Spring 2016): 28-49.                                                                                               Reprinted in Reading Lena Dunham’s Girls: Feminism, Post-Feminism, Authenticity, and Gendered Performance in Contemporary Television, ed. Meredith Nash and Imelda Whelehan. Palgrave, forthcoming April 2017.

“A Tale of Two Suzannes: À nos amours (For Our Loves, 1983) and Suzanne (2013),” Senses of Cinema 77, December 2015.

“‘Selling Film’ in the summer of 2015: Midnight Sun, Il Cinema Ritrovato, and Karlovy Vary,” NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies, Autumn 2015.

“Growing Old Together: Linklater’s Before Trilogy in the Twilight Years of Art House Distribution,” Film Quarterly 68.3 (Spring 2015): 53-59.

“Before and After AfterEllen.com: On-line Queer Cinephile Communities as Critical Counterpublics.” In Film Criticism in the Digital Age: Media, Purposes, and the Status of the Critic, ed. Mattias Frey and Cecilia Sayad (Rutgers UP, 2015), 117-136. Best Essay in an Edited Collection Award, Society for Cinema and Media Studies, 2016.

“A Room of Its Own: Screening Space and Spectatorial Experience in Yang Fudong’s Fifth Night and Omer Fast’s Continuity,” Art + Film special issue, CineAction 91 (Fall 2013): 14-18.

“Television’s Mid-life Crisis: Minimalism and Middle-Aged Masculinity in In Treatment and Louie,” Reevaluating Television, spec. issue of Cinephile 9.1 (Spring 2013): 21-25.

Louie (Louis C.K., 2010-)

Louie (Louis C.K., 2010-)

More Than Buddies: Wedding Crashers and the Bromance as Comedy of (Re)Marriage Equality.”  In Millennial Masculinity: Men in Contemporary American Cinema, ed. Timothy Shary (Wayne State UP, 2013), 181-199. “Highly Recommended” by Choice

“A Cinema of Recession: Micro-budgeting, Micro-drama, and the “Mumblecore” Movement,” Slow Film special issue, CineAction 85 (2011): 2-11. View my “Mumblecore Montage”

“Unthinking Heterocentrism: Bisexual Representability in Art Cinema.” In Global Art Cinema: New Theories and Histories, ed. Rosalind A. Galt and Karl Schoonover (Oxford UP, 2010), 75-91.

“Controversy and Compromise in the Code’s Waning Years: Hollywood Takes a Walk on the Wild Side,” Quarterly Review of Film and Video 26.5 (Fall 2009): 372-384.

“(Re)Constructing Bisexual Space in Contemporary Film/Culture,” Queer Space special issue, English Language Notes 45.2 (Fall/Winter 2007): 141-147.

Mullholland Drive

Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001)

“The ‘Other’ Dreamgirl: Female Bisexuality as the ‘Dark Secret’ of David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive,” Looking Both Ways: Bisexuality and the Media special issue, Journal of Bisexuality 7.2 (2007): 15-49.

“What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been: Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take One,” Film History 13.2 (2001): 216-225.

“Two Women: The Dialectical Sexual Persona of Catherine Deneuve,” Senses of Cinema 23 (2002). Quoted in program notes for Deneuve retrospective at LACMA, March 2009.

“Boardwalk Xanadu: Time and Place in The King of Marvin Gardens and Atlantic City,” Senses of Cinema 13 (2001).

Celine and Julie Go Boating (Jacques Rivette, 1974)

REVIEWS & AUDIOVISUAL ESSAYS

“The Revolutionary Thighs of Hannah Horvath,” Los Angeles Review of Books, February 21, 2017.

“A Real Young Girl: Catherine Breillat’s Adolescent Wonderland,” Senses of Cinema 80.

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One,” National Film Registry, Library of Congress (2016).

“Female Trouble: Representing Transwomen in The Danish Girl and The New Girlfriend,” Journal of Bisexuality, 16.3 (2016): 403-407.

“Learning In/humanity through Film in Dogtooth and The Wolfpack.” Movies about Movies theme week, In Media Res, April 20-24, 2015. Selected by IMR editors as a Favorite Post of 2015.

“The Penis as Feminist Tool in Girls and Top of the Lake.” Just Add Nudity! theme week, In Media Res, October 6-10, 2014.

“Doing Time: Queer Temporalities and Orange Is the New Black, Orange Is the New Black theme week [curator], In Media Res, March 10-14, 2014.

“Performing American Masculinities: The 21st-­Century Man in Popular Culture by Elwood Watson and Marc Edward Shaw, ed.,” Cinema Journal 53.1 (Fall 2013): 184-188.

Girls (HBO, 2012-)

Girls (HBO, 2012-)

“Owning Her Abjection: Lena Dunham’s Queer Feminist Sexual Politics,”
HBO’s Girls and the White Box theme week, In Media Res, Jan. 7, 2013.

Enlightened or Not?: How HBO Learned to Trust Its Viewers But Not Its Shows,” Save Our Shows theme week [co-curator], In Media Res, May 14-18, 2012.

Orgasm, Inc.,” Cineaste 36.1 (2011): 80.

Ultimate Surrender: Lesbian Porn Not Just for Straight Sport,” Sex and the Internet theme week, In Media Res, February 15, 2011.

Seeds of Summer,” War Films/Female Directors special issue of CineAction 81 (2010): 62-64.

Word Is Out,” Cineaste 35.3 (2010).

The Windmill Movie,” Cineaste 35.1 (2010): 88.

Malady of Death,” Calculated Risks exhibit catalog, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Fall 2010.

Outrage,” Cineaste 34.4 (2009): 80.

For the Bible Tells Me So,” Cineaste 33.2 (2008): 88.

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (William Greaves, 1967)

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (William Greaves, 1967)

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm Take One & Take 2 ½,” Cineaste 31.2 (2006): 48-49.

Producing Adults,” Girlfriends 11.7 (2005): 55.

Open My Heart,” Girlfriends 11.6 (2005): 57.

Lost in Translation,” Cineaste 29.1 (2004): 26-28.

Screen Chemistry: The Power of 2 by Martha Nochimson,” Cineaste 28.4 (2003): 68-69.

Lost Illusions: American Cinema in the Shadow of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-79 by David Cook,” Cineaste 28.2 (2003): 53-54.

“The 49th Sydney Film Festival,” Scope (2003).

“Atom Egoyan by Carole Desbarats et al.,” Senses of Cinema 20 (2002).

Projecting Paranoia: Conspiratorial Visions in American Film by Ray Pratt,” Cineaste 27.2 (2002): 51-52.

“4th Bangkok Film Festival,” Senses of Cinema 18 (2002):

American Films of the 70s: Conflicting Visions by Peter Lev,” Senses of Cinema 17 (2001).

Klute (Alan J. Pakula, 1971)

Hidden Wars of Desert Storm,” Cineaste 27.4 (2001): 96.

Apocalypse Now Redux,” Senses of Cinema 16 (2001).

Long Night’s Journey into Day,” Cineaste 26.3 (2001): 72.

Barbie Nation,” Cineaste 26.2 (2001): 64.

“25th Atlanta Film & Video Festival,” Senses of Cinema 15 (2001).

Amores Perros,” Senses of Cinema 13 (2001).

“20th Sundance Film Festival,” Senses of Cinema 12 (2001).