OccupySLU Communiques

First, they seem to insist that the destruction of property is somehow comparable to the murder of a human being with brown skin.

Maria from Metropolis (by paul.malon)

1927; poster by Werner Graul.

Maria from Metropolis (by paul.malon)

1927; poster by Werner Graul.

Maria from Metropolis (by paul.malon)

1927; poster by Werner Graul.

Spicy Detective: Two Hands to Choke (by paul.malon)

Spicy Detective: Two Hands to Choke (by paul.malon)

Still from Marco Berger’s Hawaii. He’s as obsessed with bulges as I am.

Still from Marco Berger’s Hawaii. He’s as obsessed with bulges as I am.

cocky

cocky

Paradise Boy

Paradise Boy

Look how scared he is — Fighting past heterosexism in Benny’s Gym | Sex & The Cinephile

I’m hypersensitive perhaps to the ways that films depict masculinity and sexuality. Images, characters and narrative arcs, and all the assumptions and unexamined decisions made when scripts are written and shots composed, make clear to anyone looking and paying attention that for most filmmakers and critics, all human sexuality = heterosexuality. All such assumptions are of course heterosexist, but they not only structure and inform the making of films but their interpretations by critics and scholars, their receptions by audiences, and most importantly how these films get marketed and distributed, and therefore what sorts of movies get made after.

What gets remembered.

seated man nude.

seated man nude.

SKULL (by ALFONSO SÁNCHEZ)

SKULL (by ALFONSO SÁNCHEZ)

Guitarist in the road in The Philippines (by fredcan)

Guitarist in the road in The Philippines (by fredcan)