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New York Film Festival, 2014, Part Two: Explicitly, Sex

September 30, 2014
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New York Film Festival, 2014, Part Two: Explicitly, Sex

Part two of this series on the 52nd New York Film Festival focuses on Alain Resnais' Life of Riley, David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars, and Abel Ferrera's Pasolini.
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Fall Premieres 2014: Non-Network

September 28, 2014
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Fall Premieres 2014: Non-Network

Antenna contributors review some of the Fall lineup from cable, satellite, and streaming services.
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#gamergate

September 25, 2014
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#gamergate

The rhetoric of #gamergate co-opts concerns that women and minorities in the industry have raised for years. It has struck a chord now because the industry is changing.
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Fall Premieres 2014: CBS

September 23, 2014
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Fall Premieres 2014: CBS

Antenna contributors review CBS's Fall lineup.
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New York Film Festival, 2014, Part One: Small Marvels

September 22, 2014
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New York Film Festival, 2014, Part One:  Small Marvels

This year a number of the initial screenings have left me wondering whether they can conceivably get any better.
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Fall Premieres 2014: NBC

September 19, 2014
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Fall Premieres 2014: NBC

Antenna contributors review NBC's Fall lineup.
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Fall Premieres 2014: FOX

September 19, 2014
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Fall Premieres 2014: FOX

Antenna contributors review FOX's Fall lineup.
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Antenna’s Pilot Season is Here

September 19, 2014
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Antenna’s Pilot Season is Here

The hub for Antenna fall pilot season reviews.
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The Guardians of Good Taste: Critics and the “Fanboy” Menace

August 5, 2014
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The Guardians of Good Taste: Critics and the “Fanboy” Menace

Why do critics claim that only "fanboys" can make sense of Guardians of the Galaxy?
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Kollecting Kim K. Skills: Kardashianized Celebrity in Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

July 25, 2014
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Kollecting Kim K. Skills: Kardashianized Celebrity in <i>Kim Kardashian: Hollywood</i>

In the mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, the celebrity legitimizes her image while also propagating her brand by redefining fame as an accumulation of skills.
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DashCon Discourses: Through a Feminist Lens

July 16, 2014
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DashCon Discourses: Through a Feminist Lens

Beyond the negative discourse generated by the recent DashCon convention are the con's more neglected, productive aspects for female and queer youth.
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She’s Just Being Riley: The Sexual Politics of Girl Meets World

July 3, 2014
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She’s Just Being Riley: The Sexual Politics of <i>Girl Meets World</i>

The transition from Boy Meets World to Girl Meets World reflects changes in both the children's television landscape and cultural attitudes toward sexual harassment and girls' sexual autonomy.
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Beyond the Nominations: The Emmys and Representation

July 1, 2014
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Beyond the Nominations: The Emmys and Representation

While we typically judge Emmy diversity through the nominees, campaigns and ballots offer other spaces to explore politics of representation.
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The Many Faces of Tatiana: The Orphan Black Finale

June 23, 2014
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The Many Faces of Tatiana: The Orphan Black Finale

The season 2 finale of Orphan Black effectively showcased Tatiana Maslany's acting abilities, especially in its impromptu dance scene that featured the four clones.
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