From far, far away to 4chan – The surprising legacy of Shrek

Luckily it’s changed a lot since then, but you’d be getting guys coming out of college who had barely even dated trying to animate Cameron Diaz…” Jenson adds, “We needed someone to talk to our animators about flattering light and make up so Fiona felt warm and alive. Both of them had this vulnerability that really informed the character. I think it was difficult for him emotionally, but at the same time he respected what had been done before. “It’s a close-up and all of the acting is in his…

Homoeroticism and sexual repression in Wake in Fright

Following the plight of John Grant (Gary Bond), an English schoolteacher returning home from his post in an Australian backwater, Wake in Fright adopts the guise of a rote ’70s survival thriller. Janette enables one of the film’s most effective moments, when Grant follows her into the kitchen as she cleans up after the men and asks her if she needs help, the cautious, closeted schoolteacher rebounding into the only halfway empathetic person for miles. When the affection-starved Janette propositions Grant he clumsily follows her under the close watch of…