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Jacques Tourneur

His horror movies were unimaginably eerie.

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She designed several famous monsters of filmland!

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A world of seedy, jazzy, criminal, sexed-up human monsters.

Cyrille-Shades

An unsurpassed fusion of energy, density, speed and lyricism.

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Clarity and balance, not disorientation, were his artistic mainsprings.

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Handsome, quick-witted and casually virtuous.

Gershon

He took seriously the most flippant of two-liners and shaggy-bush stories.

Edward-Said

His filiations : the world, the text, and the critic.

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Erotically charged mises-en-scène that make us think.

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The remotest and loneliest astronaut.

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His songs number in the thousands.

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Spooky intelligence and challenging eroticism.

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A gamine beauty with a fearless personality.

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The mind and lived experience, interleaved!

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He defended artifice and imagination vs. the so-called “natural.”

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“Are we not straying as though through an infinite nothingness?”

Foucault

He saw how institutions and apparatuses order daily life and desire.

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Her chorines, molls, and paroled hookers know their onions.

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She defended an Aristotelian concept of human flourishing.

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An anthropologist of the elusive essence.

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Clean-lined, india ink-borne graphic magic.

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A philosopher who didn’t take anything seriously.

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A “tawny student of Esoterics.”

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He diagnosed “problems in living” — not mental illness.