Name Brittany Lynch
Best Actor (select 2 and rank order):
(1) Keanu Reeves
(2) River Phoenix
Actress (select 2 and rank order):
(1) Jada Pinkett
(2) Queen Latifah
Best Supporting Actor/Actress (select2 and rank order ):
(2) Meg Tilly
Best Road Film from GWSS 3007 Series: Set it Off
Why? One of my favorite movies
Best Trans-Character in Trans-Cinema Road Film:
Why? Priscilla, because it gave what appeared to be a realistic look inside the life of a Tran.
Most Complicated Character in a Road Film Narrative:
Why? Rebecca- Girl on a Motorcycle. The male gaze is overpowering and makes the character not believable.
Favorite and Most Memorable Vehicle in a Road Film: (select 2 and rank order):
Little Miss Sunshine
Thelma and Louise
Best Example of the Male Gaze in a Road Film?
Girl on a Motorcycle
Worst Road Film screened in GWSS 3307:
Why? Girl on a Motorcycle- I thought the movie was horribly written, filmed, and directed.
Your favorite cop in the road movie genre Cop in Set it Off that lets Stony Go
(Name the Movie)
Best Soundtrack in a Road Film:
Little Miss Sunshine
Best feminist film in the GWSS series:
Why? Thelma and Louise, for using the road as an opportunity to break all gender roles and do something completely unexpected for a former housewife and waitress.
Best Example of "Counter Cinema" in a Road Film Narrative:
Why? Little Miss Sunshine for showing a Caucasian family with very little white priviledge.
Your definition of "counter cinema" going against the mainstream of cinema and whats typically portrayed.
Best Filmic Study of Gender on the Road:
Why? Pow Wow Highway because it shows opposite journeys of men and women on the road.
Best Filmic Study of Race on the Road:
Why? Pow Wow Highway, because of its great contrast to road films we've watched with Caucasians.
Best Filmic Study of Class on the Road:
Why? Little Miss Sunshine, because it showed that class can trump race.
Best Filmic Study of Queer Bodies on the Road:
Why? My Own Private Idaho, because it showed a view of gay life I had never seen before.
Best Definition of a Road Film from the Readings (excerpt from the readings, give page number and author): David Laderman (Driving Visions p. 1-4)