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The Face of Blanchett

An appreciation of Cate in the spirit of Roland Barthes.

I was recently perusing Facebook, and I saw someone’s comment about the new FX series Mrs. America, about the women’s movement and its opponents. They’d included a frame capture of Cate Blanchett as a conservative mastermind, Phyllis Schlafly, laughing at a wedding. In the image, her head is thrown back, Blanchett’s face managing…

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Dr. Thomas J. West III

Dr. Thomas J. West III

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Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly