By Jackie Stacey
Stacey examines the body-horror video clips Alien: Resurrection and Species in gentle of Jean Baudrillard’s apocalyptic proclamations approximately cloning and “the hell of the same,” and he or she considers the art-house thrillers Gattaca and Code 46 on the subject of principles approximately imitation, together with feminist theories of masquerade, postcolonial conceptualizations of mimicry, and queer notions of impersonation. Turning to Teknolust and Genetic Admiration, self sufficient movies by means of feminist administrators, she extends Walter Benjamin’s idea of charisma to attract an analogy among the replication of organic info and the reproducibility of the artwork item. Stacey indicates new how one can take into consideration people who find themselves now not what they look like, the matter of selecting identification in a global of artificiality, and the lack of singularity amid unchecked replication.
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