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Elvis Mitchell on Elephant: “Elephant” sometimes circles the willowy, young male hunks as if they were on a candy dish. I haven’t read anything that comments on the difference in the way Van Sant views the boys and the girls. I was about to say that his style here makes the ordinary too sensuous for a documentary, but that’s really only when he’s got the boys in his sights. The camera caresses their cheeks and chests…

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