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Beginnings

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, Hawks discusses his family and early years, and he mentions that he gained inspiration for his films from real life events and people, including his grandfather. This chapter explores ... More


Contemporary Romanian Cinema: The History of an Unexpected Miracle

Dominique Nasta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167451
eISBN:
9780231536691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167451.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides an in-depth analysis of the essential works of Romanian cinema, ranging from the silent period to contemporary productions. It explains that, over the last decade, audiences ... More


Journey to Central Park

Des O’Rawe

in Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter compares two documentary treatments of the 1980 Central Park vigil for John Lennon: Jonas Mekas’ Happy Birthday to John (1995), and Raymond Depardon's Ten Minutes Silence for John Lennon ... More


The Little Play That Could

Nat Segaloff

in Arthur Penn: American Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129761
eISBN:
9780813135502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129761.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When James Rufus Agee died in the back of a taxicab in 1955, an unfinished semiautobiographical manuscript entitled A Death in the Family, which was about his father, was found on his desk. Agee had ... More


Kid’s Play

Nat Segaloff

in Arthur Penn: American Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129761
eISBN:
9780813135502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129761.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While Penn was attempting to complete his first feature film with a twenty-three-day shoot and a budget of only $400,000, he was startled by how Folmar Blangsted presented himself as Hollywood's most ... More


The trauma film from romantic to modern: A Matter of Life and Death to Don't Look Now

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

What is trauma if not, as in the Greek, a kind of wound? Here it is something more — a wound that seldom heals, a wounding of body and soul from which, often, the subject does not recover. Hence the ... More


Movements of exploration, discovery, revelation

Dimitris Eleftheriotis

in Cinematic Journeys: Film and Movement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633128
eISBN:
9780748651269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633128.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines movements of exploration, discovery and revelation, in their foundational relationship with sensibilities engendered in nineteenth-century mobile vision and in their ... More


Introduction

Alex Marlow-Mann

in New Neapolitan Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640669
eISBN:
9780748651214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640669.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the early 1990s, three Neapolitans made their directorial debut in quick succession. Antonio Capuano's Vito e gli altri (Vito and the Others, 1991), Mario Martone's Morte di un matematico ... More


Death Ray on a Coral Island as China’s First Science Fiction Film

Jie Zhang

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first Chinese science fiction film, Death Ray on a Coral Island (dir. Hongmei Zhang, 1980) emerged at a defining moment of nation’s history. It not only redefined science fiction as a genre ... More


“The Kids of Today Should Defend Themselves Against the ’70s”: Simulating Auras and Marketing Nostalgia in Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino’s Grindhouse

Jay McRoy

in American Horror Film: The Genre at the Turn of the Millennium

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734539
eISBN:
9781621031048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734539.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Grindhouse as a text that deploys cutting-edge digital technologies to (re)produce a viewing experience with which only a fraction of the film’s vast audience can directly ... More


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