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Action men

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter introduces and historicises the key debates about the male action hero, before offering an extended investigation of the representation of the male action hero in contemporary action ... More


Sex After Fifty: The ‘Invisible’ Female Ageing Body in Spanish Women-authored Cinema

Barbara Zecchi

in Spanish Erotic Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400473
eISBN:
9781474434744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400473.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the figure of the ageing female character as a sexual being in a wide selection of films directed by Spanish women filmmakers including Cecilia Bartolomé, Isabel Coixet, Pilar ... More


National Treasure: Judi Dench and Older Female Stardom into the 2000s

Melanie Williams

in Female Stars of British Cinema: The Women in Question

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405638
eISBN:
9781474434843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405638.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The last case study chapter examines the later-life stardom of Dame Judi Dench who has been acclaimed not only as an excellent actress but also a model for ageing gracefully. Her stardom represents a ... More


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