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John Baxter

in Von Sternberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126012
eISBN:
9780813135601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126012.003.0030
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

On July 29, 1943, von Sternberg married his 21-year-old secretary/nurse Jeanne Annete Mcbride. The groom cheated his age a little for the press, giving it as 45 instead or nearer 50. The union was ... More


From Instant Karma to Instant Wealth: The Fantasies and Cathexes of these Neoliberal Times

Shannon Winnubst

in Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race and Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172950
eISBN:
9780231539883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172950.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chpater shifts gears entirely into the Lacanian lexicon to examine precisely how the dominant fantasies of classical liberalism, tolerance and neutrality, are transforming in the neoliberal ... More


The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis

Aaron Schuster

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262528597
eISBN:
9780262334150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262528597.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Is pleasure a rotten idea, mired in negativity and lack, which should be abandoned in favor of a new concept of desire? Or is desire itself fundamentally a matter of lack, absence, and loss? This is ... More


Nicolas Winding Refn

Jason Wood

in Last Words: Considering Contemporary Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171977
eISBN:
9780231850698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.003.0020
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn. Refn's first feature Pusher (1996) established his acute visual style and refusal to shy away from the graphic depiction ... More


The Apolitics of Rebellion

Zhou Xuelin

in Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098497
eISBN:
9789882207707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098497.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how malcontented young adults rebel against various aspects of the established society, in terms of education, intellectual elite, morality, domestic and social authority, and ... More


Maggie: “Am I Doing the Right Thing?”

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses Maggie Segura who talked about what happened in the nine years since the authors last saw her, for the George magazine assignment in 2000. It had been a rough time for her, ... More


Out of the Night: At Home at Warner Bros.

Marilyn Ann Moss

in Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Raoul Walsh prepared to direct They Drive by Night. This film offers one of the best demonstrations in his body of work of how effortlessly and naturally he segues between hope and hopelessness, ... More


Navigating Chaos

Silvio Gaggi

in New Punk Cinema

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620340
eISBN:
9780748671052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620340.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes films that feature chaotic words and images, including Jeanne–Pierre Jeunet's Amélie, David Lynch's Mulholland Drive and Mike Figgis's Time Code. There is a perpetual ... More


An Audience for the Independents: Exploitation Films for the Nation's Youth

Yannis Tzioumakis

in American Independent Cinema: An Introduction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618668
eISBN:
9780748670802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618668.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While top-rank independent filmmaking was absorbed by Hollywood and its major studios, low-end independent filmmaking persisted but it was reinvented, especially once exploitation cinema techniques ... More


The Dream Machine

Anna Powell

in Deleuze, Altered States and Film

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632824
eISBN:
9780748651139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632824.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers dreams as the most familiar cinematic altered state and criticises psychoanalytical dream-work through Deleuze-Guattarian schizoanalysis. It explains why Gilles Deleuze and ... More


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