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Kira Muratova: The Zoological Imperium

Condee Nancy

in The Imperial Trace: Recent Russian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195366761
eISBN:
9780199867394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366761.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Muratova’s cheerful skepticism toward collectivity sets the stakes high, disallowing not only higher-order social belonging, but also the “commanding heights” of the human as such. Dismantling ... More


The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki: Contrarian Stories

Andrew Nestingen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165594
eISBN:
9780231850414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165594.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Aki Kaurismäki is an enigma, an eminent auteur who claims his films are a joke. Since 1983, Kaurismäki has produced classically styled films filled with cinephilic references to film history. He has ... More


Uneven Modernity: Literature, Film, and Intellectual Discourse in Postsocialist China

Haomin Gong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835316
eISBN:
9780824871185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835316.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Postsocialist China is marked by paradoxes: economic boom, political conservatism, cultural complexity. This book's study of these paradoxes, or “unevenness,” provides a unique and seminal approach ... More


Mainstream Culture Refocused: Television Drama, Society, and the Production of Meaning in Reform-Era China

Xueping Zhong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834173
eISBN:
9780824870010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834173.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Serialized television drama dianshiju, perhaps the most popular and influential cultural form in China over the past three decades, offers a wide and penetrating look at the tensions and ... More


Showman of the Screen: Joseph E. Levine and His Revolutions in Film Promotion

A. T. McKenna

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168715
eISBN:
9780813168814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168715.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Joseph E. Levine was one of the most recognizable figures in postwar American cinema; he pioneered saturation opening techniques, revolutionized art-film marketing, and was hugely successful as a ... More


Spies, Vamps and Women Warriors: Translating the Exotic into the Technics of Chinese Femininity

Olivia Khoo

in The Chinese Exotic: Modern Diasporic Femininity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098794
eISBN:
9789882207516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098794.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how the movements of the fold can be translated and further understood through the movement of Chinese screen actresses, from the Asian film industry into that of the West. It ... More


New Waves, Specialist Audiences and Adult Films

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses changes in the film industry at the end of the 1950s and into the 1960s. As cinema's role as classic family entertainment was lost to television, films diversified to attract ... More


Introduction to Part II

Barry Langford

in Post-Classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638574
eISBN:
9780748671076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638574.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By the second half of the 1960s, as measured from movies shown in downtown Columbus, Ohio, decline was harder and harder to disguise. The old downtown theatre district had started to fall into decay; ... More


The Cinema of Richard Linklater: Walk, Don't Run

Rob Stone

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165532
eISBN:
9780231850407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165532.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

From Slacker (1991) to The School of Rock (2003), from Before Sunrise (1995) to Before Sunset (2004), from the walking and talking of his no/low-budget American independent films to conversing with ... More


The 1989 Moment: Film and History in the Early 1990s

Dominique Nasta

in Contemporary Romanian Cinema: The History of an Unexpected Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167451
eISBN:
9780231536691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167451.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Romanian films which emerged after the collapse of Communism in 1989. The political events in Romania at that time were almost entirely and sometimes excessively filmed by ... More


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