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Afterword

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/9780748638178.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers some final thoughts on the study as a whole, and an encouragement to the reader to continue to approach action cinema in a sophisticated way in the face of popular cultural and ... More


Transnational Film Remakes

Iain Robert Smith and Constantine Verevis (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film remakes are often dismissed within critical discourse as unoriginal, derivative and inferior to their source texts, yet this mode of critique takes on additional layers of meaning when films are ... More


“Tu Mera Superman”: Globalization, Cultural Exchange, and the Indian Superhero

Iain Robert Smith

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

While the recent blockbuster Krrish (2006) was initially promoted as “India’s First Super Hero,” the film is actually part of a long history of attempts to engage with the superhero genre in Indian ... More


The Making and Remaking of China's "Red Classics": Politics, Aesthetics, and Mass Culture

Rosemary Roberts

Li Li (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390892
eISBN:
9789888455003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390892.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book brings together research on China’s “red classics” across the entire Maoist period through to their re-emergence in the reform era. It critically investigates the changing nature and ... More


The Curse of Bangalore: 2000–8

M.K. Raghavendra

in Bipolar Identity: Region, Nation and the Kannada Language Film

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071587
eISBN:
9780199080793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071587.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Kannada cinema in the first decade of the twenty-first century. It begins by reviewing the author’s findings with regard to the shape taken by Kannada narrative from the 1930s ... More


Cinematic Border Crossings in Two Bengals: Cultural Translation as Communalization?

ZAKIR HQSSAIN RAJU

in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075981
eISBN:
9780199081523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the connections between Bangladeshi and West-Bengali popular film production and their transnationalization and localization efforts. The remakes of Bangladeshi film ... More


Cast Iron Jacket

Daniel Kremer

in Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165967
eISBN:
9780813166742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165967.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A passion project provides Furie with a chance of redemption. Cowritten with young, first-time screenwriter Rick Natkin, The Boys in Company C (1978) becomes the most idyllic filmmaking experience of ... More


Remaking Chinese Cinema: Through the Prism of Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Hollywood

Yiman Wang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836078
eISBN:
9780824871178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836078.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

From melodrama to Cantonese opera, from silents to 3D animated film, this book traces cross-Pacific film remaking over the last eight decades, and revolutionizes our understanding of Chinese cinema ... More


Antigone Interculturated in Tainan of Southern Taiwan

Dongshin Chang

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter talks about a 2001 performance of Antigone in lyrical Taiwanese — the language used in Taiwan before Mandarin was mandated as the national language — at the historic Koxinga shrine. A ... More


How the Fish Swims in Dirty Water: Antigone in Indonesia

Cobina Gillitt

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses a production of Antigone staged in 1974 as a response to government censorship in Indonesia. Rendra, one of Indonesia's best-known cultural figures, was banned from the theatre ... More


Democracy at War: Antigone: Insurgency in Toronto

Dongshin Chang

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Antigone: Insurgency (2007) — a response to state measures taken in the name of national security in the USA and Canada after 9/11 — staged with a cast of three. The script ... More


Introduction: Transnational Film Remakes

Iain Robert Smith and Constantine Verevis

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film remakes are often dismissed within critical discourse as unoriginal, derivative and inferior to their source texts, yet this mode of critique takes on additional layers of meaning when films are ... More


Disrupting the Remake: <i>The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo</i>

Lucy Mazdon

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Recent years have witnessed a cycle of high profile Hollywood remakes of Scandinavian cinema, including such titles as David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, (USA, 2011), based upon the ... More


‘Crazed Heat’: Nakahira Ko and the Transnational Self-remake

David Desser

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Transnational film remakes present a variety of complicating issues – of geography, culture, translation, and temporality, among others. Directors have remade their own films, sometimes quite ... More


Remaking <i>Funny Games</i>: Michael Haneke’s Cross-Cultural Experiment

Kathleen Loock

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In recent decades, Austrian director and screenwriter Michael Haneke has become internationally known for disturbing and often brutal films that seek to undermine viewers’ expectations while holding ... More


Eating for Britain: Food, family and national identity in Susan Ferrier’s fiction

Sarah Moss

in Spilling the Beans: Eating, Cooking, Reading and Writing in British Women's Fiction, 1770-1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076510
eISBN:
9781781702710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076510.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter takes a look at national identity, food and family as depicted in Susan Ferrier's fiction, showing that her works are explicitly anti-Romantic and that she argues for colonialism as the ... More


Introduction

Yiman Wang

in Remaking Chinese Cinema: Through the Prism of Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Hollywood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836078
eISBN:
9780824871178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836078.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore an under-studied strain of peripheral and subaltern remaking: Shanghai and Hong Kong remakes of certain Hollywood ... More


The Goddess: Tracking the “Unknown Woman” from Hollywood through Shanghai to Hong Kong

Yiman Wang

in Remaking Chinese Cinema: Through the Prism of Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Hollywood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836078
eISBN:
9780824871178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836078.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines three maternal melodramas: Stella Dallas (dir. Henry King, 1925), The Goddess (dir. Wu Yonggang, 1934, Shanghai), and Rouge Tears (dir. Wu Yonggang, Chen Pi, 1938, Shanghai/Hong ... More


Conclusion: Mr. Undercover Goes Global

Yiman Wang

in Remaking Chinese Cinema: Through the Prism of Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Hollywood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836078
eISBN:
9780824871178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836078.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers the recent and unfolding phenomenon of Hollywood's remaking of East Asian popular genres, including horror, romance, and gangster movies from Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong. ... More


Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s: Why Don’t They Do It Like They Used To?

David Roche

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039621
eISBN:
9781626740129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039621.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s or Why Don’t They Do it Like They Used to? takes up the nostalgic assumption shared by many fans and scholars that the original movies are more ... More


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