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Television Drama: Realism, Modernism, and British Culture

John Caughie

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742197
eISBN:
9780191694981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742197.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book offers an account of British television drama from its origins in live studio drama in the prewar and immediate postwar years, through the Golden Age of the single play in the 1960s and ... More


Recycled Hollywood for the TV Generation: The Rise of Parody and the Fall of Mel Brooks the Director, 1974–95

Alex Symons

in Mel Brooks in the Cultural Industries: Survival and Prolonged Adaptation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748649587
eISBN:
9780748676484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748649587.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how Brooks did not just recycle Hollywood film, but hybridised film content together with a wide range of content from television. It is through hybridising film with ... More


Theorising Emotion in Film and Television

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter turns to film theory where the concept of emotion has been explored primarily through research by cognitive film theorists. Television is still a new area in terms of work on emotion and ... More


Iceland

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie

in The Cinema of Small Nations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Iceland is a very small nation-state with a population of just over 300,000 inhabitants. This chapter addresses the various strategies its filmmakers have reverted to in fashioning a film industry in ... More


‘I’m Absolutely the Right Person for this Job’: Allison Anders and Mary Harron on Lifetime Television

Michele Schreiber

in Indie Reframed: Women's Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403924
eISBN:
9781474426756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403924.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the recent careers of Allison Anders and Mary Harron, who took off in the early-to-mid 1990s but subsequently turned to television and have found a workspace in the Lifetime TV ... More


Scenes from the Suburbs: The Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Timotheus Vermeulen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748691661
eISBN:
9781474400909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691661.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Suburbia. Say the word and a stream of images pass before your eyes: white picket fence, neatly mowed lawns, winding roads nicely lined with trees, pastel tinted bungalows, bored housewives, ... More


Contemporary Complex Cinema

Miklós Kiss and Steven Willemsen

in Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406727
eISBN:
9781474430470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406727.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 1 briefly introduces the trend of narrative complexity in contemporary cinema. It concisely positions narrative complexity within broader shifts in the audiovisual media landscape, including ... More


The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Robert Moses Peaslee and Robert G. Weiner (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Along with Batman, Spider-Man, and Superman, the Joker is one of the most recognizable sequential art characters in popular culture. While there has been a great deal of scholarly attention on ... More


Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West

Michael K. Johnson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039287
eISBN:
9781626740013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039287.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos undertakes an interdisciplinary exploration of the African American West through close readings of select texts from a variety of media. This approach allows for ... More


Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

James Naremore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520285521
eISBN:
9780520960954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285521.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this, the first book devoted to one of the world’s most admired independent filmmakers, James Naremore offers a close critical study of all of Charles Burnett’s important works for movies and ... More


Four Minute Mile1

Julian Fox

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, in which he talks about The Jericho Mile, his first directorial feature. A raw, well-observed and humane story set in Folsom State Penitentiary, ... More


Images of Injustice

Brandon L. Garrett

in Punishment in Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479861958
eISBN:
9781479878680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479861958.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Our book concludes with a chapter by Brandon L. Garrett, examining the reception of images of justice and punishment and of visual images in trials of the innocent. Garrett notes how important ... More


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