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Computer-Generated Imagery and the Future of Stunt Work

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers revolution and transformation—from physical stunts to digital stunts that “let you do whatever you imagine.” Visual effects and computer-generated imagery (CGI) decrease the need ... More


Introduction

David Maskell

in Racine

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151616
eISBN:
9780191672774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151616.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This study aims to redress the balance of those studies of Racine which focus entirely on the literary aspects of his play. It endeavours to shed new light on the spectacle offered by his plays, with ... More


The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

James Clarke

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the massively popular cinema of writer-director James Cameron. It couches Cameron's films within the evolving generic traditions of science fiction, melodrama, and the cinema of ... More


Racine

David Maskell

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151616
eISBN:
9780191672774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151616.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This study is the first systematic exploration of Racine's theatricality. It is based on a close examination of all Racine's plays and on evidence for performance of them from the seventeenth century ... More


Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Mollie Gregory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Stunts are fundamental to the movies. Stuntwomen examines the largely unexplored profession of stuntwomen in the American entertainment industry from the silent movie era to the 2000s. To their ... More


Digital Cinema’s Heterogeneous Appeal: Debates on Embodiment, Intersubjectivity, and Immediacy

Ariel Rogers

in Cinematic Appeals: The Experience of New Movie Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159173
eISBN:
9780231535786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159173.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the industrial and critical discourses surrounding the increasing dominance of cinema by digital technologies in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Discussions of digital cinema in ... More


Technologies of Illumination, 1870–1910

in The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800-1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226640761
eISBN:
9780226640785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226640785.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter traces some of the tangled ways in which illumination and visual practice coevolved while suggesting critical points of connection between illumination technology and liberal ... More


The Abyss (1989)

James Clarke

in The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers James Cameron's The Abyss (1989). The Abyss takes the tradition of narratives of the sea, and uses it as a setting for a drama that expresses the increasing human dependence on ... More


Titanic (1997)

James Clarke

in The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies James Cameron's Titanic (1997). Titanic characterises the sea as a wilderness where both the masculine and the feminine are set in opposition to each other, and where the ... More


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