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A Very Nervous Person's Guide to Horror Movies

A Very Nervous Person's Guide to Horror Movies

Mathias Clasen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197535899
eISBN:
9780197535936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535899.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Films about chainsaw killers, demonic possession, and ghostly intruders. Screaming audiences with sleepless nights or sweat-drenched nightmares in their immediate future. What’s going on here? ... More

Screening the PoliceFilm and Law Enforcement in the United States

Screening the Police: Film and Law Enforcement in the United States

Noah Tsika

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197577721
eISBN:
9780197577769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577721.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

American police departments have presided over the business of motion pictures since the end of the nineteenth century. Their influence is evident not only on the screen but also in the ways movies ... More

MetacinemaThe Form and Content of Filmic Reference and Reflexivity

Metacinema: The Form and Content of Filmic Reference and Reflexivity

David LaRocca (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190095345
eISBN:
9780190095383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190095345.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

When a work of art shows an interest in its own status as a work of art—either by reference to itself or to other works—we have become accustomed to calling this move “meta.” While scholars and ... More

Cognitive Film and Media Ethics

Cognitive Film and Media Ethics

Wyatt Moss-Wellington

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197552889
eISBN:
9780197552926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197552889.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Cognitive Film and Media Ethics provides a grounding in the use of cognitive science to address key questions in film, television, and screen media ethics. This book extends prior works in cognitive ... More

The Melancholy LensLoss and Mourning in American Avant-Garde Cinema

The Melancholy Lens: Loss and Mourning in American Avant-Garde Cinema

Tony Pipolo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197551165
eISBN:
9780197551202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197551165.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Melancholy Lens is an original study of the films and videos of five major figures of American avant-garde cinema: Maya Deren, Stan Brakhage, Gregory Markopoulos, Robert Beavers, and Ernie Gehr. ... More

Cinematic TVSerial Drama goes to the Movies

Cinematic TV: Serial Drama goes to the Movies

Rashna Wadia Richards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190071257
eISBN:
9780190071295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071257.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In the last two decades, media scholars have often suggested that television has become cinematic. Once considered “a mere instrument of transmission,” as Rudolf Arnheim put it, or derided as a vast ... More

Media VentriloquismHow Audiovisual Technologies Transform the Voice-Body Relationship

Media Ventriloquism: How Audiovisual Technologies Transform the Voice-Body Relationship

Jaimie Baron, Jennifer Fleeger, and Shannon Wong Lerner (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197563625
eISBN:
9780197563663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197563625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Media Ventriloquism repurposes the term “ventriloquism,” which has traditionally referred to the act of throwing one’s voice into an object that appears to speak, to reflect our complex vocal ... More

Engineering HollywoodTechnology, Technicians, and the Science of Building the Studio System

Engineering Hollywood: Technology, Technicians, and the Science of Building the Studio System

Luci Marzola

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190885588
eISBN:
9780190885625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885588.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Engineering Hollywood tells the story of the formation of the Hollywood studio system not as the product of a genius producer, but as an industry that brought together creative practices and myriad ... More

Next Generation AdaptationSpectatorship and Process

Next Generation Adaptation: Spectatorship and Process

Allen H. Redmon (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832603
eISBN:
9781496832641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832603.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Next Generation Adaptation: Spectatorship and Process explores the ways in which cross-cultural adaptations often stage a collusion between competing cultural capital. The collusion conceals and ... More

Reframing Vivien LeighStardom, Gender, and the Archive

Reframing Vivien Leigh: Stardom, Gender, and the Archive

Lisa Stead

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190906504
eISBN:
9780190906542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906504.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Reframing Vivien Leigh takes a fresh new look at one of the twentieth century’s most iconic stars. Focusing on Vivien Leigh as a distinctly archival subject, the book draws upon original oral history ... More

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