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Asian CinemaA Regional View

Asian Cinema: A Regional View

Olivia Khoo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474461764
eISBN:
9781474495189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461764.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Asia’s film industries have undergone significant transformation in the last 30 years. From bilateral co-production agreements to pan-Asian financing, Asian cinema has assumed a regional identity ... More

The Blood on Satan's Claw

The Blood on Satan's Claw

David Evans-Powell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348349
eISBN:
9781800850958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348349.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Widely regarded as one of the foundational 'Unholy Trinity' of folk horror film, The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971) has been comparatively over-shadowed, if not maligned, when compared to Witchfinder ... More

Broadway Goes to WarAmerican Theater during World War II

Broadway Goes to War: American Theater during World War II

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180946
eISBN:
9780813181028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180946.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The American theater was not ignorant of the developments brought on by World War II, and actively addressed and debated timely, controversial topics for the duration of the war, including neutrality ... More

Cinematic IntermedialityTheory and Practice

Cinematic Intermediality: Theory and Practice

Kim Knowles and Marion Schmid (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446341
eISBN:
9781474495233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446341.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As a fundamentally hybrid medium, cinema has always been defined by its interactions with other art forms such as painting, sculpture, photography, performance and dance. Taking the in-between nature ... More

Cinematic RealismLukács, Kracauer and Theories of the Filmic Real

Cinematic Realism: Lukács, Kracauer and Theories of the Filmic Real

Ian Aitken

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474441346
eISBN:
9781474495325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441346.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the subject of cinematic realism through a long Introduction which covers general notions related to cinematic realism, and then through close analysis of book chapters written by ... More

Contemporary Balkan CinemaTransnational Exchanges and Global Circuits

Contemporary Balkan Cinema: Transnational Exchanges and Global Circuits

Lydia Papadimitriou and Ana Grgić (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474458436
eISBN:
9781474495219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458436.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first inclusive collection to examine post-2008 developments in Balkan cinema, this book brings together a number of international scholars working within and beyond the region to explore its ... More

Contemporary Hollywood AnimationStyle, Storytelling, Culture and Ideology Since the 1990s

Contemporary Hollywood Animation: Style, Storytelling, Culture and Ideology Since the 1990s

Noel Brown

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474410564
eISBN:
9781474495172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410564.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Until the 1990s, animation occupied a relatively marginal presence in Hollywood. Today, it is at the very heart of both the film industry and contemporary popular culture. Charting the major changes ... More

Cruising

Cruising

Eugenio Ercolani and Marcus Stiglegger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348363
eISBN:
9781800850972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348363.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When William Friedkin’s psycho thriller Cruising was shown at the Berlin International Film Festival and hit cinemas worldwide in 1980 it was mainly misunderstood: the upcoming gay scene dismissed it ... More

Ex Machina

Ex Machina

Joshua Grimm

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348301
eISBN:
9781800850941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348301.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ex Machina (2014) impressed critics and audiences alike with its bold ideas and all-too-realistic depiction of the unexpected consequences of constructing a sentient being. In his feature directorial ... More

Film and the Anarchist ImaginationExpanded Second Edition

Film and the Anarchist Imagination: Expanded Second Edition

Richard Porton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043338
eISBN:
9780252052217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043338.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hailed since its initial release, this book offers the authoritative account of films featuring anarchist characters and motifs. The book delves into the many ways filmmakers have portrayed ... More

Greek Cinema and Migration, 1991-2016

Greek Cinema and Migration, 1991-2016

Philip E. Phillis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474437035
eISBN:
9781474495226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437035.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Greek Cinema and Migration examines the ways in which the cinema of Greece has responded to the post-1990s phenomenon of becoming a host country for immigrants. The book focuses mainly on migration ... More

Harry Dean StantonHollywood's Zen Rebel

Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel

Joseph B. Atkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180106
eISBN:
9780813180113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180106.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Harry Dean Stanton (1926--2017) got his start in Hollywood in TV productions such as Zane Grey Theater and Gunsmoke. After a series of minor parts in forgettable westerns, he gradually began to get ... More

I Died a Million TimesGangster Noir in Midcentury America

I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Robert Miklitsch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043611
eISBN:
9780252052491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043611.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Age of Affluence. Ike and Mamie. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit. In the United States, the 1950s have been memorialized as the Pax Americana. A similar stereotypical view has characterized the ... More

Jayne MansfieldThe Girl Couldn't Help It

Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn't Help It

Eve Golden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180953
eISBN:
9780813180960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180953.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Jayne Mansfield (1933−1967) was driven not just to be an actress but to be a star. One of the most influential sex symbols of her time, she was known for her platinum blonde hair, hourglass figure, ... More

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Paul Bullock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348325
eISBN:
9781800850927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348325.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

‘Constellations: Jurassic Park’ explores how Steven Spielberg used the film to investigate several key themes that have been important to him across his career. These themes are: nature and ... More

Mediating War and IdentityFigures of Transgression in 20th- and 21st-century War Representation

Mediating War and Identity: Figures of Transgression in 20th- and 21st-century War Representation

Lisa Purse and Ute Wölfel (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446266
eISBN:
9781474495141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446266.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume provides in-depth analyses of audiovisual representations of war and conflict through the figures of transgression that circulate in these representations. Because their acts of ... More

New Blood in Contemporary CinemaWomen Directors and the Poetics of Horror

New Blood in Contemporary Cinema: Women Directors and the Poetics of Horror

Patricia Pisters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474466950
eISBN:
9781474495318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466950.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the new millennium, a growing number of female filmmakers have appropriated horror aesthetics for their films. In this book Patricia Pisters investigates contemporary women directors such as ... More

Ode to Gen XInstitutional Cynicism in Stranger Things and 1980s Film

Ode to Gen X: Institutional Cynicism in Stranger Things and 1980s Film

Melissa Vosen Callens

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832412
eISBN:
9781496832467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832412.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Even for the casual viewer, the Netflix series Stranger Things will likely feel familiar, reminiscent of popular 1980s coming-of-age movies. While Stranger Things and these classic 1980s films are ... More

Peeping Tom

Peeping Tom

Kiri Bloom Walden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800348370
eISBN:
9781800850965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348370.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Reviled on it’s release, Peeping Tom all-but ended the career of celebrated director Michael Powell. The story of a murderous cameraman and his compulsion to record his killings, Powell’s film ... More

Post-HorrorArt, Genre and Cultural Elevation

Post-Horror: Art, Genre and Cultural Elevation

David Church

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474475884
eISBN:
9781474495257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475884.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Horror’s longstanding reputation as a popular but culturally denigrated genre has been challenged by a new wave of films mixing arthouse minimalism with established genre conventions. Variously ... More

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