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Celluloid SingaporeCinema, Performance and the National

Celluloid Singapore: Cinema, Performance and the National

Edna Lim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474402880
eISBN:
9781474444613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402880.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Celluloid Singapore is not about Singapore cinema per se, or Singapore, but both. It is a ground-breaking study of the three major periods in Singapore cinema’s fragmented history – the golden age ... More

Close-UpGreat Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Murray Pomerance and Kyle Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This two-volume set presents detailed interpretations of singular performances by several of the most compelling actors in cinema history, asking in many different and complementary ways what makes ... More

Film and the Imagined Image

Film and the Imagined Image

Sarah Cooper

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452786
eISBN:
9781474476676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452786.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film and the Imagined Image explores the extraordinary ways in which film can stimulate and direct the image-making capacity of the imagination. From documentary to art house cinema, and from an ... More

Film's First FamilyThe Untold Story of the Costellos

Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos

Terry Chester Shulman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178097
eISBN:
9780813178127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178097.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The story of the Costellos is the story of the twentiethcentury’s second most accomplished family of actors—second only to the Barrymores, with whom they intermarried to beget a dynasty of unrivaled ... More

The Filmmaker's PhilosopherMerab Mamardashvili and Russian Cinema

The Filmmaker's Philosopher: Merab Mamardashvili and Russian Cinema

Alyssa DeBlasio

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444484
eISBN:
9781474476638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444484.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Known as the 'Georgian Socrates' of Soviet philosophy, Merab Mamardashvili was a defining personality of the late-Soviet intelligentsia. In the 1970s and 1980s, he taught required courses in ... More

Hollywood at the RacesFilm's Love Affair with the Turf

Hollywood at the Races: Film's Love Affair with the Turf

Alan Shuback

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178295
eISBN:
9780813178325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178295.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

An examination of the symbiotic relationship that existed between the Hollywood film community and horse racing, primarily between 1930 and 1960, Hollywood at the Races explores the extraordinary ... More

Indian Documentary Film and FilmmakersPracticing Independence

Indian Documentary Film and Filmmakers: Practicing Independence

Shweta Kishore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433068
eISBN:
9781474453578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433068.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Independent documentary is enjoying a resurgence in post-reform India. But in contemporary cinema and media cultures, where ‘independent’ operates as an industry genre or critical category, how do we ... More

Indonesian Cinema after the New OrderGoing Mainstream

Indonesian Cinema after the New Order: Going Mainstream

Thomas Barker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528073
eISBN:
9789882204751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528073.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the two decades since the fall of the New Order regime in 1998, Indonesia cinema has become one of the most productive and exciting film industries in Asia. From a position in the 1990s when local ... More

Italian Horror Cinema

Italian Horror Cinema

Stefano Baschiera and Russ Hunter (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693528
eISBN:
9781474421997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693528.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first book-length academic investigation of Italian horror cinema, from the silent era to the present, this collection brings together for the first time a range of contributions aimed at a new ... More

Lewis MilestoneLife and Films

Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Harlow Robinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178332
eISBN:
9780813178349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book tells the remarkable personal and professional story of Lewis Milestone (1895-1980), one of the most prolific, creative and respected film directors of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Among his ... More

Lucrecia Martel

Lucrecia Martel

Gerd Gemünden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042836
eISBN:
9780252051692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042836.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides an overview of the films of the Argentine filmmaker Lucrecia Martel, who counts as one of the most accomplished filmmakers from Latin America and as a leading female global auteur. ... More

Narrative HumanismKindness and Complexity in Fiction and Film

Narrative Humanism: Kindness and Complexity in Fiction and Film

Wyatt Moss-Wellington

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474454315
eISBN:
9781474476683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454315.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

How can stories function as expressions of kindness to others, and how might the narratives we live by then affect our behaviour in the world? Is there such a thing as a ‘humanistic drama’? This book ... More

Nordic Genre FilmSmall Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Tommy Gustafsson and Pietari Kääpä (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Nordic Genre Film offers a transnational approach to studying contemporary genre production in Nordic cinema. It discusses a range of internationally renowned examples, from Nordic noir such as the ... More

Performing Ethics Through Film StyleLevinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Performing Ethics Through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Edward Lamberti

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Emmanuel Levinas’s ethical philosophy has had a significant influence on film theory in recent years. This book proposes a relationship between Levinasian ethics and film style. It argues that films ... More

ReFocus: The Films of Elaine May

ReFocus: The Films of Elaine May

Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Dean Brandum (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474440189
eISBN:
9781474476607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440189.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the diverse career of director, screenwriter, comic and actor, Elaine May Spanning from obscurity to notoriety, the films of director, screenwriter, actor and comic Elaine May have ... More

ReFocus: The Films of Spike Jonze

ReFocus: The Films of Spike Jonze

Kim Wilkins and Wyatt Moss-Wellington (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447621
eISBN:
9781474476669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447621.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

ReFocus: The Films of Spike Jonze is the first collection of essays on this important and original contemporary filmmaker. It looks at his ground-breaking work in both features and short forms, ... More

Rethinking the Hollywood Teen MovieGender, Genre and Identity

Rethinking the Hollywood Teen Movie: Gender, Genre and Identity

Frances Smith

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474413091
eISBN:
9781474438452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413091.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Rethinking the Teen Movie is the first academic monograph to theorise the construction of identity in the Hollywood Teen Movie, one of the most popular, yet academically overlooked film genres. As ... More

Revisiting Star StudiesCultures, Themes and Methods

Revisiting Star Studies: Cultures, Themes and Methods

Sabrina Qiong Yu and Guy Austin (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474404310
eISBN:
9781474434850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404310.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This collection revisits star studies with themes and methods from the latest international research into stardom and fandom across the globe. It challenges the Hollywood-centrism in star studies by ... More

Screening StatuesSculpture and Cinema

Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema

Steven Jacobs, Susan Felleman, Vito Adriaensens, and Lisa Colpaert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474410892
eISBN:
9781474438469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410892.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Sculpture is an artistic practice that involves material, three-dimensional, and generally static objects, whereas cinema produces immaterial, two-dimensional, kinetic images. These differences are ... More

Stanley Cavell and the Magic of Hollywood Films

Stanley Cavell and the Magic of Hollywood Films

Daniel Shaw

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455701
eISBN:
9781474476690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455701.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Stanley Cavell’s writings on film as a visual medium, and as making myths that address our scepticism about the values that allow us to see everyday life worth living, are emerging as highly ... More

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