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ABC SportsThe Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television

ABC Sports: The Rise and Fall of Network Sports Television

Travis Vogan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520292956
eISBN:
9780520966260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292956.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The American Broadcasting Company division ABC Sports is behind some of network sports television’s most significant practices, personalities, and moments. It created the weekend anthology Wide World ... More

Alice in PornolandHardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Laura Helen Marks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book argues that pornographic film relies on a particular "Victorianness" in generating eroticism—a Gothic Victorianness that is monstrous and restrained, repressed but also perverse, static but ... More

British Women Amateur FilmmakersNational Memories and Global Identities

British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the rapidly growing study of amateur film, this groundbreaking book addresses the development of British women's amateur visual practice. Drawing upon social and visual anthropology, imperial and ... More

China in the MixCinema, Sound, and Popular Culture in the Age of Globalization

China in the Mix: Cinema, Sound, and Popular Culture in the Age of Globalization

Ying Xiao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812605
eISBN:
9781496812643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812605.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Scarce attention has been paid to the dimension of sound and its essential role in constructing image, culture, and identity in Chinese film and media. China in the Mix fills a critical void with an ... More

Cultivating Extreme Art CinemaText, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Cultivating Extreme Art Cinema: Text, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Simon Hobbs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The use of hard-core sex and brutal violence in films such as Antichrist, Romance and Irreversible has been branded by many as an unsophisticated attempt to attract audiences. These accusations of ... More

Excavating the FutureArchaeology and Geopolitics in Contemporary North American Science Fiction Film and Television

Excavating the Future: Archaeology and Geopolitics in Contemporary North American Science Fiction Film and Television

Shawn Malley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941190
eISBN:
9781789629088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941190.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Well-known in popular culture for tomb-raiding and mummy-wrangling, the archaeologist is also a rich though often unacknowledged figure for constructing ‘strange new worlds’ from ‘strange old worlds’ ... More

Foundational FilmsEarly Cinema and Modernity in Brazil

Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil

Maite Conde

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520290983
eISBN:
9780520964884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290983.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first screening of films in Brazil took place on July 8, 1896. Journalists immediately praised the movies’ modernity and their progressive dimensions. Their commentaries support the commonly held ... More

Framing EmpirePostcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Framing Empire: Postcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474429948
eISBN:
9781474453561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429948.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines postcolonial filmmakers adapting Victorian literature in Hollywood to contend with both the legacy of British imperialism and the influence of globalized media entities. Since ... More

Gunslinging justiceThe American culture of gun violence in Westerns and the law

Gunslinging justice: The American culture of gun violence in Westerns and the law

Justin A. Joyce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526126160
eISBN:
9781526138743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126160.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Gunslinging justice explores American Westerns in a variety of media alongside the historical development of the American legal system to argue that Western shootouts are less overtly “anti-law” than ... More

Jacques Rancière and the Politics of Art Cinema

Jacques Rancière and the Politics of Art Cinema

James Harvey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474423786
eISBN:
9781474453585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423786.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Jacques Rancière and the Politics of Art Cinema, James Harvey contends that Rancière’s writing allows us to broach art and politics on the very same terms: each involves the visible and the ... More

Journey to PolandDocumentary Landscapes of the Holocaust

Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust

Maurizio Cinquegrani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474403573
eISBN:
9781474453592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403573.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust provides a new topographical methodology for the study of cinema and the Holocaust and addresses crucial issues of memory and history in ... More

Lana and Lilly Wachowski

Lana and Lilly Wachowski

Cáel M. Keegan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042126
eISBN:
9780252050879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042126.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book analyzes the filmmaking careers of Lana and Lilly Wachowski as the world’s most influential transgender media producers. Situated at the intersection of trans* studies and black feminist ... More

Postfeminist WhitenessProblematising Melancholic Burden in Contemporary Hollywood

Postfeminist Whiteness: Problematising Melancholic Burden in Contemporary Hollywood

Kendra Marston

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474430296
eISBN:
9781474453608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430296.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first extended study into the politics of whiteness inherent within postfeminist popular cinema. It analyses a selection of Hollywood films dating from the turn of the millennium, ... More

Promises of CitizenshipFilm Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Kathleen M. German

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Considering their historically marginalized place in American democracy, one wonders why African Americans bothered to fight in any American conflict. This conundrum is especially perplexing in World ... More

Traumatic ImprintsCinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Noah Tsika

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Forced to contend with unprecedented levels of psychological trauma during World War II, the United States military began sponsoring a series of nontheatrical films designed to educate and even ... More

The Two cines con niñoGenre and the Child Protagonist in Over Fifty Years of Spanish Film (1955-2010)

The Two cines con niño: Genre and the Child Protagonist in Over Fifty Years of Spanish Film (1955-2010)

Erin K. Hogan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474436113
eISBN:
9781474453622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436113.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Two cines con niño  is the first genre study of Spanish-language child-starred cinemas. It illuminates continuities in the political use of the child protagonist in over fifty years of cinema ... More

Vivre IciSpace, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary

Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary

Alison J. Murray Levine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940414
eISBN:
9781789629408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940414.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Vivre Ici analyzes a selection of films from the vast viewing landscape of contemporary French documentary film, a genre that has experienced a renaissance in the past twenty years. The films are ... More

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