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The Authorship of PlaceA Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Dennis Lo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Authorship of Place is the first monograph dedicated to the study of the politics, history, aesthetics, and practices of location shooting for Taiwanese, Mainland Chinese, and coproduced art ... More

Cold War IIHollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Cold War II: Hollywood's Renewed Obsession with Russia

Tatiana Prorokova-Konrad (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831095
eISBN:
9781496831149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831095.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Today, Hollywood cinema has made a striking turn regarding its portrayals of Russians, returning to the images of the Cold War. To explore the reasons for this sudden renewed interest in the Cold ... More

Fragmented Memories and Screening Nostalgia for the Cultural Revolution

Fragmented Memories and Screening Nostalgia for the Cultural Revolution

Jing Meng

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528462
eISBN:
9789888053490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528462.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the way personal memories and micro-narratives of the Cultural Revolution are represented in post-2001 films and television dramas in mainland China, unravelling the complex ... More

Girl HeadFeminism and Film Materiality

Girl Head: Feminism and Film Materiality

Genevieve Yue

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289554
eISBN:
9780823297146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289554.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

For decades, feminist film analysis has been focused on issues of representation: images of women in film. But what are the feminist implications of the material object underlying that image, the ... More

SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!Experiencing Friday the 13th

SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!: Experiencing Friday the 13th

Wickham Clayton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830319
eISBN:
9781496830357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830319.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!: Experiencing Friday the 13th, is the first book entirely devoted to the analysis of the Friday the 13th franchise. The story a film tells is usually filtered through a ... More

The Cinema of DisorientationInviting Confusions

The Cinema of Disorientation: Inviting Confusions

Dominic Lash

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462778
eISBN:
9781474490603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462778.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Perhaps because they are so immediately absorbing, narrative films can also be profoundly confusing and disorienting. This fascinating book neither proposes fool-proof methods for avoiding confusion, ... More

Film Reboots

Film Reboots

Daniel Herbert and Constantine Verevis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474451369
eISBN:
9781474490641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451369.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bringing together the latest developments in the study of serial formatting practices – remakes, sequels, series – Film Reboots is the first edited collection to specifically focus on the new ... More

Geraldine ChaplinThe Gift of Film Performance

Geraldine Chaplin: The Gift of Film Performance

Steven Rybin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474427968
eISBN:
9781474490658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427968.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The most distinguished actor among Charlie Chaplin’s children, Geraldine Chaplin has created a striking performative presence across international cinema. In shifting cinematic contexts and through ... More

ReFocus: The Films of Michel Gondry

ReFocus: The Films of Michel Gondry

Marcelline Block and Jennifer Kirby (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474456012
eISBN:
9781474490672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456012.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The acclaimed French auteur behind the mind-bending modern classic Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Michel Gondry has ... More

Antonioni and the Aesthetics of ImpurityRemaking the Image in the 1960s

Antonioni and the Aesthetics of Impurity: Remaking the Image in the 1960s

Matilde Nardelli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444040
eISBN:
9781474490573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444040.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Michalangelo Antonioni’s 1960s films are widely recognized as both exemplars of cinema and key texts in ushering in cinema’s ‘modern’ incarnation. Reconnecting Antonioni’s aesthetically audacious ... More

Hollywood Hates Hitler!Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures

Hollywood Hates Hitler!: Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures

Chris Yogerst

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829757
eISBN:
9781496829801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829757.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In September of 1941, a handful of isolationist senators set out to tarnish Hollywood for war-mongering. The United States was largely divided on the possibility of entering the European War, yet the ... More

Toxic MasculinityMapping the Monstrous in Our Heroes

Toxic Masculinity: Mapping the Monstrous in Our Heroes

Esther De Dauw and Daniel J. Connell (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828934
eISBN:
9781496828989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828934.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume takes an interdisciplinary perspective when positioning the impact of hypermasculinity on toxic masculinity and the vilification of identities outside of hypermasculinity through several ... More

Vampires in Italian Cinema, 1956-1975

Vampires in Italian Cinema, 1956-1975

Michael Guarneri

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474458115
eISBN:
9781474490610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458115.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book takes as its subject a corpus of thirty-three vampire movies made, distributed and exhibited during the peak years of film production in Italy, and certified to be of Italian nationality by ... More

Picturing Peter BogdanovichMy Conversations with the New Hollywood Director

Picturing Peter Bogdanovich: My Conversations with the New Hollywood Director

Peter Tonguette

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813147314
eISBN:
9780813179414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147314.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Drawn from interviews conducted from 2003 to 2019, Picturing Peter Bogdanovich is a unique double portrait of a filmmaker and a fan. As the director of such New Hollywood classics as The Last Picture ... More

Troubling MasculinitiesTerror, Gender, and Monstrous Others in American Film Post-9/11

Troubling Masculinities: Terror, Gender, and Monstrous Others in American Film Post-9/11

Glen Donnar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828576
eISBN:
9781496828620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828576.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The association of the attacks of 9/11 with Hollywood science fiction and disaster spectacle was immediate and pervasive. Succeeding calls in media and politics for the reassuring return of ‘strong’ ... More

ReFocus: The Films of Paul Schrader

ReFocus: The Films of Paul Schrader

Michelle E. Moore and Brian Brems (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462037
eISBN:
9781474490696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462037.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Paul Schrader’s unique relationship to the role of the author (as screenwriter, director and critic) has long informed his cinema, and raises complicated questions about the definition of the auteur. ... More

What Price Hollywood?Gender and Sex in the Films of George Cukor

What Price Hollywood?: Gender and Sex in the Films of George Cukor

Elyce Rae Helford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179292
eISBN:
9780813179308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179292.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A prolific director of classic Hollywood cinema, George Cukor was known for his romantic comedies and dramas and his work with difficult leading ladies. For such work, he was labeled a “woman’s ... More

Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog

Joshua Lund

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043178
eISBN:
9780252052057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043178.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Werner Herzog is the first book-length study of Werner Herzog’s American (in the hemispheric sense) work. It is also the first sustained, book-length study on the question of the political in ... More

Unruly CinemaHistory, Politics, and Bollywood

Unruly Cinema: History, Politics, and Bollywood

Rini Battacharya Mehta

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043123
eISBN:
9780252052002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043123.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Unruly Cinema is a meta-history of Indian cinema’s emergence and growth in correspondence with the colonial, postcolonial, and the neoliberal state. Indian popular cinema has grown steadily from the ... More

Silent Serial SensationsThe Wharton Brothers and the Magic of Early Cinema

Silent Serial Sensations: The Wharton Brothers and the Magic of Early Cinema

Barbara Tepa Lupack

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748189
eISBN:
9781501748202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748189.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book, the first book-length study of pioneering and prolific filmmakers Ted and Leo Wharton, offers a fascinating account of the dynamic early film industry. As the book demonstrates, the ... More

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