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That Unobscure Object of Desire and Horror:: On Some Uncanny Things in Recent Korean Horror Films

Hyun-suk Seo

in Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how the fetishistic system of signification regenerates horror and desire in Korean horror films. It focuses on the common motifs of “resentment”, “jealousy,” and “revenge” in ... More


Love on the Dole: The Apartment

GENE D. PHILLIPS

in Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125701
eISBN:
9780813135403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125701.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After Billy Wilder had finished Some Like It Hot, he wanted to make another picture with Jack Lemmon. Wilder got together with I. A. L. Diamond to whip up a detailed proposal that he would present to ... More


Epilogue a Touch of Class

GENE D. PHILLIPS

in Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125701
eISBN:
9780813135403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125701.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Billy Wilder certainly did his part to enrich American cinema. He learned during his long career in Hollywood that a director had to work hard not just to achieve artistic independence but also to ... More


Musical Performance and the Cult Film Experience

Ian Conrich

in Film's Musical Moments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623440
eISBN:
9780748651115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623440.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The cult film is generally seen as a development of post-war cinema, and includes a range of texts that can be used as sites for nostalgia, cultural allegiance and amplified pleasures, and which tend ... More


WORK / CONSUME / DIE: ‘The years I’ve spent, trying to get all the things I was told were important, that I was supposed to want’

Jez Conolly and Emma Westwood

in Seconds

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859289
eISBN:
9781800852396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859289.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Positions the film as emblematic of the hopeless and inescapable lifecycle that binds individuals into The American Dream. Draws comparisons to Billy Wilder’s The Apartment. Looks at the politics of ... More


The Sound of Bee-Stung Lips 1929–1931

Michael G. Ankerich

in Mae Murray: The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136905
eISBN:
9780813141381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136905.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Mae Murray’s transition to talking films and her first talkies (and final three films: Peacock Alley, Bachelor Apartment, and High Stakes). Murray’s ongoing legal entanglements ... More


Fortune Tellers and Paying Debts

Allen Ellenzweig

in George Platt Lynes: The Daring Eye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190219666
eISBN:
9780190219697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190219666.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Dance

Under George’s tutelage, Jonathan garners several photographic commissions. Cadmus introduces them to worldly and attractive Bridget Bate Chisholm. George living “openly” with Jonathan dismays ... More


Ensemble interaction in indeterminate music: A case study of Christian Wolff’s Exercises

Emily Payne and Philip Thomas

in Together in Music: Coordination, expression, participation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198860761
eISBN:
9780191892998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860761.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Examining ensemble interaction in the music of experimental composer Christian Wolff, this chapter uses as a case study a professional recording session undertaken by the ensemble Apartment House of ... More


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