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When the Movies Mattered: The New Hollywood Revisited

Jonathan Kirshner and Jon Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736094
eISBN:
9781501736117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736094.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The “New Hollywood” that emerged in the late sixties is now widely recognized as an era of remarkable filmmaking, when directors enjoyed a unique autonomy to craft ambitious, introspective movies ... More


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


Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Emanuel Levy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231152761
eISBN:
9780231526531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152761.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Through intimate encounters with the life and work of five contemporary gay male directors, this book develops a framework for interpreting what it means to make a gay film or adopt a gay point of ... More


Julien Duvivier

Ben McCann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719091148
eISBN:
9781526124111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091148.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first ever English-language study of Julien Duvivier (1896-1967), once considered one of the world’s great film filmmakers. It provides new contextual and analytical readings of his ... More


Robert Guédiguian

Joseph Mai

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096471
eISBN:
9781526124104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096471.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a comprehensive account of Robert Guédiguian’s numerous films since 1980, combining stylistic analyses with historical, political, and generic context. More importantly, it makes ... More


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


Gary Larson and The Far Side

Kerry D. Soper

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817280
eISBN:
9781496817327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book explores Gary Larson’s unlikely career as the creator of the groundbreaking, syndicated panel cartoon, The Far Side. To help contemporary readers understand the controversial qualities and ... More


ReFocus: The Films of Delmer Daves

Matthew Carter and Andrew Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403016
eISBN:
9781474422031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403016.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

New essays on the life and work of veteran Hollywood filmmaker Delmer Daves. From Destination Tokyo (1943) to The Battle of Villa Fiorita (1965), among many other titles, few filmmakers created as ... More


Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Jennifer O'Meara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the centrality of dialogue to American independent cinema, arguing that it is impossible to separate small budgets from the old adage that ‘talk is cheap’. Focusing on the 1980s ... More


ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

E. Dawn Hall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over her multi-film career, the American independent filmmaker Kelly Reichardt has established a highly individual perspectives on questions of gender, feminism, socioeconomics and sexual ... More


Interview with Paul Schrader conducted by Michelle E. Moore and Brian Brems on 9/27/2018 at the Rail Line Diner, NYC

Michelle E. Moore and Brian Brems (eds)

in ReFocus: The Films of Paul Schrader

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462037
eISBN:
9781474490696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462037.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This career spanning interview with writer/director/film critic Paul Schrader was conducted in New York City in September 2018. During the wide-ranging conversation, Schrader reflects on his ... More


Meetings and Partings: How Tanaka’s Films End

Alexander Jacoby

in Tanaka Kinuyo: Nation, Stardom and Female Subjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474409698
eISBN:
9781474444637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409698.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Alexander Jacoby moves ahead to the 1940s and 50s in order to explore Tanaka’s second period of stardom as a mature actress. Shifting from the common auterist focus of Japanese film studies to ... More


Bavaesque: The Making of Mario Bava as Italian Horror Auteur

Peter Hutchings

in Italian Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693528
eISBN:
9781474421997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693528.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 2007 the writer/critic Tim Lucas published Mario Bava: All the Colors of the Dark. This massive tome, glossily produced, extensively illustrated, and over 1,100 pages long, has since been ... More


Beyond Nostalgia: Agency and Auteuristic Expressivity in Fragmented Memories

Jing Meng

in Fragmented Memories and Screening Nostalgia for the Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528462
eISBN:
9789888053490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528462.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Chapter 3, 11 Flowers represents personal and fragmented memories of the Cultural Revolution from an 11-year-old boy’s perspective. These memories challenge the monolithic narrative of history and ... More


David Mamet and ‘Indie’ Cinema

Yannis Tzioumakis

in The Spanish Prisoner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633685
eISBN:
9780748671236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633685.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Chapter examines David Mamet’s position within the independent and indie cinema landscapes. It starts with an overview of Mamet’s work in American cinema and points to the problem that despite ... More


Tunisia Florence Martin

Mette Hjort and Duncan Petrie

in The Cinema of Small Nations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625369
eISBN:
9780748671151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625369.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

To understand Tunisian cinema means to interrogate the history of its complex relationship with the state, the genesis of its filmic discourse, and its relationship with its audience at home and ... More


Introduction: The New Hollywood Revisited

Jonathan Kirshner and Jon Lewis

in When the Movies Mattered: The New Hollywood Revisited

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736094
eISBN:
9781501736117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736094.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter situates the New Hollywood in the context of its times and provides an overview of the contributions to the volume. Although the term “New Hollywood” has been variously (and ... More


Mars Attacks!: Tim Burton and the Ideology of the Flying Saucer Movie

Paul A. Cantor

in The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture: Liberty vs. Authority in American Film and TV

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140827
eISBN:
9780813141299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140827.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapter Four analyzes Tim Burton's film Mars Attacks! in relation to the classic flying saucer movies of the 1950s. During the Cold War, alien invasion narratives asked viewers to put their faith in ... More


Introduction

Isabelle Vanderschelden

in Studying French Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733162
eISBN:
9781800342002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733162.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the French cinema. The French like to think the first cinematic experiments originated from France in 1895 with the realist cinema of the Lumière ... More


The ‘impure’ auteur

Ben McCann

in Julien Duvivier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719091148
eISBN:
9781526124111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091148.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This opening chapter will contextualise the ‘Duvivier style’. It will look at his chief formative influence, André Antoine, whose influential theories on cinematic naturalism, location shooting, and ... More


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