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Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Johnny Walker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Combining industrial research and primary interview material with detailed textual analysis, Contemporary British Horror Cinema looks beyond the dominant paradigms which have explained away British ... More


Long time dead

Johnny Walker

in Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society charts the rebirth of the British horror film in the twenty-first century, paying close attention to both the cultural and economic ... More


The critical forest

B. F. Taylor

in The British New Wave: A Certain Tendency?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069086
eISBN:
9781781701218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069086.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

John Schlesinger's 1962 film A Kind of Loving is the subject of this chapter. It addresses the specific criticisms that have been directed towards this film. It considers the concerns over narrative ... More


British film production and the horror genre

Johnny Walker

in Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 contemplates why British horror was revived at the dawning of the new millennium, and also considers some of the reasons why British horror films produced in the 2000s and 2010s can be ... More


The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

Alan Burton and Tim O'Sullivan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632893
eISBN:
9780748671144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632893.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first full, systematic analysis and assessment of the of the cinema of this important film-making partnership. Dearden and Relph began their work together at the famous Ealing ... More


A kingdom of horror

Johnny Walker

in Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, as a means of closure, will reflect briefly on the key issues that have been addressed over the last six chapters, before considering some of the directions that the study of British ... More


In the doghouse

Johnny Walker

in Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Chapter 4, I extend some of the issues surrounding fan filmmakers as discussed in the previous chapter, and deliberate the representation of masculinity and cult film fandom within a series of ... More


Nasty resurrections

Johnny Walker

in Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3, in light of the broader international concerns outlined in the previous chapter, works towards locating cultural specificities within British horror at a time when it has drifted from its ... More


Let the quiet ones in

Johnny Walker

in Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6 returns to industry, and charts the re-emergence of Hammer Films, which, after thirty years, finally went back into film production in the 2000s. Drawing from primary sources such as the ... More


Introduction: Shane's World

Martin Fradley, Sarah Godfrey, and Melanie Williams

in Shane Meadows: Critical Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748676392
eISBN:
9780748693856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676392.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introductory chapter opens the book by positioning Shane Meadows in the landscape of contemporary British filmmaking before moving on to provide a brief career overview which emphasises the ... More


Heartless hoodies

Johnny Walker

in Contemporary British Horror Cinema: Industry, Genre and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748689736
eISBN:
9781474416009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689736.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The practice of stereotyping is also the focus of Chapter 5, which considers a cycle of films that are designed to elicit fear from media representations of the contemporary working classes. Through ... More


International Noir

Homer B. Pettey and R. Barton Palmer (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748691104
eISBN:
9781474406437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691104.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume examines the influence of noir for global cinema. Close historical analysis of British and national cinemas, especially French and Japanese noir, demonstrates the global popularity of ... More


Shane Meadows: Critical Essays

Martin Fradley, Sarah Godfrey, and Melanie Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748676392
eISBN:
9780748693856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676392.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the attention-grabbing short film Smalltime (1996) and his debut feature Twenty Four Seven (1997), director Shane Meadows has emerged as arguably the most distinctive young film-maker in ... More


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