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Mischief and Mayhem: A Cultural History of the Relationship between Children and Old People in the Contemporary Family Film

Lincoln Geraghty

in Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815163
eISBN:
9781496815200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815163.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the film adaptations of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) and Paddington (2014), the relationships between young and old characters serve to emphasise the regenerative effects of the spirit ... More


. Crafting Life into Film: Analysing Family Fiction Films From the 1930s

Martina Roepke

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Academic scholarship has usually explored family films in terms of authenticity and memory, framing them as spontaneous documents of everyday life, and valued as catalysts for acts of reminiscence or ... More


The Master Filmmakers

Terry Lindvall and Andrew Quicke

in Celluloid Sermons: The Emergence of the Christian Film Industry, 1930-1986

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753248
eISBN:
9780814765357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753248.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at how World Wide Pictures and Gateway reached beyond the evangelical ghettos. The two organizations set out to bring evangelistic and historical films to churches; each was ... More


Contemporary Japanese Cinema Since Hana-Bi

Adam Bingham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748683734
eISBN:
9781474412162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683734.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines generic developments in contemporary Japanese cinema since 1997. Through close analysis of numerous texts it considers and contextualises new films in the most prevalent genres in ... More


Contemporary Hollywood Animation: Style, Storytelling, Culture and Ideology Since the 1990s

Noel Brown

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474410564
eISBN:
9781474495172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410564.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Until the 1990s, animation occupied a relatively marginal presence in Hollywood. Today, it is at the very heart of both the film industry and contemporary popular culture. Charting the major changes ... More


. The Fragile Magic of the Home: Amateur Domestic Comedies and the Intimate Geography of Childhood

Karen Lury

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores a range of amateur fiction films located in the Scottish Screen Archive that might be characterised as ‘domestic comedies’, a sub-genre originally devised by Horace Newcomb, in ... More


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