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Kracauer's Theory of Film

Noël Carroll

in Engaging the Moving Image

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091953
eISBN:
9780300133073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091953.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter is about Siegfried Kracauer's book Theory of Film: The Redemption of Physical Reality, which was published in 1960. It is important to stress this from the outset because, during the ... More


Introduction: “No One Would Know It Was Mine”: Delmer Daves, Modest Auteur

Matthew Carter and Andrew Patrick Nelson (eds)

in ReFocus: The Films of Delmer Daves

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403016
eISBN:
9781474422031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403016.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This extended introduction covers three areas. First, it offers a critical biography of Daves’ life and career, drawing upon archival materials held at the Stanford University library. Second, it ... More


Film and the Imagined Image

Sarah Cooper

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452786
eISBN:
9781474476676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452786.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film and the Imagined Image explores the extraordinary ways in which film can stimulate and direct the image-making capacity of the imagination. From documentary to art house cinema, and from an ... More


Improving Passions

Charles Burnetts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748698196
eISBN:
9781474434881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698196.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book examines how the “sentimental”, a term so often invoked in film criticism, has been mobilized, denigrated, quarantined or ignored over 300 years of aesthetic debate. Responding to the often ... More


Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Murray Pomerance and Kyle Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This two-volume set presents detailed interpretations of singular performances by several of the most compelling actors in cinema history, asking in many different and complementary ways what makes ... More


Sentimental Aesthetics and Classical Film Theory

Charles Burnetts

in Improving Passions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748698196
eISBN:
9781474434881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698196.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Explores how classical film theorists of the early-to-mid 20th century were able conceive of cinema as a sentimental medium alongside the sociocultural and intellectual backdrop of modernity and ... More


Maggie Cheung in In the Mood for Love

Gina Marchetti

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of Maggie Cheung in In the Mood for Love


Peter Lorre in M

Janet Bergstrom

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of Peter Lorre in M


Anna Magnani in The Golden Coach

Sergio Rigoletto

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of Anna Magnani in The Golden Coach


Jeanne Moreau in The Bride Wore Black

Adrian Danks

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of Jeanne Moreau in The Bride Wore Black


Michel Serrault in La cage aux folles

Kyle Stevens

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of Michel Serrault in La cage aux folles


Catherine Deneuve in The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

Alexia Kannas

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion in of Catherine Deneuve in The Umbrellas of Cherbourg


Seeing Pictures

Sarah Cooper

in Film and the Imagined Image

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452786
eISBN:
9781474476676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452786.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This opening chapter serves to introduce the principal focus of the book, which explores the felt experience of mental image-making while watching film. The introductory discussion positions the book ... More


Feeling Pictures

Sarah Cooper

in Film and the Imagined Image

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452786
eISBN:
9781474476676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452786.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter opens with an example from Marguerite Duras’s film The Atlantic Man (1981), in order to introduce some of the ways in which the felt experience of image-making spoken about in relation ... More


The Sensuous Cinema of Wong Kar-wai: Film Poetics and the Aesthetic of Disturbance

Gary Bettinson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139293
eISBN:
9789888313082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139293.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The widely acclaimed films of Wong Kar-wai are characterized by their sumptuous yet complex visual and sonic style. This study of Wong’s filmmaking techniques uses a poetics approach to examine how ... More


Emil Jannings in The Blue Angel

Jerry Mosher

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of Emil Jannings in The Blue Angel


Michael Caine in Alfie

Jason Jacobs

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of Michael Caine in Alfie


Jean-Pierre Léaud in Stolen Kisses

Aaron Taylor

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion Jean-Pierre Léaud in Stolen Kisses


Denis Lavant in Holy Motors

Nick Davis

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of Denis Lavant in Holy Motors


Choi Min-sik in Oldboy

Hye Seung Chung and David Scott Diffrient

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion in Choi Min-sik in Oldboy


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