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Cinema and Sensation: French Film and the Art of Transgression

Martine Beugnet

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620425
eISBN:
9780748670840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620425.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at a much-debated phenomenon in contemporary cinema: the re-emergence of filmmaking practices – and, by extension, of theoretical approaches – that give precedence to cinema as the ... More


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


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


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


Panpan Girls, Lesbians and Post-war Women’s Communities: Girls of Dark (1961) as Women’s Cinema

Yuka Kanno

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/9781474409698.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Yuka Kanno uses the final chapter of the book to examine Girls of Dark (Onna bakari no yoru, 1961), a film which follows the lives of ex-prostitutes in a rehabilitation facility. Within an ... 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


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


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


Spectacle of Property: The House in American Film

John David Rhodes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903695
eISBN:
9781452958897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903695.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Spectacle of Property details the ambivalent but powerful pleasure we take in viewing private property onscreen, analyzing the security and ease the house promises along with the horrible anxieties ... 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


Beyond the Infinite, at Home in Finitude: 2001

Scott C. Richmond

in Cinema's Bodily Illusions: Flying, Floating, and Hallucinating

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816690961
eISBN:
9781452955193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690961.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The second chapter turns to the question of illusion in a sustained system. Attending closely to the illusion of bodily movement on offer in Kubrick’s 2001, the chapter argues that it demands a ... More


Cinema’s Short-Term Tenancy: A Materialist Theory of Film Spectatorship

John David Rhodes

in Spectacle of Property: The House in American Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903695
eISBN:
9781452958897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903695.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this mostly theoretical discussion I discuss some examples of American feature filmmaking, including Gone With the Wind (Victor Fleming, 1939), in order to establish the implicit problematic that ... More


Cinema's Bodily Illusions: Flying, Floating, and Hallucinating

Scott C. Richmond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816690961
eISBN:
9781452955193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690961.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Before it is a technology for representation, the cinema is a technology for the modulation of its viewers’ perception. Cinema’s Bodily Illusions offers a theory of the cinema as a proprioceptive ... More


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


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


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


Introduction: Proprioceptive Aesthetics, or the Cinema

Scott C. Richmond

in Cinema's Bodily Illusions: Flying, Floating, and Hallucinating

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816690961
eISBN:
9781452955193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690961.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction of Cinema's Bodily Illusions offers an overview of proprioceptive aesthetics as a problem in contemporary film and film theory. It lays out the problems of the book: proprioception ... More


Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial

Gary D. Rhodes and Robert Singer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460682
eISBN:
9781474481083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460682.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The American television commercial exhibits an aesthetic and historical dynamic linking it directly to cinematic and media cultures. Consuming Images: Film Art and the American TelevisionCommercial ... More


Corpo-reality in the Hong Kong New Wave

Chang-Min Yu

in Beyond Imperial Aesthetics: Theories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455874
eISBN:
9789882204294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455874.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Several decades after the inception of the Hong Kong New Wave, critics still struggle to respond to the charge that "[t]here was no new aesthetic landscape"; that this so-called New Wave was only an ... More


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


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