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Gender Hyperbole and the Uncanny in the Horror Film

Katie Model

in Gender Meets Genre in Postwar Cinemas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036613
eISBN:
9780252093661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036613.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Stanley Kubrick's film, The Shining (1980), based on Stephen King's eponymous novel (1977). Applying the Freudian concept of the “uncanny” to Jack Nicholson's performance the ... More


“Jason’s no Businessman … I Think He’s an Artist”: BBS and the New Hollywood Dream

Jonathan Kirshner

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/9781501736094.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1969 a struggling Columbia Pictures, seeking to connect with a generation that the old studio hands little understood and seemed unable to reach, signed a contract with producers Bob Rafelson, ... More


Nicholson

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the events that led Hal Ashby to direct the film The Last Detail. During the pre-production of Three Cornered Circle, actor Jack Nicholson told Ashby about his upcoming film The ... More


Shampoo

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Hal Ashby's directorial job for the film Shampoo. Ashby came to know about this film through his friendship with Jack Nicholson who introduced him to the film's producer and ... More


The Last Detail

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Hal Ashby's directorial job for the film The Last Detail. It describes Ashby's directorial style, his relationship with the cast including Jack Nicholson and Randy Quaid and the ... More


Zelig in La La Land

Joseph B. Atkins

in Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180106
eISBN:
9780813180113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180106.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Harry Dean Stanton's career expanded over the next decade with multiple appearances on television and in films such as director Monte Hellman's Ride in the Whirlwind in 1966 and a year later Cool ... More


Harry Dean and the New Hollywood

Joseph B. Atkins

in Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180106
eISBN:
9780813180113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180106.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter begins with an interview with Monte Hellman, one of the seminal directors of the "New Hollywood" era of the 1960s and 1970s that followed the decline of the old studio system and ushered ... More


Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel

Joseph B. Atkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180106
eISBN:
9780813180113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180106.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Harry Dean Stanton (1926--2017) got his start in Hollywood in TV productions such as Zane Grey Theater and Gunsmoke. After a series of minor parts in forgettable westerns, he gradually began to get ... More


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