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100% Pure Adrenaline: Gender and Generic Surface in

Luke Collins

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/9780252036613.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the quintessential action movie, Point Break (1991), arguing that we experience the film as generic surface. Despite critical efforts to construct the film as a creative play ... More


Cameron as Writer and Producer

James Clarke

in The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses a number of feature film projects that James Cameron developed as a writer and producer. While writing the screenplay for Aliens (1986), Cameron had also been commissioned to ... More


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