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Houses Falling Down: Archival Violence in Steve Mcqueen’s Deadpan

Jane Blocker

in Becoming Past: History in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696970
eISBN:
9781452952321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696970.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The chapter considers the historical methodologies manifest in a film by UK artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen called Deadpan (1997), which repeats a stunt performed in 1928 by Buster Keaton. It ... More


Social Realism continued: some key re-inventions

Martin Sohn-Rethel

in Real to Reel: A New Approach to Understanding Realism in Film and TV Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780993071768
eISBN:
9781800341944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780993071768.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assesses a range of highly diverse examples of 'social realism' — each offers new ways of expressing 'how things really are'. It considers social realism in the films of Shane Meadows, ... More


Late Projects

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0037
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

McBride queries Hawks on current projects. The director talks about his work on When It’s Hot Play It Cool and the challenges of filming in international locations due to political unrest. He also ... More


The Code of Psychology and Character Motivation

Martin Sohn-Rethel

in Real to Reel: A New Approach to Understanding Realism in Film and TV Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780993071768
eISBN:
9781800341944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780993071768.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores films for which individual psychology — seen in terms of how the past influences characters' mental states and thus how they behave in the present — is a clear and predominant ... More


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