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Aesthetic TV: Soy tu fan [I’m Your Fan] (Canal 11, 2010–12), Pacientes [Patients] (Canal 11, 2012–13)

Paul Julian Smith

in Dramatized Societies: Quality Television in Spain and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383247
eISBN:
9781786944054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383247.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Chapter 6 begins by addressing in detail the Anglo-American debate on aesthetics in TV studies. It goes on to argue that a Mexican revisionist romantic comedy (shot by movie directors and starring a ... More


Beur and banlieue television comedies: new perspectives on immigration

Caroline Fache

in Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This article analyzes Fortunes and Aïcha, two TV series respectively directed by Stéphane Meunier and Yamina Benguigui. It examines the implications of bringing immigration to the masses through the ... More


Transnational Telenovela Redux: Sin tetas no hay paraíso [Without Tits You Won’t Get to Heaven] (Tele 5, 2008–9)

Paul Julian Smith

in Dramatized Societies: Quality Television in Spain and Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383247
eISBN:
9781786944054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383247.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Chapter 2 also focuses on gender politics, but relating to a newly transnational context for Spain and Spanish television. Treating a unique example, the adaptation of a Colombian narcotelenovela to ... More


The Legacy of Creepshow

Simon Brown

in Creepshow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325918
eISBN:
9781800342477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325918.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter looks at the legacy of George A. Romero's Creepshow (1982). It focuses on the sequels and on the Tales from the Darkside series and movie. The relative success of Romero and ... More


Proliferating Angst

Frank Biess

in German Angst: Fear and Democracy in the Federal Republic of Germany

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198714187
eISBN:
9780191782602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714187.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This chapter examines proliferating fears in the wake of the student movement and during the 1970s. This period saw the establishment of an expressive emotional culture within West German culture at ... More


Mainstream Successes: The Sixties and Early Seventies

Norris Pope

in Chronicle of a Camera: The Arriflex 35 in North America, 1945-1972

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037412
eISBN:
9781621039280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037412.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the use of the Arriflex 35 as a principal camera on various mainstream projects. These include the TV series I Spy and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.; Woody Allen’s directorial debut ... More


The Changing Faces of Heroism in Atlantis (2013–15)

Amanda Potter

in Epic Heroes on Screen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474424516
eISBN:
9781474449533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424516.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the BBC series Atlantis, a fantasy-adventure series set in ancient Greece. In addition to the male heroes Jason, Hercules, and Pythagoras, the series creates female models of ... More


. The Performance of Legend-Tripping

Michael Kinsella

in Legend-Tripping Online: Supernatural Folklore and the Search for Ong's Hat

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739831
eISBN:
9781604739848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739831.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

In 2005, the author of this book attended the Mid-South Paranormal Convention at the Waverly Hills Sanitarium in Kentucky, which culminated in an all-night ghost-hunting tour of the premises. The ... More


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