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Confronting the impossibility of impossible bodies: Tom Cruise and the ageing male action hero movie

Lisa Purse

in Revisiting Star Studies: Cultures, Themes and Methods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474404310
eISBN:
9781474434850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404310.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses ageing action stardom by examining the physical performance of a range of ageing male action stars in post-2000 action films with a focus on Tom Cruise. In the context of a ... More


The Cinematic Apparatus and the Construction of the Film Celebrity

P. David Marshall

in Celebrity and Power: Fame in Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695621
eISBN:
9781452949680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695621.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the film celebrity. As a general discourse, the film celebrity occupies a central position in the development of the twentieth-century celebrity. Because of cinema’s history ... More


Scientology

James R. Lewis (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331493
eISBN:
9780199852321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331493.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Scientology is arguably the most persistently controversial of all contemporary New Religious Movements. The Church of Scientology has been involved in battles over tax issues, a ten-year conflict ... More


L.A. Belongs to the Coyotes1

Leif Kramp

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, who talks about his film Collateral and its star, Tom Cruise, as well as censorship issues raised about Hollywood by Christian fundamentalists. ... More


“They Absolutely Took Their Skin Off”: The Production of Eyes Wide Shut

Robert P. Kolker and Nathan Abrams

in Eyes Wide Shut: Stanley Kubrick and the Making of His Final Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190678029
eISBN:
9780190678067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678029.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides a clear and detailed chronology of the longest shoot in the history of filmmaking, which came about because its director wanted perfection in every scene. Performances, ... More


Paint it Black1

Mark Olsen

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, who talks about his film Collateral. Mann explains why he explored the aesthetics of digital video in Collateral; whether digital allowed him to ... More


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