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Cinema, Philosophy, Bergman: On Film as Philosophy

Paisley Livingston

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570171
eISBN:
9780191721540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570171.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

The first part of this book critically assesses some of the bold claims that have been made about films' contributions to philosophy and defends a balanced perspective on the topic. It argues that in ... More


The Cinematic City: A City Created by Film: Mexico City in Movies, 1977–2007

HUGO LARA CHÁVEZ

in Mexico City through History and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264461
eISBN:
9780191734625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264461.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses a city created by a cinema and a cinema created by the city, with emphasis on the dynamic interplay of these two. In this chapter the focus is on the last three decades, from ... More


In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing

Chris Baldick

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122494
eISBN:
9780191671432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122494.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book surveys the early history of one of our most important modern myths: the story of Frankenstein and the monster he created from dismembered corpses, as it appeared in fictional and other ... More


European Cinemas in the Television Age

Dorota Ostrowska and Graham Roberts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623082
eISBN:
9780748651122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623082.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book represents a radical attempt to rethink the post-war history of European cinemas. The chapters approach the subject from the perspective of television's impact on the culture of cinema's ... More


Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Tilman Baumgartel (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The rise of independent cinema in Southeast Asia, following the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers there, is among the most significant recent developments in global cinema. The advent of ... More


Japanese Cinema Goes Global: Filmworkers' Journeys

Yoshiharu Tezuka

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083329
eISBN:
9789882209282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083329.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Japan's film industry has gone through dramatic changes in recent decades, as international consumer forces and transnational talent have brought unprecedented engagement with global trends. With ... More


Conclusion

Viola Shafik

in Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160653
eISBN:
9781936190096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160653.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Arab film making was only partly able to compete with “First World” cinema. It has remained greatly dependent on Western imports, technical know-how, evaluation, and partly even on Western financial ... More


The Pusan International Film Festival, South Korean Cinema and Globalization

SooJeong Ahn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083589
eISBN:
9789882209268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083589.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a political and cultural exploration of the Pusan International Film Festival in South Korea since its inception in 1996. Paying particular attention to the organizers' use of an ... More


Film Sequels: Theory and Practice from Hollywood to Bollywood

Carolyn Jess-Cooke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626038
eISBN:
9780748670895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626038.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The film sequel has been much maligned in popular culture as a vampirish corporative exercise in profit-making and narrative regurgitation. Drawing upon a wide range of filmic examples from early ... More


War and Evacuation, 1940–1943

Simon Morrison

in The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195181678
eISBN:
9780199870806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181678.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter begins with a chronicle of the breakup of Prokofiev's marriage to Lina Codina, his estrangement from his children, and his affair with the literary student and translator Mira Mendelson. ... More


The Eisenstein Films

Simon Morrison

in The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195181678
eISBN:
9780199870806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181678.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Prokofiev's collaboration with Sergey Eisenstein on the cinematic masterworks Alexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible. Beyond documenting the genesis of these films from sketch ... More


Cultivating Extreme Art Cinema: Text, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Simon Hobbs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The use of hard-core sex and brutal violence in films such as Antichrist, Romance and Irreversible has been branded by many as an unsophisticated attempt to attract audiences. These accusations of ... More


Conclusion: Heliotropic Manoeuvres

Olivia Khoo

in The Chinese Exotic: Modern Diasporic Femininity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098794
eISBN:
9789882207516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098794.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter employs the metaphor of the heliotrope to characterize the Chinese exotic's regional turn towards a self-conscious Asian region. It also attempts to situate the Chinese exotic ... More


Four Manifestos

Khavn de la Cruz

in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Four Manifestos by Filipino Independent Director Khavn de la Cruz


East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Michael Gott and Todd Herzog (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Twenty-five years have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of communism in Eastern Europe, ten years have passed since the first formerly communist states entered the E.U. and an ... More


French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Michael Gott

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over the past two decades road cinema has become an increasingly popular form of expression for European directors. Focusing on a corpus of films from France, Belgium and Switzerland, including works ... More


Stereoscopic Cinema & the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838–1952

Ray Zone

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124612
eISBN:
9780813134796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124612.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Though it may come as a surprise to both cinema lovers and industry professionals who believe that 3-D film was born in the early 1950s, stereoscopic cinema actually began in 1838. It occurred more ... More


Memento

Claire Molloy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637713
eISBN:
9780748671007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637713.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ambiguous, complex and innovative, Christopher Nolan's Memento has intrigued audiences and critics since the day of its release. Memento is the archetypal ‘puzzle film’, a noir thriller about a man ... More


China in the Mix: Cinema, Sound, and Popular Culture in the Age of Globalization

Ying Xiao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812605
eISBN:
9781496812643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812605.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Scarce attention has been paid to the dimension of sound and its essential role in constructing image, culture, and identity in Chinese film and media. China in the Mix fills a critical void with an ... More


Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Scott MacKenzie and Anna Westerstahl Stenport (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first book to address the vast diversity of Northern circumpolar cinemas from a transnational perspective, Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic presents the region as one of great and previously ... More


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