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Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema

Steven Jacobs, Susan Felleman, Vito Adriaensens, and Lisa Colpaert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474410892
eISBN:
9781474438469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410892.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Sculpture is an artistic practice that involves material, three-dimensional, and generally static objects, whereas cinema produces immaterial, two-dimensional, kinetic images. These differences are ... More


Early Cinema in Scotland

John Caughie, Trevor Griffiths, and María A. Vélez-Serna (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474420341
eISBN:
9781474444644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420341.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This collection of essays, drawn from a three-year AHRC research project, provides a detailed context for the history of early cinema in Scotland from its inception in 1896 till the arrival of sound ... More


Introduction

John Caughie, Trevor Griffiths, and María A. Vélez-Serna

in Early Cinema in Scotland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474420341
eISBN:
9781474444644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420341.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema history has tended to be defined by metropolitan cultures and dominant nations. This introduction and the chapters that follow challenges that view. At a theoretical level, it engages with ... More


Straight lines and rigid readings: Arthur Seaton and the arc of flight

B. F. Taylor

in The British New Wave: A Certain Tendency?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069086
eISBN:
9781781701218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069086.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Karel Reisz's Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960). Saturday Night and Sunday Morning ends with Arthur Seaton (Albert Finney) and his fiancée Doreen (Shirley Ann Field) ... More


A Medium Is Always Born Twice…

André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion

in The End of Cinema?: A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173575
eISBN:
9780231539388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173575.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter revisits a model of the “double birth of media.” The expression “the double birth of cinema” refers to, on one hand, the invention between 1890 and 1895 of a device for ... More


Porn Power: Sexual and Gender Politics in Li Han-hsiang’s Fengyue Films1

Yau Ching

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter seeks to queer a part of Hong Kong cinema history considered to be most heteronormative through studying some of the most controversial works of one of the most prolific and influential ... More


Seriously Good Fun

Neil Archer

in Studying Hot Fuzz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780993238406
eISBN:
9781800341951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780993238406.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter addresses how Hot Fuzz (2007) remains a very unusual and elusive film within the terms of modern popular cinema: a ‘formula’ movie that is also intricately conceived, crafted, ... More


The Cinema Industry

Kiều Chinh

in The Republic of Vietnam, 1955-1975: Vietnamese Perspectives on Nation Building

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501745126
eISBN:
9781501745140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501745126.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter embarks on a history of Vietnamese cinema as it developed during the Republic of Vietnam period. Due to historical circumstances, Vietnam was deeply influenced by French culture. After ... More


Madhubala in Mughal-e-Azam

Corey K. Creekmur

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of Madhubala in Mughal-e-Azam


Queerness

Glyn Davis

in Far from Heaven

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates in detail the queerness of Far from Heaven. The film's queerness can be determined in four specific ways. Firstly, in its bringing to mainstream audiences an ‘independent’, ... More


Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Murray Pomerance and Kyle Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This two-volume set presents detailed interpretations of singular performances by several of the most compelling actors in cinema history, asking in many different and complementary ways what makes ... More


From Bleeding Memories to Fertile Memories

Nurith Gertz and George Khleifi

in Palestinian Cinema: Landscape, Trauma and Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634071
eISBN:
9780748671069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634071.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter describes how the Palestinian documentary cinema created in the seventies in exile – in Jordan and particularly in Lebanon – responded to Palestinian ideology and to the role designated ... More


Phantasmagoria

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Most histories of the phantasmagoria are preoccupied with the relation between its moving pictures and the cinema, and focus on its technology—the ‘real’ that enables its illusions—rather than on the ... More


Introduction

Kamran Rastegar

in Surviving Images: Cinema, War, and Cultural Memory in the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199390168
eISBN:
9780199390199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390168.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction begins with a brief discussion of the role of cinema as a medium by which both historical and cultural memory have been shaped, as illustrated through the example of Birth of a ... More


Hal Hartley

Mark L. Berrettini

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035951
eISBN:
9780252093036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035951.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the late 1980s, Hal Hartley has challenged standards of realist narrative cinema with daring narrative constructions, character development, and the creation of an unconventional visual world. ... More


Suspiria

Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780993238475
eISBN:
9781800341982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780993238475.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As one of the most globally recognisable instances of 20th-century Eurohorror, Dario Argento's Suspiria (1976) is poetic, chaotic, and intriguing. The cult reputation of Argento's baroque nightmare ... More


Intermedial Dialogues: The French New Wave and the Other Arts

Marion Schmid

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474410632
eISBN:
9781474464741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410632.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Casting fresh light on one of the most important movements in film history, Intermedial Dialogues: The French New Wave and the Other Arts is the first comprehensive study of the New Wave's ... More


Anna Magnani in The Golden Coach

Sergio Rigoletto

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of Anna Magnani in The Golden Coach


The Shards of Zadar: A (Meta-)Archaeology of Cinema

Ulrich Meurer

in Classics and Media Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846024
eISBN:
9780191881251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846024.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

By ‘unearthing’ artefacts from folded layers of time, media archaeology undermines linear historical discourse: in this regard, this chapter addresses an exemplary art-based project on the origins of ... More


Amitabh Bachchan in Deewaar

Ulka Anjaria

in Close-Up: Great Cinematic Performances Volume 2: International

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474417037
eISBN:
9781474444750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417037.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A discussion of Amitabh Bachchan in Deewaar


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