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Introduction

Simon Hobbs

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter outlines the approaches, definitions, and theories used throughout the book, before giving a structural overview of each chapter. Firstly, the chapter directly addresses the accusations ... More


Art and Exploitation: Crossover, Slippage and Fluidity

Simon Hobbs

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Using Paul McDonald’s, Barbara Klinger’s, and Jonathan Gray’s work on the home entertainment industries, this chapter positions the DVD and Blu-ray as a fundamental paratextual form. Establishing it ... 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


House of Usher

Evert van Leeuwen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325604
eISBN:
9781800342361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325604.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Despite being the product of Roger Corman's AIP exploitation studio, House of Usher enjoys a high standing. But while the impact and cult status of Corman's Edgar Allan Poe cycle is often discussed ... More


Cinema of Cruelty: The Birth of Asia Extreme and Miike Takashi’s Audition

Daniel Martin

in Extreme Asia: The Rise of Cult Cinema from the Far East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748697458
eISBN:
9781474412179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697458.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers the case of Takashi Miike’s Audition (1999), the first Japanese horror film released into cinemas by Tartan after the notable impact of Ring, and a formative moment in the ... More


From Killer Snakes to Taxi Hunters: Hong Kong Horror in an Exploitation Context

Andy Willis

in Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424592
eISBN:
9781474444705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424592.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

From the Shaw Brothers production line to the clones of Bruce Lee, Hong Kong cinema has long been seen as driven by raw commercial concerns. Like many other commercial film industries, most notably ... More


‘This Was Never Meant to be a Game’: Rollerball’s Reception then and Now

Andrew Nette

in Rollerball

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325666
eISBN:
9781800342392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325666.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Rollerball's reception, the immediate critical reaction and box office performance and more recent critical commentary. It studies how the publicity efforts of the film's ... More


Third Reel

Luke Aspell

in Shivers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325970
eISBN:
9781800342545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325970.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assesses how, in Shivers (1975), David Cronenberg uses image and sound as discrete channels to extend narrative space and alter the significance of the visual information with the ... More


Oscillating Histories: Representations of Comfort Women from Bamboo House of Dolls to Imperial Comfort Women

Lily Wong

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In “Oscillating Histories: Representations of Comfort Women in Chinese Language Film and Television,” Lily Wong confronts the dark historical legacy of the comfort woman through the lens of Hong Kong ... More


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