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Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space

Brian R. Jacobson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172813
eISBN:
9780231539661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172813.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By 1915, Hollywood had become the epicenter of American filmmaking, with studio “dream factories” structuring its vast production. Filmmakers designed Hollywood studios with a distinct artistic and ... More


Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial

Gary D. Rhodes and Robert Singer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460682
eISBN:
9781474481083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460682.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The American television commercial exhibits an aesthetic and historical dynamic linking it directly to cinematic and media cultures. Consuming Images: Film Art and the American TelevisionCommercial ... More


Introduction to Part II: The PECMA Flow

Torben Grodal

in Embodied Visions: Evolution, Emotion, Culture and Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371314
eISBN:
9780199870585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371314.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction to Part II discusses how knowledge of the brain’s processing of information provides crucial insight into central phenomena in visual aesthetics, especially in film aesthetics, and ... More


The formative years

Tom Ryall

in Anthony Asquith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter charts the topography of the British film industry in the 1920s, when Anthony Asquith began his film career. Asquith entered the film industry in the mid-1920s, towards the end of the ... More


Poetics and Politics

Hermann Kappelhoff

in The Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Realism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170727
eISBN:
9780231539319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170727.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Taking up the discussion of current aesthetic theories and political philosophy, the chapter proposes an approach in which film as a poetic practice can be related to the question of (re)configuring ... More


Fascinations for the Nation: American Serial Film, Czechoslovakia, and the Afterlives of Pearl White

Kevin B. Johnson

in Exporting Perilous Pauline: Pearl White and the Serial Film Craze

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037689
eISBN:
9780252094941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037689.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the delayed but still strong and lasting impression that Pearl White left on Czechoslovakia's critics, viewers, and avant-garde movement. Drawing on a series of articles in ... More


Eroticism Should Occur in the Audience

Kaira M. Cabañas

in Off-Screen Cinema: Isidore Isou and the Lettrist Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226174457
eISBN:
9780226174624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174624.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter considers Guy Debord's Hurlements en faveur de Sade (Howls for Sade, 1952). Hurlements is a sound film without images: when someone speaks, the screen is white and filled with light; ... More


“Everything’s the Same Except for One Change”: A Neoformalist Approach Vol. 2: Narration and Style

David Roche

in Quentin Tarantino: Poetics and Politics of Cinematic Metafiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819161
eISBN:
9781496819208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819161.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter seeks to further determine Tarantino’s place in the history of film aesthetics, and his relationship to classical, contemporary and art cinema. It analyzes how the films relate to the ... More


Style and Structure in The Killer

Kenneth E. Hall

in John Woo’s The Killer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099562
eISBN:
9789882207097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099562.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Killer is a salient example of cross-cultural influence in Hong Kong filmmaking. This is true in generic, thematic, and stylistic or structural terms. The film provides clear glimpses of the join ... More


The Great Dictator: Geraldine Chaplin in the films of Carlos Saura

Steven Rybin

in Geraldine Chaplin: The Gift of Film Performance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474427968
eISBN:
9781474490658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427968.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the first chapter of this book demonstrates, moviegoers mainly knew Geraldine Chaplin in the 1960s as the daughter of cinema’s most famous silent clown. Nevertheless, the expansive, transnational ... More


A Woman of Paris: Geraldine Chaplin across French cinema

Steven Rybin

in Geraldine Chaplin: The Gift of Film Performance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474427968
eISBN:
9781474490658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427968.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Charlie Chaplin was a major figure in postwar film criticism, particularly in France, where critical luminaries such as André Bazin, Éric Rohmer, François Truffaut, and Jacques Rivette all wrote on ... More


To Cut or Not to Cut

Lutz Koepnick

in The Long Take: Art Cinema and the Wondrous

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816695843
eISBN:
9781452958859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695843.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 1: traces the history and theory of the long take in twentieth-century art cinema to make a case who and why twenty-first century moving image practice differs from the past and its concepts; ... More


The Circus: Geraldine Chaplin in the cinemas of Robert Altman and Alan Rudolph

Steven Rybin

in Geraldine Chaplin: The Gift of Film Performance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474427968
eISBN:
9781474490658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427968.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In many of her American films, Geraldine Chaplin is figured in self-reflexive stories about stardom and self-image, particularly in the films directed by Robert Altman and Alan Rudolph in the 1970s ... More


Modern Times: Geraldine Chaplin across contemporary cinema

Steven Rybin

in Geraldine Chaplin: The Gift of Film Performance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474427968
eISBN:
9781474490658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427968.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the biopic Chaplin (1992), Geraldine Chaplin plays her own grandmother. This is the role that, in owing perhaps to the novelty of a film star playing her own relation, is perhaps the most widely ... More


The Nollywood Diaspora: Nigerians Abroad

Jonathan Haynes

in Nollywood: The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226387819
eISBN:
9780226388007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388007.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

A genre of films about Nigerians living overseas has been produced through collaborations between the Nollywood industry and African immigrant communities in Europe, North America, Brazil, China, and ... More


John Dos Passos and Cinema

Lisa Nanney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954873
eISBN:
9781789629781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954873.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

John Dos Passos & Cinema, the first study to use the novelist’s little-known writing for the screen to assess the trajectory of his prolific career, explores both how film aesthetics shaped his ... More


Nature Caught in the Act: On the Transformation of an Idea of Art in Early Cinema

Nico Baumbach

in Cinematicity in Media History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748676118
eISBN:
9780748695096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676118.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, written by Nico Baumbach, focuses on the Lumières’ film Le Repas de Bébé (Baby’s Meal); taking as its starting point Georges Méliès’s observation that it was through this film that he ... More


Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Jennifer O'Meara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the centrality of dialogue to American independent cinema, arguing that it is impossible to separate small budgets from the old adage that ‘talk is cheap’. Focusing on the 1980s ... More


Introduction: Toward a Wondrous Spectator

Lutz Koepnick

in The Long Take: Art Cinema and the Wondrous

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816695843
eISBN:
9781452958859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695843.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Introduction: makes a case for the importance to study the long take today as something that probes our sense of time across different moving image platforms; develops the category of wonder—first ... More


“It’s Still Not Over”

Lutz Koepnick

in The Long Take: Art Cinema and the Wondrous

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816695843
eISBN:
9781452958859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695843.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3: discussion of the long-take work of Tsai Ming-liang and BelaTarr, the first using relative static, the latter intricately moving camera setups; arguing against schoalrs who see their work ... More


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