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Introduction: Evolution, Biology, Culture, and Film

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/9780195371314.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter advocates an embodied approach to studying the film experience because mind and body is a functional totality, and it argues that film studies and other fields within the humanities ... More


Conclusion: The Gene-Culture Stream and Bioculturalism

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/9780195371314.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter contains an overview of the central findings of the book and provides additional perspectives on bioculturalism and the dynamic interaction between biology and culture. It summarizes how ... More


The Two Expanded Cinemas

Jonathan Walley

in Cinema Expanded: Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190938635
eISBN:
9780190938673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938635.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter, one of two that make up Part I of the book, provides a revised history of expanded cinema from the mid-1960s to the late 1970s. It divides this period into two phases or waves of ... More


The History of Arab Cinema

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/9789774160653.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The film medium was invented in the West at the end of the nineteenth century, by which time significant parts of the Middle East and Maghreb were already considered as British and French ... More


Introduction: Nordic Genre Film and Institutional History

Tommy Gustafsson and Pietari Kääpä

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The demand for all areas of Nordic film and television culture outside the borders of the Nordic countries may come as no surprise. The popularity of television shows such as The Killing ... More


The Post-Classical Art Film

Jean Ma

in Melancholy Drift: Marking Time in Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028054
eISBN:
9789882207172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028054.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

If the mere naming of influences is rarely adequate to the task of accounting for the significance of these directors' work, it nonetheless also reprises and ... More


Occultism, Hauntology and the Urban ‘Wyrd’

Adam Scovell

in Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful and Things Strange

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325239
eISBN:
9781800342224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325239.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter evaluates the presence of the occult-flavoured esoteric content within the Folk Horror genre; where pagan entities evoke forms of devil worship, witchcraft, and magic(k). It also ... More


Cut-Pieces: Celluloid Obscenity and Popular Cinema in Bangladesh

Lotte Hoek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162890
eISBN:
9780231535151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162890.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the shadowy world of the short, pornographic cut-piece clips that appear in some films in Bangladesh and examines their place in South Asian film culture. It provides a portrait of ... More


Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's Infernal Affairs - The Trilogy

Gina Marchetti

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098015
eISBN:
9789882206601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098015.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Infernal Affairs has received journalistic, popular and corporate notice but little vigorous critical attention. This book explores the way this example of Hong Kong's cinematic eclecticism has ... More


Introduction: Film Authorship as Place Making

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction advances a theoretical framework for interpreting how New Chinese Cinema auteurs shoot on-location as a mode of “place making,” the experiencing and imaging of rural shooting ... More


Cinema and Visual Culture: Close Up (1927–33)

Laura Marcus

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654291
eISBN:
9780191803635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654291.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the history of Close Up, a film journal edited by Bryher [Annie Winifred Ellerman] and the young artist Kenneth Macpherson. Close Up was international in scope, profoundly ... More


Media Empire: Creating Audiences

Michael Baskett

in The Attractive Empire: Transnational Film Culture in Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831639
eISBN:
9780824868796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831639.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how Japanese film culture engaged parallel forms of media to create imperial subjects by focusing on manga or comic books, popular music, and film magazines. It first considers ... More


The Attractive Empire: Transnational Film Culture in Imperial Japan

Michael Baskett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831639
eISBN:
9780824868796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831639.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Japanese film crews were shooting feature-length movies in China nearly three decades before Akira Kurosawa's Rashomon (1950) reputedly put Japan on the international film map. Although few would ... More


Introduction: The Persistence of Cinema

Jonathan Walley

in Cinema Expanded: Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190938635
eISBN:
9780190938673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938635.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter defines expanded cinema, traces its history broadly from the 1960s to the present, and reviews previous scholarly and critical literature on the subject. It argues that while expanded ... More


Lost Histories

Michael Baskett

in The Attractive Empire: Transnational Film Culture in Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831639
eISBN:
9780824868796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831639.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines the collective significance and cumulative impact of Japanese imperial film culture—defined as an integrated system of film-related processes including legislation, production, ... More


Introduction: The New Wave and the Generic Abyss

Gina Marchetti

in Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's Infernal Affairs - The Trilogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098015
eISBN:
9789882206601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098015.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Infernal Affairs trilogy provides the illusion of an epic sweep (from 1991–2003) that covers the issues of government legitimacy, global capitalist expansion, individual alienation, and the ... More


Introduction: Transnational Film Remakes

Iain Robert Smith and Constantine Verevis

in Transnational Film Remakes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407236
eISBN:
9781474434812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407236.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film remakes are often dismissed within critical discourse as unoriginal, derivative and inferior to their source texts, yet this mode of critique takes on additional layers of meaning when films are ... More


The Theater of Influence: Reimagining Indian Film Exhibition

Nitin Govil

in Orienting Hollywood: A Century of Film Culture between Los Angeles and Bombay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785874
eISBN:
9780814764732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785874.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the rise of the multiplex theater in India over the past fifteen years and how it transformed the economies of scale in film production and distribution in the country. In ... More


Cinematic and Televisual Fiction

Laura Marcus

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines post-war writers’ responses to film and to mass culture. It also explores more positive approaches to cinema’s possibilities amongst writers of the period, as well as the ... More


The Emperor’s Celluloid Army Marches On

Michael Baskett

in The Attractive Empire: Transnational Film Culture in Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831639
eISBN:
9780824868796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831639.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the connections between pre- and post-imperial Japanese film culture with regard to a longing for empire. Japan's surrender to the Allies in 1945 marked an end to the physical ... More


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