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Dario Argento: Doing Violence on Film

L. Andrew Cooper

in Dario Argento

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037092
eISBN:
9780252094385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037092.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the extreme violence that pervades Dario Argento's films, and particularly the ways in which they push the limits of visual and auditory experience by offending, confusing, ... More


Structural Film: Detractions and Revisions

Catherine Elwes

in Installation and the Moving Image

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174503
eISBN:
9780231850803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174503.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores structural film and the materialist creed that dominated avant-garde practices in the second half of the twentieth century. The structuralist critique of cinema was based on a ... More


Contemporary Action Cinema

Lisa Purse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Action cinema is a popular and familiar form that reflects the cultural, industrial and historical landscape from which it emerges. This study analyses action cinema's pleasures and complexities in ... 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


The Digital Challenge: From the Theater to the Gallery

Hilary Radner and Alistair Fox

in Raymond Bellour: Cinema and the Moving Image

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422888
eISBN:
9781474444767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422888.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates how Bellour’s work on video art (or what was later termed moving-image installation art), while a product of his own preoccupations, is situated firmly within more general ... More


Sovereign Consumption: Italian Americans’ Transnational Film Culture in 1920s New York City

Giorgio Bertellini

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

Italian-produced films found a vast audience in New York City theaters, encompassing motives of emotional longing and diasporic nationalism among immigrant spectators well into the 1920s. The essay ... More


The Pulse in Cinema: The Aesthetics of Horror

Sharon Jane Mee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474475846
eISBN:
9781474495165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475846.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book builds on Jean-François Lyotard’s concept of the dispositif, Gilles Deleuze’s work on sensation and Georges Bataille’s economic theory to conceptualise a pulse in cinema. Its aim is to ... More


Emotional Education

Anna Toropova

in Feeling Revolution: Cinema, Genre, and the Politics of Affect under Stalin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198831099
eISBN:
9780191869051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831099.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Soviet cinema’s ‘affective turn’ in the 1930s took shape in the context of far-ranging scientific debates about emotion and perceptual management. The Soviet film industry’s attention to emotional ... More


National Socialism: Romans and Germans in Ewiger Wald

Martin M. Winkler

in Arminius the Liberator: Myth and Ideology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190252915
eISBN:
9780190252939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190252915.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Immediately upon coming to power, the Nazis brought the German film industry under their direct command. The 1936 feature film Ewiger Wald (“Eternal Forest”) shows the Nazis’ view of the cycle of ... More


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