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Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Colin Crouch and Helmut Voelzkow (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

The study of varieties of capitalism is moving on from the analysis of static national types to embrace local and sectoral diversity and the study of systems in the process of major change. This book ... More


Introduction: Local and Sectoral Diversity Within National Economic Systems

Colin Crouch and Helmut Voelzkow

in Innovation in Local Economies: Germany in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551170
eISBN:
9780191720802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551170.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the focus of the book, which starts from the assumption that although certain national institutions may dominate a particular national economy, ... More


Conclusion

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/9789774160653.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Arab film making was only partly able to compete with “First World” cinema. It has remained greatly dependent on Western imports, technical know-how, evaluation, and partly even on Western financial ... More


Studying Early and Silent Cinema

Keith Withall

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733704
eISBN:
9781800342095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733704.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this introduction to early and silent cinema, which is currently enjoying a renaissance, both academically and in the popular imagination thanks to The Artist, the author provides both a ... More


Studying City of God

Stephanie Muir

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781903663592
eISBN:
9781800341999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781903663592.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A leading example of a resurgent Latin American cinema — ‘la buena onda’ — in the early twenty-first century, City of God was a huge international popular and critical success. A combination of ... More


Memories on film: public archive images and participatory film‑making with people with dementia

Andrea Capstick and Katherine Ludwin

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter explores the use of images from local history archives in the co-construction of short individual films with people with dementia. The study on which the chapter is based was carried out ... More


The Industrial Context of Inception: From Production to Premiere

David Carter

in Constellations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325055
eISBN:
9781800342187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325055.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the production history of Christopher Nolan's Inception (2010). Nolan first tried out his treatment for Inception with Warner Bros. after making Memento (2000), but then realised ... More


Introduction

Tanya Jones

in Studying Pan’s Labyrinth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733308
eISBN:
9781800342552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733308.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a close study of Pan's Labyrinth as a very challenging piece of film-making. It talks about Pan's Labyrinth's stunning visual beauty, haunting lullaby theme that evoke the ... More


Generic Experimentation

Brian Taves

in Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Pioneer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134222
eISBN:
9780813135939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ince's willingness to tackle subjects usually avoided by others, and unhesitatingly to do so with skill, was noted by reviewers of the time. One reviewer remarked, “When Mr. Ince has anything to say ... More


New Media, Digitextuality, and Widescreen

Harper Cossar

in Letterboxed: The Evolution of Widescreen Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126517
eISBN:
9780813135618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126517.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines online and video gaming texts that use widescreen-esque views in an effort to reproduce cinematic qualities and thus present their products in terms of highbrow consumption ... More


Reimagining Boundaries: Amateur Animations

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

in British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Very few amateur women filmmakers chose to focus on animation and none have been identified in the colonial settings considered in this book. This chapter discusses varied approaches to animation and ... More


Contemporary Scottish Cinema

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter starts by countering the view that Scottish cinema is under-developed, noting recent diversity, and films which challenge dominant cinematic forms. The chapter proceeds to discuss a form ... 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


The ‘international’ film

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/9780719064524.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter scrutinizes the final phase of Anthony Asquith's career and the internationalising of the scope of his films. Since the late 1940s, the major Hollywood companies and the new breed of ... More


‘So long as you’re happy’: Life Is Sweet

Tony Whitehead

in Mike Leigh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.003.0030
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter illustrates Mike Leigh's feature film Life Is Sweet, an important development in Leigh's working life that came in 1989 when he formed the production company, Thin Man Films, with Simon ... More


Turning the Tide: January–December 1943

Robert Cole

in Propaganda, Censorship and Irish Neutrality in the Second World War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622771
eISBN:
9780748651337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622771.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 1943, the Allies turned the tide against the Axis in Europe. Germany was defeated in North Africa and went on the defensive in Russia, and the Allies defeated Italy and intensified their bombing ... More


Denmark: The Element of Childhood from Children’S Television to Dogme 95

Dorota Ostrowska and Gunhild Agger

in European Cinemas in the Television Age

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623082
eISBN:
9780748651122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623082.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The former military barracks in the suburbs of Copenhagen, Aved øre, are home to not only Lars von Trier's film company Zentropa, but also to the Film School for Children and Youth: ‘Station Next’. ... More


The Sensuous Cinema of Wong Kar-wai: Film Poetics and the Aesthetic of Disturbance

Gary Bettinson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139293
eISBN:
9789888313082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139293.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The widely acclaimed films of Wong Kar-wai are characterized by their sumptuous yet complex visual and sonic style. This study of Wong’s filmmaking techniques uses a poetics approach to examine how ... More


The Journeyman

Nick Riddle

in The Damned

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325529
eISBN:
9781800342330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325529.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assesses whether The Damned (1963) is first a Hammer film or a Joseph Losey film. It argues that, although the auteur theory is so riddled with problems and contradictions that it cannot ... More


Ari Folman’s Other War

Giulia Miller

in Studying Waltz with Bashir

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325154
eISBN:
9781800342217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325154.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Ari Folman's Waltz with Bashir within the context of the Holocaust. It recounts the 1980s and 1990s that marked the emergence of second-generation Israeli cinema that was ... More


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