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 Filmmaking and World Making: Re‐Creating Time and Space in Myth and Film

S. Brent Plate

in Teaching Religion and Film

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335989
eISBN:
9780199868940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335989.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the similar structures of religious worlds and films. It thus offers an introduction to theories and terms of religious studies through the popular medium of film. Drawing on ... More


A Uniquely American Epic: Intimacy and Action, Tenderness and Violence in Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch

Michael Bliss (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178141
eISBN:
9780813178134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178141.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Widely acknowledged as a highly innovative film, Sam Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch was released in 1969. From the outset, the movie was considered controversial because of its powerful, graphic, and ... More


The Golden Age of Comic Book Filmmaking

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The first chapter identifies why, after a century of indifference, comic books moved from the fringes of popular culture to the center of mainstream film production in the early 21st century. It ... More


Daniel Calparsoro

Ann Davies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073649
eISBN:
9781781702093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073649.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Daniel Calparsoro, a director who has contributed to the contemporary scene in Spanish and Basque cinema, has provoked strong reactions from the critics. Reductively dismissed as a purveyor of crude ... More


Mobile Orientations: An Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Nicola Mai

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584959
eISBN:
9780226585147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585147.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The book draws on unique and original research on the experiences of women, men, transgender people, minors and third party agents working in the sex industry in a variety of settings and jobs in the ... More


Memory and the Moving Image: French Film in the Digital Era

Isabelle McNeill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638918
eISBN:
9780748671014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638918.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A vital rethinking of memory and the moving image for the digital age, this book investigates the role of the moving image in cultural memory, considering the impact of digital technologies on visual ... More


Brokeback Mountain

Gary Needham

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633821
eISBN:
9780748651252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633821.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Upon its release in 2005, Brokeback Mountain became a major cultural event and a milestone in independent American filmmaking. Based on the short story by Annie Proulx and directed by Ang Lee, it ... More


Other Countries

Rebecca Hillauer

in Encyclopedia of Arab Women Filmakers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774249433
eISBN:
9781936190089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249433.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Filmmaking in the rest of the Arab realm is only rudimentary in its development. In Sudan as well as Libya, Mauritania, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates native productions have ... More


New Punk Cinema

Nicholas Rombes (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620340
eISBN:
9780748671052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620340.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines a new breed of film that is indebted to the punk spirit of experimentation, do-it-yourself ethos, and an uneasy, often defiant relationship with the mainstream. An array of ... More


Conclusion

David Martin-Jones

in Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It would appear that indigenous film production is likely to continue to expand in Scotland. Even if Scotland remains a small national cinema in global terms, it is to be hoped that it will carry on ... More


Kneeling on Glass—Elaine May’s A New Leaf (1971) as Screwball Black Comedy

Samm Deighan

in ReFocus: The Films of Elaine May

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474440189
eISBN:
9781474476607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440189.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Elaine May’s 1971 directorial debut, A New Leaf was a watershed moment within May’s career, but as a film important to the contemporary development of American comedy cinema. This chapter will ... More


The looking machine: Essays on cinema, anthropology and documentary filmmaking

David MacDougall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526134097
eISBN:
9781526144720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526134097.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The looking machine calls for the redemption of documentary cinema, exploring the potential and promise of the genre at a time when it appears under increasing threat from reality television, ... More


Introduction

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This Introduction traces the history of today’s comic book film adaptation trend back to the earliest days of cinema with Louis Lumière’s 1895 film L’Arroseur Arrosé. It outlines the scope of the ... More


A Comic Aesthetic

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Golden Age of Comic Book Filmmaking saw filmmakers engaging with the language of comics with unprecedented enthusiasm, often by utilizing the control offered by digital technologies. Bullet-time, ... More


The Future of the Comic Book Movie

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This final section summarizes the key points raised in the book, while anticipating the future of the comic book movie.


Subject to Reality: Women and Documentary Film

Shilyh Warren

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042539
eISBN:
9780252051371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042539.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book reconsiders the history and study of women’s documentary filmmaking in the United States from 1920 to 1940, and during the long 1970s--when significant transformations in cinematic ... More


Still Working the Angles

Daniel Kremer

in Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165967
eISBN:
9780813166742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165967.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Here the author describes Furie’s upcoming project, which Furie claims will be his final film, his swan song. Drive Me to Vegas and Mars, a comedy-drama-caper, is slated to be produced as a ... More


Screening the Paris suburbs: From the silent era to the 1990s

Derek Schilling and Philippe Met (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526106858
eISBN:
9781526135995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106858.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Long before the emergence in the 1990s of a ‘cinéma de banlieue’ on the heels of Mathieu Kassovitz’s La Haine (1995), French filmmakers looked beyond the gates of the French capital for inspiration ... More


ReFocus: The Films of Elaine May

Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Dean Brandum (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474440189
eISBN:
9781474476607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440189.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the diverse career of director, screenwriter, comic and actor, Elaine May Spanning from obscurity to notoriety, the films of director, screenwriter, actor and comic Elaine May have ... More


Encounter One: Pier Paolo Pasolini and Italo Calvino

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Through the letters of Pasolini and Calvino, this chapter delves into the different political paths that they each took. While Pasolini wrote of his disappointment with his age and politics, Calvino ... More


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