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Shakespeare in Slow Motion

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The last several decades have seen a sustained interest on the part of literary scholars in the contexts of William Shakespeare's plays, from political, social, religious, and cultural history to ... More


Truth, Lies, and Meaning in Slow Motion Images

Sheena Rogers

in Psychocinematics: Exploring Cognition at the Movies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199862139
eISBN:
9780199332755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862139.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Slow motion images in film and video are often thought to truthfully represent events in the real world, hence they are used in action replays and courts of law as evidence. While such films preserve ... More


Movement in film studies

Dimitris Eleftheriotis

in Cinematic Journeys: Film and Movement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633128
eISBN:
9780748651269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633128.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the opening paragraph of an essay first published in 1977, David Bordwell points out that ‘camera movement in the cinema is one of the most difficult areas for critical analysis’. Frustratingly ... More


Stasis in Fluxus: Disappearing Music for Face and Protracted Cinema

Justin Remes

in Motion(less) Pictures: The Cinema of Stasis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169639
eISBN:
9780231538909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169639.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines protracted films—works that use extreme slow motion to create the impression of stasis—focusing on George Maciunas's film version of Mieko Shiomi's “action poem” Disappearing ... More


Early Works (1965–68)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Steve Reich's personal accounts about several of his early works. These include It's Gonna Rain (1965), Come Out (1966), Melodica (1966), Piano Phase (1967), Violin Phase ... More


A Lusty, Growing Thing

Terry Chester Shulman

in Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178097
eISBN:
9780813178127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178097.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

During his first year at Vitagraph, Maurice changes movies forever from the actor’s standpoint. He refuses to build sets, thereby creating the job description of screen actor. He normalizes his ... More


“Hertz, Don’t It?” White “Colorblindness” and the Mark(et)ings of O. J. Simpson

Leola Johnson

in Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the role of race and the claim of “colorlessness” in O. J. Simpson's life largely prior to the 1994 murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. It seeks to understand ... More


Fourth 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/9781911325970.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes David Cronenberg's use of step-printed slow motion in Shivers (1975). The process entails a loss in image quality — rephotographed by an optical printer, the frames gain grain ... More


The Listener in the Picture

Giorgio Biancorosso

in Situated Listening: The Sound of Absorption in Classical Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780195374711
eISBN:
9780190493202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374711.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Staging inattentiveness to music is arduous, but so is its foil. Consider the ease with which filmmakers trick audience members into believing that a character is too absorbed in the situation ... More


Toward a New Historiography: The Aesthetics of Temporality

Ernst van Alphen

in Cinema's Alchemist: The Films of Péter Forgács

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648740
eISBN:
9781452945972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648740.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Péter Forgács’s slow-motion technique and manipulation of the film time. It discusses that the effect of repersonalization brought about by Forgács’s films is not only the ... More


‘On Aesthetic Issues of the Cinema’

in Lukácsian film theory and cinema: A study of Georg Lukács’ writings on film, 1913-71

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078842
eISBN:
9781781701706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078842.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents the exchange of opinions between Georg Lukács and his student István Mészáros on the aesthetic issues of the cinema. These aesthetic issues include the layers and nature of film ... More


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