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Coming-of-Age Cinema in New ZealandGenre, Gender and Adaptation

Coming-of-Age Cinema in New Zealand: Genre, Gender and Adaptation

Alistair Fox

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429443
eISBN:
9781474438438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429443.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book investigates the coming-of-age genre as a significant phenomenon in New Zealand’s national cinema, tracing its development from the 1970s to the present day. A preliminary chapter ... More

Cinematic NihilismEncounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

Cinematic Nihilism: Encounters, Confrontations, Overcomings

John Marmysz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474424561
eISBN:
9781474438421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424561.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Exposing and illustrating how an ongoing engagement with nihilistic alienation may contribute to – rather than detract from – the value of life, this book both challenges and builds upon past ... More

Indefinite VisionsCinema and the Attractions of Uncertainty

Indefinite Visions: Cinema and the Attractions of Uncertainty

Martine Beugnet, Allan Cameron, and Arild Fetveit (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474407120
eISBN:
9781474434874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407120.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Audiovisual culture often privileges the instantly identifiable: the recognizable face, the well-timed stunt, the perfectly synchronized line of dialogue. Yet order and clarity do not come ... More

Female Stars of British CinemaThe Women in Question

Female Stars of British Cinema: The Women in Question

Melanie Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474405638
eISBN:
9781474434843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405638.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film stars are often seen as a predominantly Hollywood creation but this book explores how British cinema developed its own culture of stardom, and how its female stars have been prized by audiences ... More

Vampires, Race, and Transnational Hollywoods

Vampires, Race, and Transnational Hollywoods

Dale Hudson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474423083
eISBN:
9781474434768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423083.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book proposes that vampire films and series constitute a different way of understanding Hollywood and the United States. It explores the movement of transnational Hollywood’s representations of ... More

Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

Victoria L. Evans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409391
eISBN:
9781474434737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409391.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first truly interdisciplinary analysis to link Douglas Sirk’s striking visual aesthetic to key movements in twentieth century art and architecture, this book reveals how the exaggerated artifice ... More

Speaking in SubtitlesRevaluing Screen Translation

Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Tessa Dwyer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With over 6000 languages in the world today, media speak is far from universal, yet the complexities of translation are rarely acknowledged by the industry, or by audiences and scholars. Redressing ... More

The Cinema of Ozu YasujiroHistories of the Everyday

The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday

Woojeong Joo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696321
eISBN:
9781474434775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696321.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bringing three key issues - Ozu, everyday life and the modern Japanese history - into a unified discussion, The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro re-examines the renowned film director Ozu Yasujiro and his ... More

Troubled EverydayThe Aesthetics of Violence and the Everyday in European Art Cinema

Troubled Everyday: The Aesthetics of Violence and the Everyday in European Art Cinema

Alison Taylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415224
eISBN:
9781474434829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415224.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Extreme violence in contemporary European art cinema is generally interpreted for its affective potential, but what about the significance of the everyday that so often frames and forms the majority ... More

Spanish Erotic Cinema

Spanish Erotic Cinema

Santiago Fouz-Hernandez (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400473
eISBN:
9781474434744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400473.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book covers a significant part of the history of Spanish film, from the 1920s until the present day. Starting with a study of the kiss in silent films, the volume explores homoerotic narratives ... More

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