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The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia

The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia

Ian Aitken and Camille Deprez (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407205
eISBN:
9781474430487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407205.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Writing from a wide range of historical perspectives, contributors to the anthology shed new light on historical, theoretical and empirical issues pertaining to the documentary film, in order to ... More

Comedy and Cultural Critique in American Film

Comedy and Cultural Critique in American Film

Ryan Bishop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748643073
eISBN:
9780748689071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643073.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema mostly taught viewers how to understand cinema, constantly thematizing its addresses to and relationship to its audience. Comic cinema has provided a self-reflexive critique of this ... More

Contemporary Action Cinema

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

Contemporary Japanese Cinema Since Hana-Bi

Contemporary Japanese Cinema Since Hana-Bi

Adam Bingham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748683734
eISBN:
9781474412162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683734.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines generic developments in contemporary Japanese cinema since 1997. Through close analysis of numerous texts it considers and contextualises new films in the most prevalent genres in ... More

The Contemporary Television Series

The Contemporary Television Series

Michael Hammond and Lucy Mazdon (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This study of the contemporary prime-time ‘quality’ serial television format gives an account of prominent programmes such as 24, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, ER, The Sopranos and The West Wing, and ... More

Death and the Moving ImageIdeology, Iconography and I

Death and the Moving Image: Ideology, Iconography and I

Michele Aaron

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748624430
eISBN:
9780748697014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624430.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Death and the Moving Image examines the representation of death and dying in mainstream cinema from its earliest to its latest renditions to reveal the ambivalent place of death in twentieth and ... More

Deleuze and Horror Film

Deleuze and Horror Film

Anna Powell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617470
eISBN:
9780748651061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617470.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book analyses the horror film from a Deleuzian perspective, arguing that although dominant psychoanalytic approaches to horror films neglect the aesthetics of horror, such cinematic devices as ... More

Deleuze and the Cinemas of PerformancePowers of Affection

Deleuze and the Cinemas of Performance: Powers of Affection

Elena del Rio

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635252
eISBN:
9780748651146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635252.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book offers a unique reconsideration of the performing body that privileges the notion of affective force over that of visual form at the centre of former theories of spectacle and ... More

Deleuze, Altered States and Film

Deleuze, Altered States and Film

Anna Powell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632824
eISBN:
9780748651139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632824.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book offers a typology of altered states, defining dream, hallucination, memory, trance and ecstasy in their cinematic expression, and presenting altered states films as significant ... More

Deleuze, Cinema and National IdentityNarrative Time in National Contexts

Deleuze, Cinema and National Identity: Narrative Time in National Contexts

David Martin-Jones

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622443
eISBN:
9780748651085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622443.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book challenges the traditional use of Deleuze's philosophy to examine European art cinema, exploring how Deleuze can be used to analyse national identity across a range of different cinemas. ... More

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