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John Mills and British CinemaMasculinity, Identity and Nation

John Mills and British Cinema: Masculinity, Identity and Nation

Gill Plain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621071
eISBN:
9780748651092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621071.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Although his film career extended from the early days of sound to the British New Wave and beyond, Sir John Mills is nonetheless remembered as the archetypal hero of the Second World War. Regarded as ... More

Journalists in FilmHeroes and Villains

Journalists in Film: Heroes and Villains

Brian McNair

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634460
eISBN:
9780748670925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634460.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

We both love and hate journalists. They are perceived as sexy and glamorous on the one hand, despicable and sleazy on the other. Opinion polls regularly indicate that we experience a kind of cultural ... More

Masculinity and Italian CinemaSexual Politics, Social Conflict and Male Crisis in the 1970s

Masculinity and Italian Cinema: Sexual Politics, Social Conflict and Male Crisis in the 1970s

Sergio Rigoletto

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748654543
eISBN:
9781474406406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654543.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Italian cinema has traditionally used the trope of an inadequate man in crisis to reflect on the country’s many social and political upheavals. Masculinity and Italian Cinema takes the 1970s as an ... More

Masculinity and Popular Television

Masculinity and Popular Television

Rebecca Feasey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The author of this book reads the depiction of masculinity in the soap opera, homosexuality in the situation comedy, fatherhood in prime-time animation, emerging manhood in the supernatural teen ... More

Mel Brooks in the Cultural IndustriesSurvival and Prolonged Adaptation

Mel Brooks in the Cultural Industries: Survival and Prolonged Adaptation

Alex Symons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748649587
eISBN:
9780748676484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748649587.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Which strategies has Mel Brooks used to survive, adapt, and thrive in the cultural industries? How has he gained his reputation as a multimedia survivor? Taking an artist-focused approach, the book ... More

Memento

Memento

Claire Molloy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637713
eISBN:
9780748671007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637713.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ambiguous, complex and innovative, Christopher Nolan's Memento has intrigued audiences and critics since the day of its release. Memento is the archetypal ‘puzzle film’, a noir thriller about a man ... More

Memory and the Moving ImageFrench Film in the Digital Era

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

Michael Mann Cinema And TelevisionInterviews, 1980-2012

Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Steven Sanders and R. Barton Palmer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first to bring together a selection of interviews with the acclaimed American film director Michael Mann, in which he reflects on his film and television productions. The sixteen ... More

Myth of the WesternNew Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Matthew Carter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

What is the nature of the relationship between the Hollywood Western and American frontier mythology? How have Western films helped develop cultural and historical perceptions, attitudes and beliefs ... More

The New Extremism in CinemaFrom France to Europe

The New Extremism in Cinema: From France to Europe

Tanya C Horeck and Tina Kendall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641604
eISBN:
9780748651221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641604.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Explosive images of sex and violence in films by directors such as Catherine Breillat, Gaspar Noé, Michael Haneke and Lars von Trier have attracted media attention for the ways in which they seek to ... More

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