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Science Fiction CinemaBetween Fantasy and Reality

Science Fiction Cinema: Between Fantasy and Reality

Christine Cornea

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624652
eISBN:
9780748671106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624652.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study offers a broad historical and theoretical reassessment of the science fiction film genre. The book explores the development of science fiction in cinema from its beginnings in early film ... More

Scotland: Global CinemaGenres, Modes and Identities

Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

David Martin-Jones

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book focuses exclusively on the unprecedented explosion of filmmaking in Scotland in the 1990s and 2000s. It explores the various cinematic fantasies of Scotland created by contemporary ... More

Selling the Splat PackThe DVD Revolution and the American Horror Film

Selling the Splat Pack: The DVD Revolution and the American Horror Film

Mark Bernard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748685493
eISBN:
9781474406444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685493.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the role of the DVD market in the growth of ultraviolent horror in the 2000s and assesses how the emergence of the market changed cultural and industrial attitudes to horror films ... More

Shane MeadowsCritical Essays

Shane Meadows: Critical Essays

Martin Fradley, Sarah Godfrey, and Melanie Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748676392
eISBN:
9780748693856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676392.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the attention-grabbing short film Smalltime (1996) and his debut feature Twenty Four Seven (1997), director Shane Meadows has emerged as arguably the most distinctive young film-maker in ... More

The Sitcom

The Sitcom

Brett Mills

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637515
eISBN:
9780748671229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637515.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book examines the popular television genre – the sitcom – via a wide range of frameworks, and places that analysis in historical institutional, and national contexts. The aim of the book is to ... More

Small-Gauge StorytellingDiscovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Ryan Shand and Ian Craven (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Storytelling in film has never been an activity confined to the domain of the professional movie maker. Ever since the introduction of small-gauge equipment in the 1920s, numerous amateur ‘lone ... More

Social Issues in Television Fiction

Social Issues in Television Fiction

Lesley Henderson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625314
eISBN:
9780748651177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625314.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Why are some controversial issues covered in TV soaps and dramas and not others? How are decisions really made ‘behind the scenes’? How do programme makers push boundaries without losing viewers? ... More

The Spanish Prisoner

The Spanish Prisoner

Yannis Tzioumakis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633685
eISBN:
9780748671236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633685.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

David Mamet’s The Spanish Prisoner is a fine example of American independent cinema in transition. Made by a playwright-turned-filmmaker with a distinctive approach to questions of narrative and ... More

Spanish Queer Cinema

Spanish Queer Cinema

Chris Perriam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748665860
eISBN:
9780748684267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665860.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book analyses the development of lesbian gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) film and its audiences and resonance in Spain from 1998 to the present day. It places this within the wider ... More

Special AffectsCinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Eric S. Jenkins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Special Affects retells the history of the emergence of classical Hollywood cinema and Disney animation from the perspective of affect theory. It argues that these media enabled new modes of ... More

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