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ReFocus: The Films of Paul Leni

ReFocus: The Films of Paul Leni

Erica Tortolani and Martin F. Norden (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474454513
eISBN:
9781474495363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454513.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Silent-era film scholarship has all too often focused on a handful of German directors, including Fritz Lang, F. W. Murnau and Ernst Lubitsch, but little attention has been paid to arguably one of ... More

Asian CinemaA Regional View

Asian Cinema: A Regional View

Olivia Khoo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474461764
eISBN:
9781474495189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461764.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Asia’s film industries have undergone significant transformation in the last 30 years. From bilateral co-production agreements to pan-Asian financing, Asian cinema has assumed a regional identity ... More

Cinematic IntermedialityTheory and Practice

Cinematic Intermediality: Theory and Practice

Kim Knowles and Marion Schmid (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446341
eISBN:
9781474495233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446341.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As a fundamentally hybrid medium, cinema has always been defined by its interactions with other art forms such as painting, sculpture, photography, performance and dance. Taking the in-between nature ... More

Post-HorrorArt, Genre and Cultural Elevation

Post-Horror: Art, Genre and Cultural Elevation

David Church

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474475884
eISBN:
9781474495257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475884.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Horror’s longstanding reputation as a popular but culturally denigrated genre has been challenged by a new wave of films mixing arthouse minimalism with established genre conventions. Variously ... More

Tyrone PowerGender, Genre and Image in Classical Hollywood Cinema

Tyrone Power: Gender, Genre and Image in Classical Hollywood Cinema

Gillian Kelly

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474452946
eISBN:
9781474495264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452946.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

One of the most popular actors of the Classical Hollywood period, Tyrone Power’s appeal was initially based around his outstanding beauty, his looks remaining key to his star persona throughout his ... More

Shoe ReelsThe History and Philosophy of Footwear in Film

Shoe Reels: The History and Philosophy of Footwear in Film

Elizabeth Ezra and Catherine Wheatley (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474451406
eISBN:
9781474495332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451406.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Shoe Reels examines the special relationship between shoes and cinema. The book considers the narrative and aesthetic functions of shoes, asking why they are so memorable, and what their wider ... More

Contemporary Hollywood AnimationStyle, Storytelling, Culture and Ideology Since the 1990s

Contemporary Hollywood Animation: Style, Storytelling, Culture and Ideology Since the 1990s

Noel Brown

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474410564
eISBN:
9781474495172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410564.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Until the 1990s, animation occupied a relatively marginal presence in Hollywood. Today, it is at the very heart of both the film industry and contemporary popular culture. Charting the major changes ... More

Cinematic RealismLukács, Kracauer and Theories of the Filmic Real

Cinematic Realism: Lukács, Kracauer and Theories of the Filmic Real

Ian Aitken

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474441346
eISBN:
9781474495325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441346.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the subject of cinematic realism through a long Introduction which covers general notions related to cinematic realism, and then through close analysis of book chapters written by ... More

Greek Cinema and Migration, 1991-2016

Greek Cinema and Migration, 1991-2016

Philip E. Phillis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474437035
eISBN:
9781474495226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437035.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Greek Cinema and Migration examines the ways in which the cinema of Greece has responded to the post-1990s phenomenon of becoming a host country for immigrants. The book focuses mainly on migration ... More

The Pulse in CinemaThe Aesthetics of Horror

The Pulse in Cinema: The Aesthetics of Horror

Sharon Jane Mee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474475846
eISBN:
9781474495165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475846.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book builds on Jean-François Lyotard’s concept of the dispositif, Gilles Deleuze’s work on sensation and Georges Bataille’s economic theory to conceptualise a pulse in cinema. Its aim is to ... More

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