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Theories Proper and Improper

Catherine Constable

Catherine Constable is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Thinking in Images : Film Theory, Feminist Philosophy and Marlene Dietrich

British Film Institute, 2005

Book chapter

...I suggested in the introduction that the current crisis in film theory has provoked a range of responses: from the premature announcement of the death of theory to the promotion of new forms of theorising. This chapter will focus on four...

Queer Theory and New Queer Cinema

The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

Book chapter

...In his discussion of queer film theory, Ellis Hanson suggests that rather than being limited to a particular sexual identity or practice, the term ‘queer’ might be most fruitfully understood as referring to perverse desires...

Metaphor, Structure, Character, Motif

Michael Ryan

Dr Sean Michael Ryan is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Heythrop College, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Lenos

Melissa Lenos is Assistant Professor of English, Donnelly College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Film Analysis : Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

Continuum, 2012

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...Meaning in movies is also created through metaphor, structure, character, and motifs. In a metaphor, a thing is associated with an idea or an emotional state. Structure describes the overall design of a movie, the way different elements...

Introduction

Catherine Constable

Catherine Constable is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Thinking in Images : Film Theory, Feminist Philosophy and Marlene Dietrich

British Film Institute, 2005

Book chapter

...Film theory is in crisis. This frequently made assertion can be seen as a reflection of a general concern about the status and value of theory and theorising. Lyotard’s famous attack on grand narratives raises serious questions about how...

Ragged glory: Cannes & Dogme’s fiery baptism

The name of this book is Dogme95

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...Palais des Festivals, Cannes:Monday, 18 May 1998I haven’t visited the Festival since 1991, the year Trier so boldly disdained Polanski’s largesse. Rattling down the Croisette in an overpriced cab, passing the perennial billboards, I sensed...

Tools for intimacy: Jean-Marc Barr & Lovers

The name of this book is Dogme95

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...London–Chicago – Rankin, Illinois, USA: 14–17 October 1999Strange, the vagaries of film scheduling, that we should commence our investigation of a Danish avant-garde by trekking to Illinois to meet some French people. But here we are, me...

‘Is this the promised end?’: Kristian Levring & The King is Alive

The name of this book is Dogme95

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...The Union Club, Soho, London W1: Thursday, 9 March 2000Kristian’s producer Patricia Kruijer has graciously set me up for a return engagement with the big man. Last Friday I saw a final cut of the film, and was riveted. As Kristian pledged...

‘Money for sandwiches’, and more: Mikael Olsen & the Danish Film Institute

The name of this book is Dogme95

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...Danish Film Institute: Tuesday, 16 November 1999Our next engagement is with Mikael Olsen, currently one of the DFI’s tenured script consultants, albeit poised himself to make a return to professional writing. First, though, he’s assisting...

Properly primitivist painting: Lone Scherfig & Dogme DK5

The name of this book is Dogme95

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...Danish Film Institute: Wednesday, 17 November 1999Morning coffee with Lone Scherfig, the writer-director presently poised to shoot the fifth Danish Dogme film, and thus to take a momentous step as the first practising Dogme Sister...

Downtime#2: Dogmatic post-production, and prize-winning Hollywood whoredom

The name of this book is Dogme95

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...Virgin Atlantic, Heathrow–LAX: Wednesday, 19 January 2000I’m strapped aboard a Virgin jet, sipping Courvoisier from a plastic tumbler, feeling a lot like the character in Viz comic known as ‘Spawny Get’. After a shiftless start, my new year...