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Media Specificity and the Analogy of the Digital

Eleftheria Thanouli

Eleftheria Thanouli is Assistant Professor in Film Theory at the Film Department at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam in 2005. She is the author of Post-Classical Cinema: An International Poetics of Film Narration (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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History and Film : A Tale of Two Disciplines

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Every time a new medium appears, an alarm goes off. It triggers a certain anxiety as well as eagerness among people to fathom the qualities and functions of the newcomer before determining its place in their lives. The effort to understand...

Conclusion

Steve Choe

Steve Choe is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cinema and Comparative Literature at the University of Iowa, USA. He researches and teaches courses on German cinema, South Korean cinema, and topics in film theory, philosophy, and phenomenology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Afterlives : Allegories of Film and Mortality in Early Weimar Germany

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Afterlives of the twentieth century On September 28, 2010, The Daily Telegraph printed an article with the headline: “First World War Officially Ends.”“First World War Officially Ends,” The Daily Telegraph, September 28, 2010. Its first...

The Moment of Colour: Colour, Modernism and Abstraction

Paul Coates

Paul Coates is Professor in the Film Studies Department of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of The Story of the Lost Reflection (1985), The Gorgon's Gaze: German Cinema, Expressionism and the Image of Horror (1991) and Cinema, Religion and the Romantic Legacy (2003). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and Colour : The Saturated Image

British Film Institute, 2010

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...The Moment of Colour: The Fin De SiÈcle Any mythology seeking a pre-eminent ‘moment’ of colour’s liberation would have to take very seriously the candidacy of the fin de siècle. The preoccupation with colour may be most obvious in two...

Farewell to Cinema; Hello to Africa

William Brown

William Brown is Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Roehampton, UK. He is the author of Supercinema: Film-Philosophy for the Digital Age (2013), Moving People, Moving Images: Cinema and Trafficking in the New Europe (2010), with Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, and co-editor, with David Martin-Jones, of Deleuze and Film (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Non-Cinema : Global Digital Film-making and the Multitude

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...If in the last chapter we considered how ‘smaller’ films like those featuring images captured by smartphones constitute non-cinema in various respects, in this chapter I shall argue that the very latest digital imaging technologies can...

Cinema out of Control: These are Not Films

William Brown

William Brown is Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Roehampton, UK. He is the author of Supercinema: Film-Philosophy for the Digital Age (2013), Moving People, Moving Images: Cinema and Trafficking in the New Europe (2010), with Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, and co-editor, with David Martin-Jones, of Deleuze and Film (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Non-Cinema : Global Digital Film-making and the Multitude

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...I ended the last chapter by proposing that the small, the poor and the low have equal value to the big, the rich and the high, perhaps even calling into question the perceived need for value as a concept and its concomitant creation...

Annihilation (2018)

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Alex Garland

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Alex Garland

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...Interrogation Room Lena is seated in the interrogation room. Lomax and two scientists are standing. Facing her. Behind glass, more scientists observe. A beat, before Lomax speaks. Lomax What did you eat? Lena … I don’t remember eating...

Melos, Drama, Melodrama: From Demy to Sirk to Antonioni

Paul Coates

Paul Coates is Professor in the Film Studies Department of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of The Story of the Lost Reflection (1985), The Gorgon's Gaze: German Cinema, Expressionism and the Image of Horror (1991) and Cinema, Religion and the Romantic Legacy (2003). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and Colour : The Saturated Image

British Film Institute, 2010

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...Introduction In the first chapter of this book I mentioned the relationship between colour’s licence to roam free and the practices of both modernism and fantasy. In each case, the elements of which the film is composed may be peeled...

Alex Garland

Screenwriters’ Masterclass : Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies

Faber & Faber, 2010

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...Alex Garland‘Jim’s a normal decent guy and in the normal sequence of events he’s going to kill anyone with a baseball bat …’ Jim (Cillian Murphy) alone in a deserted London, outside the House of Parliament.‘Structure is what I love’Both...

Provocation and perversity: Lars von Trier’s cinematic anti-philosophy

The Global Auteur : The Politics of Authorship in 21st Century Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Ever since his early “European” features and provocative Dogme 95 period, Lars von Trier has been both celebrated as a brilliant stylist and criticized as a cynical charlatan. What his twenty-first century “cinema of cruelty”Indeed, von...

Darren Aronofsky

Screenwriters’ Masterclass : Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies

Faber & Faber, 2010

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...Darren Aronofksy‘What is that noise?’ Harry Goldfarb (Jared Leto) discovers that his mother Sara, (Ellen Burstyn) is addicted to drugs of a different kind.‘Hit them with emotion after emotion’Darren Aronofsky burst on to the US independent...