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Introduction

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is incoming Distinguished Professor of Film at the University of Lincoln and visiting Distinguished Professor at the iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research at the University of New South Wales. Her research covers film, the media, childhood, migration and Chinese visual culture. She is co-editor of Inert Cities: Globalization, Mobility and Suspension in Visual Culture (I.B.Tauris, 2014), among other publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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There’s No Place Like Home : The Migrant Child in World Cinema

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...Emotions, then, are bound up with how we inhabit the world ‘with’ others. Since emotions are in the phenomenological sense always intentional, and are “directed” towards an object or other (however imaginary), then emotions are precisely...

Keeping Minutes

Murray Pomerance

Murray Pomerance is an independent scholar living in Toronto, Canada. He is the editor of the Techniques of the Moving Image series and the Horizons of Cinema series, and co-editor, with Lester D. Friedman and Adrienne L. McLean respectively, of the Screen Decades and Star Decades series. Pomerance has written, edited and co-edited several books, including Virtuoso: Film Performance and the Actor’s Magic (2019), A Dream of Hitchcock (2019), Cinema, If You Please (2018), Moment of Action (2016), Alfred Hitchcock's America (2013), The Horse who Drank the Sky: Film Experience beyond Narrative and Theory (2008), and two BFI Classics on Marnie (2014) and The Man Who Knew Too Much (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Film Cheat : Screen Artifice and Viewing Pleasure

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Time flies, but not in cinema as in life.Ansel Elgort in Baby Driver (Edgar Wright, TriStar, 2017).Consider that within the first seconds of David Lean’s one hundred and ninety-seven-minute Doctor Zhivago (1965; from the 1957 novel by Boris...

When, why and how characters transform

Kira-Anne Pelican

Kira-Anne Pelican, PhD, is a writer, speaker and script consultant with 25 years of experience working in the British, American and Chinese film and television industries. She began her career assisting director Stanley Kubrick, took posts in visual effects production on The Matrix films, before working as a screenwriter, academic and script consultant. Her original screenplays have been optioned by the BBC, ITV and other independent producers and she has lectured on character development across the world. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Science of Writing Characters : Using Psychology to Create Compelling Fictional Characters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Change is an inevitable and constant part of life. We are born, we grow older and we die, while around us seasons pass, our environments transform, and our cultures evolve. As we grow older, we also develop and transform as individuals. We...

Old Love

Cynthia Whitcomb

Cynthia Whitcomb has sold more than 70 feature-length screenplays, 25 of which have been filmed. Her scripts have won and been nominated for many awards, including the Emmy Award, Cable Ace Award, Edgar Allan Poe Award, Humanitas Award, and Writers Guild of America Awards. Her students have also gone on to write successful box-office hits. She has taught screenwriting for many years, including seven at the acclaimed UCLA Film School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Heart of the Film : Writing Love Stories in Screenplays

Routledge, 2017

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... Old Love chapTer 22 OLD LOVE As the Boomers become the Social Security seniors set, the genre of older love stories is experiencing a revival. Nancy Meyers has been one of the artists responsible for making many of these. (In addition...

Afterword: where have all the children gone?

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is incoming Distinguished Professor of Film at the University of Lincoln and visiting Distinguished Professor at the iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research at the University of New South Wales. Her research covers film, the media, childhood, migration and Chinese visual culture. She is co-editor of Inert Cities: Globalization, Mobility and Suspension in Visual Culture (I.B.Tauris, 2014), among other publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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There’s No Place Like Home : The Migrant Child in World Cinema

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...It is only in a land where the spaces of states will have been perforated and topologically deformed, and the citizen will have learned to acknowledge the refugee that he himself is, that man’s political survival today is imaginable.Agamben...

Becoming YouTube’s Grandad: Media, Age, and Generation in a Virtual Community

Susan Aasman

Susan Aasman is Associate Professor of History at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. As a media historian and active researcher, she has written extensively about the history of amateur media and the history of documentary filmmaking. Since 2012, she has served as the chief editor for the Dutch Journal for Media History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Materializing Memories : Dispositifs, Generations, Amateurs

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This contribution explores the iconic video collection of the YouTube vlogger Peter Oakley, better known as “Geriatric1927.” During a period of eight years, Oakley, born in 1927, posted more than 400 vlogs. Over the years he would receive...

Age Anxiety and Chills

Rikke Schubart

Rikke Schubart is Associate Professor in Media Studies at the Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. Her research focuses on gender, genre, and emotions in cinema and media. Schubart’s publications include Bloomsbury’s recent Women of Ice and Fire: Gender, Game of Thrones and Multiple Media Engagements (2016, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), Eastwood’s Iwo Jima: A Critical Engagement with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima (2013, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), and Super Bitches and Action Babes: The Female Hero in Popular Cinema, 1970–2006 (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mastering Fear : Women, Emotions, and Contemporary Horror

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention (New York, HarperCollins Publishers, 1996), Kindle edition, 346.So, the first step toward a more creative life is the cultivation of curiosity...

Landscape in the Mist

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is incoming Distinguished Professor of Film at the University of Lincoln and visiting Distinguished Professor at the iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research at the University of New South Wales. Her research covers film, the media, childhood, migration and Chinese visual culture. She is co-editor of Inert Cities: Globalization, Mobility and Suspension in Visual Culture (I.B.Tauris, 2014), among other publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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There’s No Place Like Home : The Migrant Child in World Cinema

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...One At the very end of Theo Angelopoulos’ Landscape in the Mist (Τοπίο στην Ομίχλη, 1988) two children climb from a small boat and run towards a tree on a hill shrouded in mist. We think that they are dead; we’ve just heard shots...

Abyss and Peak

Rikke Schubart

Rikke Schubart is Associate Professor in Media Studies at the Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark. Her research focuses on gender, genre, and emotions in cinema and media. Schubart’s publications include Bloomsbury’s recent Women of Ice and Fire: Gender, Game of Thrones and Multiple Media Engagements (2016, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), Eastwood’s Iwo Jima: A Critical Engagement with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima (2013, co-edited with Anne Gjelsvik), and Super Bitches and Action Babes: The Female Hero in Popular Cinema, 1970–2006 (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mastering Fear : Women, Emotions, and Contemporary Horror

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...With this chapter, we come to the old woman in horror. There may be old horror heroines who are protagonists, however, I have not met them.It can be argued that the medium in Insidious 3 (2015, Leigh Whannell) functions as the protagonist...

Toujours Delon: The Script of Aging

Sue Harris

Sue Harris is Reader in French Cinema at Queen Mary University of London, UK. She is an Associate Editor of French Cultural Studies, the author of Bertrand Blier (2001) and co-editor of France in Focus: Film and National Identity (2000) and From Perversion to Purity: The Stardom of Catherine Deneuve (2007), among other titles. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alain Delon : Style, Stardom, and Masculinity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Toujours is the theme song to Frank Riva, sung by Axelle Red. The lyrics speak of continuity between the past and the present and implicitly between youth and the experience of maturity: “There will always be something of you in me/ You...