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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

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

...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...

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

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

...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...

Two Views over Water: Action and Absorption in Ingmar Bergman’s Wild Strawberries (1957)

Film Moments : Criticism, History, Theory

British Film Institute, 2003

Book chapter

...The moment that I wish to reflect on occurs during the last two minutes of Wild Strawberries/Smultronstället (1957). It is an image seen from the point of view of the film’s protagonist, an old, much-honoured professor (Isak Borg, played...

Le Week-End (2013)

Directed by

Roger Michell

Written by

Hanif Kureishi

Screenplay

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...Eurostar Train – Day Darkness: then – A pinprick of light in the distance which grows brighter as we approach. We rush out of a tunnel into the light.Train – Morning As the train bursts into the light, a champagne bottle bursts...

The Story of the Foundation

Robert Shail

Robert Shail is Professor of Film in the Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University, UK, and formerly Head of Film and Media at the University of Wales, Lampeter. He has published widely on British cinema and the representation of masculinity. Recent publications include 'Anarchy in the UK: Reading Beryl the Peril via Historic Conceptions of Childhood' in the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. He was awarded a Leverhulme Fellowship in 2012 to investigate the history of the Children's Film Foundation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Children's Film Foundation : History and Legacy

British Film Institute, 2016

Book chapter

...The story of the Children’s Film Foundation spans four decades and provides a fascinating snapshot of social and cultural change in Britain, particularly in relation to evolving attitudes towards children and childhood. In their films...

The Mother (2003)

Directed by

Roger Michell

Written by

Hanif Kureishi

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...Suburban House Bedroom. Day The house of May and Toots, a couple in their mid-sixties. They are in bed. She watches the numbers on the clock change until, suddenly, the alarm goes off. It’s 5.30 a.m. Her hand reaches out to turn it off...
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...High Royds Hospital, Day A Yorkshire dry-stone wall. The clock tower of High Royds Hospital, Menston, near Ilkley, is first glimpsed through a crack in the dry-stone wall, then seen in the distance as the central feature of a large...

British Gaiety: Musical Cinema and the Theatrical Tradition in British Film

The Sound of Musicals

British Film Institute, 2010

Book chapter

...As its title implies, The Young Ones (1961) is predicated on the notion of generational conflict. The film opens with a vision of modernity and regeneration – a panoramic view of London in the grip of the post-war building boom. The chimes...