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The Home Movie and Space of Communication

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...The aim of this chapter is to show how the notion of “space of communication” can assist an understanding of the functioning and the evolution of the home movie as well as what happens, from a communicational point of view, when the home...

Case Histories: Alienated Labor in William Gibson’s Pattern Recognition and Zero History

Alien Imaginations : Science Fiction and Tales of Transnationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...William Gibson’s 2003 Pattern Recognition presents a gender shift from Neuromancer’s male protagonist “Case” to the female “Cayce,” a critical reworking of the figure of the global nomad, which John Marx recognizes as part...

The Servant (2000)

Directed by

Joseph Losey

Written by

Harold Pinter

Screenplay

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...Knightsbridge Square. October. Day. A quiet square off Knightsbridge. Winter sun. Bare trees. Numerous parked cars. At the far side of the square Barrett appears. From high, see him approach. He stops at the kerb. Cars pass. He crosses...

From Cine Social to Heritage Cinema in Films of the 2000s

Sally Faulkner

Sally Faulkner is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at the University of Exeter, UK. She is the author of Literary Adaptations in Spanish Cinema (2004) and A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film of the 1960s (2006) and was awarded a Fellowship from the British Arts and Humanities Research Council for 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of Spanish Film : Cinema and Society 1910–2010

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...As the new millennium began, José María Aznar’s PP remained in office in Spain, winning in 2000 a second term that was marked by the president’s unpopular support for the post-9/11 war in Iraq. In 2004, political power changed hands...
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...Will’s car. King’s Cross. Day Will and Liv drive. There is an awkward silence between them. The atmosphere is charged. Will voice-over When do you stop looking at each other...

Introduction

Sally Faulkner

Sally Faulkner is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at the University of Exeter, UK. She is the author of Literary Adaptations in Spanish Cinema (2004) and A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film of the 1960s (2006) and was awarded a Fellowship from the British Arts and Humanities Research Council for 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of Spanish Film : Cinema and Society 1910–2010

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...This book is a history of Spanish cinema that brings the question of class mobility to the fore. The key term here is ‘mobility’. Its opposite, stasis, is the explicit or implicit object of critique of much political film. From Luis...

Miró Films and Middlebrow Cinema in the 1980s

Sally Faulkner

Sally Faulkner is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at the University of Exeter, UK. She is the author of Literary Adaptations in Spanish Cinema (2004) and A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film of the 1960s (2006) and was awarded a Fellowship from the British Arts and Humanities Research Council for 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of Spanish Film : Cinema and Society 1910–2010

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Accounts of 1980s Spain may emphasize continuity or change, depending on the point being made. The rhetoric of change voiced by the champions of Spain’s new democracy is difficult to resist. Franco was dead, the dictatorship over, the PSOE...

Middlebrow Cinema of the 1990s

Sally Faulkner

Sally Faulkner is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at the University of Exeter, UK. She is the author of Literary Adaptations in Spanish Cinema (2004) and A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film of the 1960s (2006) and was awarded a Fellowship from the British Arts and Humanities Research Council for 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of Spanish Film : Cinema and Society 1910–2010

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...In the 1990s, democratic Spain, member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (from 1982) and the European Community (from 1986), saw the PSOE (Partido Socialist Obrero Español), in power since 1982, lose the elections in 1996 to José María...

Charting Upward Social Mobility

Sally Faulkner

Sally Faulkner is Professor of Hispanic Studies and Film Studies at the University of Exeter, UK. She is the author of Literary Adaptations in Spanish Cinema (2004) and A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film of the 1960s (2006) and was awarded a Fellowship from the British Arts and Humanities Research Council for 2011. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of Spanish Film : Cinema and Society 1910–2010

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...Spanish cinema of the 1950s is populated with metaphors for frustrated social stasis, from the circular big wheel on which the protagonist-couple get stranded in That Happy Couple* (Esa pareja feliz Bardem and Berlanga 1951), to the name...

The Moves: Blood (1989)

Adrian Martin

Adrian Martin is film critic for The Age (Melbourne) and author of a study of Terrence Malick forthcoming from bfi Publishing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film Moments : Criticism, History, Theory

British Film Institute, 2003

Book chapter

...A life is ethical not when it simply submits to moral laws but when it accepts putting itself into play in its gestures, irrevocably and without reserve – even at the risk that its happiness or its disgrace will be decided once...