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Introduction

Aaron Kerner

Aaron Kerner is an Associate Professor in the Cinema Department at San Francisco State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film and the Holocaust : New Perspectives on Dramas, Documentaries, and Experimental Films

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Introduction As a broad survey of Holocaust films this book aims to introduce readers not only to the established canon but also to films that do not share the notoriety that Charles Chaplin’s 1940 comedy The Great Dictator or Steven...

Black Suns and a Bright Planet

Thomas Elsaesser

Thomas Elsaesser is Emeritus Professor at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and since 2013 Visiting Professor at Columbia University. European Cinema and Continental Philosophy further develops Elsaesser’s approach to national and auteur cinema begun with Fassbinder’s Germany: History Identity Subject (1996), continued with European Cinema – Face to Face with Hollywood (2005) and given a theoretical turn in Film Theory: An Introduction through the Senses (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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European Cinema and Continental Philosophy : Film as Thought Experiment

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...End-of-the-world movies Asked in an interview about the future of humanity, German director Werner Herzog gave a terse reply: ‘I’m convinced that our presence on this planet is not sustainable, so we will be extinct fairly soon ....

The Horsey Mail

The Projection of Britain : A History of the GPO Film Unit

British Film Institute, 2011

Book chapter

...Flood event On the night of 12 February 1938, during a north-westerly gale, high waves were driven against the sand-hills of the east Norfolk coast with such force that they demolished 517 yards of the dunes at Horsey. Salt water poured...

Searching the Past for the Future

Deborah Shaw

Deborah Shaw is Associate Dean of Research in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries and Reader in Film Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK. Shaw is the founding co-editor of the journal Transnational Cinemas, and author of The Three Amigos: The Transnational Filmmaking of Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and Alfonso Cuarón (2013), and editor of Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Breaking into the Global Market (2007), and co-editor of The Transnational Fantasies of Guillermo del Toro (2014) with Ann Davies and Dolores Tierney. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contemporary Cinema of Latin America : 10 Key Films

Continuum, 2003

Book chapter

...The Frontier (La frontera, 1991) by Ricardo Larraín (b. 1958) and Amnesia (1994) by Gonzálo Justiniano (b. 1955) are two of the most interesting films made in Chile in the 1990s, signaling the potential rebirth of Chilean cinema.Paul Julian...

Wasting Time in the Stanley Hotel

I.Q. Hunter

I.Q. Hunter is Reader in Film Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is the editor of British Science Fiction Cinema (1999), and the co-editor of British Comedy Cinema (2012), Controversial Images (2012) and Science Fiction Across Media (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cult Film as a Guide to Life : Fandom, Adaptation and Identity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...There is a thin line between clever and stupid.This aperçu is a meme across a number of films, initially in Lawrence of Arabia (1962), when Lawrence extinguishes a match with his fingers, and then repeated in All the President’s Men (1976...

Introduction

David Deamer

David Deamer is Associate Lecturer in film at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He has published in Martin-Jones and Brown’s Deleuze and Film; Bell and Colebrook’s Deleuze and History; Deleuze Studies; and the online A/V Journal, of which he was co-founder. He blogs on Deleuze and cinema at www.daviddeamer.com. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deleuze, Japanese Cinema, and the Atom Bomb : The Spectre of Impossibility

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...The great post-war philosophers and writers demonstrated that thought has something to do with Auschwitz, with Hiroshima, but this was also demonstrated by the great cinema authors.Gilles Deleuze, Cinema 2: The Time Image, trans. Hugh...

‘A Poisonous Picture’

Howard Hawks : New Perspectives

British Film Institute, 2016

Book chapter

...The Big Sleep (1946), one of Howard Hawks’s most fondly remembered films, has acquired the status of a cinematic classic. Not only is it seen as a ‘quintessential’ film noir,Steve Neale, Genre and Hollywood (London: Routledge, 2000), p...

127 Hours (2010)

Amy Raphael

Amy Raphael was born in London in 1967. She has worked on The Face, NME, Elle and Esquire and now freelances for the Guardian, the Observer and The Times. Her first book, Never Mind the Bollocks: Women Rewrite Rock, was published by Virago in 1995. She conducted the conversations and edited Mike Leigh on Mike Leigh, which was published by Faber in 2008. She has also contributed to the The Rolling Stone Book of Women in Rock and Perfect Pitch, a series of books about football. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Danny Boyle : Creating Wonder

Faber & Faber, 2013

Book chapter

...A series of triptychs show generic crowd scenes: a marathon, a triathlon, commuters packing out pavements, Muslims at prayer. Aron Ralston (James Franco) appears in one of the triptychs at home, alone, wearing a baseball cap, shorts...

Consummation (and Crisis)

David Deamer

David Deamer is Associate Lecturer in film at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He has published in Martin-Jones and Brown’s Deleuze and Film; Bell and Colebrook’s Deleuze and History; Deleuze Studies; and the online A/V Journal, of which he was co-founder. He blogs on Deleuze and cinema at www.daviddeamer.com. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deleuze, Japanese Cinema, and the Atom Bomb : The Spectre of Impossibility

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...The mental image would be less a bringing to completion of the action-image, and of the other images, than a re-examination of their nature and status.Gilles Deleuze, Cinema 1: The Movement-Image, trans. Hugh Tomlinson and Barbara Habberjam...

Dystopia and the Apocalyptic Scene

Brian Baker

Brian Baker is Lecturer in English at Lancaster University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contemporary Masculinities in Fiction, Film and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...In ‘Not Flagwaving but Flagdrowning, or Postcards from Post-Britain’, the final chapter proper of the third edition of The British Cinema Book (2008), William Brown proposed a set of mainly twenty-first-century films that, ‘whether through...