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Don’t Bother to Dispatch the FBI: Representations of Serial Killers in New Korean Cinema

Exploiting East Asian Cinemas : Genre, Circulation, Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction On January 26, 1983, a forty-two-year old Korean man named Yi Tong-sik—an amateur photographer and a professional plumber—was arrested for the murder of a twenty-four-year old woman named Kim. Yi had grown up in poor...

A Cinematic Half-Twist: Art, Exploitation, and the Subversion of Sexual Norms in Kim Ki-duk’s Moebius

Exploiting East Asian Cinemas : Genre, Circulation, Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Quoted in Ha Seong-tae, “Moebius, The Discomfort of the Uncomfortable Gaze at Kim Ki-duk [Moebius Kim Ki-deok gamdok ul bulpyeonhae haneun siseon ui bulpyeonham],” OhMyNews (June 12, 2013...

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Ken Provencher

Ken Provencher has taught film and media studies at Josai International University in Tokyo, Japan, and Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. His work focuses on the transnational Hollywood industry, especially its relation to East Asian media industries and popular cultures. He has contributed to The Companion to Wong Kar-wai, The Quarterly Review of Film and Video, and The Velvet Light Trap, among others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mike Dillon

Mike Dillon teaches film and media studies at California State University, Fullerton. His research focuses on the relationship between media cultures and transnational human mobility. His publications include essays in Journal of South Asian Film and Media Studies, Mediascape, and Reconstruction, among other; and chapters in the anthologies Negative Cosmopolitanisms and Transnational Horror Cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exploiting East Asian Cinemas : Genre, Circulation, Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Go to the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) page for Park Chan-wook’s South Korean thriller Oldboy (Oldeuboi, 2003), and you will find both traditional and nontraditional forms of categorization. The page identifies the movie’s title, year...

Kitano’s Outrageous Exploitation Cinema: Yakuza Nobility and the Biopolitics of Crime

Elena del Río

Elena del Río is Professor of Film Studies at the University of Alberta, Canada. Her essays have been featured in journals such as Camera Obscura, Discourse, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Film-Philosophy, The New Review of Film and Television Studies, SubStance, and Deleuze Studies. She has also contributed essays to edited collections on the films of Atom Egoyan, Rainer W. Fassbinder, and on the philosophy of film, and Deleuze and cinema. She is the author of Deleuze and the Cinemas of Performance: Powers of Affection (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exploiting East Asian Cinemas : Genre, Circulation, Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction In examining Kitano Takeshi’s Outrage (2010) and Outrage Beyond (2012), this chapter will take as its point of departure these films’ dismantling of the division between art and trash. Underpinning this dismantling is the idea...

Sexual Deviance and the Naked Body in Cinematic Representations of Nazis

Nazisploitation! : The Nazi Image in Low-Brow Cinema and Culture

Continuum, 2012

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...I would like to start with two films and two female concentration camp officers: both are responsible for horrific deaths of their inmates, both are portrayed as highly sexual figures, frequently shown nude and engaged in intercourse. One...

Steampunked Kung Fu: Technologized Modernity in Stephen Fung’s Tai Chi Films

Exploiting East Asian Cinemas : Genre, Circulation, Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction: Exploiting Kung Fu Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (臥虎藏龍, 2000) is one of those seminal works that have directed popular and critical attention to a cinematic genre, the wuxia pian (武俠片, Chinese martial arts film)....

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Daniel H. Magilow

Daniel H. Magilow is Associate Professor of German at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA. He is the author of The Photography of Crisis: The Photo Essays of Weimar Germany (2012) and In Her Father's Eyes: A Childhood Extinguished by the Holocaust (2008) and the co-editor, along with Elizabeth Bridges and Kristin T. Vander Lugt, of Nazisploitation! The Nazi Image in Low-Brow Culture and Cinema (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nazisploitation! : The Nazi Image in Low-Brow Cinema and Culture

Continuum, 2012

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...When Vincent Canby of The New York Times reviewed Ilsa, She Wolf of the SS (1974) on November 30, 1975, he posed a question to his readers and future historians. ‘If it’s possible to reconstruct the interests, attitudes and values of a lost...

From Exploitation to Legitimacy: Easy Rider (1969) and Independent Cinema’s Journey into Hollywood

Yannis Tzioumakis

Yannis Tzioumakis is Senior Lecturer in Communication and Media at the University of Liverpool, UK. He is the author of four books, most recently of American Independent Cinema: An Introduction, 2nd edition (Routledge, 2017) and co-editor of four collections of essays, most recently of The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Hollywood Renaissance : Revisiting American Cinema’s Most Celebrated Era

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Among all the films associated with the Hollywood Renaissance, Easy Rider (Dennis Hopper, 1969) is arguably the title that has invited the most passionate writing by scholars and critics. Be it because it dealt with the counterculture...

Dragons, Ninjas, and Kickboxers: The Minor Transnational Action Films of IFD

Exploiting East Asian Cinemas : Genre, Circulation, Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction This chapter presents a preliminary study of IFD Films and Arts Limited (henceforth IFD), a fascinating but little-known company from Hong Kong specializing in the production and distribution of low-cost, transnational...

Captain America Lives Again and So Do the Nazis

Nazisploitation! : The Nazi Image in Low-Brow Cinema and Culture

Continuum, 2012

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...The attacks of September 11, 2001, according to cultural historian Lynn Spigel, brought into question the proper role of entertainment during a time of national crisis, forcing ‘traditional forms of entertainment […] to reinvent their place...