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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...

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...

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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...

Utterly without Redeeming Social Value? ‘Nazi Science’ Beyond Exploitation Cinema

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

Continuum, 2012

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...An earlier version of this essay was presented at the fifth biennial Film & History conference on ‘Film and Science: Fictions, Documentaries, and Beyond’, Chicago, October 30-November 2, 2008. It has been substantially revised...

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...

Cinema beyond Good and Evil? Nazi Exploitation in the Cinema of the 1970s and its Heritage

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

Continuum, 2012

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...Holocaust Cinema and the Sadiconazista Cycle To reflect on historical, social and political events could be considered one possible ‘duty’ of the audiovisual media, in particular narrative television and cinema. The great success, as well...

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...

Revisiting the Cruel Apparatus

David Church

David Church is a film historian specializing in genre studies, taste cultures, and histories of film exhibition and distribution. He is a Lecturer in Comparative Cultural Studies at Northern Arizona University, USA, and is the author of Grindhouse Nostalgia: Memory, Home Video, and Exploitation Film Fandom (2015). 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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...Inspired by Georges Bataille’s account of fifteenth-century child murderer Gilles de Rais,This is according to director Agustín Villaronga. See the interview on the DVD for In a Glass Cage, Cult Epics, 2005. See also Georges Bataille...

Eine Armee Gretchen

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

Continuum, 2012

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...In 1972, some years before exploitation cinema reached its nadir of depravity in the form of Nazisploitation movies, Swiss director/producer Erwin C. DietrichFor a detailed biography, see Benedikt Eppenberger and Daniel Stapfer, Mädchen...