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Imaginary Signifiers/Voyeuristic Pleasures

Nitzan Ben-Shaul

Nitzan Ben-Shaul is Associate Professor at the Film and Television Department in Tel Aviv University. He is the author of Mythical Expressions of Siege in Israeli Films, Introduction to Film Theories and A Violent World: Competing Images of Middle East Conflicts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film : The Key Concepts

Berg, 2007

Book chapter

...Introduction The psychological effects of films on spectators have intrigued theoreticians since the medium’s inception. Two major psychological approaches to film can be discerned. One focuses upon the conscious perceptual and cognitive...

The Bio-Logic of Vengeance in Let the Right One In

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

...What would you do if someone made you squeal like a pig, hit you, and peed on your clothes? Hit back? And what if they were three and you were afraid to stand up for your rights? What then?Tomas Alfredson’s Swedish film Let the Right One...

Lust, Trust, and Educational Torture

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

...Caroline in The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017, CW) starts as a dumb blonde who performs life from a me-me-me script.See Joel Stein, “The New Greatest Generation: Why Millennials Will Save Us All,” Time, May 20 (2013): 28–35. See also English...

Introduction

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

...This book analyses contemporary horror as a playground which offers negative and positive emotions to the player who is willing to engage with the genre’s painful and potentially traumatizing scenarios. It asks why this play is attractive...

Introduction: The “Disguised” Political Film

Betty Kaklamanidou

Betty Kaklamanidou is a Fulbright scholar and Assistant Professor in Film and Television History and Theory at Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece. She is the author of Genre, Gender and the Effects of Neoliberalism: The New Millennium Hollywood Rom Com (2013) and two books in Greek on adaptation theory and the history of the Hollywood rom-com. Betty is also the co-editor of Politics and Politicians in Contemporary U.S. Television (forthcoming, 2016), The Millennials on Film and Television (2014), HBO’s “Girls” (2014), and The 21st Century Superhero(2010). Betty’s articles have appeared in Literature/Film Quarterly, Celebrity Studies and The Journal of Popular Romance Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The “Disguised” Political Film in Contemporary Hollywood : A Genre’s Construction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...After the first US presidential debate took place on the evening of October 3, 2012, a single word dominated the next day’s news reports on television, print and electronic media: the “narrative.” For instance, most commentators...

“Europe” and the “European Film”

Dimitris Eleftheriotis

Dimitris Eleftheriotis, Lecturer, Dept of Theatre, Film and TV Studies, University of Glasgow, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Popular Cinemas of Europe : Studies of Texts, Contexts and Frameworks

Continuum, 2001

Book chapter

...“Europe” is a slippery term. With every effort made to pin down its meaning(s), new sets of excluded concepts, overlooked relations and forgotten histories surface. This book adopts a prima facie pragmatic view of Europe: “Europe...

“I’m Like a Kaleidoscope”

In the Limelight and Under the Microscope : Forms and Functions of Female Celebrity

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...TO REGARD THE IMAGE OF MIA FARROW IN THE 1960S is to distinguish a figure who embodied the feminine, American culture, and Hollywood at the occasion of radical change. During a decade of profound social transformation mobilized...

“Mrs. Langtry Seems to Be on the Way to a Fortune”

In the Limelight and Under the Microscope : Forms and Functions of Female Celebrity

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Moonshine June 23, 1888, 290.THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF ART’S 1878 ANNUAL EXHIBITION attracted thousands of visitors to London’s Piccadilly. Amid the estimated 1,200 exhibits on display at Burlington House, three portraits of a young woman from...

France’s “new Don Juan”: The Representation of Alain Delon’s Youth

Alain Delon : Style, Stardom, and Masculinity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...In Chapter 3, Gwénaëlle Legras examines Delon’s early media profile, showing how he was positioned between the generic traditions of French cinema of the late 1950s and the modernity that he was seen to represent both physically...