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“In my mind, my dreams are real”

Dara Waldron

Dara Waldron is a Lecturer in Critical and Contextual Studies at the Limerick Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland, with a particular focus on Lens-Based media (differing forms of moving image practices). He is the author of Cinema and Evil: Moral Complexities and the “Dangerous” Film (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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New Nonfiction Film : Art, Poetics, and Documentary Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Art sees things in close-up, focusing our attention, teaching us to not cast blame so freely. Art doesn’t make judgments, it informs and teaches. The camera allows truth to circulate in places it wouldn’t normally go...

Follow the money: The Warner ’70s

J.D. Connor

J.D. Connor is Associate Professor in the Division of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Southern California, USA. His research focuses on the interplay of art and industry in the contemporary Hollywood system, the history of tape recording, and Kennedy-era media shifts. Connor is the author of the forthcoming The Studios after the Studios (2015) and on the Steering Committee of Post45 (post45.org). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hollywood Math and Aftermath : The Economic Image and the Digital Recession

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Midway through William Wyler’s How to Steal a Million (Fox, 1966), Eli Wallach explains to Audrey Hepburn how he managed to pick such a good wine: “I own the vineyard.” What...

Introduction – The Adolescent Industry: ‘Teen’ and ‘Film’

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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...As a teenager in rural Australia I saw many films that now appear in studies of teen film. I remember seeing Grease (1978), Friday the Thirteenth (1980), Little Darlings (1980), WarGames (1983) and many more that are included in some...

Inventing ‘Teen Film’

Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney, Australia, and author of Girls: Feminine Adolescence in Popular Culture and Cultural Theory (2002) and Modernist Cultural Studies (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Teen Film : A Critical Introduction

Berg, 2011

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...Jake’s grandfather: ‘He’s plenty old and people don’t mature anymore. They stay jackasses all their lives.’Turning to teen film after the 1950s, Thomas Doherty (2002: 190) summarizes the next forty years as ‘a series of postclassical phases...
...Scholarly discussion of documentary film and ‘the voice’ tends to focus on the politics of representation – who gets to speak for whom and how (see, for example, Nichols 1994; Ruby 1991). Given the power dynamics that often organize...

Animating Voices, On-Screen and Off, in Kathleen Shannon’s Working Mothers (1974–75)

Vocal Projections : Voices in Documentary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...‘Mothers are people,’ a young woman insists, as though she shouldn’t have to point out the obvious. ‘To have a child is just a biological happening, I mean … you don’t have to be punished because you just happen to be the sex which bears...

(Self as) modèle environments

Dara Waldron

Dara Waldron is a Lecturer in Critical and Contextual Studies at the Limerick Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland, with a particular focus on Lens-Based media (differing forms of moving image practices). He is the author of Cinema and Evil: Moral Complexities and the “Dangerous” Film (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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New Nonfiction Film : Art, Poetics, and Documentary Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...We cannot (and should not wish to) determine how a new generation will address the contradictions of documentary; but the least we can ask is that they should be aware the contradictions exist Ben Rivers...

Conclusion: Filmic History in the Twentieth Century – a Successful Performance of Failure

Eleftheria Thanouli

Eleftheria Thanouli is Assistant Professor in Film Theory at the Film Department at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam in 2005. She is the author of Post-Classical Cinema: An International Poetics of Film Narration (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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History and Film : A Tale of Two Disciplines

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Automatically produced indexical images and historiography: these two regimes of the indexical trace, two masteries of time and pastness, two experiences of knowledge, two kinds of spectacle, both of which achieved contemporaneous...

Women in Disney’s Animated Features 1989–2005

The Animation Studies Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Davis’s chapter from her book Good Girls and Wicked Witches: Women in Disney’s Feature Animation (Indiana University Press 2007) considers Disney films between the years 1989 and 2005. By exploring changes in the industry...

Absence, Excess and Epistemological Expansion: Towards a Framework for the Study of Animated Documentary

Annabelle Honess Roe

Annabelle Honess Roe is a lecturer at the University of Surrey, UK, where she is the programme director for Film Studies. Her scholarship and teaching focuses on animation, documentary and popular culture more broadly. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Animation Studies Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This article was first published in animation: an interdisciplinary journal in 2011 and outlined ideas that Honess Roe would go on to explore in more detail in her book Animated Documentary (Palgrave Macmillan 2013). Here she...