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Thelma & Louise (1991)

Mark Axelrod

Mark Axelrod is a Full Professor of English & Comparative Literature, and Director of the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing, at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Constructing Dialogue : Screenwriting From Citizen Kane to Midnight in Paris

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Screenplay by Callie KhouriPerhaps it’s something in the Hollywood drinking water. In his book, Ridley Scott: Interviews edited by Laurence Knapp and Andrea Kulas (2005), there’s a 1991 interview conducted by Maitland McDonagh for Film...

Visual Style and the Use of Cinematic Space

Mary P Wood

Mary Wood is Reader in European Cinema at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Italian Cinema

Berg, 2005

Book chapter

...The study of filmic space is especially fruitful in the case of Italian cinema as it raises questions of class and gender representations, authorial intent, artistic conventions, technology and meaning construction. As Marcia Landy (1998...

Home and Road

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

...Anthony Giddens, Modernity and Self-Identity (Redwood City: Stanford University Press, 1991), 75.We are, not what we are, but what we make of ourselves.When Rick kicked Carol out of his group in AMC’s zombie television series The Walking...

The Materiality of Exile

Kaya Davies Hayon

Kaya Davies Hayon is an Assistant Professor in French and Francophone Studies in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Nottingham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sensuous Cinema : The Body in Contemporary Maghrebi Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Introduction One of the principal aims of this book is to ascertain the extent to which films featuring people of Maghrebi heritage mediate their characters’ subjectivities and interactions with the ‘other’ through their bodies. In order...

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

Book chapter

...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...

Introduction

Thomas Austin

Thomas Austin is Reader in Media & Film at the University of Sussex, UK. He is the author of Hollywood, Hype and Audiences: Selling and Watching Popular Film in the 1990s (2002) and Watching the World: Screen Documentary and Audiences (2007); and co-editor of Contemporary Hollywood Stardom (2003) and Rethinking Documentary: New Perspectives, New Practices (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Aki Kaurismäki : Ludic Engagements

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...The cover image for this book, taken from Mies vailla menneisyyttä (The Man Without a Past, 2002), captures the arresting moment when the protagonist M (Markku Peltola), having been violently beaten and robbed, then pronounced dead...

The Road of Most Resistance: Film-making of the Second Palestinian Intifada

Kay Dickinson

Kay Dickinson is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Concordia University, Canada. She is the author of Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together (2008); the editor of Movie Music (2002), Teen TV (BFI, 2003), and The Arab Avant-Garde: Music, Politics and Modernity (2013). In addition, she has worked as an education officer on the Ramallah International Film Festival and as an advisor on the Shashat Women's Film Festival (Bethlehem, Nablus and Ramallah). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arab Cinema Travels : Transnational Syria, Palestine, Dubai and Beyond

British Film Institute, 2016

Book chapter

...Cited in Amin Maalouf, The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (London: Zed Books, 1984), p. 212.[Jerusalem] is as holy to us as it is to you ... It is therefore out of the question for us to abandon it. The Muslims would never accept it....

Road Movies

Carrie Tarr

Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK with Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK Carrie Tarr, Senior Research Fellow at Thames Valley University, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brigitte Rollet

Brigitte Rollet, Lecturer in French Cinema and Literature at Portsmouth University, UK --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and the Second Sex : Women's Filmmaking in France in the 1980s and 1990s

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...The road movie, like the western, is generally considered an archetypal American genre. It is most often associated with its best known postwar manifestations, namely, the existential male buddy road film, influenced by Jack Kerouac...

Gypsies: Looking at ‘Them’, Defining Oneself

Dina Iordanova

Dina Iordanova is the author of Cinema of Flames (2001) and co-editor of The BFI Companion to Eastern European and Russian Cinema (2000). She teaches in communication at the University of Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema of Flames : Balkan Film, Culture and the Media

British Film Institute, 2001

Book chapter

...The complex relations between the Balkan nations and their respective ethnic minorities have been a topic of Balkan cinema since its very beginnings, as demonstrated by the early work of pioneer film-makers such as the Manaki brothers...

‘Travel and Profit from It’: Dubai’s Forays into Film

Kay Dickinson

Kay Dickinson is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Concordia University, Canada. She is the author of Off Key: When Film and Music Won't Work Together (2008); the editor of Movie Music (2002), Teen TV (BFI, 2003), and The Arab Avant-Garde: Music, Politics and Modernity (2013). In addition, she has worked as an education officer on the Ramallah International Film Festival and as an advisor on the Shashat Women's Film Festival (Bethlehem, Nablus and Ramallah). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arab Cinema Travels : Transnational Syria, Palestine, Dubai and Beyond

British Film Institute, 2016

Book chapter

...Ibn Battuta is alive and well, enjoying extended shore leave in Dubai. Towards the south of the city, a couple of miles from Jebel Ali container port, a shopping mall is named in his honour. Alongside large models of the great traveller...