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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

Book chapter

...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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...Caption on black screen: LYTTON AND CARRINGTON 1915 LEWES STATION. DAY The hiss and clatter of a steam train. A small, dirty engine pulls its train into the deserted station, shabby from wartime neglect. One door opens and a man steps...

Rabid (1977)

Directed by

David Cronenberg

Written by

David Cronenberg

Screenplay

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...Hilly Country Road ‒ Day A large, black, powerful-looking motorcycle waits propped up on its center stand on the gravel shoulder of a deserted country road. The gold lettering on its tank and side covers identifies it as a Norton Commando...
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...Cocktail Lounge ‒ Night We only see his face, speaking through the shadows. He brushes his index finger lightly across his lips as he speaks. He knows: his lips are his most sexual organ. Julian You know who I...
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...Street. Day. Posner, a seventeen-year-old boy, is cycling towards school, headphones on, listening to some Ivor Novello (‘I can give you the moon’, say). It is summer, mid-1980s. He stops outside a church, where...

Comedy

The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

Book chapter

...In the late 1980s and 1990s, a number of books on comedy appeared – among them Gehring (1994), Horton (1991), Karnick and Jenkins (1995a), Neale and Krutnik (1990), Palmer (1987), Rowe (1995a) and Sikov (1989; 1995) – indicating...

Double Indemnity

Women in Film Noir

British Film Institute, 1978

Book chapter

...Double Indemnity, based on James M. Cain’s roman noir of the same title, is the story of an insurance agent, Walter Neff, who plots with Phyllis Dietrichson to kill her husband by making it appear that he died falling from a moving train...

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...

Abyss and Peak

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

...With this chapter, we come to the old woman in horror. There may be old horror heroines who are protagonists, however, I have not met them.It can be argued that the medium in Insidious 3 (2015, Leigh Whannell) functions as the protagonist...

One Night Stand (1997)

Directed by

Mike Figgis

Written by

Mike Figgis

Screenplay

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...Opening Credits on Black We hear some beautiful harp music. We hear a man’s voice and the credits continue. Man’s Voice-Over It was all a dream … laughs infectiously … no it wasn’t. I couldn’t resist. Harp music and voice-over...