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“Crowdsourcing” “The Bad-Ass Slave”: A Critique of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained : The Continuation of Metacinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The philosophy of Franz Fanon articulated in his books The Wretched of the Earth (1963), the bible of the Black Revolution, and Black Skin, White Masks (1967) reached its apogee during the turbulent decade of the 1960s. Fanon theorized...
...This chapter will examine the career of Anurag Kashyap, a leading film director of contemporary Indian cinema. Kashyap is one of the few in a new generation of directors to have been hailed specifically as an auteur in Indian film critical...

Counterfactuals, quantum physics, and cruel monsters in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds

William Brown

William Brown is Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Roehampton, UK. He is the author of Supercinema: Film-Philosophy for the Digital Age (2013), Moving People, Moving Images: Cinema and Trafficking in the New Europe (2010), with Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, and co-editor, with David Martin-Jones, of Deleuze and Film (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds : A Manipulation of Metacinema

Continuum, 2012

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...Inglourious Basterds (2009) shows us history as it wasn’t. The titular Basterds are a bunch of predominantly American Jews dropped into occupied France, where it is their business to kill Nazis. They discover that a Parisian cinema...

Reservoir Dogs

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 American Independent Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2009

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...Acquired by Miramax following a frenzied Sundance screening at which even US indie sage John Pierson admits to having been ‘blown away’ (Pierson, 1996, p. 213), the impact of Reservoir Dogs on the industry was as radical as sex, lies...

Space and time in the land of the end of history

The Global Auteur : The Politics of Authorship in 21st Century Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...As of 2015, the stupendous output of Filipino director Lavrente Diaz totaled over fifty hours of film. To dissect such an overwhelming body of work would require more than these few pages, and in fact, might not even fit the scope...

Dr. “King” Schultz as Ideologue and Emblem: The German Enlightenment and the Legacy of the 1848 Revolutions in Django Unchained

Robert von Dassanowsky

Robert von Dassanowsky is Professor of German and Film, and Carnegie/CASE Professor of the Year (Colorado) at U Colorado, Colorado Springs. Publications include Austrian Cinema: A History; Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America (ed); New Austrian Film (ed. w/ Oliver Speck) and Hofmannsthal’s “Der Schwierige” (ed. w/Martin Liebscher). He is also an independent film producer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained : The Continuation of Metacinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Austrian actor Christoph Waltz embodied a negative take on Austria’s troubled postimperial identity and relationship with Nazism as the identity shifting SS officer Hans Landa in Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds (2009). The director creates...

Man Bites Dog (C’est arrivé près de chez vous)

Ernest Mathijs

Ernest Mathijs is Associate Professor of Film Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He is the author of The Cinema of David Cronenberg (2008), co-author of Cult Cinema (2011) and co-editor of The Cult Film Reader (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Cult Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2011

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...DIRECTOR Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, Benoît PoelvoordePRODUCER Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, Benoît PoelvoordeWRITER Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel, Benoît PoelvoordeEDITING Eric Dardill, Rémy BelvauxPRINCIPAL CAST Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel...

The art of encounter and (self-)fabulation: Eduardo Coutinho’s cinema of bodies and words

The Global Auteur : The Politics of Authorship in 21st Century Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Eduardo Coutinho: Documentary choices and political clarity The early 2000s proved both a crucial and hopeful period for Brazilian audiovisual production: in those nascent moments of the twenty-first century, Brazilian film production...

From political engagement to politics of abjection in Polish auteur cinema: The case of Wojtek Smarzowski

The Global Auteur : The Politics of Authorship in 21st Century Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...“Quite unexpectedly, [Wojtek] Smarzowski has become the most important film director of our times,” wrote film reviewer Zdzisław Pietrasik for the weekly Polityka, in May of 2014. Citing the cult following gained by some of Smarzowski...

Suffocating kinesis: The late films of Aleksey Gherman

The Global Auteur : The Politics of Authorship in 21st Century Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Who will deliver us from the unexpected restoration of the reign of beauty and its disreputable ideology, aesthetic philosophy? In a society in which the near-total commodification of the world, linked with the already looming world market,...