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Musical Address: Expansion, Confinement and Kinaesthetic Contagion

Samantha Colling

Samantha Colling is Lecturer in Film and Media at Manchester School of Art and Research Degrees Development Tutor in the Arts and Humanities Graduate School, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetic Pleasures of Girl Teen Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction In the previous chapter I explored how the spectacle of the body in sports performances invites particular kinaesthetic pleasures. The musical numbers in girl teen films rely on similar pleasures that bring the body in action...

Conclusions and Future Research

Samantha Colling

Samantha Colling is Lecturer in Film and Media at Manchester School of Art and Research Degrees Development Tutor in the Arts and Humanities Graduate School, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetic Pleasures of Girl Teen Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The House Bunny provides us with a very clear example of a film that represents post-feminist culture and neo-liberal ideals. When Natalie is made over, she goes from second-wave feminist to post-feminist via the magic of commercial...

The Rock ’n’ Roll High School Picture Show

Barbara Jane Brickman

Barbara Jane Brickman is an Associate Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of West Georgia, where she is developing a Film Studies program. She has previously published articles on the pathologization of female teens, fantasy and the teen spectator, and the queering of fandom. Her current project focuses on the depiction of adolescents in the films of the 1970s. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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New American Teenagers : The Lost Generation of Youth in 1970s Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Since the 1960s, the teenpic hero has more often been a Weird and Wimpy One, more liable to flash watery eyes than snarling lips. He is a hapless kid seeking direction, not a tough rebel fleeing restriction.Thomas Doherty, Teenagers...

‘There's more than one way to lose your heart’

Richard Nowell

Richard Nowell teaches American Cinema at the American Studies Department of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. He has served as a guest editor of the journal Iluminace, and he has published articles in several journals including the New Review of Film & Television Studies, Post Script, the Journal of Film and Video, InMedia , and Cinema Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Blood Money : A History of the First Teen Slasher Film Cycle

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...A teenage girl showers, unaware of the masked intruder creeping down her hallway. The prowler slips into the bathroom and rips aside the shower curtain. The youth turns, screaming as the madman projects his blade towards her midriff. She...

‘They were warned … they are doomed’

Richard Nowell

Richard Nowell teaches American Cinema at the American Studies Department of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. He has served as a guest editor of the journal Iluminace, and he has published articles in several journals including the New Review of Film & Television Studies, Post Script, the Journal of Film and Video, InMedia , and Cinema Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Blood Money : A History of the First Teen Slasher Film Cycle

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...A Hollywood warehouse manager works into the night; behind him hangs a famous movie poster featuring a menacing jack-o- lantern and a raised butcher's knife. Suddenly, a bandaged arm rips through the poster and throttles him. Seconds later,...

Coming of Age in the 1970s

Barbara Jane Brickman

Barbara Jane Brickman is an Associate Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of West Georgia, where she is developing a Film Studies program. She has previously published articles on the pathologization of female teens, fantasy and the teen spectator, and the queering of fandom. Her current project focuses on the depiction of adolescents in the films of the 1970s. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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New American Teenagers : The Lost Generation of Youth in 1970s Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Partway through Terrence Malick’s Badlands (1973), the teenage narrator of the film, Holly, enters into a kind of daydream, triggered by images in her father’s stereopticon and advanced by her voice-over. From within her forest ‘idyll...

Music Video Aesthetics: The Affects of Spectacle

Samantha Colling

Samantha Colling is Lecturer in Film and Media at Manchester School of Art and Research Degrees Development Tutor in the Arts and Humanities Graduate School, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetic Pleasures of Girl Teen Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction In the previous chapter I explored the ways that musical address offers a unique form of enchantment: unbound by the confines of expression and perception found in classical continuity, musical address draws on the affective...

The Animal House on Sorority Row

Richard Nowell

Richard Nowell teaches American Cinema at the American Studies Department of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. He has served as a guest editor of the journal Iluminace, and he has published articles in several journals including the New Review of Film & Television Studies, Post Script, the Journal of Film and Video, InMedia , and Cinema Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Blood Money : A History of the First Teen Slasher Film Cycle

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...A blood-curdling scream escapes a female mouth and shrieks puncture the air as water-doused sorority sisters perform for a crowd of raucous onlookers. Screams give way to drumbeats and rock music, a young couple embraces, a partygoer swigs...

Bad News Jodie, or How the Disney Family Got Freaky

Barbara Jane Brickman

Barbara Jane Brickman is an Associate Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of West Georgia, where she is developing a Film Studies program. She has previously published articles on the pathologization of female teens, fantasy and the teen spectator, and the queering of fandom. Her current project focuses on the depiction of adolescents in the films of the 1970s. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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New American Teenagers : The Lost Generation of Youth in 1970s Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...In a documentary bonus feature on the 2004 DVD rerelease of Freak Friday (1976), entitled “A Look Back with Jodie Foster,” the actress, director, and producer considered to be one of the most powerful women in Hollywood looks back...

Sporting Pleasures: The Body as Aesthetic Surface

Samantha Colling

Samantha Colling is Lecturer in Film and Media at Manchester School of Art and Research Degrees Development Tutor in the Arts and Humanities Graduate School, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetic Pleasures of Girl Teen Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Introduction In the previous chapter I pointed out that the Cinderella character-icon’s quest is to gain visibility and celebrity. Celebrity is constructed in these films as the key means to substantiate social identity, a way of acquiring...