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Combustible Campus Guardress (Bakuen kyampasu gadoresu)

Philip Brophy

Philip Brophy is a film director, composer and sound designer. He is founder of the Cinesonic International Conference of Film Scores and Sound Design from which he has edited three books on film sound and music, the most recent being Cinesonic: Experiencing The Soundtrack (AFTRS Publishing, Sydney 2002). He has also written for The Wire, London, and Film Comment. He teaches cinema studies at RMIT University, Australia, and is the author of the BFI Screen Guides 100 Modern Soundtracks (2004) and 100 Anime (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Anime : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2005

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...With one of the most post-modern titles in the subgenre of ‘wild school’ anime, Combustible Campus Guardress’s use of Japlish is a key to unlocking its energetic approach to narrative. It’s as much a reflection of then-called ‘New Wave...

Murder on the Dance-floor

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

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...All-American teenagers huddle around a bonfire as a summer camp counselor tells them a story. A young couple speed from a nearby lovers’ lane, he explains, after hearing a radio news bulletin warning that a hook-handed killer has just...

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

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...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...

Teenpics

The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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...A period in life between childhood and adulthood has been recognised by most societies in most periods of history (Graff, 1995). However, during the course of the twentieth century in America and elsewhere in the industrialised west...

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

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...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...

Whisper of the Heart

Andrew Osmond

Andrew Osmond is a freelance journalist based in Berkshire, UK. He writes for a range of high-profile film magazines including Sight and Sound, Empire and SFX. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Animated Feature Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2010

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...[Drawings] DIRECTOR Yoshifumi Kondo PRODUCER Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki STORY Hayao Miyazaki SCORE Yuji Nomi DESIGN Yoshifumi Kondo, Kitaro Kosaka ANIMATION Kitaro Kosaka, Atsuko...

High School Musical

Jim Hillier

Jim Hillier, who died in 2014, was Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Film and Television Studies at the University of Reading, UK. He was a pioneer of film education in the UK. His publications include, as co-author, 100 Documentary Films and 100 Film Noirs in the BFI Screen Guides series (2008); American Independent Cinema (2001), The Film Studies Dictionary (2000) and Howard Hawks: American Artist (1996). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Film Musicals : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2011

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...Television – poised between Broadway and Hollywood – has played an important role in preserving the American musical (see Introduction). Disney has persisted with musicals aimed at youthful audiences, with shows like Hannah Montana...

Teesri manzil

Rachel Dwyer

Rachel Dwyer is Professor of Indian Cultures and Cinema at SOAS, University of London, UK. Her many publications include Bollywood’s India: Hindi cinema as a guide to contemporary India (2014); What do Hindus believe? (2008) Filming the Gods: Religion and Indian Cinema (2006); the BFI Screen Guide 100 Bollywood Films (2005) and a volume on Yash Chopra in the BFI’s ‘World Directors’ series (2002). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Bollywood Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2005

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...Sunita (Asha Parekh) goes to Mussoorie to investigate her sister Rupa’s suicide. It seems she jumped from the third floor (teesri manzil) after being rejected by Rocky, the drummer in the hotel band. Rocky (Shammi Kapoor) falls in love...

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

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...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...

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

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...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...