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“That would be wrong”: Errol Morris and his Use of Home Movies (as Metalanguages) in Feature Documentaries

Amateur Filmmaking : The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...And so, here’s Abu Ghraib, the filmmaker [Errol Morris] continued, where you have these people actually saying these things, saying, “That would be wrong.” And yet they’re in the middle of this insane muddle. (Dollar 2008)Abu Ghraib Prison,...

Terrorism and the Cold War

Christina Gerhardt

Christina Gerhardt is Associate Professor of German at University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screening the Red Army Faction : Historical and Cultural Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Research for this chapter was supported by an appointment as a postdoctoral fellow at the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin (2006–2007) and as a summer fellow at the Zentrum für...

Epilogue

Christina Gerhardt

Christina Gerhardt is Associate Professor of German at University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screening the Red Army Faction : Historical and Cultural Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...In the audio commentary accompanying The Legend of Rita (2000) Schlöndorff states that the film provides a requiem. When I interviewed him in 2007, I asked him to elaborate: “A requiem for what?” For the end of the left, he said, after 1968...

Conclusion

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Of the hundreds of films that have been made about terrorism over the past century, only a few have focused explicitly on the interaction between the medium and the activity. Perhaps the most absorbing of these films is Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y...

How Violence Comes about and to What It Can Lead

Christina Gerhardt

Christina Gerhardt is Associate Professor of German at University of Hawai’i at Manoa, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screening the Red Army Faction : Historical and Cultural Memory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...This chapter was generously funded by grants from the DAAD (June–July 2006); the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin (2006–2007); and the Fulbright Commission (2007–2008), which funded...

Agents of Suspense

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...The camera focuses on a smiling, innocent face. Stevie’s having the time of his life. An awkward twelve-year-old schoolboy who lives at the back of a grubby cinema in London’s East End, he’s been given the responsibility of delivering...

Raising Arizona (2002)

Directed by

Joel Coen

Written by

Ethan Coen

and

Joel Coen

Screenplay

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...A Wall With horizontal hatch lines. Voice-Over … Call me Hi. A disheveled young man in a gaily colored Hawaiian shirt is launched into frame by someone offscreen. He holds a printed paddle that reads ‘NO. 1468-6 NOV 29 79.’ The hatch...

Disruptive violence as means to create a space for reflection: thoughts on Tarantino’s attempts at audience irritation

Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds : A Manipulation of Metacinema

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction Quentin Tarantino’s latest violent masterpiece Inglourious Basterds has been well yet critically received. Many reviewers have pointed out that the film is morally ambivalent the least because of the aesthetics of violence...

Is Tarantino serious? The twofold image of the Auteur and the state of exception

Oliver C. Speck

Oliver C. Speck is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University, USA. His scholarly writing focuses on the representation of memory and history in French, German and other European cinema. 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

Book chapter

...Quentin Tarantino might be American cinema’s best know auteur, one of the very few directors whose work is promoted in the U.S. with the “a film by” label. It is a label that, of course, the filmmaker himself tirelessly and skillfully...

Worlding the West: An Ontopology of Badlands

Thomas Deane Tucker

Thomas Deane Tucker is a professor of Humanities at Chadron State College, US. He is the author of Derridada: Duchamp as Readymade Deconstruction. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Terrence Malick : Film and Philosophy

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...A specter haunts the films of Terrence Malick. We can beckon it generally as “metaphysics,” but it properly answers to the name of Martin Heidegger. It is well known that before he ventured into the world of filmmaking Malick's first...