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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...

“Solving Problems with Sharp Objects”: Female Empowerment, Sex, and Violence in Buffy, the Vampire Slayer

Gwyn Symonds

Gwyn Symonds received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sydney in 2007. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetics of Violence in Contemporary Media

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, exec. prod. Joss Whedon (WB and UPN, 1997–2003).Isn’t that just like a slayer. Solving all her problems by sticking things with sharp objects.“Selfless,” 7.5. An episode from Buffy, the Vampire Slayer...
...‘I understand Hitler. I can sympathize with him a little bit.’ The ‘Nazi’ remark made by Danish director Lars von Trier at the premiere of his film Melancholia at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011 is infamous, but as the website Senses...

Vengeful violence: Inglourious Basterds, allohistory, and the inversion of victims and perpetrators

Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds : A Manipulation of Metacinema

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...When Quentin Tarantino’s long-planned war film premiered at Cannes, it received a nearly ten-minute-long standing ovation.Wigney, James, “Quentin’s Glory Days.” Sunday Mail (South Australia), August 16, 2009, 91. Following its full release,...

A postmodern family romance: Antichrist

Lars von Trier’s Women

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...This paper explores the significance of how Lars von Trier's Antichrist is framed within the context of a series of important flashbacks that detail a number of events that took place the summer before the son's death, and which provide...

Inglourious music: revenge, reflexivity, and Morricone as muse in Inglourious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds : A Manipulation of Metacinema

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...While Inglourious Basterds shares its focus on revenge with many of Tarantino’s other films, it distinguishes itself by the way in which this vengeance moves beyond human parameters to encompass the revenge of cinema itself. Cinema...

Female fight club: Lars von Trier’s women and the paradox of Being

Lars von Trier’s Women

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Taken together, the women of Lars von Trier's films make up a kind of female Fight Club. But unlike their male counterparts in David Fincher's 1999 film, who resort to violence and self-beating as a response to an alienated life under...

The Break-up of the National Body

Mika Ko

Mika Ko is a teaching fellow at the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Leeds. She is completing her PhD at the University of Ulster on ‘Otherness in Contemporary Japanese Cinema: Nationalism, Multiculturalism and the Problem of Japaneseness’. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theorising National Cinema

British Film Institute, 2006

Book chapter

...An earlier version of this article appeared in New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporay Film 2 (1).Film Comment (2002: 35) introduces Miike Takashi as one of the ‘new Japanese New Wave’ who built his international reputation largely...

Conclusion

Gwyn Symonds

Gwyn Symonds received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sydney in 2007. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetics of Violence in Contemporary Media

Continuum, 2008

Book chapter

...Roth is referring to his R-rated slash horror film Hostel. Quoted from Paul Byrnes, “A Shop of Horrors for All Backpackers,” Sydney Morning Herald February 23, 2006: 14.People say, my movie, it’s really violent, but you know what? It’s...