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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

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...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,...

Hellraiser

Xavier Mendik

Xavier Mendik is Professor of Cult Cinema Studies within Birmingham School of Media at Birmingham City University, UK, from where he runs the Cine-Excess International Film Festival. He is editor of Shocking Cinema of the Seventies (2002) and co-editor of Alternative Europe (2004) and Underground USA (2002). 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 Clive BarkerPRODUCER Mark Armstrong, Christopher FiggWRITER Clive BarkerCINEMATOGRAPHY Robin VidgeonEDITING Richard MardenORIGINAL MUSIC Christopher YoungPRINCIPAL CAST Sean Chapman, Doug Bradley, Andrew Robinson, Claire Higgins...

‘Hours dreadful and things strange’

Adam Scovell

Adam Scovell is a writer and filmmaker from The Wirral, currently based in London. He is studying for a PhD in film music and transcendental style at the University of Liverpool and Goldsmiths. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Folk Horror : Hours Dreadful and Things Strange

Auteur, 2017

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...Threescore and ten I can remember well: Within the volume of which time I have seen Hours dreadful and things strange; but this sore night Hath trifled former knowings. Old Man in Macbeth (1611) A Cold Evening In Stockport In October 2013,...

Shotgun Stories

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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...Set against the picturesque cotton fields and dusty back roads of Southeast Arkansas, three brothers discover the lengths to which each will go to protect their family in director Jeff Nichols’ brooding drama.Son Hayes (Shannon) never...

Anguish (Angustia)

100 European Horror Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2007

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...An intricately constructed Chinese puzzle-box of shifting reality layers and explorations of ocular trauma, both literal and allegorical, Anguish is almost so po-mo it hurts, and at times, the film’s gimmicky self-reflexivity threatens...

(Mad Max 2) The Road Warrior

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 Road Movies : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Director-writer George Miller’s follow-up to 1979’s Mad Max is proof that not all sequels are inferior. Made on a vastly increased budget, the film turned Gibson, playing the leather-clad loner in monosyllabic Clint Eastwood mode...

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

Andrew Osmond

Andrew Osmond is a freelance journalist based in Berkshire, UK. He writes for a range of high-profile film magazines including Sight & 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/CGI] DIRECTOR/STORY Mamoru Oshii PRODUCER Mitsuhisa Ishikawa, Toshio Suzuki SCORE Kenji Kawai DESIGN Yohei Taneda, Hiroyuki Okiura ANIMATION Kazuchika Kise, Tetsuya Nishio, Hiroyuki Okiura...

Welcome to the Dollhouse

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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...Such was the impact of Welcome to the Dollhouse on the independent landscape that it was mistakenly believed to be New Jersey-born Solondz’s debut feature. In fact, he’d made his first feature six years earlier, the studio-produced Fear...

Baoh – The Visitor (Baoh – Raihosha)

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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...When Ikuro awakens from a fluid incubation chamber at the beginning of Baoh – The Visitor, he is a nobody full of nothing. As he emerges/merges into a psycho-genetic killing machine known as Baoh, he becomes an anti-body and a hyper-thing...

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

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...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...