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HERE—Locating the Cinematic

Pepita Hesselberth

Pepita Hesselberth is associate professor in cultural theory and film at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands. With Thomas Elsaesser she edited the textbook Hollywood op Straat: Film en Televisie Binnen de Hedendaagse Audiovisuele Cultuur (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Chronotopes : Here, Now, Me

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Walking into a modern museum exhibition running a show where many sounds and images are projected can now be an overwhelming experience. This is particularly the case when these sounds and images are not separated but overlap, so...

Me—Situating Cinematic Presence

Pepita Hesselberth

Pepita Hesselberth is associate professor in cultural theory and film at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands. With Thomas Elsaesser she edited the textbook Hollywood op Straat: Film en Televisie Binnen de Hedendaagse Audiovisuele Cultuur (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Chronotopes : Here, Now, Me

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...A large black shadow dances on a highly illuminated surface, a building façade consisting of one square plane and two more or less triangular planes. In the shadow a reflection, not of the person casting the shadow but rather a residue...

NOW—Navigating Cinematic Time

Pepita Hesselberth

Pepita Hesselberth is associate professor in cultural theory and film at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands. With Thomas Elsaesser she edited the textbook Hollywood op Straat: Film en Televisie Binnen de Hedendaagse Audiovisuele Cultuur (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Chronotopes : Here, Now, Me

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Thus begins Robert Jan Westdijk’s film Zusje (NL, Little Sister 1995—Figures 2.1–2.6). The film is seemingly shot from the perspective of Martijn’s home video camera, with which he travels from London to Amsterdam to make a film about his...

Coda—Flash Forward

Pepita Hesselberth

Pepita Hesselberth is associate professor in cultural theory and film at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands. With Thomas Elsaesser she edited the textbook Hollywood op Straat: Film en Televisie Binnen de Hedendaagse Audiovisuele Cultuur (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Chronotopes : Here, Now, Me

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...In this book I have made a case for analyzing the chronotopes of the cinematic as affective encounters in space-time. I have argued that, while the site of cinema is on the move, the extent to which technologically mediated sounds...

Introduction

Pepita Hesselberth

Pepita Hesselberth is associate professor in cultural theory and film at the Department of Film and Literary Studies, Leiden University, the Netherlands. With Thomas Elsaesser she edited the textbook Hollywood op Straat: Film en Televisie Binnen de Hedendaagse Audiovisuele Cultuur (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Chronotopes : Here, Now, Me

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...In 2009 Philips released an online advertisement entitled Carousel for their 21:9 “cinema proportioned” LCD television, directed by Adam Berg in collaboration with Stink Digital. A single continuous tracking shot, the advertisement takes...

Visions of Hope, Freedom of Choice, and the Alleviation of Social Misery: A Pragmatic Reading of the Matrix Franchise

Stephanie J. Wilhelm

Stephanie J. Wilhelm

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Matthew Kapell

Matthew Wilhelm Kapell has graduate degrees in biological anthropology and history as well as a Ph.D. in American Studies. He has published on genetics, urban history, African colonial history, as well as four books in film and television studies and has taught extensively in the United States and Great Britain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jacking In to the Matrix Franchise : Cultural Reception and Interpretation

Continuum, 2004

Book chapter

...When we first saw The Matrix in 1999, it became apparent that this was not just another Hollywood movie packed with dazzling special effects, a beautiful woman in tight vinyl, and a few waxing philosophical dialogues to fill in the gaps...

Biomorph:The Posthuman Thing

Jacking In to the Matrix Franchise : Cultural Reception and Interpretation

Continuum, 2004

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...The Posthuman The Matrix series is a multimedia reflection on the relationship between human beings and machines, between flesh and metal. In many ways it is yet another version of the old story of the battle between the two types...

Stopping Bullets: Constructions of Bliss and Problems of Violence

Jacking In to the Matrix Franchise : Cultural Reception and Interpretation

Continuum, 2004

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...In the film The Matrix (1999), a hacker named Neo finds that the world in which he has been living—an urban landscape of office buildings, rave clubs, and restaurants with good noodles—is actually a neural net interactive software program...

Try the Blue Pill: What’s Wrong with Life in a Simulation?

Jacking In to the Matrix Franchise : Cultural Reception and Interpretation

Continuum, 2004

Book chapter

...In the Matrix trilogy, Neo learns that the urban landscape where he has lived, grown, and worked is a simulation of reality, not the real world. It does not exist in physical space but within the parameters of an infernally complex computer...

Story, Product, Franchise: Images of Postmodern Cinema

Bruce Isaacs

Bruce Isaacs is a Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has published widely on film history and theory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theodore Louis Trost

Theodore Louis Trost

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Jacking In to the Matrix Franchise : Cultural Reception and Interpretation

Continuum, 2004

Book chapter

...Introduction Adistinctly postmodern sensibility pervades the Matrix franchise, a “text” that is constructed by various postmodern discourses even as it seeks to repudiate them thematically.For a discussion of The Matrix as “pomophobic...