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... Of A Car Joy jerks back as car takes off; her father and Peggy sit on either side of her. Suddenly she is in a beautiful church with light streaming in the windows and choir singing, as – Soap Opera Cathedral Joy walks with her family...
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... Auxilius, coadjutor to St. Patrick. The Cill - or church - of the same. Thus you have: Cill Auxuli. Or Killashee. Imogen Fancy that. Otto I must get...

The Wild and the Cute

Kidding Around : The Child in Film and Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... for the ritual space of the funeral service, perhaps. The musical accompaniment of church organ music and the conventional linking of rain with tears complete this chain of associations. While, in one sense, this poetic use of natural imagery could...

Red Power, White Movies: Billy Jack, Johnny Firecloud, and the Cultural Politics of the “Indiansploitation” Cycle

David Church

David Church is a film historian specializing in genre studies, taste cultures, and histories of film exhibition and distribution. He is a Lecturer in Comparative Cultural Studies at Northern Arizona University, USA, and is the author of Grindhouse Nostalgia: Memory, Home Video, and Exploitation Film Fandom (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Grindhouse : Cultural Exchange on 42nd Street, and Beyond

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... in a nearby church where a Wounded Knee-style shootout ensues—ending once Jean convinces Billy to surrender and, by standing trial, bring attention to Red Power issues. As in The Born Losers, Billy fits the popular 1970s trope of the male...

Revisiting the Cruel Apparatus

David Church

David Church is a film historian specializing in genre studies, taste cultures, and histories of film exhibition and distribution. He is a Lecturer in Comparative Cultural Studies at Northern Arizona University, USA, and is the author of Grindhouse Nostalgia: Memory, Home Video, and Exploitation Film Fandom (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nazisploitation! : The Nazi Image in Low-Brow Cinema and Culture

Continuum, 2012

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... with a self-serious tone, whose ability to deliver powerful levels of visceral affect helps form alternative aesthetic criteria that complicate appeals to bourgeois standards of artworthiness.David Church, ‘Of Manias, Shit, and Blood: The Reception...

The Horsey Mail

The Projection of Britain : A History of the GPO Film Unit

British Film Institute, 2011

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... Office Since 1840 (London: Athlone, 1985). The postal landscape is thus one in which regionalisation and modernisation could be synonymous, in keeping with a powerful discourse of the region informing planning philosophy at the time.David...

A postmodern family romance: Antichrist

Lars von Trier’s Women

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... The cut is accompanied by a low-grade, dissonant, grinding sound that reminds one of David Lynch’s use of the same technique: a close-up of the teeming decay and death of nature that exist just beyond the postcard perception of a domesticated...

L’avventura

John David Rhodes

John David Rhodes is Senior Lecturer in Literature and Visual Culture at the University of Sussex. He is the author of Stupendous, Miserable City: Pasolini’s Rome (2007) and Meshes of the Afternoon (2011), and the co-editor (with Brian Price) of On Michael Haneke (2010), and (with Elena Gorfinkel) of Taking Place: Location and Moving Image (2011). He is a founding co-editor of the journal World Picture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Italian Cinema from the Silent Screen to the Digital Image

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... found—Sandro and Claudia make time expand. They create closet dramas of temporal duration: a song sung on a hotel bed, a pointless trip up a campanile (church bell tower), a moment spent clowning in front of a mirror.Time is brought into the rhythms...

Monster Factory: International Dynamics of the Australian Horror Movie Industry

Merchants of Menace : The Business of Horror Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... and the expansion of DVD markets (see Ryan, 2009). Additional factors included a growing demand among major international distributors for new horror product (Church, 2006). Since the 1970s, horror has occupied a marginal position within the Australian...
... alternative social units.B. Might we be best considering The Chelsea Girls in relation to David Bourdon’s account of Warhol’s films? Writing in Art in America in 1971, he saw Warhol not as the neutral and passive recorder of daily life,...