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Of Blitzkriege and Hardcore BDSM

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

Continuum, 2012

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... representation from the 1970s has seen a revival in some contemporary films.See the contributions by Daniel H. Magilow, Marcus Stiglegger, Benedikt Eppenberger, James Ward, Robert von Dassanowsky, Michael D. Richardson and Elissa Mailänder...

Jim Jarmusch or Communication in Crisis

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow (honorary) at Goldsmith's College, University of London. His research interests focus on issues of representation and how they relate to the anthropological relation. He has published widely, having edited a collection of writings of Georges Bataille on surrealism (The Absence of Myth, Verso, 1991) and surrealism and the Caribbean (Refusal of the Shadow, Verso 1996), as well as writing the single authored books George Bataille (Routledge, 1994), The Experience of Culture (Sage, 2001) and Surrealism and Cinema (Berg, 2006). From 2004-7, he was Visiting Professor in Cultural Studies at Waseda University, Tokyo. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Otherness in Hollywood Cinema

Continuum, 2010

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...Of all contemporary filmmakers, no one has addressed themes of otherness as frequently or in as sophisticated a manner as Jim Jarmusch. In Jarmusch’s films we are all strangers in a strange world, a world that is ‘stranger than paradise...

Introduction

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow (honorary) at Goldsmith's College, University of London. His research interests focus on issues of representation and how they relate to the anthropological relation. He has published widely, having edited a collection of writings of Georges Bataille on surrealism (The Absence of Myth, Verso, 1991) and surrealism and the Caribbean (Refusal of the Shadow, Verso 1996), as well as writing the single authored books George Bataille (Routledge, 1994), The Experience of Culture (Sage, 2001) and Surrealism and Cinema (Berg, 2006). From 2004-7, he was Visiting Professor in Cultural Studies at Waseda University, Tokyo. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Otherness in Hollywood Cinema

Continuum, 2010

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...During the course of the twentieth century, the United States became the dominant world power. Its dominance had political effects but it was essentially by means of economic and cultural factors that it established and maintained its...

Sexual Deviance and the Naked Body in Cinematic Representations of Nazis

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

Continuum, 2012

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... of the same title by Bernhard Schlink, and featured A-list actors and production values typical of a Hollywood prestige piece. The film recounts the story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna...

Lighting

The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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... with the introduction of the Bardens arc (descended from French naval searchlights) and the Mole Richardson in 1935, all allowing greater control over a wide range of settings, from sharp spot to full flood. Further improvements reduced noise...

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

Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds : A Manipulation of Metacinema

Continuum, 2012

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... representations, see Michael D. Richardson, “‘Heil Myself!’ Impersonation and Identity in Comedic Representations of Hitler.” In Visualizing the Holocaust: Documents, Aesthetics, Memory, eds. David Bathrick, Brad Prager and Michael D....

The Persistence of King Kong

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow (honorary) at Goldsmith's College, University of London. His research interests focus on issues of representation and how they relate to the anthropological relation. He has published widely, having edited a collection of writings of Georges Bataille on surrealism (The Absence of Myth, Verso, 1991) and surrealism and the Caribbean (Refusal of the Shadow, Verso 1996), as well as writing the single authored books George Bataille (Routledge, 1994), The Experience of Culture (Sage, 2001) and Surrealism and Cinema (Berg, 2006). From 2004-7, he was Visiting Professor in Cultural Studies at Waseda University, Tokyo. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Otherness in Hollywood Cinema

Continuum, 2010

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...When Cooper and Schoedsack made King Kong in 1933, they created a cinematic myth. It is one that has extended into society with resonances to the present day. Even if you have never actually seen the film, it has almost certainly left...

The Myth of the Zombie

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow (honorary) at Goldsmith's College, University of London. His research interests focus on issues of representation and how they relate to the anthropological relation. He has published widely, having edited a collection of writings of Georges Bataille on surrealism (The Absence of Myth, Verso, 1991) and surrealism and the Caribbean (Refusal of the Shadow, Verso 1996), as well as writing the single authored books George Bataille (Routledge, 1994), The Experience of Culture (Sage, 2001) and Surrealism and Cinema (Berg, 2006). From 2004-7, he was Visiting Professor in Cultural Studies at Waseda University, Tokyo. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Otherness in Hollywood Cinema

Continuum, 2010

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...The myth of the zombie has taken a strange course in American cinema. One of the great mythical characters of cinema, standing alongside Dracula, Frankenstein’s monster and the Mummy as a perennial figure of fascination, in the course...

The Other and the Wilderness

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow (honorary) at Goldsmith's College, University of London. His research interests focus on issues of representation and how they relate to the anthropological relation. He has published widely, having edited a collection of writings of Georges Bataille on surrealism (The Absence of Myth, Verso, 1991) and surrealism and the Caribbean (Refusal of the Shadow, Verso 1996), as well as writing the single authored books George Bataille (Routledge, 1994), The Experience of Culture (Sage, 2001) and Surrealism and Cinema (Berg, 2006). From 2004-7, he was Visiting Professor in Cultural Studies at Waseda University, Tokyo. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Otherness in Hollywood Cinema

Continuum, 2010

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... Along the Mohawk in that a theme of hostility between the ‘Americans’ and the ‘British’ is introduced in a way that also equates the British with what must be expelled.One might have expected that a director as ambitious as Michael Mann...

Epilogue

Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson is Visiting Fellow (honorary) at Goldsmith's College, University of London. His research interests focus on issues of representation and how they relate to the anthropological relation. He has published widely, having edited a collection of writings of Georges Bataille on surrealism (The Absence of Myth, Verso, 1991) and surrealism and the Caribbean (Refusal of the Shadow, Verso 1996), as well as writing the single authored books George Bataille (Routledge, 1994), The Experience of Culture (Sage, 2001) and Surrealism and Cinema (Berg, 2006). From 2004-7, he was Visiting Professor in Cultural Studies at Waseda University, Tokyo. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Otherness in Hollywood Cinema

Continuum, 2010

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...Today Hollywood no longer rules the world of images. It may have retained control of worldwide distribution channels, but the films it makes now are shadows, pale reflections of the films it once made. Indeed, it might be argued...