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Dance of a Tough Guy

The Cinema of Norman Mailer : Film is Like Death

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Sitting down with L.A. Weekly journalist Michael Ventura, Norman Mailer talks the writer through his latest film venture, 1987’s Tough Guys Don’t Dance as well as what it was like to direct films in the 1960s versus today in the 1980s.This...

Of Monsters and Cold Wars

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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... Ryan) in House of Bamboo and the double renegades Driscoll (Ralph Meeker) and Crazy Wolf (H. M. Wynant) in Run of the Arrow. Whether an abstraction or not, however, they always function as counterpoints through which the central protagonist...

Otherness in the Night

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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... Preminger, Max Ophuls, Curtis Bernhardt, John Brahm, Michael Curtiz, Charles Vidor) with a dash of French (Jacques Tourneur) and many of those American directors who made noirs had what may be called a certain ‘European’ or at least outsider...

The Myth of the Frontier

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 good and evil can be distinguished from the greyness of modernity as represented by the manifest destiny of US ideology. It is something that has constantly to be re-discovered, as Deke Thornton (Robert Ryan) and Sykes (Edmund O’Brien)...

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....

Metaphor, Structure, Character, Motif

Michael Ryan

Dr Sean Michael Ryan is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Heythrop College, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Lenos

Melissa Lenos is Assistant Professor of English, Donnelly College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Film Analysis : Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

Continuum, 2012

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... relations.Michael Clayton: Michael’s friend, Arthur, is depicted as being superior to Michael.All movies are carefully designed, and they all have structure. That means that the elements of a movie complement one another. For example,...

Narration

Michael Ryan

Dr Sean Michael Ryan is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Heythrop College, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Lenos

Melissa Lenos is Assistant Professor of English, Donnelly College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Film Analysis : Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

Continuum, 2012

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... strategy is the withholding of information to create a mystery for the audience. Narratives thrive on delayed delivery. For example, at the outset of Michael Clayton, someone tries to kill the main character. A mystery is created, and we...

Structuralist Criticism

Michael Ryan

Dr Sean Michael Ryan is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Heythrop College, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Lenos

Melissa Lenos is Assistant Professor of English, Donnelly College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Film Analysis : Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

Continuum, 2012

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...Structuralism was an intellectual movement of the twentieth century that studied culture (and film) using the methods and ideas of linguistics.The founder of Structuralist Linguistics, Ferdinand de Saussure, described language as a system...

Composition

Michael Ryan

Dr Sean Michael Ryan is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Heythrop College, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Lenos

Melissa Lenos is Assistant Professor of English, Donnelly College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Film Analysis : Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

Continuum, 2012

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...If you pause a movie, you see something resembling a photograph. The difference is that everything inside the movie image consists of artificially arranged elements that have been deliberately assembled to resemble real life. Little of what...

Psychological Criticism

Michael Ryan

Dr Sean Michael Ryan is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Heythrop College, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Lenos

Melissa Lenos is Assistant Professor of English, Donnelly College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Film Analysis : Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

Continuum, 2012

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...Movies can be studied for psychological meanings in two ways. First, characters are simulated humans with psychological dimensions. Film stories are human life stories; they concern everyday feelings, motives, decisions, and actions...