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Quadrophenia

Quadrophenia

Stephen Glynn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167413
eISBN:
9780231850551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167413.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1964, Mods clashed with Rockers in Brighton, creating a moral panic. In 1973, ex-Mod band The Who released Quadrophenia, a concept album following young Mod Jimmy Cooper to the Brighton riots and ... More

Rising Sun, Divided LandJapanese and South Korean Filmmakers

Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers

Kate Taylor-Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165853
eISBN:
9780231850445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165853.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a comprehensive, scholarly examination of the historical background, films, and careers of selected Korean and Japanese film directors. It examines eight directors: Fukasaku Kinji, ... More

Screening TortureMedia Representations of State Terror and Political Domination

Screening Torture: Media Representations of State Terror and Political Domination

Fabiola Fernandez Salek (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153591
eISBN:
9780231526975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153591.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Before 9/11, films addressing torture outside of the horror/slasher genre depicted the practice in a variety of forms. In most cases, torture was cast as the act of a desperate and depraved ... More

The Shape of SpectatorshipArt, Science, and Early Cinema in Germany

The Shape of Spectatorship: Art, Science, and Early Cinema in Germany

Scott Curtis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231134033
eISBN:
9780231508636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231134033.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Scott Curtis draws our eye to the role of scientific, medical, educational, and aesthetic observation in shaping modern spectatorship. Focusing on the nontheatrical use of motion picture technology ... More

Storytelling in World CinemasContexts

Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Lina Khatib (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book addresses the questions of what and why particular stories are told in films around the world, both in terms of the forms of storytelling used, and of the political, religious, historical, ... More

Studios Before the SystemArchitecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space

Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space

Brian R. Jacobson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172813
eISBN:
9780231539661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172813.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By 1915, Hollywood had become the epicenter of American filmmaking, with studio “dream factories” structuring its vast production. Filmmakers designed Hollywood studios with a distinct artistic and ... More

The Subject of TorturePsychoanalysis and Biopolitics in Television and Film

The Subject of Torture: Psychoanalysis and Biopolitics in Television and Film

Hilary Neroni

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170710
eISBN:
9780231539142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170710.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Considering representations of torture in such television series as 24, Alias, and Homeland; the documentaries Taxi to the Dark Side (2007), Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007), and Standard Operating ... More

Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to Beckett

Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to Beckett

Kirsten Shepherd-Barr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164702
eISBN:
9780231538923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164702.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Evolutionary theory made its stage debut as early as the 1840s, reflecting a scientific advancement that was fast changing the world. Tracing this development in dozens of mainstream European and ... More

The Ultimate Stallone ReaderSylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Chris Holmlund (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Sylvester Stallone has been a defining part of American film for nearly four decades. He has made an impact on world entertainment in a surprisingly diverse range of capacities — as actor, writer, ... More

The Utopia of FilmCinema and Its Futures in Godard, Kluge, and Tahimik

The Utopia of Film: Cinema and Its Futures in Godard, Kluge, and Tahimik

Christopher Pavsek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160995
eISBN:
9780231530811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160995.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The German filmmaker Alexander Kluge has long promoted cinema's relationship with the goals of human emancipation. Jean-Luc Godard and Filipino director Kidlat Tahimik also believe in cinema's ... More

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