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Keyframes: Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies,9780415202817

Keyframes: Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 7/2/2001
Publisher(s): Routledge
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Summary

Keyframesintroduces the study of popular cinema of Hollywood and beyond and responds to the transformative effect of cultural studies on film studies. The contributors rethink contemporary film culture using ideas and concerns from several areas including feminism, queer theory and the cultural ecnonomies of fandom.

Table of Contents

List of figures
viii
List of contributors
x
Acknowledgments xiv
Preface xv
Introduction 1(30)
PART I Woman as inter/national sign 31(84)
Introduction
33(2)
``You've been in my life so long I can't remember anything else'': into the labyrinth with Ripley and the Alien
35(17)
Pamela Church Gibson
Warrior marks: global womanism's neo-colonial discourse in a multicultural context
52(20)
Inderpal Grewal
Caren Kaplan
``Daddy, where's the FBI warning?'': constructing the video spectator
72(10)
Ina Rae Hark
Romance and/as tourism: heritage whiteness and the (inter)national imaginary in the new woman's film
82(16)
Diane Negra
Race as spectacle, feminism as alibi: representing the civil rights era in the 1990s
98(17)
Sharon Willis
PART II New constellations: stars 115(88)
Introduction
117(2)
Judy on the net: Judy Garland fandom and ``the gay thing'' revisited
119(18)
Steven Cohan
Jackie Chan and the black connection
137(22)
Gina Marchetti
Stardom and serial fantasies: Thomas Harris's Hannibal
159(12)
Linda Mizejewski
Learning from Bruce Lee: pedagogy and political correctness in martial arts cinema
171(16)
Meaghan Morris
``Waas sappening?'': narrative structure and iconography in Born in East L.A.
187(16)
Chon A. Noriega
PART III Moving desires 203(96)
Introduction
205(2)
The voice of pornography: tracking the subject through the sonic spaces of gay male moving-image pornography
207(21)
Rich Cante
Angelo Restivo
Nostalgia of the new wave: structure in Wong Kar-wai's Happy Together
228(14)
Rey Chow
Mario Lanza and the ``fourth world''
242(17)
Marcia Landy
Devouring creation: cannibalism, sodomy, and the scene of analysis in Suddenly, Last Summer
259(21)
Kevin Ohi
Queer Bollywood, or ``I'm the player, you're the naive one'': patterns of sexual subversion in recent Indian popular cinema
280(19)
Thomas Waugh
PART IV Production notes 299(96)
Introduction
301(2)
Cinema studies doesn't matter; or, I know what you did last semester
303(9)
Toby Miller
12 Monkeys, postmodernism, and the urban: toward a new method
312(21)
Matthew Ruben
Terminator technology: Hollywood, history, and technology
333(10)
Paul Smith
``Compulsory'' viewing for every citizen: Mr. Smith and the rhetoric of reception
343(16)
Eric Smoodin
Standardizing professionalism and showmanship: the performance of motion picture projectionists during the early sync-sound era
359(18)
Steve Wurtzler
States of emergency
377(18)
Patricia R. Zimmermann
Index 395

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