A cultural interpretation of the South Korean Independent Cinema Movement, 1975-2004

By Nohchool Park

A Cultural Interpretation of the South Korean self sufficient Cinema move, 1975-2004 examines the beginning and improvement of the self reliant cinema move in South Korea. The self reliant cinema stream refers back to the movies, movie theories, film-related cultural actions that emerged to be able to record social realities, to recommend the liberty of inventive expression, and to symbolize the voices of marginalized social identities. My dissertation is the 1st try out in English movie scholarship on Korean cinema to discover the historical past of non-commercial filmmaking carried out within the identify of cinema flow from Seventies to 2000s. the first resources of research for this study contain movies, books, and archive fabrics. The hitherto unpublished stories and ancient info received from the direct interviews with the self reliant filmmakers upload originality to this dissertation. Investigating the self sufficient cinema move bargains new views at the cultural learn of nationwide cinema flow and the present scholarship of South Korean cinema. This dissertation questions the dominant historiography relating to South Korean cinema which facilities at the Nineteen Sixties because the `golden age' of South Korean cinema and the Nineties as its renaissance. This place has a tendency to brush off the intervening a long time of the Seventies and eighty because the `dark age' of the nationwide cinema. Defying the normal view, this examine indicates the presence of the hot iteration of filmmakers and younger cinephiles who introduced a sequence of latest cinema pursuits from the Seventies onward. during this regard, the Seventies might be reinterpreted because the interval that marked the genesis of the hot wave realization within the background of South Korean cinema. moment, this examine analyzes the heritage of the autonomous cinema circulation as a dialogic procedure among household cultural discourse and international movie theories. The filmmakers who initiated the autonomous cinema flow drew on Euro-American paintings cinemas, New Latin American Cinema, and the feminist movies from the West to include them into the family cultural context, generating the hot recommendations equivalent to the Small movie, the People's Cinema and the woman's movie. This truth demanding situations the nationwide cinema discourse which presupposes that the background of South Korean cinema is demonstrated in the closed circuit of the nationwide background and standard aesthetics. My dissertation is helping create an alternate viewpoint through which to work out the development of nationwide cinema as essentially an interplay among indigenous well known discourses and foreign movie new waves. ultimately, this dissertation takes into account the energetic roles of the self sufficient filmmakers. It examines the flicks and manuscripts produced by way of the filmmakers to determine how they invented and elaborated their positions approximately cinema stream within the given cultural box in each one interval. It can pay consciousness to the cultural box the place the filmmakers are conditioned among what they desired to visualize and what's externally granted. Viewing a longtime cultural box as a hegemonic building, this learn additionally investigates the best way transformation happens from one cultural box to a different.

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Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies

An creation to philosophy via movie, Thinking via movie: Doing Philosophy, looking at Movies combines the exploration of basic philosophical matters with the adventure of viewing movies, and gives a fascinating examining adventure for undergraduate scholars, philosophy fans and picture buffs alike. An in-depth but available creation to the philosophical concerns raised via motion pictures, movie spectatorship and film-making.

Provides 12 self-contained, shut discussions of person motion pictures from throughout genres.

Films mentioned contain Total keep in mind, Minority document, l. a. Promesse, humorous video games, Ikuru, The darkish Knight, souvenir, AI and extra.

Explores ideas that span epistemology, metaphysics, destiny, selection, robotic love, time shuttle, own identification, spectacle, ethics, good fortune, remorse, consequentialism, deontology and the philosophy of movie itself.

A uniquely versatile source for classes in philosophy and movie that encourages pupil mirrored image, in addition to being an attractive learn for the movie fanatic.

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Slow Fade to Black: The Negro in American Film, 1900-1942

By Thomas Cripps

Set opposed to the backdrop of the black fight in society, Slow Fade to Black is the definitive heritage of African-American accomplishment in film--both earlier than and at the back of the camera--from the earliest videos via global struggle II. As he documents the altering attitudes towards African-Americans either in Hollywood and the state at huge, Cripps explores the expansion of discrimination as filmmakers turned progressively more intrigued with myths of the outdated South: the "lost cause" element of the Civil battle, the stately mansions and gracious women of the antebellum South, the "happy" slaves making a song within the fields. Cripps indicates how those characterizations culminated within the blatantly racist attitudes of Griffith's The delivery of a Nation, and the way this movie encouraged the N.A.A.C.P. to crusade vigorously--and successfully--for switch. whereas the interval of the Nineteen Twenties to Forties used to be one replete with Hollywood stereotypes (blacks frequently seemed as domestics or "natives," or have been portrayed in shiftless, cowardly "Stepin Fetchit" roles), there has been additionally an try out at self sustaining black production--on the full unsuccessful. yet with the arrival of global battle II, expanding pressures for a much wider use of blacks in movies, and demands extra equitable therapy, African-Americans did start to obtain extra sympathetic roles, similar to that of Sam, the piano participant within the 1942 vintage Casablanca.
a full of life, thorough heritage of African-Americans within the video clips, Slow Fade to Black is additionally a perceptive social remark on evolving racial attitudes during this nation in the course of the first 4 a long time of the 20th century.

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Alfred Hitchcock: The Icon Years

Because the Sixties dawned Alfred Hitchcock was once using excessive ... hit videos, hit television express, books, magazines and his face published on all of it. He was once approximately to free up his so much profitable movie and embark on a curler coaster trip of a decade as he stumbled on the top of highs and the bottom of lows. He was once an icon and he might spend the rest of his existence attempting to stay as much as expectancies. Now, upon the fiftieth anniversary of the discharge of 'Psycho', rediscover the hits and discover new info at the back of the incomplete motion pictures and the struggles of Hollywood's most famed director. WIth insights from the celebrities who labored with him, like Janet Leigh, Tippi Hedren, Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Bruce Dern and extra, rediscover the artwork of Hollywood's grasp of Suspense. comprises many infrequent images.

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Post Cinematic Affect

By Steven Shaviro

Post-Cinematic impact is set what it sounds like to stay within the prosperous West within the early twenty first century. particularly, it explores the constitution of feeling that's rising this present day in tandem with new electronic applied sciences, including financial globalization and the financialization of increasingly more human actions. the 20 th century was once the age of movie and tv; those dominant media formed and mirrored our cultural sensibilities. within the twenty first century, new electronic media aid to form and replicate new kinds of sensibility. videos (moving photograph and sound works) stay made, yet they've got followed new formal options, they're seen below vastly replaced stipulations, and so they tackle their spectators in several methods than used to be the case within the twentieth century. The booklet lines those alterations, concentrating on 4 contemporary moving-image works: Nick Hooker's song video for Grace Jones' track company Cannibal; Olivier Assayas' motion picture Boarding Gate, starring Asia Argento; Richard Kelly's motion picture Southland stories, that includes Justin Timberlake, Dwayne Johnson, and different popular culture celebrities; and Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor's Gamer.

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Art in Cinema: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society (Wide Angle Books)

From 1946 until eventually 1954, 'Art in Cinema' offered courses of self reliant movie to massive audiences on the San Francisco Museum of artwork and on the college of California, Berkeley. Directed via the filmmaker Frank Stauffacher, 'Art in Cinema's' courses have been the most important to the emergence of the Bay zone as one of many facilities of self sufficient filmmaking. The society additionally released a publication at the foreign evolution of avant-garde filmmaking - reproduced during this quantity in facsimile shape - and provided to its individuals and the general public a coherent heritage of this significant style. Coupled with its spouse quantity, "Cinema sixteen" (also released via Temple), "Art in Cinema" presents cineastes, scholars, lecturers and students with huge, readable, attention-grabbing documentation of 1 of an important movie societies in American heritage, and either books jointly proved an critical reference resource for the very starting of this country's love affair with autonomous movie.

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When Magoo Flew: The Rise and Fall of Animation Studio UPA

By Adam Abraham

What do Franklin Roosevelt, Dr. Seuss, the U.S. army, and Mr. Magoo have in universal? they're all a part of the astounding tale of the pioneering sketch studio UPA (United Productions of America). in the course of the Fifties, a bunch of artists ran a company that broke all of the principles, pushing lively motion pictures past the fluffy delusion of the Walt Disney Studio and the crash-bang anarchy of Warner Bros. as a substitute, UPA’s movies have been leading edge and graphically bold—the comic strip resembling sleek paintings. while Magoo Flew is the 1st book-length examine to chronicle the total tale of this distinct American company. The publication gains cameo appearances by way of Aldous Huxley, James Thurber, Orson Welles, Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Jim Backus, Eddie Albert, and Woody Allen, in addition to a pick out filmography of the easiest of UPA.

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On Film

The first variation of Stephen Mulhall's acclaimed On Film used to be a examine of the 4 Alien motion pictures, and made the hugely unique and arguable argument that movies themselves can philosophise. In its moment version, On Film elevated its breadth and imaginative and prescient significantly to surround motion pictures similar to the Mission: Impossible sequence and Steven Spielberg's Minority Report.

In this considerably multiplied 3rd variation Stephen Mulhall provides new chapters at the Jason Bourne motion pictures, the fourth Mission: Impossible motion picture, JJ Abrams' Star Trek and Star Trek: Into Darkness, and Ridley Scott's Prometheus (in which he returns to the Alien universe he created). In so doing, Mulhall reappraises in interesting methods the valuable concerns taken up in previous variants of On Film: the genres of technology fiction and mystery, the effect of electronic instead of photographic modes of expertise at the nature of cinema as a medium (and its relation to television), and the destiny of sequeldom in mainstream modern cinema (with its emphasis on remakes, reboots and multi-media superhero franchises).

On movie, 3rd edition

is key examining for a person drawn to philosophy, movie thought and cultural reviews, and within the means philosophy can improve our realizing of cinema.

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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film: Sixth Edition

With greater than a hundred new entries, from Amy Adams, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Cary Joji Fukunaga to Joaquin Phoenix, Mia Wasikowska, and Robin Wright, and entirely updated,  the following from David Thomson—“The maximum residing author at the video clips” (John Banville, New Statesman); “Our so much argumentative and reliable historian of the display” (Michael Ondaatje)—is the newest variation of The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, which crowned Sight & Sound’s ballot of foreign critics and writers because the top movie booklet EVER WRITTEN.

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Juno: The Shooting Script

By Diablo Cody

Meet Juno MacGuff (Ellen Page), a with a bit of luck frank teenage lady who calls the photographs with a nonchalant cool and an easy perspective as she trips via an emotional nine-month event into maturity. Quick-witted and distinctively particular, Juno walks Dancing Elk High's halls to her personal tune—preferably something via The Stooges—but beneath her difficult, no-nonsense external is simply a teenage woman attempting to determine all of it out.

While most ladies at Dancing Elk are updating their MySpace web page or purchasing on the mall, Juno is a whip-smart Minnesota youngster dwelling by way of her personal ideas. A as a rule dull afternoon turns into something but if Juno makes a decision to have intercourse with the charmingly unassuming Bleeker (Michael Cera). confronted with an unplanned being pregnant, she and ally Leah (Olivia Thirlby) hatch a plan to discover Juno's unborn child the right set of folks courtesy of the neighborhood Penny Saver.They set their attractions on Mark and Vanessa Loring (Jason Bateman and Jennifer Garner), an prosperous suburban couple longing to undertake their first baby. fortunately, Juno has the help of her dad and stepmother (J. okay. Simmons and Allison Janney). Juno's actual adjustments replicate her own development whereas the veneer of Mark and Vanessa's idyllic lifestyles starts off to teach indicators of cracking. With a fearless mind a ways faraway from the standard teenage angst, Juno conquers her difficulties head-on, exhibiting a younger exuberance either clever and unexpected.

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