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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 105–135.
Published: 01 February 2022
.... Through a close reading of select song sequences from both popular and art cinema, I demonstrate how they may be read as allegories of temporal sensibilities at odds with the temporality presented in the main narrative of the film. Songs condense a heterogeneous variety of pasts and possible futures...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 239–250.
Published: 01 August 2008
... is consolidated by groundless and nonobligatory mergers between neoliberal postulates and the pieties of a so-called tradition. The essay illustrates this phenomenon through some examples from popular Hindi cinema. Hindutva and Informatic Modernization The recent renaissance of such hard-right thinkers...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 113–134.
Published: 01 February 2014
... expansion of postcolonial discourse to Europe’s own backyard needs to be matched by an expansion of research methods and objects. Postcolonial studies’ traditional commitment to theory and to textual analysis of literature and art cinema is beneficially complemented by engaging with popular media...
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boundary 2 (2000) 27 (2): 21–44.
Published: 01 May 2000
...’’ history. Yet from a critical view of popular cinema and its uses of the past, the film offers another, affective sense of history that both submerges and reveals its interests. The film does not ‘‘document’’ the civil war in Ireland...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 263–292.
Published: 01 February 2022
... technologies like 3D IMAX or virtual reality goggles. 1 Rather, I am interested in the question of how Chen's enthusiasm conveys the sense of a new beginning for Chinese popular cinema as it continues its uphill struggle, dating back to its earliest years, for market position along what Michael Raine ( 2014...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (3): 101–124.
Published: 01 August 2004
... as its major pedagogical tool to spread its political messages, and it was largely due to its extremely successful cinema campaign—the Left-wing Cinema Movement—that the party was able to gain popular support in the 1930s and 1940s, which ultimately led to its success in the civil war.9 Right after...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 99–131.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and sound images, dialogue, and landscape to present a union of fiction and documentary, the everyday and the ceremonial, as the harbinger of a conception of reality different from representations in much of the cinema of the fascist era, as portrayed in the popular films of Alessandro Blasetti...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 165–193.
Published: 01 February 2022
... to documentary would have been populated by archivists and festival founders in addition to filmmakers and critics. Before World War II, the emergence of documentary, like that of film festivals and archives, had helped articulate a vision of cinema as cultural, educational, and political (not merely commercial...
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boundary 2 (2004) 31 (1): 243–265.
Published: 01 February 2004
... Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences. I am grateful to Luke Gibbons and Stephanie McBride for their comments on an earlier draft of this text, and I also thank Vivienne Dick, Sunniva O’Flynn (of the Irish Film Archive), Maretta Dillon (of Access Cinema, formerly the Federation of Irish...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 263–265.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., and the anthology Global Bollywood: Travels of Hindi Song and Dance (2008). Basu is currently completing a book manu- script entitled The Geo-televisual Aesthetic: Information, Capital, and Religiosity in Popular Hindi Cinema (1991–2004) and is guest-editing a special issue of South Asian Popular...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 February 2022
... on the qualities of a medium. Showing how the reception of songs from popular Hindi cinema removes them from their narrative context, circulating as autonomous units through radio, television, cell phone ringtones, and social media, Majumdar argues that this popular usage warrants a revised account of how...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 115–133.
Published: 01 February 2007
..., “Transnational Imagination in Action Cinema: Hong Kong and the Making of a Global- Popular,” Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 5 (2004): 189–92. Wilson  /  Killer Capitalism on the Pacific Rim  121 overlays and scenic juxtaposition. The audience needs to do some interpre- tive work...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 159–176.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., and the understanding of cinema as a social practice with real material functions and effects. Alternatively, film critics have tended to confine themselves either to formalisms of varying degrees of strictness or to the glorification of ‘‘popular culture These two alternatives are mirror images of each other...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (1): 75–90.
Published: 01 February 2001
... function that is the source of meaning. It is this theory that criticizes narrative cinema and calls for avant-garde cinema. llll I do not quite consider La Jetée an avant-garde film. I am also not sure that the distinction between the avant-garde and the popular is appro- priate...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 63–97.
Published: 01 August 2008
... – Palestine Liberation Organization; PFLP – Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine; PLF – Palestine Liberation Front; DFLP – Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine; PFLP-GC – Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command; ALF – Arab Liberation Front; JRA – Japanese Red Army...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 95–125.
Published: 01 May 2017
... . “The People Want.” MER (Middle East Research and Information Project) 263 . www.merip.org/mer/mer263/people-want . Connolly William . 2005 . “The Evangelical-Capitalist Resonance Machine.” Political Theory 33 , no. 6 : 869 – 86 . Deleuze Gilles . 1989 . Cinema 2: The Time...
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boundary 2 (2022) 49 (1): 231–262.
Published: 01 February 2022
... the nation's arts. By incorporating reports on popular arts such as reggaetón side by side with reviews of the national ballet and cinema, Vistar arguably both subscribed to and pushed at the boundaries of the essentially bourgeois hierarchy of taste established under socialism. Indeed, it seems likely...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 223–238.
Published: 01 August 2008
... interest, others question its authenticity: in adapting a popular Chinese martial arts novel—something of a minor classic—to the screen, the film representation looks false: in other words, a Hollywood product geared to Western tastes. Thus, ironically, Lee finds himself both...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (1): 239–265.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Tom Cohen This essay places Bernard Stiegler's conception of arche -cinema in contact with the era of climate change and the impasse that it presents to the American Left today. It views Stiegler's thought as a post-anthropocene writing project yet asks whether the “proletarianization of the senses...
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boundary 2 (2010) 37 (3): 207–210.
Published: 01 August 2010
....: Duke University Press, 2010. Gilman, Sander L., and Jeongwon Joe, eds. Wagner and Cinema. Indianapolis: Indi- ana University Press, 2010. Goldberg, Jonathan. Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities. New York: Fordham University Press, 2010. Gorz, André. Ecologia. Translated...