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Genre (2022) 55 (2): 85–115.
Published: 01 July 2022
..., for instance, is home to the MGR Film City complex and central to the Tamil film industry, producing around one hundred films a year, often shot and/or set in and around the city. As with many filmmaking cities, these developments have introduced tourist opportunities to Chennai (Pugsley 2016 : 420–30; Biswas...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 371–388.
Published: 01 December 2005
... his protection after she is bitten by Quinn (Donal Logue), one of Frost's henchmen. Blade's partner is a human called Whistler (Kris Kristofferson) who wishes to kill Frost in revenge for the death of his family at the hands of Frost and his hench- men. At the film's climax, Blade kills his...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 379–405.
Published: 01 December 2014
.../zone-one-review-1011 . Dawn of the Dead . 1978 . Directed by Romero George A. . Pittsburgh : Laurel Group . Dawn of the Dead . 2004 . Directed by Snyder Zach . Universal City, CA : Strike Entertainment . Day of the Dead . 1985 . Directed by Romero George...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 163–190.
Published: 01 March 2010
... . Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone . New York : Knopf , 2006 . Chown Jeffrey . “Documentary and the Iraq War: A New Genre for New Realities.” Why We Fought: America's Wars in Film and History . Ed. Rollins Peter C. O'Connor John E. . Lexington : UP...
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 389–412.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., and a random East Asian. One of the "other things" you might get at the Global Mall is Kal Ho Naa Ho, directed by Nikhil Advani and starring Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan, and the eminently scru- table Shah Rukh Khan. The film is set in "good ole New York City" (actually, one of its suburbs). This film...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 151–169.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of collecting as an absolute. Through readings of John Sayles's Silver City (2004) and surveys of contemporary American films and other narratives, I will map out these critiques of the conspiracy theory genre, outlining the process through which conspiracy theory risks sinking into a cycle of deferral...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2005
... to the form, before their union is finally sealed in the film's closing moments. Cavell's description of the genre as a deeply "utopian" one also points toward another significant dimension of this film: for Utopias, as well as the larg- er narrative modes of the romance to which they belong...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 405–427.
Published: 01 September 2003
...- GLOBALISIERUNGSBEWALTIGUNG 409 Cinema classics like Fassbinder's The Marriage of Maria Braun or Wenders' Wings of Desire, but rather, in the unencumbered present-day, allow one to pose anew the question of "What is German?" Both films were featured at the 2000 Munich Film Festival...
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Genre (2014) 47 (3): 335–356.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Lee Clark Mitchell Cormac McCarthy's novel No Country for Old Men (2005), like Ethan Coen and Joel Coen's film adaptation (2007), poses two genres against one another, drawing on film noir techniques to defy what their Western materials seem to solicit. Fleeting gestures at wide-open landscape...
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Genre (2019) 52 (3): 207–228.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and indulges in pleasures of a more free market kind. Critics admired Only Lovers as one of Jarmusch s most beautifully shot and accessible films. Its framing in a popular genre drew in a wide- ranging younger audience, its lush production values attracted film buffs, and its hyperreferential- ity appealed...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 189–211.
Published: 01 December 2013
... in the Novel . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Wright Joe dir. 2005 . Pride & Prejudice . Universal City, CA : Universal Studios . Visualizing Interiors: The Language of Movement in the 2005 Film Pride & Prejudice mary hong, webster university One...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 213–237.
Published: 01 December 2013
.../femail/article-388553/Is-Helen-Fielding-bump-Bridget-Jones.html . Bushnell Candace . (1996) 2001 . Sex and the City . New York : Warner . Butler Pamela Desai Jigna . 2008 . “Manolos, Marriage, and Mantras: Chick-Lit Criticism and Transnational Feminism.” Meridians...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 141–170.
Published: 01 July 2014
... to fiction and reality in the world of the text. And both go through the novel without ever having a clear sense of origin or past. It is as though they function as inverted versions of one another, similar to Merle’s description of a film negative “as if light had witched somehow into its opposite...
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Genre (2003) 36 (3-4): 221–238.
Published: 01 September 2003
... between "world cities"—of which London in the nineteenth century is one— and "global cities," the German exemplar of which Sassen cites as Frankfurt, rather than Berlin (xix). While it is possible to see both nineteenth-century London and contemporary Berlin oriented by global dynamics, I adhere...
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Genre (2016) 49 (2): 117–134.
Published: 01 July 2016
...]. Both tales were originally published in Astounding Science Fic- tion.) The early films of David Cronenberg, especially a work likeShivers (1975), also engage with body horror and the weird of disease processes. Cronenberg’s (1997, 82) sympathetic attitude to disease as a form of becoming was one...
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Genre (2001) 34 (3-4): 291–305.
Published: 01 September 2001
... an audi- ence beyond the academy, it will need to exploit these media much more fully in the future. As documentaries about music, Rock and Roll and Jazz share many problems and some opportunities. One problem that has been frequently observed in both films is their selection of performers...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 343–370.
Published: 01 December 2017
... published Requiem for a Nun, which explicitly borrows from the woman’s film’s conven- 1. Although Elizabeth R. Anker (2014, 3) differentiates between the “public, national, and state- centered register” of melodramatic political discourse, on the one hand, and the domestic concerns of much...
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Genre (2020) 53 (2): 135–157.
Published: 01 July 2020
..., from Sergei Eisenstein to Chris Marker, this essay helps explain what novelism does and why it makes sense to describe certain artworks as novelistic, even ones in nonliterary media. The concept of novelism not only applies to certain essay films, it also clarifies a recent essayistic or documentary...
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Genre (2021) 54 (3): 341–367.
Published: 01 December 2021
... 2021 by University of Oklahoma 2021 film noir metalepsis surrealism irony film and philosophy One cannot refrain from a certain nostalgia for the idea of what the cinema might have become. —André Breton, “As in a Wood” Great works come to us as if composed in a foreign yet...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 407–429.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . “Analysis of a City Map.” In Kracauer 1995c , 41 – 44 . ———. 1995b . “Film 1928.” In Kracauer 1995c , 307 – 20 . ———. 1995c . The Mass Ornament: Weimar Essays . Edited and translated by Levin Thomas Y. . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . ———. 1995d...