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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 133–160.
Published: 01 August 2022
... as the periodization of film history. Careful intervenes in a seemingly closed chapter in the history of cinema: the film is made to look like a Technicolor part-talkie shot in the early 1930s and to seem as though it belonged to the German genre of the mountain film. In fact, however, it engenders a new...
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New German Critique (2007) 34 (2 (101)): 1–26.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Jamie H. Trnka New German Critique, Inc. 2007 “The Struggle Is Over, the Wounds Are Open”: Cinematic Tropes, History, and the RAF in Recent German Film Jamie H. Trnka Recent German films have taken up questions of terrorist violence...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (3 (141)): 1–5.
Published: 01 November 2020
... a mere claqueur , or one who offers an inventive blend of curation, reporting, and blogging, like some of her younger Berlin-based colleagues. In contrast to Naqvi and Rentschler, Mattias Frey, a leading authority on the history of film criticism in North America and Europe, takes a long view...
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New German Critique (2024) 51 (1 (151)): 77–107.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Norman Ächtler This essay presents a little-known chapter in the film history of the Federal Republic of Germany. Alfred Andersch, founding member of Gruppe 47 and influential broadcast editor, was one of the few authors who was intensively involved with film. The essay reconstructs Andersch’s...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 207–233.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Eric Rentschler Abstract The film essays Verfluchte Liebe deutscher Film (2016) and Offene Wunde deutscher Film (2017), coscripted and codirected by Dominik Graf and Johannes F. Sievert, survey the postwar history of genre cinema in the Federal Republic of Germany and take stock of the present...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 67–82.
Published: 01 August 2014
... criteria, largely oriented around the idea of play (with the medium, with other films, with history, etc.), from actual instances of translation. Though Hansen herself does not make this act of criticism explicit, recognizing its presence in fact grounds vernacular modernism more emphatically, and more...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (2 (122)): 47–65.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Yuri Tsivian The history of editing as sketched in this article examines the theory of vernacular modernism proposed by Miriam Hansen in 1999. Taking stock of physical, optical, and temporal limitations imposed by the medium of film on actors, playwrights, and directors leads to a system...
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New German Critique (2017) 44 (3 (132)): 83–103.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-American scholarship, particularly in the history of film studies. The article situates the trope of anonymity at the heart of Kracauer's oeuvre, where it helps define a nonsovereign subject in response to modernity. © 2017 by New German Critique, Inc. 2017 Siegfried Kracauer Critical Theory...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 171–191.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Randall Halle Unleashed by the markets that led to the Great Recession, processes of gentrification rapidly transform major German cities. The experiences of urban transformation have found critical expression in documentary and feature film. This article reviews the cultural history...
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New German Critique (2022) 49 (2 (146)): 161–186.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and historically layered spaces and infrastructure of 1950s Berlin, a representation informed by Lang’s exile experience and Hollywood film noir. By newly contextualizing the film in relation to the history of Nazi television, as well as Siegfried Kracauer’s and Theodor W. Adorno’s early postwar writings...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 1–40.
Published: 01 November 2013
... a wider resonance in Weimar culture and a much longer history. This article traces the development of the concept from a type of scientific illustration to a model of sociological inquiry and finally to a mode of montage in print, photography, and film during the 1920s. Focusing in particular on Walter...
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New German Critique (2018) 45 (2 (134)): 67–98.
Published: 01 August 2018
... represent a unique response to this little-known history of early cinema. Focusing on “Blumfeld, an Elderly Bachelor,” “The Bucket Rider,” and “The Cares of a Family Man,” this article shows how Kafka’s stories draw, reflect, and expand on the possibilities of contemporaneous trick films by introducing...
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New German Critique (2020) 47 (1 (139)): 141–172.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Frederic Ponten Abstract This article details the brief collaboration between Siegfried Kracauer and Gregory Bateson in the Film Library of the Museum of Modern Art during World War II as an intriguing episode in intellectual history, touching on film and media studies, anthropology, and German...
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New German Critique (2011) 38 (1 (112)): 9–38.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Eric Kligerman Despite critics' attempts to read a work of mourning unfolding in films about the Red Army Faction (RAF) with respect to two traumatic histories (the National Socialist [NS] past and the German Autumn), this article examines how such films as Germany in Autumn, The Patriot...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 103–124.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in early twentieth-century German history. By way of the figure of the storyteller, read intertextually with Walter Benjamin, this article explores Scheffner’s film as the site of the collision of history and media, where materials of the past come alive in the present through remediation, through which...
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New German Critique (2013) 40 (3 (120)): 85–110.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Mattias Frey The history of the Young German Film and the European New Waves is widely rehearsed as the story of rebels who sought new visual languages in the face of moribund film culture. Perhaps less consistently told is the contemporaneous debate in Western European film periodicals about...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 95–112.
Published: 01 November 2014
... one possible new approach. Glawogger's film is an attempt to adopt the strategies of art cinema for use in a feature film, but Kill Daddy Goodnight does not turn away from the terrors of history. Rather, it experiments with varied aesthetic forms and dramaturgical practices, depicting the Shoah yet...
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New German Critique (2014) 41 (3 (123)): 113–134.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Erin McGlothlin This article focuses on the 2007 short film Spielzeugland ( Toyland ) and its engagement with the cinematic trope of the “wrong” victim and with German-Jewish history. First, the article analyzes how the film imagines the so-called German-Jewish symbiosis at the moment of its most...
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New German Critique (2010) 37 (2 (110)): 107–124.
Published: 01 August 2010
... the significance of the three filmmakers in the movie, Reitz’s “film novel” focuses particularly on the life and works of the musicians and stu- dent composers who become the narrative’s secret center. The compositional diversity of the heterogeneous styles and programs presents a music-histori- cal panorama...
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New German Critique (2019) 46 (3 (138)): 181–205.
Published: 01 November 2019
... highly layered works out of archival materials that activate multiple public and personal histories at once but also elicit a larger reflection on the potential of moving images to capture these layered histories in their constant transformation. Dominik Graf German film essay film city film urban...