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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 45–70.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Sulgi Lie This article juxtaposes two 2011 Hollywood films— Shame , directed by Steve McQueen, and Drive , directed by Nicolas Winding Refn—that in their mutations of narrative time and cinematic montage demonstrate the ongoing salience of Fredric Jameson’s Marxist analysis of postmodern culture...
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Social Text (1 September 2010) 28 (3 (104)): 119–150.
Published: 01 September 2010
... romance in both Hollywood and Latin American films, we gain access to an archive that has recorded the symbolic struggle between the conflictive desires that lie at the roots of all forms of Latin Americanism. Commercial films produced both in Hollywood and in Latin America depend for their existence on a...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 133–153.
Published: 01 June 2005
... media’s attention and solicit the American people’s identifi cation by picking up on a pirated Hollywood fi lm as the ultimate symbol of China’s disrespect of fair trade in general and the country’s robbery of American wealth specifi cally. The VCD copy, according to Evans, was found all over Beijing...
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Social Text (1 June 2009) 27 (2 (99)): 55–76.
Published: 01 June 2009
... discourse.16 In general, more and more scholars are devoted to studies of the actual exploi- tation of workers involved in the creative economy, fighting against this new social structure whose neoliberal outlook hides more severe forms of exploitation.17 A recent Hollywood film offers us a glimpse...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 157–169.
Published: 01 December 2005
... viewership. This newfound popularity can be traced to how the genre and idiom of Bollywood cinema are being rapidly translated into cinema. terms more in keeping with the narrative and representational conventions of Hollywood cinema. We...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): np.
Published: 01 June 2005
... eld) and (as a coauthor) Global Hollywood 2 (British Film Institute). Laikwan Pang teaches fi lm and cultural studies in the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is the author of Building a New China in Cinema: The Chinese Left-Wing Cinema...
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Social Text (1 September 2013) 31 (3 (116)): 95–110.
Published: 01 September 2013
... called the Hollywood punk scene, since so many of the clubs and venues these bands played their earliest gigs in were small venues located in the heart of central Hollywood, such as Brendan Mullen’s Masque club. The Hollywood of this scene was not the glittering hub of cultural production, but...
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Social Text (1 June 2010) 28 (2 (103)): 85–112.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the Hollywood genres of the gangster film and film noir.23 Seeing was here less associated with believing than becoming, and that because it also entailed hearing or, rather, overhearing. From Black Jazz to Film Noir Peter Davis makes...
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Social Text (1 June 2000) 18 (2 (63)): 83–106.
Published: 01 June 2000
... Hollywood today, recalls that her favorite movie was West Side Story. “I saw it over and over. I never noticed that Natalie Wood wasn’t really a Puerto Rican girl. I grew up always wanting to play Anita [Rita Moreno’s Oscar-winning role], but as I got older, I wanted to...
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Social Text (1 September 2018) 36 (3 (136)): 47–69.
Published: 01 September 2018
... twenty years ago, an influential entry in the emergent field of South African cultural studies, Rob Nixon’s 1994 volume Homelands, Harlem, and Hollywood: South African Culture and the World Beyond , helped to sketch out the consequences for literary and cultural production of apartheid’s volatile...
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Social Text (1 March 2018) 36 (1 (134)): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2018
... transmission, creating a mood, is both a response to market forces and current conditions and a strategy of liberation. Hollywood has long been aware of the utility of mood as a political hermeneutic. It’s a Wonderful Life , Frank Capra tells us, as he asks us to compare the family-run munificence of small...
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Social Text (1 September 2017) 35 (3 (132)): 41–70.
Published: 01 September 2017
... editor. Not only does it intensify the visible footprint of editorial interventions, it fundamentally revises the dynamic between time and narration in cinema. David Bordwell, in particular, has spent considerable time studying these strategies in Hollywood. 16 However, no equivalent analysis exists...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 135–141.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., and nightclubs vibrates the steel plate in his head, leading him to violence and amnesia. Johnny (Alan Ladd) confronts his two-timing party-girl wife who has taken up with a Hollywood club owner only to be accused of her...
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Social Text (1 December 2000) 18 (4 (65)): 83–107.
Published: 01 December 2000
....” Its fledgling parliament is regularly cited as a regional symp- tom of new global order, good or bad, depending on the speaker’s view- point. There is even a major media spectacle to furnish these opinions with strong visuals—the Hollywood blockbuster Braveheart...
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Social Text (1 June 2016) 34 (2 (127)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Drive : The Waning of Affect; or, The Rising of the Drive-Image in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema” takes up this idea of a postmodern eternal present and measures it against current formal tendencies through a close reading of two recent Hollywood films: Shame (dir. Steve McQueen, 2011) and Drive...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 109–131.
Published: 01 June 2005
... Cedric Belfrage (respectively, an inactive Communist Party member who had been the highest-paid screenwriter in Hollywood until being blacklisted, the editor of a Communist Party labor journal, and a British noncommunist radical...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 69–84.
Published: 01 December 2005
... scene for the film’s long review of the politics of African American representation in Hollywood film: he compared drawings done by “nor- mal” children, that is, white children, against those done by “powerless Black children...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 45–65.
Published: 01 September 2002
... subject somehow convinces itself that the whole world is unified and cen- tered toward me. So it is unnatural and unaesthetic not to love Hollywood or McDonald’s, for the beauty of McDonald’s is not a personal affair; it is deep in human...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 21–34.
Published: 01 June 2005
... America must remain vigilant.”26 28 Michael J. Shapiro Minority Report Everybody runs; everybody runs. —John Anderton (Tom Cruise) The government’s attempts at suborning the media and, in particular, the Hollywood fi...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2010
... category of recent Hollywood films such asShort Cuts (1993), Traffic (2000), Crash (2005), and Babel (2006) that critic Roger Ebert has called “hyperlink cinema.”36 Contemporary television shows from the British Traffik (1989) to HBO’s The Wire (2002 – 08) have employed a similar style, cutting...