Media Studies & Journalism: Contemporary Cinema

  • Bande de Filles: Girlhood Identities in Contemporary France book cover

    Bande de Filles

    Girlhood Identities in Contemporary France, 1st Edition

    By Frances Smith

    Few films in the twenty-first century have represented coming-of-age with the beauty and brutality of Bande de Filles (or Girlhood). This book provides an in-depth examination of Céline Sciamma’s film, focusing on its portrayal of female adolescence in contemporary Paris. Motivated by the absence…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ernest Mathijs, Jamie Sexton

    The Routledge Companion to Cult Cinema offers an overview of the field of cult cinema – films at the margin of popular culture and art that have received exceptional cultural visibility and status mostly because they break rules, offend, and challenge understandings of achievement (some are so bad…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Remapping Brazilian Film Culture in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Remapping Brazilian Film Culture in the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    By Stephanie Dennison

    Remapping Brazilian Film Culture makes a significant contribution not only to debates about Brazilian national cinema, but more generally about the development of world cinema in the twenty-first century. This book charts the key features of Brazilian film culture of the first two decades of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Remapping World Cinema

  • Ethics of Cinematic Experience: Screens of Alterity book cover

    Ethics of Cinematic Experience

    Screens of Alterity, 1st Edition

    By Orna Raviv

    Ethics of Cinematic Experience: Screens of Alterity deals with the relationship between cinema and ethics from a philosophical perspective, finding an intrinsic connection between film spectatorship and the possibility of being open to different modes of alterity. The book’s main thesis is that…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Y Tu Mamá También: Mythologies of Youth book cover

    Y Tu Mamá También

    Mythologies of Youth, 1st Edition

    By Scott L. Baugh

    Charting production, distribution, censorship, and reception, this book examines Y Tu Mamá También in its presentation as a journey of self-discoveries. Three young adults enjoy a road trip together in search of a legendary beach. Behind their stories are mythologies of youth, a network of ideas…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Social Trauma, Narrative Memory, and Recovery in Japanese Literature and Film book cover

    Social Trauma, Narrative Memory, and Recovery in Japanese Literature and Film

    1st Edition

    By David C. Stahl

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of major works in Japanese literature and film through the interpretive lens of trauma and PTSD studies. Focusing critical attention on the psychodynamics and enduring psychosocial aftereffects of social trauma, it also evaluates the themes of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Evolution of Song and Dance in Hindi Cinema book cover

    The Evolution of Song and Dance in Hindi Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ajay Gehlawat, Rajinder Dudrah

    Exploring the evolution of song and dance in the popular Hindi film, this book examines how these quintessential elements have been and continue to be theorized. As song ‘picturizations’, as they are frequently called, have evolved, shifting from little more than impromptu moves around tree trunks…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge

  • Terrence Malick: Sonic Style book cover

    Terrence Malick: Sonic Style

    1st Edition

    By James Wierzbicki

    In the course of a decades-spanning career as a filmmaker, Terrence Malick has carved out a distinctive cinematic aesthetic. Central to this style is the use of sound. James Wierzbicki offers the first comprehensive study of Malick's soundtracks, arguing that they create a distinctive sonic style…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Filmmakers and Their Soundtracks

  • Screening Characters: Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media book cover

    Screening Characters

    Theories of Character in Film, Television, and Interactive Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    Characters are central to our experiences of screened fictions and invite a host of questions. The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical inquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give new, thought-provoking answers to these queries. Providing…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • The Kubrick Legacy book cover

    The Kubrick Legacy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mick Broderick

    The six chapters assembled in The Kubrick Legacy showcase important trends in the evolution of filmmaker Stanley Kubrick’s artistic legacy. In the 20 years since his death an enormous range of information and scholarship has surfaced, in part from the Kubrick estate’s public preservation,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • Queer European Cinema: Queering Cinematic Time and Space book cover

    Queer European Cinema

    Queering Cinematic Time and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leanne Dawson

    Queer European Cinema commences with an overview of LGBTQ representation throughout cinematic history, interwoven with socio-political reality in Europe and beyond, to consider trends including the boarding school film, the gay road movie, and queer horror such as the lesbian vampire tale, before…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Found Footage Horror Films: A Cognitive Approach book cover

    Found Footage Horror Films

    A Cognitive Approach, 1st Edition

    By Peter Turner

    This book adopts a cognitive theoretical framework in order to address the mental processes that are elicited and triggered by found footage horror films. Through analysis of key films, the book explores the effects that the diegetic camera technique used in such films can have on the cognition of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

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