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Peter Lurie, Antonio Sanna, Hansen Hsu, Ella Houston, and Kristof van Baarle

ambitious while being both selective and representative of American cinema broadly speaking. The future of digital media is not clear; yet neither, quite, is the cinema’s past, particularly at the junctures Maurice treats and whose ideological fault lines

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On Shock Therapy

Modernist Aesthetics and American Underground Film

William Solomon

language,” a satiric technique of ironic juxtaposition ultimately designed to reduce (via excess) to “word salad” ( Benjamin 2002: 119 ) the ideologically motivated discourses then circulating around the potentially disastrous buildup of nuclear weapons

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Handover Bodies in a Feminist Frame

Two Hong Kong Women Filmmakers’ Perspectives on Sex after 1997

Gina Marchetti

, Janus-faced since its complicity with and subversion of mainstream ideology may coexist in a single film. … As, indeed, the Hong Kong queerscape is a space of flux rather than an overt articulation of alternative sexual politics, we can then claim that

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Violent Thresholds

Sights and Sounds of the Cinematic Baroque in Pascal Laugier's Martyrs

Lawrence Alexander

, Apparatus, Ideology: A Film Theory Reader , ed. Philip Rosen , 130 – 142 . New York : Columbia University Press . Time Out . 2009 . “ Martyrs Review .” Time Out , 24 March. . Walton , Saige

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Aesthetics of Futurism

Lu Yang's Art and an Organological Redefinition of the Human in the Planetary Age

Hai Ren

ideologies, religions, and scientific epistemologies. While Christianity has long declared apocalypse and Buddhism has addressed the Dharma-ending age, Earth System Sciences have recently explored the Anthropocene and big data sciences have evoked algorism

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Groped and Gutted

Hollywood's Hegemonic Reimagining of Counterculture

Samantha Eddy

the Way of Your Drug Addiction’: CRACK and the Ideological Construction of Addicted Women .” Social Justice 38 ( 3 ): 125 - 144 . Dirks , Tim . 1999 . “ The History of Film: The 1970s .” Filmsite

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Synthetic Beings and Synthespian Ethics

Embodiment Technologies in Science/Fiction

Jane Stadler

regarding whose ideologies about gender, values, power, and identity will shape the design of algorithms and technobiological lifeforms. The ethics of application focuses on the misuse and mistreatment of robots, such as using replicants as slaves or sex

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Toward a Naturalized Aesthetics of Film Music

An Interdisciplinary Exploration of Intramusical and Extramusical Meaning

Timothy Justus

these concepts systematically to the domains of narrative, visual style, ideology, and genre. Berliner first writes regarding films that appeal to a mass audience: Hollywood cinema targets an area, between boredom and confusion, that is optimally

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Book Reviews

Kata Szita, Paul Taberham, and Grant Tavinor

and theoretically laden discussions of “realism” in CG animation aesthetics and also of the ideological readings specifically related to CG animation. Drawing on genre theory, Chapter 1 identifies the ways in which “the shifting, contradictory

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Jeff Smith, Dominic Topp, Jason Gendler, and Francesco Sticchi

the haptic space of the film screen. Biancorosso eschews such ideological conceptions of film spectatorship, and instead considers absorption to be a vectorization of attention that borders on total engrossment. Having sketched out the notion of