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Jonathan A. Allan, Chris Haywood, and Frank G. Karioris

1980's. The image is a reworking of the “Creation of Adam” by Michelangelo and was used as part of HIV/AIDS prevention advertising campaign. Although used in the context of HIV/AIDS prevention in the 1990’s, the image has resonance with current

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Malcolm Turvey

it existed in the work of literary scholars such as Seymour Chatman in the mid-1980s into a systematic theory of film narration; he draws on the constructivist tradition in cognitive psychology to explain how viewers comprehend narrative films; and he

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A Vision of the Viewer

Situating Narration in the Fiction Film in the Context of Theories of Narrative Comprehension

Joseph P. Magliano and James A. Clinton

eras that reflect the zeitgeist in terms of research questions, theoretical frameworks, and methodology in narrative comprehension research. The first (mid-1970s–mid-1980s) provided the psychological grounding for Bordwell. This era primarily focused on

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Seeing Yourself in the Past

The Role of Situational (Dis)continuity and Conceptual Metaphor in the Understanding of Complex Cases of Character Perception

Maarten Coëgnarts, Miklós Kiss, Peter Kravanja, and Steven Willemsen

viewer comprehends particular scenes characterized by such discrepancies. To address this issue, we draw on two influential theories of discourse comprehension of the 1980s and 1990s, namely (1) the theory of situation model or mental model construction

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Torben Grodal

also Californians who lack the more conservative American values). For most of the film, John is in a dirty undershirt or naked, whereas the archenemy is dressed in a jacket and tie. The firm is even a Japanese company, and Japan was in the 1980s

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Ted Nannicelli

in artistically relevant ways. The Huppertz score, composed in Weimar Germany, invokes Wagner and Strauss, while Moroder’s score evokes a sense of 1980s postmodern pastiche—two very different sonic atmospheres that complement the image track in quite

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Kata Szita, Paul Taberham, and Grant Tavinor

gaming culture in the 1980s, the affective quality of video games was not attributed to their captivating emotional content, but instead to social scenarios in which they played parts. Among others, Thomas W. Malone (1980) , Geoffrey Loftus and

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Christopher Blake Evernden, Cynthia A. Freeland, Thomas Schatz, and Frank P. Tomasulo

startling assertion brings us back to my earlier observation that Reinventing Hollywood marks a significant adjustment and perhaps even a radical turn for David Bordwell, who since the 1980s has been the foremost theorist and historian of cinematic

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The Cine-Fist

Eisenstein’s Attractions, Mirror Neurons, and Contemporary Action Cinema

Maria Belodubrovskaya

Gunning’s “cinema of attractions,” a mode of filmmaking that, according to Gunning, was prevalent in the first decade of motion pictures. Since Gunning’s conception, developed in the 1980s, contrasts the cinema of attractions with the cinema of narrative

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Ambivalent Sexualities in a Transnational Context

Romanian and Bulgarian Migrant Male Sex Workers in Berlin

Victor Trofimov

differ sharply from gentrified and posh gay locales around the city. The bars play the mix of the 1980s Europop music and German hit songs ( Schlagers ) that would likely be considered trashy elsewhere. Tabasco' s attraction is a big pool table, while