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Mario Slugan

Pia from 1898 (Wikimedia Commons, PD-1923). More important than what the image depicts is the belief that the image is made out of Christ’s sweat and blood, that is, out of actual parts of his body . Precisely the same relevant properties obtain in the

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Carl Plantinga

back, his body pierced by arrows, his arms splayed to the sides in an obvious reference to the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross. The film did very well at the box office, with a lifetime gross revenue of over $450 million, which led to a sequel

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Todd Berliner

-life situations. By contrast, ideologically complicated Hollywood films—such as The Third Man (|Carol Reed, 1949), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Don Siegel, 1956), The Last Temptation of Christ (Martin Scorsese, 1988), and The Dark Knight (2008)—advance

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Elemental Imagination and Film Experience

Climate Change and the Cinematic Ethics of Immersive Filmworlds

Ludo de Roo

in rich or poor countries. Indeed, instead of schematizing the environment as merely a cognitive construct, Tim Christion Myers (2014) rightly points out that climate change must be taken as an existential threat; accordingly, ecocinema theory must

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Todd Berliner

audience's aesthetic experience, such as The Asphalt Jungle (John Huston, 1950), Die Hard (John McTiernan, 1988), The Last Temptation of Christ (Martin Scorsese, 1988), Starship Troopers (Paul Verhoeven, 1997), and other films in which ideological