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Pascal Wallisch and Jake Alden Whritner

taste and cultural capital. Bourdieu points out that those with a large amount of cultural capital are able to determine what constitutes taste. Perhaps this is why the judgment of movie critics—the societally accepted cultural arbiters of taste

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Torben Grodal

The narrative flow in mainstream films is driven by emotional engagement. The neurologist Jaak Panksepp (1998 ; Pankseep and Biven 2012 ) has described how human emotions are controlled by seven basic emotional systems (that he writes in capital

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Synthetic Beings and Synthespian Ethics

Embodiment Technologies in Science/Fiction

Jane Stadler

, privacy, exploitation, and consent ( Burden and Savin-Baden 2019 ). The name JOI (spelled in capital letters on advertisements for Wallace Corp.'s product) stands for “jerk off instructor,” a pornographic fetish that requires computer

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Elemental Imagination and Film Experience

Climate Change and the Cinematic Ethics of Immersive Filmworlds

Ludo de Roo

all, the world is alarmed because of the gigantic flood washing over the northern Americas together with unparalleled tornados thundering from the sky. Second, postdiluvian New York is represented as a frozen capital with the elements of snow and ice

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Philip J. Hohle

Tarantino’s film provided enough moral capital for this scholar to identify as the protagonist or to consider the hero. Much theorizing, research, and pure speculation have centered on the power of film 1 to influence society. In spite of an increasing

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Groped and Gutted

Hollywood's Hegemonic Reimagining of Counterculture

Samantha Eddy

symbolic capital through the symbolically violent treatment of the nonwhite, nonmale, and nonheterosexual in its products and production ( Feagin 2010 ; Gray 2013 ; Semati and Sotorin 1999 ). Media and Misrepresentation Research suggests that

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Steven Eastwood

systems of capital and productivity manifested in psychoanalysis. Schizoanalysis, as advanced by Deleuze and Guattari, is a strategy for overthrowing the regulatory practices of psychoanalysis, with its familial, Oedipal structures and the notion of the

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Situating Screen Bodies

Brian Bergen-Aurand

,” where the rate continues to hover around 138 per 100,000 women. “This figure is among the highest in the world,” according to the report. “For this reason, some have labelled South Africa as the ‘rape capital of the world’” (4). The effects and affects

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Transitions Within Queer North African Cinema

Nouri Bouzid, Abdellah Taïa, and the Transnational Tourist

Walter S. Temple

to set up a ‘small business’ with no capital at all” (2014: 99). 18 Abdellah Taïa directed L’armée du salut . The film has been awarded a number of accolades, including le Grand prix du Jury at the 26th Annual Angers European Film Festival (2014

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Emma Celeste Bedor

pornography’s growth. Even with the negative press and threats, though, Moore continued to enjoy a significant amount of countercultural social capital and even thrived financially, as at its peak IAU earned roughly $13,000 per month and had 150,000 to 240