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The Aesthetics of Boredom

Slow Cinema and the Virtues of the Long Take in Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Emre Çağlayan

national duty. 2 However, his boredom is not only related to the timebound simple boredom commonly associated with the stasis of provincial life. Rather, he seems to be disaffected with a kind of boredom that runs deeper, independent of time and space

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Philip J. Hohle

duty for Munny. “[After Ned is killed] he needs to get back at them and show them that it’s not the right thing to do.” In PW , Taylor (age twenty-one) was one who employed some text cues in blaming the larger social system for Butch’s actions: I feel

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Sam Roggen

report for duty in the army fort they have sought shelter at, Mann challenges the viewer with a very long shot. Figure 5 Jed and Mungo arrive in the far distance on the upper right side of the composition . When the light-hearted trappers leave their

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Gianni Barchiesi, Laura T. Di Summa, Joseph G. Kickasola, and Peter Verstraten

interpretive ambiguities. Examining realism in documentary is also a matter of examining the “truth” of documentary. In one of the most original essays in the volume, “The Duties of Documentary in a Post-Truth Society” (93–111), Dirk Eitzen examines

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Visibility and Screen Politics after the Transgender Tipping Point

Wibke Straube

their articles. I am extremely grateful to those who tried, beyond the call of duty, to make it work—and to those who managed to finalize the now-published versions of their articles. I would like to thank the authors, Jess, Martin, Lara and Erin, for

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Reimagining Frankenstein

Otherness, Responsibility, and Visions of Future Technologies in Ahmed Saadawi's Frankenstein in Baghdad and Jeanette Winterson's Frankissstein

Amal Al Shamsi

duty” is muddled and he begins murdering innocents to stay alive. In Saadawi's investigation of responsibility, he asks whether Whatsitsname is inherently dangerous or merely living in a dangerous world, and whether the former can ever be exclusive of

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On Shock Therapy

Modernist Aesthetics and American Underground Film

William Solomon

in a related manner, “to train the speed of our perception—in defiance of all physiology—for the extreme requirements of a technical war” (2010: 152) . 11 For a related analysis of the first-person-shooter video game Call of Duty: Black Ops , see

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Jason Dean and Geoffrey Raynor

, and hatred in the depressive position, which can lead to the dark side. This is exemplified when Anakin’s attachment to his mother leads him to abandon his Jedi duties in an attempt to rescue her from her captors. When he is unable to save her life, he

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Gary Bettinson

composition. But these hand gestures quietly serve double duty, lending cohesiveness to distinct plot episodes, and nuancing Levin's characterization through granular details of behavior. Lumet deploys hands as an organ of suspense and comedy too. The