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Designing a New Method of Studying Feature-Length Films

An Empirical Study and its Critical Analysis

Jose Cañas-Bajo, Teresa Cañas-Bajo, Eleni Berki, Juri-Petri Valtanen, and Pertti Saariluoma

given the choice of different dates, were informed that three films would be shown, and were told that they would be offered food and beverages in between screenings. The participants were divided into six groups according to their preferred dates; the

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Janet Staiger

film's aesthetics and its consequential pleasures? Moreover, once again, the historical spectator (and ideological differences) appears. One of the major tribulations during Red River' s trail drive is that men begin to desert the crew as food

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Mirror Neurons and Film Studies

A Cautionary Tale from a Serious Pessimist

Malcolm Turvey

that it appeared to provide an explanation for how macaques, and by extension human beings, understand the actions of their conspecifics. Researchers speculated that, if the same neurons fire when a monkey reaches for an object, say food, and when the

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Torben Grodal

letters). Four of these have their roots back in our reptilian ancestors: ANGER (aggression), FEAR (sexual), LUST, and SEEKING. SEEKING is a dopamine-supported emotional system that backs up the seeking for future gratifications such as food and sex, but

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Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities in the Time of Coronavirus

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

workers saw their incomes disappear overnight when the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread in Canada. Now many are in desperate situations in need of food, rent, basic necessities. Some are now homeless and without any income” ( Wright 2020 ). The Guardian

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Minority Report

Perceptions and Realities of Black Men in Heterosexual Porn

Darryl L. Jones II

were fired from jobs in such fields and industries as secondary education, corrections, and fast food when their adult media presences were discovered. I, myself, recall a coworker who lost his job when it was discovered in 2011 that he had performed in

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Laura T. Di Summa

's preference for savory as opposed to sweet foods—and cannot be expressed objectively. Carroll replies that the objection is misguided in the first place, as both Hume and Kant, who discuss taste and beauty, do allow for the possibility of intersubjective

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Synthetic Beings and Synthespian Ethics

Embodiment Technologies in Science/Fiction

Jane Stadler

engagement and service. Although the use of AI and synthetic organisms for sex, companionship, labor, or food is naturalized in the futuristic world of 2049 , the film foregrounds issues that are central to intimacy ethics, including emotional attachment

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Kata Szita, Paul Taberham, and Grant Tavinor

food in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs . Holliday suggests that in CG films garbage is reenergized and revalued through their impressive digital rendering. Chapter 6 is one of the highlights of the book. It suggests that computer

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Lowry Martin

traditionally gendered chores such as preparing food, washing clothes, and taking bread to the baker. It is only as he grows that his nonstereotypical behavior, such as crying easily, becomes a source of ridicule for nonconformity with expectations regarding