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Film Quarterly. 2013; 66315–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2013.66.3.15
Published: 01 May 2013
...Martin Fradley © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE IN? FILM SCHOLARSHIP AND THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF THE DARK KNIGHT FRANCHISE Martin Fradley Aggressively hyped and weighted with feverish expecta- tion, The Dark Knight Rises was presold not only...
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Film Quarterly. 2009; 62328–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2009.62.3.28
Published: 01 March 2009
...J. M. Tyree An analysis of 2008 Hollywood superhero blockbusters. Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk are humorous and often light-hearted; but the latest Batman film, The Dark Knight , which reinvents The Joker in Heath Ledger's performance, is much more grim and morally complex——a dark...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72369–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.3.69
Published: 01 March 2019
... communication, October 27, 2018. 3. The series program is available online at www.moma.org/ calendar/film/5012. 4. Joan Ramon Resina, Burning Darkness: A Half Century of Spanish Cinema (New York: SUNY, 2008). 5. Rosalind Galt, Impossible Narratives: the Barcelona School and the European Avant-Gardes, Hispanic...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 703101–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.70.3.101
Published: 01 March 2017
... History of Women s Work in Media Production by Erin Hill Hot on the heels of Christine Gledhill and Julia Knight s groundbreaking collection Doing Women s Film History and Shelley Stamp s excellent Lois Weber in Early Hollywood, both of which were published in 2015, Erin Hill s Never Done: A History of...
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Film Quarterly. 2015; 68424–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2015.68.4.24
Published: 01 June 2015
... violence; he praises the rebellious spirit of his characters, comparing them to warriors in Chinese wuxia (martial arts) fiction.8 Not un- aware of their lack of heroic means and chivalry, he also calls them canxia impaired knight-errant).9 Despite his professed admiration for (some of ) his characters...
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Film Quarterly. 2014; 68237–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2014.68.2.37
Published: 01 December 2014
... Post-9/11 Superhero Zeitgeist,” in Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 6, no.1 (2009): 102. Writing across a range of recent blockbuster releases, including the The Dark Knight cycle, Lisa Purse, for example, can still maintain that “Th[e] body [of the hero-protagonist] is a physically...
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Film Quarterly. 2014; 68148–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2014.68.1.48
Published: 01 September 2014
... genre characterized by video games like the Resident Evil series (Capcom, 1996 ) and Eternal Darkness: Sanity s Requiem (Silicon Knights, 2002). Yet while Gone Home continually prompts players to expect horrors, they never materialize. A storm rages outside, floorboards creak, red hair dye in a bathtub...
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Film Quarterly. 2013; 67273–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2014.67.2.73
Published: 01 December 2013
..., Taxi Driver, everything by Quentin Tarantino, the Coen Brothers, David Lynch. Noir became the country s indigenous artform, and even as it evolved into neo-noir (slipstream, fantasy, magical realism: L. A. Confidential, Mulholland Drive, The Dark Knight trilogy), hyper-noir (even noirer than noir...
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Film Quarterly. 2011; 64410–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2011.64.4.10
Published: 01 June 2011
... & American Life Project found that 24% of all U.S. adults use apps regularly on their mobile devices. So it was only a matter of time before Hollywood studios tried to turn the app into a distribution platform. However, the recent Warner Bros. app editions of The Dark Knight and Inception ironically...
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Film Quarterly. 2012; 65344–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2012.65.3.44
Published: 01 March 2012
... Spartacus (guerilla leader) but Ivanhoe (knight errant) in the film, even though Spartacus the movie is a famous Hollywood production. Second: one of Alain s taunts about Véronique She s a regimental sergeant major gets a spin when uttered by Alan about Penelope: She s a quartermaster on a slave ship. A...
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Film Quarterly. 2011; 65152–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2011.65.1.52
Published: 01 September 2011
... play Mr. O Brien in The Tree of Life until Ledger burned himself out by racing directly from Christopher Nolan s The Dark Knight (2008) to Terry Gilliam s The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus (2009), the last movie he finished before his untimely death. There s little point in wondering how different...
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Film Quarterly. 2011; 64337–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2011.64.3.37
Published: 01 March 2011
..../ Touchstone pictures. DVD: Warner Home Video. Batman Begins. © 2005 patalex iii productions Ltd. DVD: Warner Home Video. The Dark Knight. © 2008 Warner Bros. Entertainment inc. DVD: Warner Home Video. 40 spring 2011 Inception synthesizes the intellectual and metaphysical puzzles of Memento and The Prestige...
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Film Quarterly. 2011; 6434–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2011.64.3.4
Published: 01 March 2011
... (feels like different time) is a scene heading in the shooting script (Insight Editions, 2010) and a surprising aspect of Inception is the moribund onscreen technology. Whereas films like Iron Man or Nolan s The Dark Knight de- light in futuristic gadgetry, Inception goes retro. A remark the director...
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Film Quarterly. 2010; 64224–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2010.64.2.24
Published: 01 December 2010
... Unit for Videos Sold New release DVD $11.63 U.S. New release iTunes $9.29 Catalog DVD $6.54 Catalog iTunes $6.17 Video on Demand $1.92 Source: Georg Szalai, One Analyst s Dire Predictions Give Digital White Knight White Knuckles, Hollywood Reporter, 16 July 2008, 8. NoW PLAYiNG Jokes have been made...
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Film Quarterly. 2009; 6234–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2009.62.3.4
Published: 01 March 2009
... face remains ambiguous or inscru- table, as is often the case in documentary close-ups. Consider a very different, yet arguably emblematic shot from near the A Sphinx Frost Nixon Watergate. © 1977 David Paradine Productions Inc. DVD: DDS Media (U.K Remote control The Dark Knight. © 2008 Warner Bros...
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Film Quarterly. 2009; 63273–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2009.63.2.73
Published: 01 December 2009
... priest said he should see a Catholic psychiatrist. This sounds like excellent advice to me, and in fact Scorsese started psychotherapy that lasted seven years. The point here is not that teenage Marty had a dark night of the soul, but that this experience and others like it affected him so strongly that...
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Film Quarterly. 2009; 62420–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2009.62.4.20
Published: 01 June 2009
... Alphaville (1965), the decentered sprawl of To Live and Die in L.A. (1985), and the globalized, late-capitalist architecture of The Dark Knight, in which Chicago and Hong Kong are Film Quarterly, vol. 62, no. 4, pps 20 33, iSSn 0015-1386, e-iSSn 1533-8630. © 2009 The regents of the University of California...
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Film Quarterly. 2007; 6044–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.60.4.4
Published: 01 June 2007
... specification) is a mill, albeit one deprived of the giant sails which gave rise to the knight s most famous exploit. The replacing of the missing piece of the statue is a yet more precise reference. Spain s most famous art movie, Víctor Erice s The Spirit of the Beehive (1973), also set in the devastated...
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Film Quarterly. 2005; 58439–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2005.58.4.39
Published: 01 June 2005
... with serial killer John Wayne Gacy. In the basement of the seedy Red Turtle bar where Frannie meets Cornelius, she watches, shocked but fascinated, as a shadowed man receives fellatio. In the darkness of the dimly lit space, she can see only a tattooed three of spades on the man s wrist. Frannie is...
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Film Quarterly. 2003; 56350–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2003.56.3.50
Published: 01 March 2003
..., ideology, history, and culture. Key texts in the field of whiteness studies to date have included David Roediger s The Wages of White- ness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class (1991), Toni Morrison s Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (1992), Ruth Frankenberg s White...