Category: CINEMA

When Mockumentary Meets Slasher Film: Comedic First-Person Narrative in Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

Author: Sotiris Petridis Hellenic Open University Download PDF version INTRODUCTION Since cinema usually narrates its stories through the camera, the structure of a typical film is in third person. Although cinema has a third-person narrative, there are some elements that...

The Desert and the Jungle: Los Angeles in Michelangelo Antonioni’s Zabriskie Point and Robert Altman’s The Long Goodbye

Author: Katerina Psilopoulou Newnham College, University of Cambridge Download PDF version   Whenever European directors attempt to capture the essence of America, the result can be either grotesque or revelatory, especially during volatile times like the counterculture movement of the...

SPECIAL ISSUE | Color, Horror, and the Uncanny: Ari Aster’s Use of Color in Midsommar

Author: Felicia Cosey Jackson State University Download PDF version Horror filmmakers capitalize on the inevitable fear and dread that darkness elicits, from Alien’s (Scott 1979) Ripley walking down dark spaceship corridors to evade the monster, to Us’ (Peele 2019) Adelaide/Red...

SPECIAL ISSUE | ’I Feel Like I Became a Zombie’: COVID-19, Zombies and English Paratextual/Paramedia Responses to South Korean Music and Film (Part 2)

Author: Dr. Karin Beeler University of Northern British Columbia Download PDF version TRAIN TO BUSAN AND PENINSULA In addition to paratextual English comments that juxtapose the Korean zombie content with pandemic reality, there are also critical responses in English that...

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