Category: CINEMA

SPECIAL ISSUE | ’I Feel Like I Became a Zombie’: COVID-19, Zombies and English Paratextual/Paramedia Responses to South Korean Music and Film (Part 1)

Author: Dr. Karin Beeler University of Northern British Columbia Download PDF version The South Korean rock band Day6 released their song and music video “Zombie” on May 11, 2020 (followed by an English-language version on May 21, 2020) just a...

The Day When Everybody Got on The Nostromo

Download PDF version Alien by Ridley Scott was released on 25 May 1979, changing the paradigm of science fiction and horror. Based on a simple premise, Scott and his screenwriter, Dan O’Bannon, presented an alien which threatened the crew’s survival...

US cinema in May 2021

This monthly column provides an overview of the film landscape for all things American at the movies, including US characters, stories, settings, directors, stars and so on… Here I round up the upcoming theatrical releases, the forthcoming streaming highlights and...

US Cinema in April

This monthly column provides an overview of the film landscape for all things American at the movies, including US characters, stories, settings, directors, stars and so on… Here I round up the upcoming theatrical releases, the forthcoming streaming highlights and...

ROCKY FORUM | The De-Italianization of Rocky Balboa: The Italian Stallion’s Path to Becoming an American Hero

  Author: Juan Rodríguez Santos University of Alcalá Download PDF version If you polled Americans to identify which character in all cinema best represents American values, it is quite likely that many would choose Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone). Without a doubt,...

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