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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...

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...

¡Americanos! ¡Vienen a España gordos y sanos!: representación de lo estadounidense en el cine de Berlanga

AUTOR: José Suárez-Inclán Gómez-Acebo IELAT-UAH Download PDF version En la trigésimo quinta gala de los premios Goya, otorgados por la Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España, se dedicó un emotivo tramo de la ceremonia a recordar...

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...

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