Tagged: cinema

“I’m in the Empire Business” Greed, Hubris, and Obsession in Breaking Bad and The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Author: Douglas Rasmussen University of Saskatchewan Download PDF version A highly intertextual series, Breaking Bad (2008-2013) references numerous films, one notable one being The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948). The reference to The Treasure of the Sierra Madre occurs in...

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,...

SPECIAL ISSUE | Dancing War Machines: An Analysis of Performance in the Musical Film West Side Story

Download PDF version Musical films are a favourite among viewers since their emergence in 1927 (Chilton 2020) tied to the arrival of the “talkies” and the consequent possibility of including sound within what were, until then, silent films. Their popularity...

The Halloween Handbook

Author: Jack Wolfe The Halloween Handbook Download PDF version This little work, “the halloween handbook,” is not a movie review nor a making-of retrospective; and though some analyses and evaluations are involved, neither is it film criticism, for it avoids...

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