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Routledge Advances in Film Studies

This series is our home for innovative research in the field of film studies. It includes monographs and targeted edited collections that provide new insights into this important and evolving subject area.

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11-20 of 35 results in Routledge Advances in Film Studies
  1. Postfeminism and Paternity in Contemporary US Film

    Framing Fatherhood

    By Hannah Hamad

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This book interrogates representations of fatherhood across the spectrum of popular U.S. film of the early twenty-first century. It situates them in relation to postfeminist discourse, identifying and discussing dominant paradigms and tropes that emerge from the tendency of popular cinema to...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Japanese Horror Films and their American Remakes

    By Valerie Wee

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The Ring (2002)—Hollywood’s remake of the Japanese cult success Ringu (1998)—marked the beginning of a significant trend in the late 1990s and early 2000s of American adaptations of Asian horror films. This book explores this complex process of adaptation, paying particular attention to the various...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Neoliberalism and Global Cinema

    Capital, Culture, and Marxist Critique

    Edited by Jyotsna Kapur, Keith B. Wagner

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    In cinema studies today, rarely do we find a direct investigation into the culture of capitalism and how it has been refracted and fabricated in global cinema production under neoliberalism. However, the current economic crisis and the subsequent Wall Street bailout in 2008 have brought about a...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Spanish Cinema in the Global Context

    Film on Film

    By Samuel Amago

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Across a broad spectrum of media, markets, and national contexts, self-reflexivity continues to be a favored narrative mode with wide ranging functions. In this book Amago argues that, in addition to making visible industry and production concerns within the film text, reflexive aesthetics have a...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Crossover Cinema

    Cross-Cultural Film from Production to Reception

    Edited by Sukhmani Khorana

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Cinematic products in the twenty-first century increasingly emerge from, engage with, and are consumed in cross-cultural settings. While there have been a number of terms used to describe cinematic forms that do not bear allegiance to a single nation in terms of conceptualization, content, finance...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Masculinity in the Contemporary Romantic Comedy

    Gender as Genre

    By John Alberti

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This volume addresses the growing obsolescence of traditional constructions of masculine identity in popular romantic comedies by proposing an approach that combines gender and genre theory to examine the ongoing radical reconstruction of gender roles in these films. Alberti creates a unified...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Landscape and Memory in Post-Fascist Italian Film

    Cinema Year Zero

    By Giuliana Minghelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This study argues that neorealism’s visual genius is inseparable from its almost invisible relation to the Fascist past: a connection inscribed in cinematic landscapes. While largely a silent narrative, neorealism’s complex visual processing of two decades of Fascism remains the greatest cultural...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Cinema as Weather

    Stylistic Screens and Atmospheric Change

    By Kristi McKim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    How do cinematic portrayals of the weather reflect and affect our experience of the world? While weatherly predictability and surprise can impact our daily experience, the history of cinema attests to the stylistic and narrative significance of snow, rain, wind, sunshine, clouds, and skies. Through...

    Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Cinema and Language Loss

    Displacement, Visuality and the Filmic Image

    By Tijana Mamula

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Cinema and Language Loss provides the first sustained exploration of the relationship between linguistic displacement and visuality in the filmic realm, examining in depth both its formal expressions and theoretical implications. Combining insights from psychoanalysis, philosophy and film theory,...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Age and Disability in Contemporary Spanish Film

    Plus Ultra Pluralism

    By Matthew J. Marr

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    The Politics of Age and Disability in Contemporary Spanish Film examines the onscreen construction of adolescent, elderly, and disabled subjects in Spanish cinema from 1992 to the present. Applying a dual lens of film analysis and theory drawn from the allied fields of youth, age, and disability...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge