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Surfing the Other: Ideology on the Beach
many motion picture companies were struggling, these surfing or beach pictures were extremely popular with the increasingly youthful audiences for movies.1 Films such as Columbia Pictures' Gidget
The Mediation of Technology and Gender: Metropolis, Nazism, Modernism
If, as many have claimed, aesthetic modernism can be defined by its relation to technology, perhaps no other single work condenses so many aspects of this relationship as Fritz Lang's Metropolis
Film analysis : a Norton reader
In these 44 critical reviews, contributors examine American, European, and international films as artifacts of their times, as indicators of changes and innovations in ways of thinking about and
Visible Sins, Vicarious Pleasures: Style and Vice in Miami Vice
Miami Vice has attracted a great deal of attention recently, and most of that attention seems to have focused on the style of the show. Indeed, Miami Vice is arguably the most stylish show ever to
Techno-Cultural Interaction and the Fear of Information
Information Overload Today, we are often told, we live not simply in an age of information, but in an age of excessive information. The amount and availability of information seem to be increasing at