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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' GidgetExpand
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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 MetropolisExpand
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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 atExpand
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Consumption in an age of information
Introduction by Sande Cohen and R.L. Rutsky 1. Introduction: The Murder of the Sign, Jean Baudrillard interviewed by Sylvere Lotringer, Columbia University Section 1: Cultural Consumption in an AgeExpand
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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 MetropolisExpand
Being Keanu
If there is such a thing as an exemplary figure of US cinema in the 1990's, Keanu Reeves may be it. Within the context of this volume, such a statement may seem rather like a cheap joke, as ifExpand