in Contemporary Romanian Cinema
October 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Film. 8680 words.
This chapter discusses the films of Cristian Mungiu. These include his graduation film, Mâna lui Paulista (The Hand of Paulista, 1999), which he considers one of his favorite shorts. The...
in The Cinema of Terry Gilliam
April 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Film. 6237 words.
This chapter studies Terry Gilliam's Twelve Monkeys (1995) in the context of the biopolitical turn in political theory. The plot of Twelve Monkeys centres on the efforts of time traveller...
in Vampires and Zombies
February 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Film. 10215 words.
Tracing the elaboration of the zombie in modern cinema—from George Romero through Bruce LaBruce—this chapter argues for a queer reading of the zombie as challenging the hetero-centrist...
in The Oxford Handbook of Japanese Cinema
January 2014; p ublished online December 2012 .
Article. Subjects: Literature; Film. 10082 words.
This article argues that Hideo Nakata’s 1998 film Ringu—together with the broader genre of J-Horror within which it is positioned—both thematizes and exemplifies a phenomenon of cultural...