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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Program code written to replicate by attaching copies of itself to other objects within the system, and normally also having a detrimental effect. This may range from generation of...

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The 4, 3, 2 Paradigm

Dominique Nasta.

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...

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‘You can’t change anything’

Gerry Canavan.

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...

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Appetite for Disruption

Rasmus R. Simonsen.

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...

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Viral Contagion in the Ringu Intertext

Carlos Rojas.

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...

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