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Title Neo-noir / edited by Mark Bould, Kathrina Glitre and Greg Tuck.
Published London ; New York : Wallflower Press, 2009.
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 Floor4  PN1995.9.F54 N46 2009    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 267 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, filmography (p. 254-264) and index.
Contents Foreword : 'If only my leg didn't itch' / Mike Hodges -- Parallax views : an introduction / Mark Bould, Kathrina Glitre and Greg Tuck -- Under the neon rainbow : colour and neo-noir / Kathrina Glitre -- Audio-noir : audiovisuality in neo-modernist noir / Robert Miklitsch -- Paranoia and nostalgia : sonic motifs and songs in neo-noir / Helen Hanson -- The end of work : from Double indemnity to Body heat / Carl Freedman -- Worlds without consequence : two versions of film noir in the 1980s / Edward Gallafent -- From lonely streets to lonely rooms : prefiguration, affective responses and the Max Payne single-player / Greg Singh -- The new lower depths : Paris in French neo-noir cinema / Ginette Vincendeau -- The shadow of outlaws in Asian noir : Hiroshima, Hong Kong and Seoul / Hyangjin Lee -- British neo-noir and reification : Croupier and Dirty pretty things / Mike Wayne -- Laughter in the dark : irony, black comedy and noir in the films of David Lynch, the Coen Brothers and Quentin Tarantino / Greg Tuck -- A woman scorned : the neo-noir erotic thriller as revenge drama / Linda Ruth Williams -- Neo-noir's fatal woman : stardom, survival and Sharon Stone / Rebecca Feasey -- Fatality revisited : the problem of 'anxiety' in psychoanalytic-feminist approaches to film noir / Suzy Gordon -- The thin men : anorexic subjectivity in Fight club and The machinist / Sherryl Vint and Mark Bould -- Memento : pasting ourselves together through cinema / Deborah Thomas.
Summary "Neo-noir knows its past. It knows the rules of the game--and how to break them. From Point Blank (1967) to Oldboy (2003), from Get Carter (1971) to 36 Quai des Orfèvres (2004), from Catherine Tramell to Max Payne, neo-noir is a transnational global phenomenon. This wide-ranging collection maps out the terrain, combining genre, stylistic and textual analysis with Marxist, feminist, psychoanalytic and industrial approaches. Essays discuss works from the US, UK, France, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and New Zealand; key figures, such as David Lynch, the Coen Brothers, Quentin Tarantino and Sharon Stone; major conventions, such as the femme fatale, paranoia, anxiety, the city and the threat to the self; and the use of sound and colour."--P. [4] of cover.
Subject Film noir -- History and criticism.
Related Names Bould, Mark.
Glitre, Kathrina.
Tuck, Greg.
ISBN 9781906660185
9781906660178 (pbk.)
1906660174 (pbk.)
OCLC number 286521509