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Possession

Possession

Alison Taylor

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800857056
eISBN:
9781800853287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857056.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Born in the shadow of marital turmoil and political rupture, it is almost inevitable that Andrzej Żuławski’s Possession (1981) would be caught between two worlds. In Cannes, the film premiered in ... More

Cape Fear

Cape Fear

Rob Daniel

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800857018
eISBN:
9781800852990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857018.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Can a film made in one genre be better understood by viewing it as another? This book investigates this question in relation to Martin Scorsese’s 1991 remake of Cape Fear. Scorsese approached the ... More

Re-Animator

Re-Animator

Eddie Falvey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800859401
eISBN:
9781800852662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859401.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since its release at the mid-point of the 1980s American horror boom, Stuart Gordon's Re-Animator (1985) has endured as one of the most beloved cult horror films of that era. Greeted by enthusiastic ... More

Moving VersesPoetry on Screen in Argentine Cinema

Moving Verses: Poetry on Screen in Argentine Cinema

Ben Bollig

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859784
eISBN:
9781800852723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859784.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

From Wild Tales to Zama, Argentine cinema has produced some of the most visually striking and critically lauded films of the 2000s. Argentina also boasts some of the most exciting contemporary poetry ... More

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Lloyd Haynes

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800859340
eISBN:
9781800852549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859340.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

THE EVIL DEAD is one of the most inventive and energetic of all horror movies. Sam Raimi’s debut feature transcends its small budget and limited resources to deliver a phantasmagoric roller-coaster ... More

The Conjuring

The Conjuring

Kevin J. Wetmore

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859265
eISBN:
9781800852341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859265.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

James Wan’s 2013 film The Conjuring appears on many critics’ best horror films of the decade lists and was rated R by the MPAA solely “for terror.” Allegedly based on the true story of the Perron ... More

Repulsion

Repulsion

Jeremy Carr

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859326
eISBN:
9781800852464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859326.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Roman Polanski’s Repulsion (1965), starring Catherine Deneuve as a repressed and tormented manicurist, is a gripping, visually inventive descent into paranoia and self-destructive alienation. ... More

Seconds

Seconds

Jez Conolly and Emma Westwood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859289
eISBN:
9781800852396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859289.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Seconds: John Frankenheimer's criminally overlooked monolith of paranoia, part Science Fiction, part Body Horror, part noir thriller cum black comedy, a film found at the intersection of the ... More

Studying Shakespeare on Film

Studying Shakespeare on Film

Rebekah Owens

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348547
eISBN:
9781800850996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348547.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Aimed at newcomers to the subject, this book is a guide for the analysis of Shakespeare on film. Starting with an introduction to the main challenge faced by any director — the early-modern language ... More

Trouble Every Day

Trouble Every Day

Kate Robertson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800859241
eISBN:
9781800852426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859241.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Transgressive both in its narrative and in its filmmaking, Trouble Every Day (2001) envisions the monster inside, unspeakable urges and an overwhelming need for complete incorporation. A plant ... More

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