Reveals the connections between rapacious capitalism and the rape of children. The twenty chapters—which span the analysis of childhood, celebrity culture, important books and films on pedophilia and violence, post-9/11 theology and public rhetoric, and killing for fame, in an interrelated fashion—cover intrinsically important areas of ideology.
Christian de Chalonge’s Docteur Petiot and Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Delicatessen
This book seeks to establish a new way of examining not only history but contemporary manners of historical representation on film, as well as their cultural and philosophical implications. It aims to advance new ways of investigating the past with films that are, on the surface, only tangentially related to traditional manners of historical representation.
Economic Runaway or Globalization?
This collection of essays by noted experts in the field examines the economic, political and cultural roles that television and film play in our society and how international production has influenced those roles.
Faison effectively challenges the frequent assertion that the intellectual and creative sources of film noir are to be found in European thinkers and movements, and establishes film noir, like hard-boiled fiction, as a uniquely American phenomenon.