Thursday, March 18, 2010

Colloquy: #18 "B for Bad Cinema"

Issue #18: "B for Bad Cinema"

Introduction: B for Bad Cinema
Julia Vassilieva and Claire Perkins

Excremental Ecstasy, Divine Defecation and Revolting Reception: Configuring a Scatological Gaze in Trash Filmmaking
Zoe Gross

“They don’t call ’em exploitation movies for nothing!”: Joe Bob Briggs and the Critical Commentary on I Spit on Your Grave
Tristan Fidler

Erasing the B out of Bad Cinema: Remaking Identity in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Craig Frost

“Fucking Americans”: Postmodern Nationalisms in the Contemporary Splatter Film
Phoebe Fletcher

Their Time Has Come: Bad Cinema Nerds as Late-Capitalist Paradigm
Mark Steven

Snakes on a Plane and the prefabricated cult film
Kirsten Stevens

“Bad Form”: Contemporary Cinema’s Turn to the Perverse. David Lynch: Lost Highway (1997) Lars von Trier: Breaking the Waves (1996)
Hester Joyce and Scott Wilson

The Other Side of Indonesia: New Order’s Indonesian Exploitation Cinema as Cult Films
Ekky Imanjaya

Doing It for the Kids: Rebels and Prom Queens in the Cold War Classroom Film
Anika Ervin-Ward

Family Demons: The Ghost as Domestic Inheritance
Donna McRae

B for Bad, B for Bogus and B for Bold: Rupert Kathner, The Glenrowan Affair and Ned Kelly
Stephen Gaunson

Horror-Ritual: Horror Movie Villains as Collective Representations, Uncanny Metaphors and Ritual Transgressors
Mario Rodriguez

From Kracauer to Clover: Some Reflections on Genre and Gender in 70s/80s Slasher Films
Tyson Namow

General Articles

Roland Barthes's Photobiographies: Towards an “Exemption from Meaning”
Fabien Arribert-Narce

A Re-evaluation of Literature in Active and Critical Audience Studies
John Budarick

Adding ‘Pull’ to ‘Push’ Education in the Context of Neomillennial E-learning: YouTube and the Case of “Diagnosis Wenckebach”
Julie Willems

Arriving in the Future: The Utopia of Here and Now in the Work of Modern-Day Mystics From Eric Fromm to Eckhart Tolle
Thomas Reuter

Ash’s Stasi File as a Script of Life
Catherine Karen Roy

Book Reviews

Geoff Page. 60 Classic Australian Poems. Sydney: UNSW Press, 2009.
Robert Savage

William Marderness. How to Read a Myth. New York: Humanity Books, 2009.
Geoff Berry

Charles Bukowski. Hollywood. Edinburgh: Canongate, 2007.
Geoff Berry

David Damrosch, ed. Teaching World Literature. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2009.
Geoff Berry

Robert Savage. Hölderlin after the Catastrophe: Heidegger –Adorno – Brecht. Rochester NY: Camden House, 2009.
David Blencowe

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