6 edition of Hong Kong Cinema found in the catalog.
December 6, 2002
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||208|
The Hong Kong film industry is no stranger to controversy – a look at the history of the city’s Category III films proves that. But although local filmmakers now create less and less of those. Masculinities and Hong Kong Cinema. In this Book. Additional Information. Masculinities and Hong Kong Cinema; Laikwan Pang,Day Wong ; Book; Published by: Hong Kong University Press, HKU; View contents. View Citation; summary. This volume is divided into three interrelated parts: the local cinematic tradition; the transnational context and Cited by:
Chapters 4, 5 and 6 will focus on Hong Kong ﬁlms in relation to the concept of national cinema. They discuss the extent to which Hong Kong ﬁlms contribute to the understanding of the British colony as a nation, but argue that in terms of both political and cinematic contexts, the outcome has been more the construction of a ‘quasi-nation’ than a ‘nation’. Buy Hong Kong Action Cinema by Logan, Bey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8).
Taking as its point of departure the three recurrent themes of nostalgia, memory and local histories, this book is an attempt to map out a new poetics - the 'post-nostalgic imagination' - in Hong Kong cinema in the first decade of Chinese rule. This book collective study examines diverse cultural contexts for action cinema's popularity, and the problems involved in the transnational study of globally popular forms suggesting that in order to grasp the history of Hong Kong action cinema's influence we need to bring out the differences as well as the links that constitute popularity.
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Covering a period from to the "end of Hong Kong cinema" in the present day, this book features information about the films, the studios and the personalities that have shaped this kind of cinema.
It includes studies of the films of King Hu, Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, as well as those of John Woo and the directors of the various "New Waves".Cited by: 8.
Shelves: hong-kong-cinema Wonderfully comprehensive critical analysis of Hong Kong cinema, from throughalthough the book focuses primarily on the postwar period. Teo addresses the general Hong Kong Cinema book of proper critical and historical perspective of Hong Kong cinema, and he succeeds wonderfully/5.
The book started from the earlier years of Hong Kong cinema and rightly defines it as a transnational rather than a national cinema.
It includes many overlooked figures and has the first chapter-length overview of Esther Eng, who became Hong Kong's first woman director in Cited by: Hong Kong Action Cinema Paperback – May 1, by Bey Logan (Author)Cited by: Book Description The Cinema of Hong Kong examines one of the most popular and dynamic cinema traditions in the history of film.
Providing an overview of major directors, genres and stars, from its origins to the present, this volume examines Hong Kong cinema in transnational, historical, and artistic by: About this book A Companion to Hong Kong Cinema provides the first comprehensive scholarly exploration of this unique global cinema.
By embracing the interdisciplinary approach of contemporary film and cultural studies, this collection navigates theoretical debates while charting a new course for future research in Hong Kong film.
For the history of Hong Kong cinema, Stephen Teo's HONG KONG CINEMA: THE EXTRA DIMENSION can't be topped; but this impressive book is far and away the best yet to examine this vital art film from the aesthetic by: Broadway Circuit is currently the largest cinema circuit in Hong Kong, with many movie theaters across Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories.
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Hong Kong Cinema considers the different political formations of Hong Kong's culture as seen through the cinema, and deals with the historical, political, economic and cultural relations between Hong Kong cinema and other Chinese film industries on the mainland, as well as in Taiwan and South-East Asia.
Discussion covers the concept of Cited by: "Professor Karen Fang tackles the history of this aspect of the metropolis in her new book, Arresting Cinema: Surveillance in Hong Kong Film.
She shows that Hong Kong has for decades been a metropolis where the movements of people have been tracked by watchful eyes, and she zooms in on how the movie industry has documented the progression of surveillance. The first book-length English-language study of Hong Kong horror films.
Dumplings stuffed with diabolical fillings. Sword-wielding zombies. Hopping cadavers. Big-head babies. For decades, Hong Kong cinema has served up images of horror quite unlike those found in. This is the first full-length, English-language study of one of the world's most exciting and innovative cinemas.
Covering a period from to the "end of Hong Kong Cinema" in the present day, this unique book is packed with information about the films, the studios, the personalities, and the contexts that have shaped a cinema famous for its energy and style.
The long line of theaters at The Grand Cinema, Elements Mall. After hitting a low point in the era, Hong Kong’s cinemas have made a strong comeback, adding dozens of new screens and introducing new amenities that enhance the movie-going experience.
Hong Kong Disneyland. HK Cinema Books: Here are reviews of a series of books of reference proposing film reviews, analysis or interviews. The reviewers have tried to highlight the point behind each book, as well as shedding lights on their advantages and limitations. HK cinema books. The Cinema of Hong Kong examines one of the most popular, dynamic, and important cinema traditions in the history of film.
Providing an overview of major directors, genres, and stars, from its origins to the present, this volume examines Hong Kong cinema in historical, transnational, cultural and political contexts.
Known as Big Mike, Brit Mike Leeder has been living the life in Hong Kong since One of the rare gweilos involved in a great many recent Hong Kong productions (Fearless, Mummy 3, Blood the Last Vampire, True Legend), Leeder has appeared in front of the camera and also worked behind top of that, he has generously been sharing his passion for Hong Kong.
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The book Hong Kong New Wave Cinema (), Pak Tong Cheuk is published by Intellect Ltd. Hong Kong New Wave Cinema (), Cheuk All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK. Hong Kong University Press, - Performing Arts - pages 0 Reviews This collection of exciting essays explores how the representations and the ideologies of masculinities can be productively studied in the context of Hong Kong cinema.For the reader just discovering Hong Kong cinema, this book is an excellent guide.
For the old hand, it offers juicy tidbits on the past and present of this exciting and increasingly popular genre.DOI link for Hong Kong Film, Hollywood and New Global Cinema. Hong Kong Film, Hollywood and New Global Cinema book. No Film is An Island. Edited By Gina Marchetti, Tan See Kam.
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