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Horror to the extreme [electronic resource] : changing boundaries in Asian cinema / edited by Jinhee Choi and Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano.

Contributor(s): Choi, Jinhee | Wada-Marciano, Mitsuyo.
Material type: TextTextSeries: TransAsia--screen cultures: Publisher: Hong Kong : London : Hong Kong University Press ; Eurospan [distributor], c2009Description: 1 online resource (ix, 273 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789888052370 (electronic bk.); 9888052373 (electronic bk.); 9789622099739 (pbk.); 9622099734 (pbk.); 9789622099722 (hbk.); 9622099726 (hbk.).Subject(s): Horror films -- History and criticism -- Asia | Horror films -- Asia -- Cross-cultural studies | Social Science | Fine Arts | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference | Horrorfilm | AsienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Horror to the extreme.DDC classification: 791.436164095 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
J-horror : New Media's Impact on Contemporary Japanese Horror Cinema / Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano -- A Cinema of Girlhood : Sonyeo Sensibility and the Decorative Impulse in the Korean Horror Cinema / Jinhee Choi -- Inner Senses and the Changing Face of Hong Kong Horror Cinema / Kevin Heffernan -- The Pan-Asian Outlook of The Eye / Adam Knee -- The Art of Branding : Tartan "Asia Extreme'" Films / Chi-Yun Shin -- The Mummy Complex : Kurosawa Kiyoshi's Loft and J-horror / Chika Kinoshita -- The Good, the Bad, and the South Korean : Violence, Morality, and the South Korean Extreme Film / Robert L. Cagle -- Magic, Medicine, Cannibalism : The China Demon in Hong Kong Horror / Emilie Yueh-Yu Yeh, Neda Hei-Tung Ng -- That Unobscure Object of Desire and Horror : On Some Uncanny Things in Recent Korean Horror Films / Hyun-Suk Seo -- "Tell the Kitchen That There's Too Much Buchu in the Dumpling" : Reading Park Chan-wook's "Unknowable" oldboy / Kyung Hyun Kim -- A Politics of Excess : Violence and Violation in Miike Takashi's Audition / Robert Hyland.
Summary: This title compares production and consumption of Asian horror cinemas in different national contexts and their multidirectional dialogues with Hollywood and neighbouring Asian cultures. The essays highlight common themes such as technology digital media, and transnational co-productions.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-259) and index.

J-horror : New Media's Impact on Contemporary Japanese Horror Cinema / Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano -- A Cinema of Girlhood : Sonyeo Sensibility and the Decorative Impulse in the Korean Horror Cinema / Jinhee Choi -- Inner Senses and the Changing Face of Hong Kong Horror Cinema / Kevin Heffernan -- The Pan-Asian Outlook of The Eye / Adam Knee -- The Art of Branding : Tartan "Asia Extreme'" Films / Chi-Yun Shin -- The Mummy Complex : Kurosawa Kiyoshi's Loft and J-horror / Chika Kinoshita -- The Good, the Bad, and the South Korean : Violence, Morality, and the South Korean Extreme Film / Robert L. Cagle -- Magic, Medicine, Cannibalism : The China Demon in Hong Kong Horror / Emilie Yueh-Yu Yeh, Neda Hei-Tung Ng -- That Unobscure Object of Desire and Horror : On Some Uncanny Things in Recent Korean Horror Films / Hyun-Suk Seo -- "Tell the Kitchen That There's Too Much Buchu in the Dumpling" : Reading Park Chan-wook's "Unknowable" oldboy / Kyung Hyun Kim -- A Politics of Excess : Violence and Violation in Miike Takashi's Audition / Robert Hyland.

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This title compares production and consumption of Asian horror cinemas in different national contexts and their multidirectional dialogues with Hollywood and neighbouring Asian cultures. The essays highlight common themes such as technology digital media, and transnational co-productions.

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