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Bad [electronic resource] : infamy, darkness, evil, and slime on screen / edited by Murray Pomerance.

Contributor(s): Pomerance, Murray, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SUNY series, cultural studies in cinema/video: Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 357 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1423739191 (electronic bk.); 9781423739197 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Evil in motion pictures | Sensationalism in motion pictures | Social problems in motion pictures | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- ReferenceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bad.DDC classification: 791.43/6164 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Flickers: on cinema's power for evil / Tom Gunning -- Monstrosity and the bad-white-body film / Gwendolyn Audrey Foster -- Beyond the thin line of black and blue: movies and police misconduct in Los Angeles / Aaron Baker -- Genocidal spectacles and the ideology of death / Christopher Sharrett -- Bad, worse, worst: 8mm and Hollywood's bad boys of porn / Peter Lehman -- Toxic corps: rage against the corporate state / Kirby Farrell -- Ghost World of neoliberalism: abandoning the abandoned generation / Henry A. Giroux -- How will I get my opium? Jean Cocteau and the treachery of friendship / Wheeler Winston Dixon -- Sweeter the kitten the sharper the claws: Russ Meyer's bad girls / Kristen Hatch -- Wanted for murder: the strange case of Eric Portman / Tony Williams -- Arch archenemies of James Bond / Steven Woodward -- From Fu Manchu to M. Butterfly and Irma Vep: cinematic incarnations of Chinese villainy / Gina Marchetti -- On the bad goodness of Born to Be Bad: auteurism, evaluation, and Nicholas Ray's outsider cinema / Dana Polan -- Villain in Hitchcock: Does He Look Like a Wrong One to You? / William Rothman -- Evil medieval: gender, sexuality, miscegenation, and assimilation in Cat People / Alexander Doty and Patricia Clare Ingham -- Wicked old ladies from Europe: Jeanne Moreau and Marlene Dietrich on the screen and live / E. Ann Kaplan -- Darkness visible: images of Nazis in American film / Lester D. Friedman -- Whole fucking world warped around me: bad kids and worse contexts / Cynthia Fuchs -- Searching for blobby fissures: slime, sexuality, and the grotesque / Rebecca Bell-Metereau -- Crazy like a prof: mad science and the transgressions of the rational / Ina Rae Hark -- Tom Ripley's talent / Murray Pomerance.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Flickers: on cinema's power for evil / Tom Gunning -- Monstrosity and the bad-white-body film / Gwendolyn Audrey Foster -- Beyond the thin line of black and blue: movies and police misconduct in Los Angeles / Aaron Baker -- Genocidal spectacles and the ideology of death / Christopher Sharrett -- Bad, worse, worst: 8mm and Hollywood's bad boys of porn / Peter Lehman -- Toxic corps: rage against the corporate state / Kirby Farrell -- Ghost World of neoliberalism: abandoning the abandoned generation / Henry A. Giroux -- How will I get my opium? Jean Cocteau and the treachery of friendship / Wheeler Winston Dixon -- Sweeter the kitten the sharper the claws: Russ Meyer's bad girls / Kristen Hatch -- Wanted for murder: the strange case of Eric Portman / Tony Williams -- Arch archenemies of James Bond / Steven Woodward -- From Fu Manchu to M. Butterfly and Irma Vep: cinematic incarnations of Chinese villainy / Gina Marchetti -- On the bad goodness of Born to Be Bad: auteurism, evaluation, and Nicholas Ray's outsider cinema / Dana Polan -- Villain in Hitchcock: Does He Look Like a Wrong One to You? / William Rothman -- Evil medieval: gender, sexuality, miscegenation, and assimilation in Cat People / Alexander Doty and Patricia Clare Ingham -- Wicked old ladies from Europe: Jeanne Moreau and Marlene Dietrich on the screen and live / E. Ann Kaplan -- Darkness visible: images of Nazis in American film / Lester D. Friedman -- Whole fucking world warped around me: bad kids and worse contexts / Cynthia Fuchs -- Searching for blobby fissures: slime, sexuality, and the grotesque / Rebecca Bell-Metereau -- Crazy like a prof: mad science and the transgressions of the rational / Ina Rae Hark -- Tom Ripley's talent / Murray Pomerance.

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