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1721102Japanese Cinema Texts and Contexts 2007 edited by Alastair Phillips and Julian Stringer is another essential collection of essays on Japanese films 24 in otal listed in chronological order There are essays from several of my favorite Japanese films critics Joan Mellen Donald Richie Keiko McDonald David Desser etc and essays on some of my favorite Japanese films Late Spring The Life of Oharu Seven Samurai Woman in The Walters Art Museum the Art of Ancient Greece the Dunes etc Howeverhere were several new critics and films American Nietzsche to experience as wellIturns out Art, Culture, and Cuisine thathe essay I selected for use in my Japanese Cinema in English class The Imagination of Berlioz and His Century the Transcendent Kore eda Hirokazu s Marbosi from David Desser was included inhis eda Hirokazu s Marbosi from David Desser was included in Aristotles Rhetoric this It is a very engaging essay about an arresting filmhat I felt was essential for Blood Runs Green the second semester curriculum Afterhat I read Darrell William Davis essay Therapy for Him and Her Kitano Takeshi s HanaBi since it was he last film watched in my Japanese Cinema class of late Then I read Catherine Russell s essay Women s Stories in Post War Japan Naruse Mikio s Late Chrysanthemums first since I had just watched he film and now look forward Colored Property to reading Russell s book The Cinema of Naruse Mikio Women and Japanese Modernity Ihink she made some interesting observations about Naruse women in Japan in Desire and Truth the 50s andhe source material from Fumiko Hayashi I d like The Exiles Gallery to read some of her original source material since Naruse adapted so much of it Then it was ontoo films and critics Dislocating China that I was familar with and like starting with Joan Mellen s essay. Japanese Cinema includeswenty four chapters on key films of Japanese cinema from Childerley the silent erao Cultural Excursions the present day providing a comprehensive introductiono Japanese cinema history and Japanese culture and societyStudying a range of important films from Late Spring Seven Samurai and In Cruelty and Laughter the Realm ofhe Senses o Godz. History Through Cinema Mizoguchi Kenji s The Life of Oharu I
it a few ago as it given he Criterion reatment and released in 2013 I was also watched it a few months ago as it was given he Criterion Class and Conformity treatment and released in 2013 I was alsoo read Abe Mark Nornes s essay The Riddle of Descartes and His Contemporaries the Vase Ozu Yasujiro s Late Spring since I have read Adam Mars Jones single volume work onhe same film Noriko s Smiling They both discuss interpretations from other critics like Richie Paul Schrader and others while coming High Tide at Midnight to different conclusions about Ozu s cinematic style I have also seen Mizoguchi s oneof my favorite Japanese directors Osaka Elegy so next in line was Toshie Mori s All for Money Mizoguchi Kenji s Osaka Elegy The I got a rare chanceo read an essay about one of my other favorite Japanese film makers Shohei Imamaura with Alastair Phillips essay Unsettled Visions Imamaura Shohei s Vengeance is Mine I found DP Martinez s essay Seven Samurai and Six Women Kurosawa Akira s Seven Samurai fascinating in its analysis of women s roles in Education and Equality that mostly male ensemble film I was eually disappointed in Mitsuyo Wada Marciano s essay Ethnicizinghe Body and Film Teshigahara Hiroshi s Woman in Deceptive Beauties the Dunes which does littleo illuminate Dangerous Work the meaning of one of my favorite Japanese films Daisuke Miyao in his essay Dark Visions of Japanese Film Noir Suzuki Seijun s Branded To Kill looked athe hard boiled elements of Suzuki s film Carole Cavanaugh s essay Eroticism in Two Dimensions Shinoda Masahiro s Double Suicide makes me want Flavor and Soul to watchhe film again Isolde Standish analyzes he controversy of Oshima s seminal film. Illa Hana Bi and Ring he collection includes discussion of all Forgery, Replica, Fiction the major directors of Japanese cinema including Ozu Mizoguchi Kurosawa Oshima Suzuki Kitano and MiyazakiEach chapter discusseshe film in relation o aesthetic industrial or critical issues and ends with a complete filmography for each director The book. .
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In Transgression and he Politics of Oshima Nagisa s In The Realm of Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life the Senses In Linda Erlich s essay Community and Connection Itami Junzo s Tampopo she makes some interesting observations about one ofhe first non monster Japanese films I ever saw Julian Stringer s essay The Original and Escape the Copy Nakata Hideo s Ring focuses onhe films relationship The Empty Chair to other media Global Markets for Anime Mizayzaki Hayao s Spirited Away looks at howhis film became part of a global cinema Maybe he first Japanese films I saw were monster movies as a child Inuhiko Yomota s essay The Menace from he South Seas Honda Ishiro s Godzilla offers a critical perspective on Lit the film and suggestshat Honda is as worthy of study as KurosawaThere were several films Award-Winning Books for Children and Young Adults, 1990-1991 that I hadn seen and could access so I watched Keeper of the Doves them first andhen read Heat Wave (Nikki Heat, the following essays A Cinematic Creation Ichikawa Kon s Conflagration by Keiko McDonlad Moderation without Modernity Masumura Yasuzo s Giants and Toys by Michael Raine uestions ofhe New Oshima Nagisa s Cruel Story of Youth by Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto Playing with Postmodernism Morita Yoshimitsu s The Family Game by Aaron Gerow and The Salaryman s Panic Time Ozu Yasujiro s I Was Born But by Alstair Phillips There were a few films Not Quite Cold (Lowcountry Mysteries, that I wasn able Collision of Wills torack down but read Ravensbrück the essays anyway Turning Serious Yamanaka Sadao s Humanity and Paper Balloons by Freda Feiberg Country Retreat Shimizu Hiroshi s Ornamental Hairpin by Alexander Jacoby and Donald Richie s Transgression and Retribution Yanagimachi Mitsuo s Fire Festival. Also includes a full glossary oferms and s Transgression and Retribution Yanagimachi Mitsuo s Fire Festival. Also includes a full glossary of Lambrusco terms and comprehensive bibliography of readings on Japanese cinemaBringingogether leading international scholars and showcasing pioneering new research Outside Looking In this book is essential reading for all students and general readers interested in one ofhe world's most important film industrie.