An eclectic and insightful choice of essays predicated at the speculation that renowned cultural records offer detailed insights into the troubles, anxieties and needs in their instances. Fifties well known culture is analysed through major students and critics comparable to Christopher Frayling, Mark Jancovich, Kim Newman and David J. Skal.
Preview of It Came From the 1950s!: Popular Culture, Popular Anxieties PDF
Similar Popular Culture books
Mental_floss is proud to provide a full-bodied jolt of thought for thirsty minds at the pass. combined with titillating proof, startling revelations, and head-scratching theories accumulated from world wide, quick wisdom will jumpstart riveting exchanges at cocktail events, the watercooler, or any powwow.
Punk lessen! Musicals is the 1st ebook to deal widely with punk narrative motion pictures, in particular British and American punk rock musicals made from approximately 1978 to 1986. motion pictures resembling Jubilee, Breaking Glass, occasions sq., Smithereens, Starstruck, and Sid and Nancy characterize a convergence among self reliant, subversive cinema and formulaic classical Hollywood and pa musical genres.
In recent times, otaku tradition has emerged as considered one of Japan’s significant cultural exports and as a certainly transnational phenomenon. This well timed quantity investigates how this as soon as marginalized pop culture has come to play a tremendous position in Japan’s identification at domestic and in another country. within the American context, the be aware otaku is healthier translated as “geek”—an ardent fan with hugely really expert wisdom and pursuits.
Alan Moore's Watchmen is determined in 1985 and chronicles the choice heritage of the us the place the U.S. edges dangerously in the direction of nuclear conflict with the Soviet Union. inside this international exists a bunch of crime busters, who don problematic costumes to hide their identification and struggle crime, and an problematic plot to kill and discredit those "superheroes.
- Hitchcock and Philosophy: Dial M for Metaphysics (Popular Culture and Philosophy)
- Lost and Philosophy: The Island Has Its Reasons (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series)
- The Philosophy of Charlie Kaufman (The Philosophy of Popular Culture)
- Commodify Your Dissent: Salvos from The Baffler
- Star Trek and Philosophy: The Wrath of Kant (Popular Culture and Philosophy Series)
Additional info for It Came From the 1950s!: Popular Culture, Popular Anxieties
I’ll be right here within the morning. Hammer’s Dracula 119 reduce TO: LUCY’S bed room, that very same evening. She is now donning a white night-dress. The room is filled with garlic plants, with vases of them on each side of her mattress. In mattress, Lucy is suffering to arrive one of many vases of vegetation. ultimately she succeeds in knocking it over. The maidservant Girda, in a dressing-gown, her hair plaited, enters the room to inquire after the noise. She is flustered. GIRDA: Heavens, baby, what's it? LUCY: Girda, those plants, I can’t stand them. GIRDA: They do scent robust, yet Mrs Holmwood stated. . . LUCY: Please Girda, they stifle me. GIRDA: Oh good, I’ll take them out. LUCY: And the home windows, you’ll open the home windows. GIRDA: certain, leave out, if that’s what you will have. Girda opens the French home windows and eliminates many of the garlic vegetation. As she leaves she turns to Lucy. GIRDA: I’ll come again for the remainder. go out Girda. minimize TO: MEDIUM CLOSE-UP, leaves swirling open air the window. reduce TO: MEDIUM CLOSE-UP, Lucy in mattress, her apprehension and pleasure mounting. reduce TO: lengthy SHOT, Dracula status within the window. reduce TO: the complete moon, as clouds cross throughout its face. lower TO: Lucy in mattress, a sheet pulled up over her face. Van Helsing stands close to her, Mina and Arthur stand on the foot of the mattress and Girda stands by way of the door. . . VAN HELSING: Mrs Holmwood, did you do as I advised you? ARTHUR: She did. and you may see the end result. ———————— 120 It got here from the Fifties! reduce TO: CLOSE-UP OF Mina status within the doorway, contained in the Holmwoods’ residence. She has a fur collar pulled up round her neck, a eco-friendly coat, and she or he has a hot twinkle in her eyes that has now not been there ahead of. She is asking shiny and sensual. MINA: strong morning. ARTHUR: Mina, you gave me relatively a fright. the place have you ever been at this hour of the morning? MINA: It was once this type of attractive day I received up early and went for a stroll within the backyard. I didn’t anticipate you again so quickly. ARTHUR: I’m afraid I’ve received to head out back. MINA: Oh! whilst will you be again? ARTHUR: I can’t say needless to say. Mina, you glance very ailing, are you o.k.? MINA: Arthur darling, don’t fuss, i believe completely good. so long darling. ———————— reduce TO: . . . VAN HELSING: i do know I ask loads of you yet you mustn’t weaken now. we have now it inside our energy to rid the realm of this evil, and with God’s support we’ll prevail. minimize TO: external, backyard OF THE HOLMWOODS’ condominium. Arthur is status, jiggling the crucifix in his hand. He appears to be like up on the window of Mina’s bed room. lower TO: inside, MINA’S bed room. Mina is sitting at the fringe of her mattress. reduce TO: ARTHUR within the backyard, preserving WATCH. A wolf howls. lower TO: inside OF the home. Dracula is status within the corridor. The digital camera is excessive, taking a look down. As Dracula ascends the steps the digicam tracks around the most sensible of the steps, eventually bringing Dracula into close-up. Hammer’s Dracula 121 minimize TO: MINA SITTING at the fringe of THE mattress, nervous yet keen. Dracula enters the room and techniques her. He performs his face as regards to hers and pushes her again onto the mattress. there's a scream. reduce TO: CLOSE-UP OF AN OWL SCREAMING within the backyard.