Asian Cinema Vol. 19 No. 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 Asian Cinema Cumulative Index
 Volume 7-19 (1995-2011) 


This index covers the years under the editorship of John A. Lent, when Asian Cinema was converted to journal format.

Vol. 19, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2008

Sri Lankan Cinema

Introduction

Ian Conrich and Nelly Gillet

The Early Phase of Sri Lankan Cinema    

Wimal Dissanayake

Of Ethnic Battles, Truces, and a “National”1 Cinema: The “Bolly-and-Hollywood Syndrome” as a Catalyst in the Construction of Sri Lankan National Cinema

Vilasnee Tampoe-Hautin

Post-Independence Sinhala Films: Milestones of Social Change in Sri Lanka

Manouri Jayasinghe and Niluka Dissanayake

Prohibited Desires: The Military-Apparel Nexus and Its Politics of Sexuality in the Sinhala Language Cinema

Neloufer de Mel

Reflections on Sexuality in the Modern Sinhala Cinema

Sunila Abeysekera

“Reels on Wheels”: Mobile Cinema in Rural Colonial Ceylon (1910-1974): An Interview with Hans Van Starrex of New Imperial Talkies Ltd.

Vilasnee Tampoe-Hautin

Lester James Peries and the Evolution of Sri Lankan Cinema

Tanya Uluwitiya, Ian Conrich, Nelly Gillet

Sri Lankan Cinema: A Bibliography of Material in English

Compiled by Ian Conrich


From Routes to Roots or Vice Versa: Transformation of Urban Space in China’s “New Urban Films”

Hongwei Lu

Representations of Gender in Malaysian Malay inema: Implications for Human Security

Fuziah Kartini Hassan Basri

Red Theories, Blue Theories, and Beyond —The Evolution of Cinema Studies and Theories in Mainland China

Chen Xihe

Heim Movies: The Return of the Cyborg Double in the Ring Franchise

Madeline Ashby

For the Sake of God: Religion, Militancy and Identity in Pakistani Cinema

Satarupa Dasgupta

Mother Earth Tuya’s Marriage

Ya-chen Chen

Doomsday, Past, Present, and Future: Kinji Fukasaku’s Virus

Tony Williams

Spectacles, but no Wheelchairs

Lyle Pearson

Representation of the Kwangju Uprising--A Petal (1996) and May 18 (2007) 

Chunhyo Kim

The (Auto)biography of a Madman: Ambivalence and Ambiguity in Zhang Yang’s Quitting

Aijun Zhu

South Korea’s Film Dilemma in the U.S. Market : “Copywood”1 or Asian New Wave? — Case Study of Dragon Wars and The Host

HaeLim Suh

Clepsydra: The Fluid Melancholy of What Time Is It There

David Barton

The Transnational Reach of Korean Popular Culture in Asia: Influences of the Korean Wave on Understandings of Korea and Pan-Asian Identity

Jiwon Yoon

Flashback: Notes on Watching Malayalam Movies in 1990

Carol Slingo

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Book Review: Haili Kong and John A. Lent, eds. One Hundred Years of Chinese Cinema: A Generational Dialogue

Sheldon Lu

Film Reviews Review of the Criterion DVD set (#386) of Sansho the Bailiff (Sansho dayu, directed by Mizoguchi Kenji, 1954, 124 min., b/w)

Linda C. Ehrlich

The Willow Tree (Beed-e majnoon, 2005), directed and written by Majid Majidi, Iran, 2007, 96 min., color

Linda C. Ehrlich

A Difficult Indian Double Feature: Amu (2006) and The Widow Colony (2005) 

Lyle Pearson

Vanaja (a girls name, Telugu, 2006, a film by Ranjesh Domalpalli) 

Lyle Pearson

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent


Vol. 19, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2008

The Road to Invincible Asia: Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia’s Taiwanese Films

Tony Williams

Transcultural Sounds: Music, Identity, and the Cinema of Wong-Kar-wai

Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh and Lake Wang Hu

The Carnal Hand and Fetishism in Wong Kar-wai’s The Hand

Nicholas Y.B. Wong

Dark Side of Modernization: Bong Jun Ho’s Memories of Murder (2005)

Noh, Kwang Woo

Nostalgia and Anticipation: A Case Study of Contemporary Japanese Melodrama

Yau Shuk-ting, Kinnia

Chinese Cinema in the Global Age: Ashes of Time and the Human Condition

Sinkwan Cheng

Archetypes in Zhang Yimou’s Films: Significance of Regional Culture

Yuan Gao

Cinematic Geography, Martial Arts Fantasy, and Tsui Hark’s Wong Fei-hung Series

Weijie Song

When Sadako Meets Mr. Vampire: The Impact of Ringu on Hong Kong Ghost Films

Benjamin Wai-ming Ng

Marketing Boys’ Love: Taiwan’s Independent Film, Eternal Summer, and Its Audiences

Hong-Chi Shiau

Remapping Ozu’s Tokyo? The Interplay between History and Memory in Hou Hsia-Hsien’s Café Lumière

I-Fen Wu

44th Antalya Golden Orange and 3rd Eurasia Film Festivals. Oct. 19-28, 2007

Gönül Dönmez-Colin

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Review: King of Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan and the Seductive World of Indian Cinema

Coonoor Kripalani

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema (Published in China)

Compiled by Yuheng Bao, John A. Lent, and Donghong Song

Cumulative Index: Asian Cinema Vols. 7-18 (1995-2007)

Compiled by Jae Woong Kwon and John A. Lent with Xu Ying and Jiwon Yoon

Cumulative Index: Asian Cinema Vols. 7-18 (1995-2007) Alphabetical List of Authors

 

Mahjong and Chicken Feet

 

Addition

 


Vol. 18, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2007

FILM OF SOUTHEAST ASIA: A SYMPOSIUM
edited by Khoo Gaik Cheng and Sophia Siddique Harvey

Introduction

Khoo Gaik Cheng and Sophia Siddique Harvey

Spectral Imaginings and National (Be)Longing in When the Tenth Month Comes and Spirits

Lan Duong

Racial Hopes/Dreams/Fantasies: Negotiating Race, Class, and the Nation in Sepet

Sze Wei Ang

Contesting Indonesian Nationalism and Masculinity in Cinema

Intan Paramaditha

Negotiating the Spectre and Spectatorship of Trauma in Rithy Panh’s S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (2003)

Rowena Aquino

Watching the Military’s War Movies: (De)Constructing the Enemy of the State in a Contemporary Burmese Soldier Drama

Jane M. Ferguson

From Beyond Rangoon to Shan VCD: The Politics and Authenticity of Appropriation

Amporn Jirattikorn

Notes from the Underground: Film Activism in Small Town Java

Dimas Jayasrana

The Quick Turn-Around of Southeast Asian Animation

John A. Lent

Report on the Third Annual New Southeast Asian Cinemas Conference

Adam Knee


Daring To Be First: The Japanese Woman Director Tazuko Sakane (1904-1971)

Keiko McDonald

Notes on Contemporary Singapore Cinema (1991-2007)

Tan See Kam

South Korean Scholars Studying North Korean Movies

Jiwon Yoon

Matrubhoomi: Gender Violence and the Motherland

Satarupa Dasgupta

Teaching Japanese Culture Through Anime: A Case Study

Masako Hamada

Between Illusion and Reality: Jia Zhangke’s Vision of Present-day China in The World

Xiaoling Shi

Takashi Miike’s The Great Yokai War

Tony Williams

Nostalgia, The Search for Japanese Identity, and Tora-san as Cultural Icon

Toby Leigh Matoush

Traces of Time in Traces of Love (2006): South Korean National History and the Time-Image

David Martin-Jones

Trauma and Comfort: A Study of Korean Romantic Melodrama

Kinnia Yau Shuk-ting

The Moth in Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

Richard Raskin

Cinema “Oriental”: Asian and Arab Films at the Cairo International Film Festival

Anne Ciecko

A Brighter Summer Day: Mourning Yang De-Chang (Edward)

Hong-Chi Shiau

Situating Jordanian Cinema: A Report on Contemporary Film Culture(s) in Amman

Anne Ciecko

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema (Published in China)

Yuheng Bao, John A. Lent and Donghong Song


Vol. 18, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2007

The Comparative Entries of Women Directors into South Korean and Southeast Asian Film Industries

Anchalee Chaiworaporn

A Daughter’s Recollection: A Man of Silence – Bimal Roy

Rinki Roy Bhattacharya

After the Wave: Sex, Violence, and Comedy in the Films of Takashi Miike

Rie Karatsu

Feng Xiaogang and Chinese New Year Films

Ying Zhu

A Socio-Cultural Study of the Growing Popularity of Pan-Chinese Movies in the U.S.: Trends, Contributing Factors, and Implications

Tuo-Yo Su, Jang Hyun Kim, and Junhao Hong

A Great Media Wall — China’s Film Policy and Its Impacts on U.S. Film Exporters

Mu Lin


ASIAN ANIMATION: A MINI-SYMPOSIUM
edited by John A. Lent

The Transformation of Asian Animation: 1995-Present

John A. Lent

Hong Kong Animation: The Uncanny Brush in Wuxia Film

Kenny Chow Ka-nin

The Establishment and Maturation of the Chinese Cartoon School

Jin Tianyi

Transformation from Comic to 2D, Then the 3D Approach: Character Representation of Old Master Q

Ann Y. Y. Leung


Formation of Stereotype: The Disabled as the “Other” in Hindi Films

Tutun Mukherjee

Issues of Decolonization: Two Essay Documentaries by Evans Chan

Tony Williams

Re-imagining the Japanese: Himatsuri (Fire Festival,), the Film and the Novella

Noboru Tomonari

Eternal Image in the Mirror: In Pursuit of Modernity and the Construction of Chinese Ethical Film Melodrama

Chungeng He and Fanghua Wang

Nobuo Nakagawa: Master Director of Horror Films

Art Black

Reflection on Chinese Cinema in the Context of Globalization

Ni Zhen (Translated by Lingling Pan)

An Essay:The “Baimaan” or “Betrayed Vision” of Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding

Darius Cooper

An Essay: Q&A: Me Know Something About India, Me See Bombay Dreams Soon, with apologies to Vikas Swarup (author of Q&A) and David Sedaris (Author of Me Talk Pretty Someday)

Lyle Pearson

Review: The Clay Bird (Matir Moina, dir. Tareque Masud, 2002, France/Bangladesh co-production, 98 min)

Linda C. Ehrlich

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent


Vol. 17, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2006

Forever Fever: “Disco Culture,” Commercialism, and Singaporean Society

Michael Stein

Bridges Between: Reflections on Dubai and Its International Film Festival

Anne Ciecko

A New Day in Old Sana’a: An Interview with the Director and Producer of Yemen’s First Feature Film

Anne Ciecko

Kim Ki-Duk’s Non-Person Films

Sheng-mei Ma

No Turning Back: An Interview with Kang Je-gyu

R.L. Cagle

Allegories of Reunification in the Long Arm of the Law Series

Tony Williams

Monsters, Midgets, Politicians and Superheroes: The Philippines on Film

Art Black

As Simple as an Egg: Lessons about Love in Ashes of Time

Ya-chen Chen

The Distilled Art of Ethical Poetry — The Aesthetic Pursuit of Chinese Ethical Melodrama Film

Chungeng He

Crossroads of Experience: Miyazaki Hayao’s Global/Local Nexus

Jay Goulding

Kurosawa’s Censored Satori

Walter Klinger

The Man Who Re-Shot John Wayne: Kitano Takeshi’s Search for a Globalist Vision

Gerald Sim

A Study of Japanese, Korean, and Hong Kong Beauty Comedies

Kinnia Yau Shuk-ting

A Few Moments with Anthony Ng

Lisa Odham Stokes

Qui Ju Goes to Court: Relating Cinematic Art to Juridical Reality

Fiona Sze Lorrain

“Little Red Flowers,” or a Nightmare Gone Awry, a Coming of Age Movie for a New Generation in China

Mahlon D. Meyer

Review: Silencing the Clamour of the World: Erice-Kiarostami, Correspondences. Curated by Alain Bergala and Jordi Balló

Linda C. Ehrlich

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Correction

 


Vol. 17, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2006

REFLECTIONS, IMAGES OF ASIAN CINEMA STUDIES SOCIETY CONFERENCE, 2005, BEIJING AND SHANGHAI

Introduction

John A. Lent

Introspection and Reconstruction: Review of the Centennial Celebration of Chinese Cinema and the 2005 Annual Conference of ACSS

Shi Chuan

Reflections on the Literary Tendencies of Chinese Film History

Li Suyuan


PIONEERS OF ASIAN FILM STUDIES
edited by John A. Lent

The Origins of Asian Film Studies: Seven Pioneers’ Recollections

John A. Lent

Li Shaobai: From Pioneer Film Researcher to “Dead Tiger” to Grand Old Mentor of Film Studies

John A. Lent

The Story of a Researcher of Chinese Film History

Li Suyuan

Asian Film Research and Me

Ni Zhen

Asian Film Study as an Offshoot of Mass Communication

John A. Lent

A Lonely Long March

Law Kar

The Accidental Scholar

Chris Berry

Looking Back

George S. Semsel

Chinese Cinema: Exposures, Research, and Change

Esther C. M. Yau


Ada Apa Dengan Indonesia Cinema? (What’s up with Indonesian Cinema?) Interviews with Filmmakers Riri Riza and Rudy Soedjarwo

Anne Ciecko

Home, Nostalgia, and Memory: The Remedy of Identity Crisis in New Thai Cinema

Anchalee Chaiworaporn

Imagining Difference: Bimal Roy’s Representation of the Margins

Tutun Mukherjee

The New Edge of Indian Cinema: An Analysis of the Treatments of Gender, Sexuality, and Matrimony in the New Indian Cinema in English

Satarupa Dasgupta

Hong Kong Martial Arts Women

Tony Williams

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Hero, and House of the Flying Daggers: Interpreting Gender Thematics in the Contemporary Swordplay Film -- A View From the West

Jacqueline Levitin

Kim Hyun-seok on Joint Security Area, YMCA Baseball Team, and His Career

Lisa Odham Stokes

The Floating World: Representations of Japan in Lost in Translation and demonlover

Anita Schillhorn van Veen

A Daughter’s Recollection: Xu Ru-Hui and Chinese Early Motion Picture Music

Xu Wen-Xia

A Daughter’s Recollection: Sound and Color in Sun Mingjing’s Silent b/w Films — The Paradox of a Documentary /Educational Filmmaker

Sun Jianqiu

Sun Mingjin and John Grierson, a Comparative Study of Early Chinese and British Documentary Film Movements

Ying Zhu and Tongdao Zhang

Navigating on the Ruins: Space, Power and History in Contemporary Chinese Independent Documentaries

Qi Wang

Review: The Cinema of Gosho Heinosuke: Laughter Through Tears, Arthur Nolletti, Jr.

Linda C. Ehrlich

Review: Reinventing China: A Generation and Its Films, Paul Clark

Susan Jacobson

Review: The Clash of Traditional Chinese Culture: A Personal View on The Day the Sun Turned Cold

Jinghao Zhou

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent


Vol. 16, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2005

Important Notices

 

History, Memory, Nostalgia: Rewriting Socialism in Chinese Cinema and Television Drama

Sheldon H. Lu

On Western Critiques of Chinese Film

Nick Browne

Dealing Death, Saving Lives: Forms of Otherness in Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Nizhalkkuthu/Shadow Kill

Suranjan Ganguly

Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi by Kitano Takeshi: Not a Mere “Entertainment”

Ken Hall

Chinese Melodrama, Japanese Nostalgia

Hui Xiao

Izo: Takashi Miike’s History Lesson

Tony Williams

Reconciling the Past/Imagining the Future: The Korean Adoption Issue and Representations of Adopted Koreans in Korean Popular Culture

Tobias Hübinette

Something Borrowed, Something New: Ye Ban Ge Sheng (Song at Midnight) and the Cross-Cultural Reinterpretations of Horror in Twentieth Century China

John Chua

Lost Heroes: A Comparative Study of Contemporary Japanese and Hong Kong Gangster Films

Yoko Ono

A Realization of Harmony: Yin-Yang Theory in Grandma and Her Ghosts

Beth Snowberger

Volcano High and the Lost Authority: The Socio-Political Transition of South Korea

Jae Hyung Ryu

Heroism/Terrorism: Empire Building in Contemporary Chinese Films

Maurizio Marinelli

Jung Ji-Woo’s Happy End: Modernity, Masculinity, and Murder

Cynthia Childs

Searching for a Third Way: Mizoguchi Kenji’s Sisters of the Gion and Kakei Fumio’s Shanghai as Responses to Early- to Mid-20th Century Japanese Imperialism

Jessica Langer

Three Films about Food by Fruit Chan: Allegories of Hong Kong-China Relations after 1997

Aida Yuen Wong

Buddhist Symbolism in Akira Kurosawa’s Ran: A Counterpoint to Human Chaos

Kenneth D. Nordin

Diseased Bodies and Domestic Space: Transmodern Space in Tsai Ming-Liang’s The Hole

Jasmine Nadua Trice

WKW: A Cinema of the Exappropriation

Jean-Michel Durafour

There Is a Beauty in the Door(way) of Flying Daggers

Chen, Ya-chen

Characterizing Masculinity: Moving Toward Male Bonding

Ha Sung Hwang, Sung Bok Park

Fifth Annual New York Korean Film Festival: “Truth or Dare”

Anne Ciecko

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent


Vol. 16, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2005

ASIAN DOCUMENTARY FILM: A SYMPOSIUM
edited by John A. Lent and Aaron Gerow

Introduction

John A. Lent and Aaron Gerow

Documentary as Haunting of the Real: The Logic of Capital in Blind Shaft

Ban Wang

Repatriation and the History of Korean Documentary Filmmaking

Nam Lee

The Rise of Korean Independent Documentary: A Case Study of Sang-Kye-Dong Olympics (27min, 1988, by Kim Dong Won)

Suhi Choi

The Significance of Island of Demons and Kriss: The Bali Sub-genre of the South-Seas Films, Their Primitivist Discourse and Tropicalist Fantasy

Geff Green

Sleepy Consciousness of Thai Documentary Film

Chalida Uabumrungjit

Finding an Indigenous Film Voice: An Interview with Auraeus Solito

Interview and Introduction by Aaron Gerow

Migration and Transgression: Female Pioneer of Documentary Filmmaking in Japan

Hikari Hori

Taiwan and Its Spectacular Others: Aesthetic Reflexivity in Two Documentaries by Women Filmmakers from Taiwan

Kuei-fen Chiu

Salaam Cinema: Unlikely Journeys in Documentary

Antonio Traverso and Martin Mhando

“Not Firing Arrows”: Multiplicity, Heterogeneity and the Future of Documentary: Interview with Amar Kanwar

Anne Rutherford

Dealing with the Identity Crisis: Japanese Cinema Left and Right

Luk Van Haute

Learning Tokyo by Creating It Otherwise: Personal Media Authors in Tokyo, 1975-2002

James Tobias


Fragmented Visions of Social Stasis in the Films of Tran Anh Hung

Patrick L. Carr

The History, Myth, and Memory of Maoist Chinese Cinema, 1949-1966

Greg Lewis

Married to Cinema: Actress and Filmmaker Kinuyo Tanaka (1909-1976)

Keiko McDonald

The Light of Life and Death — The Function of Cinematography and Lighting in Two Films by Kore-eda Hirokazu

Timothy Iles

Reflections on a Screen Narcissist: Leslie Cheung’s Star Persona in the Films of Wong Kar-wai

Gary Bettinson

Tony Leung Ka-Fai: The Other Tony Leung

Tony Williams

Cinematic Remembrances: The Search for Local Histories in Post-1997 Films by Ann Hui and Fruit Chan

Vivian Lee

Savage Love: Violence in Service of Romance in the Films of Dante Lam

Aaron Smuts

The Chinese Fifth Generation Directors and Their Films

Min-May Jessie Chen and Mazharul Haque

Subversion of the Feminist Myth in Chinese Film and Its Dilemma

Guo Wu

Genre, Postcolonialism, and the Filipino Jose Rizal

Janelle Tangonan Anderson

Rapacious Raptors and Global Technocrats in The Wicked City

Tyler Stokes

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

The China Film Research Society [Zhongguo dianying yanjiuhui]

 


Vol. 15, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2004

National, Transnational, and International: Chinese Cinema and Asian Cinema in the Context of Globalization -- The Centennial Celebration of Chinese Cinema and the 2005 Annual Conference of ACSS

 

Into the Sc(re)enery: Bollywood Locations and Docu-diaspora

Anne Ciecko

Lurking in the Shadows: Toshia Mori and Lotus Long, Exploring Their Enigmatic Careers (Part I)

M. Joseph Worrell

Lurking in the Shadows: Toshia Mori and Lotus Long, Exploring Their Enigmatic Careers (Part II)

M. Joseph Worrell

Mimicry as Failure: Jackie Chan in Hollywood

Kenneth Chan

Three Seasons and the Aroma of Self-Realization

Tony Williams

Shadow Archetypes in Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and The Hulk: A Jungian Perspective

Kenneth D. Nordin

An Essay: On the Father Figures in Zhang Yimou’s Films: From Red Sorghum to Hero

Chen Xihe

The Mission of Popular Film: The Use of Tradition and Its Implication in a Tamil Movie

Osamu Note

On Making Wonderful Days Where Skies Are Dazzlingly Blue: Interview with Kim, Moon-Saeng, Director of Wonderful Days

Jae-Woong Kwon

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent


Vol. 15, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2004

THE QUESTION OF THE NATION IN CONTEMPORARY CHINESE FILM:
A SYMPOSIUM
edited by Christopher Lupke

The Question of the Nation in Contemporary Chinese Film: An Introduction

Christopher Lupke

The Muted Interstices of Testimony: A City of Sadness and the Predicament of Multiculturalism in Taiwan

Christopher Lupke

Monogamorphous Desires, Faltering Forms: Structure, Content, and Contradiction in The Personals (Zhenghun Qishi) (Taiwan, 1998)

Nick Kaldis

Between Memory and Forgetting: Clara Law’s Vision of the Transnational Self in Autumn Moon

Dian Li

Play and Being Playful: The Quotidian in Cinematic Remembrance of the Mao Era

Xinmin Liu


Chinese Cinema at the Millennium (Part One)

Evans Chan

Kagawa Kyōko—A New Look at Japan’s “Most Unassuming Star”

Linda C. Ehrlich and Kishi Yoshiko

Globalization and Cultural Narcissism: Note On Bollywood Cinema

Wimal Dissanayake

Korean Animation: From Adolescence to Adulthood, 1998-2003

John A. Lent

Contesting Diasporic Subjectivity: James Lee, Malaysian Independent Filmmaker

Khoo Gaik Cheng

John Woo’s War: Real (Reel) Dreams, Windtalkers and the Hollywood Machine

Lisa Odham Stokes

Mission Impossible 2 or “Alice in Cruiseland”

Tony Williams

Japanese Elements in Hong Kong Erotic Films

Benjamin Wai-ming Ng

The Lazy Gaze: The Aesthetics of Consumerism in Itami Jūzō’s Tampopo

Timothy Iles

Throne of Blood: Kurosawa’s Cinema of Allusion

John Gall

The Marathi Film Kunku and the Social Problems It Portrays

Swagata P. Pandit

Theorizing Intervention: The Presence of Hong Kong Cinema in Asian America

Susie J. Lee

A Study of Characteristics of the Windowing Method of Distributing Korean Independent Movies

Hoonseok Kim and Daiwon Hyun

Report on the International Film Festival-Mumbai

Frances Gateward

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent


Vol. 14, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2003

Editor’s Note

John A. Lent

On the Dragon Lady’s Trail: Rediscovering the Films and Image of Anna May Wong in Classical Hollywood Cinema

Joseph Worrell

Imaginary Constructs as Instruments of Critical Engagement: Titanic Reference in Zhang Yimou’s The Road Home

Aili Mu

A Woman Director’s Rising Star: The First Two Films of Hisako Matsui (b. 1946)

Keiko McDonald

Lost Memories of Korean Cinema: Film Policies During Japanese Colonial Rule, 1919-1937

Brian Yecies with Ae-Gyung Shim

Transformation of Korean Film Industry During the U.S. Military Occupation Era (1945-1948)

Noh Kwang Woo

Gendering the Thai Economic Crisis: The Films of Pen-ek Ratanaruang

Adam Knee

New Taiwanese Cinema and Its Historical Meanings

Seung Hyun Park

Big Shot’s Funeral: China, Sony, and the WTO

Shujen Wang

Images of Uma (Horses) in the Samurai Films of Akira Kurosawa

Kenneth D. Nordin

Food Fight, Food Fight: Culture and Economy in Chicken and Duck Talk

Lisa Odham Stokes and Michael Hoover

Transnational Stardom: The Case of Maggie Cheung Man-yuk

Tony Williams

Camera Movement in Japanese Silent Films (and the 20th Giornate del Cinema Muto, in Sacile, Italy, October 2001)

Peter Rist

The Emperor of Shanghai Movies of the 1930s, Jin Yan (1910-1983)

Cho Pock-rey

An Interview with Qin Yi, Jun Yan’s Wife

Cho Pock-rey

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema (Published in China 2002-2003)

Yuheng Bao and John A. Lent

Potpourri

Carol J. Slingo


Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2003

ASIAN ANIMATION: ARTISTIC AND COMMERCIAL PERSPECTIVES
edited by John A. Lent

Preface

John A. Lent

The New Age of Asian Animation

John A. Lent

Research on the Achievements of Japan’s First Three Animators

Nobuyuki Tsugata

The Japanese Puppet Animation Master: Kihachiro Kawamoto

Yokota, Masao

Having It Both Ways: Making Children Films an Adult Matter in Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro

Mariano Prunes

China’s Animation Beginnings: The Roles of the Wan Brothers and Others

John A. Lent and Xu Ying

Some Characteristics of Chinese Animation

Zhang Huilin

Hong Kong Animation: My Life As McDull

Hu Tze Yue, Gigi

Taiwan’s Cuckoo’s Nest and the New Labor Situation

Hong Chi Shiau and John A. Lent

Development of Malaysian Animation from the Perspective of Pioneer Animator Hassan Muthalib

John A. Lent

The Situation of Film and Animation In Laos

Nobuyuki Tsugata

Thai Animation’s Great Strides: A Report

John A. Lent

Famous’s House of Animation -- Creativity and Independence in Indian Animation

Harvey Deneroff

Animation in Nepal

Fungma Fudong


New Turkish Cinema – Individual Tales of Common Concerns

Gönül Dönmez-Colin

Natural Culturalism in The Ballad of Narayama: A Study of Shohei Imamura’s Thematic Concerns

Lee Wood Hung

Philippine Movies in 2001: The Film Industry Is Dead! Long Live Philippine Cinema!

Clodualdo del Mundo, Jr.

Big Shot From Beijing: Feng Xiaogang’s He Sui Pian and Contemporary Chinese Commercial Film

Shuyu Kong

Memory and Amnesia: An Interview with Korean Director Seong-Wook Moon

Jae-Woong Kwon and Anne Ciecko

Report on Pusan International Film Festival

Frances Gateward and Joelle Collier

Kwang Woo Noh, Coordinator of Korean Film Festival

Jae-Woong Kwon

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

Compiled by John A. Lent


Vol. 13, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2002

ACSS ’02, Jeonju, South Korea: A Report

John A. Lent and Joelle Collier

ACSS ’03: Call for Papers

 

The Ambivalence of P. Ramlee: Penarek Beca and Bujang Lapok in Perspective

Rohayati Paseng Barnard, Timothy P. Barnard

What You Hear…, What You See… That’s Not All You Get (Filmed Representations of South Asians in the Diaspora)

Monica Ghosh

From Novel to Film: White Badge

Tony Williams

Hou Hsiao-hsien and the Question of a Chinese Style

James Udden

Kirk Wong’s Hong Kong Crimes

Lisa Odham Stokes and Michael Hoover

Of “Women” and “Relationships” in Contemporary Bengali Cinema: Rituporno Ghosh’s Oeuvre

Somdatta Mandal

Hybridity in Contemporary Japanese Cinema: Heterogeneity in a Homogenous Society

Robert Hyland

Critical Reception of Rashomon in the West

Greg M. Smith

The Past, the Present, and the Future (An Interview with Wu Ziniu)

Haili Kong

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent


Vol. 13, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2002

ASIAN CINEMA AND GLOBALIZATION — A SYMPOSIUM
edited by Ali Muhammadi

Introductions

 

The Impact of Globalization on Iranian Cinema

Ali Mohammadi

Hollywood’s Poorer Cousin – Indian Cinema in an Era of Globalization

Daya Kishan Thussu

Pakistani Cinema: Between the Domestic and the Regional

Eric Egan

Impact of Globalization on the Cinema in China

Xu Ying


Beyond Swords and Samurai: Another Look at the Films of Kurosawa

Linda C. Ehrlich

Chunhyang, chunhyang, chunhyang: Poetics of Im Kwan-Taek’s Chunhyang

Jinhee Choi

Transnational Film and the Politics of Becoming: Negotiating East Asian Identity in Hong Kong Night Club and Moonlight Express

Lori D. Hitchcock

Refugees in Love and Life: An Interview with Majid Majidi

Gönül Dönmez-Colin

Mabaroshi: The Danger and Allure of Phantom Light

Keiko McDonald

A “New” Phenomenon of Chinese Cinema: Happy-New-Year Comic Movie

Xu Ying and Xu Zhongquan

“Heart to Heart Is Best Type of Art” – Actor-Professor Xu Zhongquan

John A. Lent

Erratum

Narasingha P. Sil

Review Satyajit Ray: In Search of the Modern

Narasingha P. Sil

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema (Published in China 2001-2002)

Yuheng Bao and John A. Lent

Books on History of Chinese Cinema Published in China (Mainland): 1949-2002

Yuheng Bao, Zhong Dafeng and John A. Lent


Vol. 12, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2001

Erik Barnouw (1908-2001)

David Ehrlich

ACSS 2002 To Convene in Jeonju, Korea, April 2002

John A. Lent

Renaissance of Korean Film Industry

Daiwon Hyun

Formation of Korean Film Industry under Japanese Occupation

Noh, Kwang Woo

Animation in China Yesterday and Today – The Pioneers Speak Out

John A. Lent and Xu Ying

Growing Old with Kurosawa and The Bomb: Japanese Aesthetic Traditions and the American Desire for an Authentic Response

Jerome F. Shapiro

Different from Difference: Revisiting Kurutta ichipeiji

Jonathan E. Abel

Patriarchy and Male Seduction: Satyajit Ray’s Devi Revisited

Narasingha P. Sil

Like Father, Like Son: Yuen Wo-ping’s Iron Monkey and the Evolution of Wong Fei-hung

Lisa Odham Stokes and Michael Hoover

Michelle Yeoh: Under Eastern Eyes

Tony Williams

Blood Money: Woman’s Desire and Consumption in Ermo

Beth Notar

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Glimpses

John A. Lent

Potpourri

Carol J. Slingo

Vol. 12, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2001

Editor’s Note

John A. Lent

Correction

 

Semerah Padi: A Proposal for a New Nation

William van der Heide

Cinema and Iran: Culture and Politics in the Islamic Republic

Ali Mohammadi, Eric Egan

Coming of Age: Bollywood Productions of the Nineties

Coonoor Kripalani

Neglected “Classical” Periods: Hong Kong and Korean Cinemas of the 1960s

Peter Rist

Satyajit Ray’s Alien: Agantuk

Narasingha P. Sil

“To Live” Beyond Good and Evil

Rujie Wang

Blood Spear, Mt. Fuji: Uchida Tomu’s Conflicted Comeback from Manchuria

Craig Watts

From Saviors to Rapists: G.I.s, Women, and Children in Korean War Films

Hye Seung Chung

Has the Movie Red Corner Driven China into Its Corner?

Faye Zhengxing

Mrinal Sen: “Rambling Thoughts” on Unforgettable Masters, Lost Friends, Enigmatic Ruins and Life

Gönül Dönmez-Colin

Review The Cinema of Satyajit Ray: Between Tradition and Modernity

Narasingha P. Sil

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

 

Vol. 11, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2000

Editor’s Note

John A. Lent

The Memory of Labor Oppression in Korean Cinema: The Death of a Young Worker in Single Spark (1995)

Seung Hyun Park

Last of the Great Movie Moguls

Erik Barnouw

Reflexivity in Recent Iranian Cinema: The Case of Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Donato Totaro

Indian Women In The Flesh: From Prose to Screen

Linda Hemphill

Animation Film Production in Beijing

Xu Ying

Crossings: A Transnational Cinematic Text

Tony Williams

Seoul as Cinematic Cityscape: Shiri and the Politico-Aesthetics of Invisibility

David Scott Diffrient

Resisting the Stage: Imaging/Imagining Ruan Lingyu in Stanley Kwan’s Actress

Lisa Odham Stokes and Michael Hoover

Dead Man Gazing: Posthumous Voyeurism in 12 Storeys, or “Splacing” Singapore’s Official and Unofficial Discourses?

Michael Lee

Keynote address at “Centennial Reflections on Chinese Cinema: A Generational Dialogue”

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Contemporary Chinese Cinema: A Chronicle of Events: 1978-2000

John A. Lent, Wang Renying, and Yuheng Bao

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema (Published in China)

Yuheng Bao and John A. Lent

Potpourri

Carol J. Slingo

Doctoral Dissertations on China and on Inner Asia, 1976-1990: An Annotated Bibliography of Studies in Western Languages

Compiled and Edited by Frank Joseph Shulman With contributions By Patricia Polansky and Anna Leon Shulman

Review (a selection of books)

John A. Lent


Vol. 11, No, 1, Spring/Summer 2000

Pioneers of Asian Cinema Studies

John A. Lent

The Writing of Indian Film

Erik Barnouw

The Krishnaswamy Approach: Documentary and Commitment

Linda C. Ehrlich

A Typography of Chinese Film Historiography

Yingjin Zhang

Asian Filmmakers Moving into Hollywood: Genre Regulation and Auteur Aesthetics

Pei-Chi Chung

Structural Transformation of the Korean Film Industry, 1988-1993

Seung Hyun Park

The Opium War in the Movies: History, Politics and Propaganda

Zhiwei Xiao

Assassins and Children: The Mythology of the Lone Wolf and Cub Films

John Pusateri

Eileen Chang, Woman’s Film, and Domestic Shanghai in the 1940s

Poshek Fu

From Xin nüxing to Liren xing: Changing Conceptions of the “New Woman” in Republican Era Chinese Films

Vivian Shen

Hong Kong Cinema, the Boat People, and To Liv(e)

Tony Williams


PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF TEACHING ASIAN CINEMA IN AMERICA:
A SYMPOSIUM
edited by Sheldon H. Lu

Introduction: Teaching Asia Through Film

Sheldon H. Lu

Tapping the Abundant Resources Available to Teach Asia Through Film

John A. Lent

Teaching Japan Through Cinema

Keiko I. McDonald

Problems of Teaching Asian Cinema in a World Film History Course

Marcia Landy

Floating Weeds: Teaching Asian Cinema…Afloat

Lucy Fischer

Cultural Studies and Canons: Asian Cinemas across Disciplines and Institutions

Anne T. Ciecko

Thoughts on Teaching Chinese Cinemas in America

Sheldon H. Lu


Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Exhibitions List

Linda C. Ehrlich


Vol. 10, No. 2, Spring/Summer 1999

Images of Americans in Postwar Japanese Cinema

Keiko I. McDonald

Beijing Bastard, The Sixth Generation Directors, and “Generation-X” in China

Harry H. Kuoshu

Philippine Cinema: An Historical Overview

Clodualdo del Mundo, Jr.

A Repetition Compulsion: Discontinuity Editing, Classical Chinese Aesthetics, and Hong Kong’s Culture of Disappearance

Joelle Collier

At One with the Other: An Examination of John Woo’s Vision Climaxing in Face Off

Uma Magal

Cheng Jihua, Pioneer in Chinese Film Studies: Interview I

Vivian Shen

Cheng Jihua and Li Shaobai, Pioneers in Chinese Film Studies: Interview II

John A. Lent

Ritwik Ghatak between the Messianic and the Material

Pravina Cooper

A Scene at the Threshold: Liminality in the Films of Kitano Takeshi

Aaron Gerow


A SATYAJIT RAY SYMPOSIUM

The Curious Case of “The Alien”: Satyajit Ray vs. Steven Spielberg

Somdatta Mandal

Tagore’s Broken Nest vs. Ray’s Charulata: A Critique

Narasingha P. Sil

The Carnivalesque in Satyajit Ray’s Nights and Days in the Forest (1970)

Darius Cooper


Revisiting Sholay a.k.a. Flames Of The Sun

K. Hariharan

Review The Emperor’s Naked Army Marchs on, Yukiyukite Shingun

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema (Published in China PRC)

Yuheng Bao and John A. Lent

News from China

Yuheng Bao and John A. Lent

Potpourri

Carol J. Slingo


Vol. 10, No. 1, Fall 1998

PROCEEDINGS ACSS CONFERENCE ’97
edited by John A. Lent and Suzie Sau-Fong Young

Editor’s Note

John A. Lent

ACSS’97 – Afterword as Preface

Suzie Sau Fong Young

Sixth Biennial Conference

Harriet Blankevoort

Hong Kong

The Irresistible: Hong Kong Movie Once Upon A Time In China Series -- An Extensive Interview with Director/Producer Tsui Hark

Ange Hwang

A City On Fire: Hong Kong Cinema As Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism

Michael Hoover and Lisa Stokes

Film Style and Performance: Comedy and Kung Fu From Hong Kong

Greg Dancer

Hong Kong, 1997; Mexico, 1917. Motifs and Historical Perspective

Ken Hall

Modern Identity and Karmic Retribution in Clara Law’s Reincarnations of Golden Lotus

Yomi Braester

Ashes of Time: The Tragedy and Salvation of the Chinese Intelligentsia

Juanita Huan Zhou

Kwan Tak-Hing and the New Generation

Tony Williams

Jackie Chan and the Re-invention of Tradition

Ramie Tateishi

China

Art Film Is Immortal and National Film Lives Forever

Xie Fei (Translated by Chen Xiao Ling)

The Evolution of China’s War Movie in Five Decades: Factors Contributing to Changes, Limits, and Implications

Junhao Hong

“Encountering (China, My) Sorrow”

Suzie Sau Fong Young

Zhang Yimou in Lumière et Compagnie (1995): 52 Seconds x 9 Readings: An Exercise in Over-interpretation

Shelly Kraicer

Japan

Mikio Naruse and the Japanese Women’s Film

Catherine Russell

Ausgraben und Erinnern: Nomida Chodai Eiga and Betrayal on a Railroad Track

Harriet Blankevoort

Yang Kuei-fei: The Film and Legend

Masako Nakagawa

Cross-National Perspectives and Other Countries

The “Shanghai Factor” in Hong Kong Cinema: A Tale of Two Cities in Historical Perspectives

Zhang Zhen

Time, Space, Identity, and the City: Contemporary Urban China and Japan Projected in Film

Eve Gabereau

Depicting the Buddha, Teaching the Dharma

Cynthia Contreras

Indian Cinema Fifty Years After Independence: A Cinema of Ferment

Uma Magal

Popular Dialogues of a “Discreet” Nature

Denise Tang

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Additional Chinese Cinema Periodicals

Xu Ying

Potpourri

Carol J. Slingo

Exhibitions List

Linda C. Ehrlich


Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring 1998

Editor’s Note

John A. Lent

Wu Yonggang and the Ambivalence in the Chinese Experience of Modernity: A Study of His Three Films of the Mid-1930s

Zhiwei Xiao

The Point of View in Shanghai Triad

Faye Zhengxing

Apocalyptic Chaos in Tiger Cage

Tony Williams

Hong Kong Cinema in Korea: Its Prosperity and Decay

Daiwon Hyun

Singapore Film Fever: Report on the Tenth Singapore International Film Festival, April 1997

Gina Marchetti

Satyajit Ray, Rabindranath Tagore, and The Home and the World: Indian Nationalist History and Colonial/Postcolonial Perspectives in Film and Fiction

Gautam Kundu

The Production of Modernity in Japanese National Cinema: Shochiku Kamata Style in the 1920s and 1930s

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

Film Review Shall We Dance? (Shal we dansu, Japan, 1996. Directed by Suo Masayuki)

Linda C. Ehrlich

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema (Published in China)

Yuheng Bao and John A. Lent

China’ s Film: Happenings, Discussions, and Resources

John A. Lent and Yuheng Bao

Minutes, ACSS Business Meeting, 1997

 


Vol. 9, No. 1, Fall 1997

Mapping Interiors: An Interview with Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Suranjan Ganguly

Schindler’s List in Malaysia: Anti-Semitism or National Politics?

Timothy R. White & Emmett Winn

Transnationalization As Affected from Within: Contestation of the Nation-Space in Lino Brocka’s Jaguar

Rolando B. Tolentino

From Wenmingxi (Civilized Play) to Yingxi (Shadowplay): The Foundation of Shanghai Film Industry in the 1920s

Dafeng Zhong, Zhen Zhang, & Yingjin Zhang

Novella on Screen: Kawabata’s The Izu Dancer and Gosha’s Film Version (1932)

Keiko I. McDonald

The Politics of Horror: The Aswang in Film

Felicidad C. Lim

Eve in Calcutta: The Indianization of a Movie Madwoman

Gretchen D. Bisplinghoff & Carol J. Slingo

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema (Published in China)

Yuheng Bao & John A. Lent

Potpourri

Carol J. Slingo

Exhibitions, January-April, 1997

Linda C. Ehrlich

Review Picturing Japaneseness

Linda C. Ehrlich

ACSS ’97: Program

Suzie Sau-Fong Young


Vol. 8, No. 2, Winter 1996/1997

Editor’s Note

John A. Lent

ACSS ’97 Conference

Suzie Sau-Fong Young

Tales from Peripheries: Why Write about Japanese Movies?

J. L. Anderson

Problems with the Treatment of Hong Kong Cinema as Camp

Julian Stringer

Anti-Maoist Gender: Hibiscus 53 Town’s Naturalization of a Dengist Sex/Gender/Kinship System

Andrew Kipnis

A Study of Asian Tradition in Satyajit Ray’s The World of Apu

Victor Or

Cinematic Sexualities: The Two Faces of Abe Sada in Japanese “Poruno” Film

Christine Marran

Teach for a While, Direct for a While: An Interview with Xie Fei

John A. Lent

Symbolism Through Zhang Yimou’s Subversive Lens in His Early Films

Haili Kong

The Makings of a Passion: 40 Years of Living with the World of Chinese Films

Régis Bergeron

Recent Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Review Seoul Stirring: 5 Korean Directors

Julian Stringer

Symposium of Film Collections in Asia Official Report

Yuheng Bao

Potpourri

Carol Slingo


Vol. 8, No. 1, Spring 1996

Editor’s Note

John A. Lent

Wandering Fool: Tora-san and the Comic Traveler

Linda Ehrlich

Hou Hsiao-hsien’s Puppetmaster: The Poetics of Landscape

Nick Browne

National Cinema and Film Culture in Kazakhstan

Greg Waller

Dracula’s Panties: Notes on Watching Indian Videos

Carol Slingo

Short Story into Action: Older Brother, Younger Sister (1953): Naruse’s Transposition of the World of Muro onto the Screen

Keiko I. McDonald

Lino Brocka as Filmmaker, Dissident, and Constitutional Commissioner

John A. Lent

Ban(g)! Ban(g)! Dangerous Encounter -- 1st Kind: Writing with Censorship

Tan See Kam

Inamura Jane: Keisuke Kuwata and the Japanese Popular Consciousness

Yasue Kuwahara

Zhang Yimou’s Raise the Red Lantern: Contextual Analysis of Film Through a Confucian/Feminist Matrix

Joann Lee

Bibliography of Recent Sources on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Potpourri

Carol Slingo

Vol. 7, No. 2, Winter 1995

Editor’s Note

John A. Lent

The Japanese Film: A Personal View – 1947-1995

Donald Richie

“No Place for a White Man”: United Artists’ Far East Department, 1922-1929

Michael Walsh

The Dream Palaces of Shanghai: American Films in China’s Largest Metropolis Prior to 1949

Marie Cambon

The Shinkokugeki and the Zenshinza: Western Representational Realism and the Japanese Period Film

S. A. Thornton

The Search for a Malaysian Cinema: Between U-Wei, Shuhaimi, Yusof and LPFM

Fuziah Kartini Hassan Basri and Raja Ahmad Alauddin

On Zhang Yimou’s “Golden Touch”: A Comparison between “Judou” and “The Last Emperor”

Faye Zhengxing

Lousy Films Had To Come First – Im Kwon-taek, Korean Director

John A. Lent

Subjective Culture and History: The Ethnographic Cinema of Wong Kar-wai

Curtis K. Tsui

The Globalization of Cinema: A Reverse Angle

Uma Magal

Potpourri

John A. Lent

Reviews

Lino Brocka: The Artist and His Times (Clodualdo del Mundo, Jr.)
Philippine Film. Vol. VIII, CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art (Clodualdo del Mundo, Jr.)
Shared Differences: Multicultural Media and Practical Pedagogy (Edmond Chibeau)
New Chinese Cinema (Julian Stringer)


Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring 1995 

From the Editor: Alive and Kicking

John A. Lent

Rereading Cultural Significance of Taiwan’s Cinema in the 1990’s

Lee Tain-Dow

The Voice of Feminine Madness in Zhang Yimou’s Da Hong Deng Long Gao Gao Gua (Raise the Red Lantern)

Suzie Young-Sau Fong

Hindu Neo-Nationalism and the Spectacle of Masculinity and Violence: The Case of Angaar

Jyotsna Kapur

Publications on Asian Cinema

John A. Lent

Films About Tibet

Cynthia Contreras

Anime Resources

John A. Lent

Le Cinema d’Asie en France (et en Europe) en 1994

Régis Bergeron

Reviews

New Chinese Cinemas: Forms, Identities, Politics (Steve Fore)
Threads of Life: Hemp and Gender in a Hmong Village (Linda Ehrlich)
Song of the Bicycle (D. E. Perushek)
On Unthinking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the Media (Radha Subramanyam)

Minutes, ACSS, Athens, Ohio, November 5, 1994

Raoul Kulberg, Cynthia Contreras, and John A. Lent

Efforts To Launch Canadian Branch ACSS

 

Mira Binford’s Diamonds in the Snow Reveals Holocaust Through a Child’s Eyes

 


 

 

 
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