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The dance of global darkness
Steven Bruhm

, 44 . 1 : 43–8 . ____. 2000c. ‘Inner Material/Material’ . The Drama Review , 44 . 1 : 36–42 . Klein , Susan Blakely . 1988 . Ankuko Buto: The Premodern and Postmodern Influence on the Dance of Utter Darkness. Ithaca, NY : Cornell East Asia Program . Lunberry , Clark . 2006 . ‘East meets West meets East: Dreaming

in Globalgothic
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Globalising the supernatural in contemporary Thai horror film
Katarzyna Ancuta

specifically Thai spiritual entities, such as phii krasue (the filth-eating spirit in the shape of a flying female head with entrails) or phii pob (the liver-devouring hungry ghost), whose representations do not fare well beyond Thailand, or South-East Asia. Thai horror comedies utilise local modes of narrative and frequently rely on the personal charisma of local comedians, the value of which is usually

in Globalgothic
Introduction to the new edition
Johnny Walker

factors ranging from shifts in national film policy to the boom in accessible prosumer technology and the rise of DVD and online streaming platforms. The new slasher boom of the mid-1990s and a spike in East Asian and European horror production led to a swelling in popularity for the genre in cinemas and on video. As far as theatrically released films are concerned, Scream (Wes Craven, 1996) showed that there was international demand for youth-oriented genre pictures, while The Blair Witch Project (Eduardo

in Hammer and beyond
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German nuclear cinema in neoliberal times
Steffen Hantke

’. Conclusion: monetising failure Read as a continuous narrative, all three films taken in sequence tell the story of the gradual neoliberalisation of West/Germany, each with a different deployment of gothic tropes in service of various thematic concerns. As several East Asian economies, Britain and the USA were pursuing a dramatic turn towards neoliberal

in Neoliberal Gothic
Jonathan Rayner

with a young recruit, Bill, enjoying a leaving party with family and friends before departing for Vietnam. His thoughts rest squarely on sex with his girlfriend before his departure, and on guaranteeing that she will write while he is away. The realities of war, and especially the particularities of the conflict in South East Asia, remain distant as the platoon embark on a Qantas airliner and drink Fosters beer en route for Vietnam. The American influence behind their deployment is implied in airline trolleys emblazoned

in Contemporary Australian cinema