Marc James Léger presents Žižek-influenced studies of films made by some of the most influential film-makers of our time, including Jean-Luc Godard, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Werner Herzog, Alexander Kluge, William Klein, Jim Jarmusch, Hal Hartley, Harmony Korine, and more.
Lolitas seek to fulfil their look and identity through overall appearance and behaviour. Fashion plays a crucial role in establishing their unique identity and conveys significant meaning.
Indian cinema teems with a multitude of different voices. The Directory of World Cinema: India provides a broad overview of this rich variety, highlighting distinctions among India’s major cinematic genres and movements while illuminating the field as a whole.
Following recent seismic events in countries as dissimilar as Iran, Chile and Haiti, national films have emerged that challenge ingrained political, economic, ethical, and ontological categories of modernity. Film on the Faultline explores the fractious relationship between cinema and seismic experience.
Sydney Street Style is a book that explores the style of this lesser known fashion capital. It is beautifully assembled and packed with full-colour photos of the stylish and eclectic residents of Sydney.
This article provides an interview with Jonny Hannah, a prolific illustrator based in the UK.
The male clutch bag is becoming a very popular trend among men’s fashion and provides an apt opportunity to explore men’s growing attitudes towards dress and gender. This article explores the wider implications of accessories and bags, and in particular when analysed against men’s fashion trends.
Any debate on popular culture in the modern age of course cannot escape the rise of the mass media. The rise and development of global media systems has led to a proliferation of a popular culture that is circulated on a mass scale. This has led on the one hand to the global dominance of American-led cultural products and images such as film, music and consumer goods…
His initial appointment as an apprentice must have been an unusual decision for Look, who clearly did not have a formal programme for high school graduates. Kubrick acknowledges his indebtedness to picture editor Helen O’Brian, who was aware of the youngster’s academic situation…
Twin Peaks’ influence on popular culture reveals itself in television shows, movies, songs and other forms of media from the ‘90s to now. It saturated the cultural consciousness in such an immense and immediate way that not just television audiences, but also accomplished writers and directors took notice…