In 60s and 70s lit and film studies, scholars developed a system in order to read texts.
Background for One Armed Swordsman. Need to learn about martial arts films, always
dangerous to talk about what the origin of a genre is. A lot of p
Todays film is Chunking Expess. Catching up on the History of Hong Kong cinema from
A Better Tomorrow. CK Express isnt exactly contemporary but its getting close. Article
is about HK cinema and the implications of having a culture that is a
You can still talk to him about the paper. He will help you, bounce ideas off him.
We are getting more contemporary now. No such thing as a third wave Taiwanese
cinema. By late 1990s and early 2000s, there were many attempts to rejuven
Fifth generation. Comments are Facebook represent the microcosm of how people react
to the film. There are polarizing debates about this film. For example is it feminist or
chauvinistic? Lots of controversy within the film. We should m
Come talk to Prof. Fan about your final paper. We will be handing it in electronically.
Entering into a very exciting section of the course. We are starting to deal with a stronger
connection between mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwa
The director now exclusively makes art pieces and video recording.
This film is part of the second wave of New Taiwan cinema, which was last preoccupied
with politics. No longer a huge deliberate statement about Taiwanese iden
Stepping into a new region: Taiwan. How do we configure Taiwanese subjectivity and
how do we think about Taiwan? Taiwan has a very different construction compared to
Chinese cinema. They have a tendency to be anti-nationalist and anti-Chine
Talking about A Better Tomorrow. First item of the agenda is to talk about the Golden
Age of Hong Kong cinema. Essay we read for today is a good example of a strongly
written historical based paper. Then going to talk about A Better To
Last week of Hong Kong films. Today we are talking about Hong Kong New Wave. Also,
we will be talking about making post-structuralist readings. Last week we talked about
the Shaw brothers. They were an American styled film studio. In Holl