Genre and performance.
Looking at contemporary film and television, this book explores how popular genres frame our understanding of on-screen performance. It brings together ground-breaking and inspiring work on this topic from both renowned and newer academics in the field. Previous studies of screen performance have te...
Manchester University Press,
Table of Contents:
- Cover; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Editorâ#x80;#x99;s introduction; 1 Film noir: gesture under pressure; 2 Captured ghosts: horror acting in the 1970s British television drama; 3 Docudrama performance: realism, recognition and representation; 4 Living stories: performance in the contemporary biopic; 5Borders and boundaries in Deadwood; 6 The Colbert Report: performing the news as parody for the postmodern viewer; 7 Contemporary comedy performance in British sitcom; 8 2-D performance and the re-animated actor in science fiction cinema.
- 9 The multiple determinants of television acting10 Bollywood blends: genre and performance in Shahrukh Khanâ#x80;#x99;s post-millennial films; Index.