And 'Crash' naturally, by Cronenberg, based on G.J. Ballard's novel.
On 14 Jan 2013, at 19:53, Brecht Debackere wrote: > Some titles you probably already know: > Len Lye made 'Rhythm', about the construction of a car > 'Christine' (based on Stephen Kings novel) > There's of course the fast and furious series, the Blues Brothers movies > which seem to focus especially on police-car crashes, the gone in 60 seconds > movies (old and new), Bullit, Days of Thunder,... > > > On 14 Jan 2013, at 19:38, matt's frameworks address wrote: > >> For Hollywood cinema at its worst, it might be interesting to look at recent >> blockbusters such as the "Transformers" series or recent James Bond 007 >> films that have inked product placement sponsorship deals with car >> companies, essentially turning the films into 2 hour long car commercials. >> There was also the short-lived "BMW Films" series that tabbed some respected >> directors to make short films that, you guessed it, somehow prominently >> feature a BMW. And of course the Pixar film "Cars." >> >> I don't suggest these as good films, but rather interesting examples of how >> car culture, society, and cinema have recently interacted. >> >> -Matt >> >> >> >> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 2:57 PM, Bryan Konefsky <bkonef...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> Hello Frameworkers - I am in the early moments of developing a critical >> studies course that looks at different ways the automobile has been imagined >> in cinema. To this end I'd love to hear from ya'll with titles of films >> that you think might be useful to explore/expand this idea and readings that >> might also dovetail themes that might be explored. >> >> Do know that my pal Antoni Pinent recently turned me on to a great text >> titled Car Fetish. >> >> OK, let's hear what ya got! >> best, >> -- >> Bryan Konefsky >> director, Experiments in Cinema >> el presidente, Basement Films >> lecturer, Dept of Cinematic Arts UNM >> visiting lecturer, UCSC >> board of advisors, Ann Arbor Film Festival >> >> _______________________________________________ >> FrameWorks mailing list >> FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com >> https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks >> >> >> >> >> -- >> ------------------------------- >> www.rodeofilmco.com >> ------------------------------- >> _______________________________________________ >> FrameWorks mailing list >> FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com >> https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks > > _______________________________________________ > FrameWorks mailing list > FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com > https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks
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