East Asian Cinemas

East Asian Cinemas

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Cinemas from East Asia are among the most exciting and influential in the world. They are attracting popular and critical attention on a global scale, with films from the region circulating as arthouse, cult, blockbuster and a€˜extremea€™ cinema, or as Hollywood remakes. This book explores developments in the global popularity of East Asian cinema, from Chinese martial arts, through Japanese horror, to the burgeoning new Korean cinema, with particular emphasis on crossovers, remakes, hybrids and co-productions. It examines changing cinematic traditions in Asia alongside the a€˜Asianisationa€™ of western cinema. It explores the dialogue not only between a€˜Easta€™ and a€˜Westa€™, but between different cinemas in the Asia Pacific. What do these trends mean for global cinema? How are co-productions and crossover films changing the nature of Hollywood and East Asian cinemas? The book includes in-depth studies of Park Chan-wook, 'Infernal Affairs', 'Seven Samurai', and 'Princess Mononoke'.It grossed over $7 million at the box office in a city of 7 million people.29 The long holiday theatrical release was ... Brothers for $1.75 million through Brad Pitta#39;s production company and remade as The Departed (Martin Scorsese, 2006). ... One of the main infotainment magazines in the city notes the marketing of Infernal Affairs 3: a#39;making ofa#39; videos all over ... The ending did not consider the mainland.

Title:East Asian Cinemas
Author:Leon Hunt, Leung Wing-Fai
Publisher:I.B.Tauris - 2010-10-18


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