Action Films

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Arroyo, José. “Introduction.” In Action/Spectacle Cinema. José Arroyo, ed. London: BFI, 2000, vii-xiv.

Bean, Jennifer. “‘Trauma Thrills’: Notes on Early Action Cinema.” In Action and Adventure Cinema. Yvonne Tasker, ed. London & New York: Routledge, 2004, 17-30.

Beltran, Mary. “Mas Macha: The New Latina Action Hero.” In Action and Adventure Cinema. Yvonne Tasker, ed. London & New York: Routledge, 2004, 186-200.

De Angelis, Michael. “Keanu Reeves and the Fantasy of Pansexuality.” In Gay Fandom and Crossover Stardom. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2000, 179-234 and 259-65.

Dyer, Richard. “Action!” In Action/Spectacle Cinema. José Arroyo, ed. London: BFI, 2000, 17-21.

Flanagan, Martin. “‘Get Ready for Rush Hour’: The Chronotope in Action.” In Action and Adventure Cinema. Yvonne Tasker, ed. London & New York: Routledge, 2004, 103-18.

Fore, Steve. “Life Imitates Entertainment.” In At Full Speed. Esther Yau, ed. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2001, 115-141.

Gross, Larry. “Big and Loud.” In Action/Spectacle Cinema. José Arroyo, ed. London: BFI, 2000, pp.3-9.

Hankin, Kelly. “Badass Supermama Meets Foxy Brown.” In The Girls in the Back Room, Minneapolis: U. of Minnesota Press, 2002, 81-113.

Holmlund, Chris. “Masculinity as Multiple Masquerade.” In Screening the Male, Steve Cohan and Ina Rae Hark, eds. London: Routledge, 1993, 213-229.

Holmlund, Chris. “Wham! Bam! Pam!” Quarterly Review of Film Studies, 22.2 (2005), 97-112.

Hooks, Bell. “The Oppositional Gaze.” In Black Looks. Boston: South End Press, 1992, 115-132.

Hunt, Leon. “The Hong Kong/Hollywood Connection: Stardom and Spectacle in Transnational Action Cinema.” In Action and Adventure Cinema. Yvonne Tasker, ed. London & New York: Routledge, 2004, 269-83.

Jacobs, Jason. “Gunfire.” In Action/Spectacle Cinema, José Arroyo, ed. London: BFI, 2000, 9-16.

Jeffords, Susan. “The Reagan Hero: Rambo.” In The War Film, ed. Robert Eberwein, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers, 2004, 140-54.

Kramer, Peter. “‘Clean, Dependable Slapstick’: Comic Violence and the Emergence of Classical Hollywood Cinema.” In Violence and American Cinema, J. David Slocum, ed. New York: Routledge, 2001, 103-16.

Marchetti, Gina. “Jackie Chan and the Black Connection.”In Keyframes, Amy Villarejo and Matthew Tinkom, eds. London: Routledge, 2001, 137-58.

Neale, Steve. “Action-Adventure.” In Genre and Contemporary Hollywood, London: Routledge, 2000, 52-61.

Neale, Steve. “Masculinity as Spectacle.” Screen, 1983, 24.6, 2-16.

Negron-Muntaner, Frances. “Jennifer’s Butt,” Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, Fall 1997, 22.2, 189-94.

O’Day, Marc. “Beauty in Motion.” In Action and Adventure Cinema. Yvonne Tasker, ed. London & New York: Routledge, 2004, 201-18.

Prince, Stephen. “Graphic Violence in the Cinema.” In Screening Violence. Stephen Prince, ed. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1-44.

Prince, Stephen. “The Aesthetic of Slow-Motion Violence in the Films of Sam Peckinpah.” In Screening Violence, Stephen Prince, ed. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 175-201.

Richards, Jeffrey. “Swashbuckling: A Profile of the Genre.” In Swordsmen of the Screen. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977, 1-24.

Schubart, Rikke. “Passion and Acceleration: Generic Change in the Action Film.” In Violence and American Cinema, ed. J. David Slocum, New York: Routledge, 2001, 192-207.

Singer, Ben. “‘Child of Commerce! Bastard of Art!': Early Film Melodrama.” In Action and Adventure Cinema. Yvonne Tasker, ed. London & New York: Routledge, 2004, 52-70.

Studlar, Gaylyn and Desser, David. “Never Having to Say You’re Sorry.” In From Hanoi to Hollywood, ed. Linda Dittmar and Gene Michaud, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1990, 101-12.

Taves, Brian. “What Is Adventure?” and “Characters and Their Traits.” In The Romance of Adventure, Jackson, MS: Mississippi UP, 1993, 3-14, 111-135.

Waller, Gregory. “Rambo.” In From Hanoi to Hollywood, ed. Linda Dittmar and Gene Michaud, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1990, 113-28.