Horror to the Extreme - Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema
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Horror to the Extreme - Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

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This book compares production and consumption of Asian horror cinemas in different national contexts and their multidirectional dialogues with Hollywood and neighboring Asian cultures. Individual essays highlight common themes including technology, digital media, adolescent audience sensibilities, transnational productions, pan-Asian marketing techniques, and variations on good vs. evil evident in many Asian horror films. Contributors include Kevin Heffernan, Adam Knee, Chi-Yun Shin, Chika Kinoshita, Robert Cagle, Emilie Yeh Yueh-yu, Neda Ng Hei-tung, Hyun-suk Seo, Kyung Hyun Kim, and Robert Hyland.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 284 pages
  • 163 x 235 x 21mm | 530g
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • English
  • 9622099726
  • 9789622099722
  • 3,365,692

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Film Studies / Asian Studies
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"From The Ring to The Host and beyond, Asian horror has become a regional brand with global reach. Yet, this culturally and commercially significant phenomenon has been conspicuously neglected--until now. Horror to the Extreme is the book we've all been wa
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About Jinhee Choi

Jinhee Choi is a lecturer of film studies at the University of Kent. Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano is an assistant professor of film studies at Carleton University.
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