Feeling Film: Affect and Authenticity in Popular Cinema by Greg Singh

By Greg Singh

Cinema has the means to enflame our passions, to arouse our pity, to motivate our love. Feeling Film is a booklet that examines the emotional encounters present in modern well known cinema cultures. reading melodrama, film noir, comedian publication franchises, cult indie videos and romantic comedy in the context of a Jungian-informed psychology and modern hobbies in film-philosophy, this booklet considers many of the types of emotions engendered through our daily engagements with cinema.

Greg Singh questions the preferred thought of what cinema is, and considers what occurs through the anticipation and act of looking at a film, via to the act of sharing our emotions approximately them, the reviewing technique and repeat-viewing practices. Feeling Film does this via a critique of in simple terms textual ways, in its place providing a version which emphasises lived, hot (embodied and inhabited) mental relationships among the viewer and the seen. It extends the narrative motion of cinema past the period of the screening into nation-states of anticipation and afterlife, particularly supplying perception into the tertiary and participatory practices afforded via wealthy media engagement. In rethinking the standard, co-productive dating among viewer and seen from this angle, Feeling Film reinstates the significance of emotions as a relevant obstacle for movie concept.

What emerges from this research is a re-engagement of where of emotion, impact and feeling in movie concept and feedback. In reconsidering the length of the cinematic come across, Feeling movie makes an important contribution to the knowledge of the inter-subjective courting among viewer and seen. It takes post-Jungian feedback into the nation-states of post-cinema applied sciences and reignites the discussion among intensity psychology and the research of pictures as they seem to, and for, us. This ebook will make crucial analyzing for these attracted to the connection among movie and features of intensity psychology, movie and philosophy scholars at complex undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, movie and cinema teachers and cinephiles.

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