dresses in her closet already, hoping to exchange the bridesmaid dress for a bride’s.
Another popularfilm underpinning this message is Paul Feig’s Bridesmaids (2011),
which garnered much media coverage in Israel. The film featured, as in many romantic
comedies of its kind, the unhappy life of the bride’s best friend, who is given the role
of the chief bridesmaid. As in 27 Dresses, the film focuses on the miserable life of the
bridesmaid while she tries to manage all the pre-wedding events and rituals. Both films
end on an optimistic tone, the heroines
period or figure ‘that come to define our expectations in the
cultural imaginary’. Christopher Lockett, ‘Accidental history: mass
culture and HBO’s Rome ’, Journal of PopularFilm and
Television 38:3 ( 2010 ), p. 102.
Ramona Wray, ‘The network king:
recreating Henry VIII for a global television audience’, in Mark
meaningful in late-twentieth-century Yugoslavia, shows how everyday German-language racialised imaginaries in the region could remain. German fascination with Native Americans, ignited by Karl May's Winnetou novels (1875–1910), inspired hobbyist re-enactment groups and many popularfilms, and arguably represented a certain racial exceptionalism itself (May's white German protagonist, allied with Natives against villainous Americans, embodied a brotherhood with the Indian hero that distanced the nation from its own colonialism) (Sieg 2002 ). This fascination was directly
Religious influences on the depictions of science in mainstream movies
David A. Kirby and Amy C. Chambers
’s birthday, only 4 in 10 believe in evolution.
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and popularfilm publication
in order to use ‘nothing’ as a category to interrogate the fraught
relation between cinema and literature in Film, thus providing a
historical context for Bignell’s previous work on authority in Film.
Catherine Laws (Chapter 10) discusses the nexus between nothing
and silence in order to analyse the specific relations between
music, sound, and hearing from Dream of Fair to Middling Women
to Ghost Trio and neither. Russell Smith (Chapter 11) goes back to
biographical narratives (a former no-no of a certain critical
arts, film and music industries into the team. While scandals emerged
about some of these personalities being pressured into joining the
team, 42 many cultural figures are
genuine subscribers to Putin’s campaign: an obvious example being
Govorukhin, the prominent and popularfilm director.
Similarly, the Putin team sought to
echo the opposition protest demonstrations, mounting their own, which
, however, that of all British films released in that period
the most popular were those with MoI-approved propaganda content: Convoy, 49th Parallel, The First of the Few and In Which We
Serve, and that the third most popularfilm of 1943 was the feature-length documentary Desert Victory. But box office success was
no better guide to effects on civilian feelings and behaviour than
the approval of Mass-Observation’s panel. For more meaningful
evidence of this, we would have to turn to the more detailed reports
The origins of the Algerian women’s movement, 1945–54
women at a meeting in the Algiers’ Foyer Civique to mark Aïd-el-kébir,
at which the general secretary Alice Sportisse attacked the failure to
implement the vote for women, ‘who have to struggle in a situation close
to poverty’.36 The UFA, probably through studying the methods of the
PPA nationalists, also proved adept at using propaganda techniques and
cultural forms that would appeal to illiterate Arab or Berber speaking
women, particularly through popularfilms like the Egyptian Gawhara,
theatrical sketches, and Arab female orchestras such as ‘Aissa’, and ‘El