Dr Gary Bettinson

Senior Lecturer in Institute for Contemporary Arts

Current Teaching

Contemporary Hong Kong Cinema (Convenor)

Film Theory

Independent Research Disserations

Film Cultures

Documentary Cultures

Media, Film, and Cultural Studies

Apocalypse Then: New Hollywood Cinema (MA)

Cinema and History (MA)

Co-Production, Censorship, and Chinese Democracy: An Interview with Johnnie To
Bettinson, G.J. 20/08/2017 In: Cineaste. 42, 4, p. 25-27. 3 p.
Journal article

Posthandover Hong Kong Cinema: Interviews with Stanley Kwan, Herman Yau, and Gordon Chan
Bettinson, G.J. 20/08/2017 In: Cineaste. 42, 4, p. 28-31. 4 p.
Journal article

New Hong Kong Cinema: Transitions to Becoming Chinese in 21st-Century East Asia by Ruby Cheung
Bettinson, G.J. 1/12/2016 In: Film Quarterly. 70, 2, 2 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Introduction: the poetics of Chinese cinema
Bettinson, G.J. 19/10/2016 In: The Poetics of Chinese Cinema. New York : Palgrave Macmillan p. 1-14. 14 p. ISBN: 9781137566089. Electronic ISBN: 9781137553096.
Chapter

The Poetics of Chinese Cinema
Bettinson, G.J., Udden, J.N. 19/10/2016 New York : Palgrave Macmillan. 227 p. ISBN: 9781137566089. Electronic ISBN: 9781137553096.
Book

Hong Kong puzzle films: the persistence of tradition
Bettinson, G.J. 14/09/2016 In: The Poetics of Chinese Cinema. New York : Palgrave Macmillan p. 119-145. 27 p. ISBN: 9781137566089. Electronic ISBN: 9781137553096.
Chapter

Once upon a time in China and America: transnational storytelling and the recent films of Peter Chan
Bettinson, G.J. 31/05/2016 In: Chinese cinemas. London : Routledge p. 37-52. 16 p. ISBN: 9781138912465, 9781138912472.
Chapter

Being human: an interview with Hong Kong filmmaker Cheung King-wai
Bettinson, G.J. 4/05/2016 In: Bright Lights Film Journal.
Journal article

What ever happened to Hollywood?
Bettinson, G.J., Rushton, R.J. 1/05/2016 In: Cineaction. 98, p. 25-34. 10 p.
Journal article

Hollywood Stars on Broadway: a critical symposium
Bettinson, G.J. 28/02/2016 In: Cineaste. 41, 2
Journal article

Bruce Lee
Bettinson, G.J. 20/01/2016 In: Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography . Berkshire p. 255-261. 7 p. ISBN: 9781614729006.
Chapter

Wong Kar-wai
Bettinson, G.J. 20/01/2016 In: Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography. Berkshire p. 461-468. 8 p. ISBN: 9781614729006.
Chapter

Resurrecting Carrie
Bettinson, G. 10/2015 In: Style and form in the Hollywood slasher film. London : Palgrave Macmillan ISBN: 9781137496461.
Chapter

Naomi Greene, "From Fu Manchu to Kung Fu Panda: Images of China in American Film" (Critical Interventions Series). Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2014, 264pp.
Bettinson, G. 15/09/2015 In: Screen. 56, 3, 5 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Figure of Light: On "Persistence of Vision: The 21st Century Film Criticism of Stanley Kauffmann," by Bert Cardullo (ed.)
Bettinson, G. 13/09/2015 In: Senses of Cinema. 76
Book/Film/Article review

Hong Kong stars and stardom
Bettinson, G. 08/2015 In: A companion to Hong Kong cinema. Chichester : Blackwell p. 379-387. 9 p. ISBN: 9780470659281.
Chapter

Directory of world cinema: China 2
Bettinson, G. 07/2015 Bristol : Intellect Press. 339 p. ISBN: 9781783204007.
Book

Review of Hong Kong documentary film by Ian Aitken and Michael Ingham
Bettinson, G. 1/06/2015 In: New Review of Film and Television Studies. 13, 2, 4 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Screen acting and the new Hollywood: an interview with Ethan Hawke (part 2)
Bettinson, G. 1/06/2015 In: Cineaste. 40, 3, p. 4-10. 7 p.
Journal article

Screen acting and the new Hollywood: an interview with Ethan Hawke (part 1)
Bettinson, G. 02/2015 In: Cineaste. 40, 2, p. 4-11. 8 p.
Journal article

The sensuous cinema of Wong Kar-wai: film poetics and the aesthetic of disturbance
Bettinson, G. 11/2014 Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press. 176 p. ISBN: 9789888139293.
Book

Complex narration in Premonition and The Lake House
Bettinson, G. 1/06/2014 In: Hollywood puzzle films. London : Routledge ISBN: 9780415622455.
Chapter

Equality before the law in Spielberg's Lincoln
Bettinson, G., Rushton, R. 30/11/2013 In: Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media. 55
Journal article

Sounds of Hong Kong cinema: Johnnie To, Milkyway Image, and the sound track
Bettinson, G. 30/11/2013 In: Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media. 55
Journal article

Journey to the West: Chinese movies in the global market
Bettinson, G. 10/2013 In: Asian Cinema. 24, 2, p. 259-270. 12 p.
Journal article

Directory of World Cinema : China
Bettinson, G. 2012 Bristol : Intellect Press. 232 p. ISBN: 9781841505589.
Book

Warren Beatty: A Hollywood Career
Bettinson, G. 8/11/2011 In: Film International.
Journal article

Act of Vengeance: an interview with David Chiang
Bettinson, G. 2011 In: Post Script. 31, 1, p. 3-11. 9 p.
Journal article

The Departed
Bettinson, G. 2011 In: Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood. Bristol : Intellect Press p. 69-71. 3 p. ISBN: 9781841504155.
Chapter

The Shaw Brothers Meet Hammer: Coproduction, Coherence, and Cult Film Criteria
Bettinson, G. 2011 In: Asian Cinema. 22, 1, p. 122-137. 16 p.
Journal article

Warren Beatty
Bettinson, G. 2011 In: Movies in American History. ABC-CLIO
Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary

David Lynch and the cinema d'auteur : a conversation with Michel Chion.
Bettinson, G., Gleyzon, F. 2010 In: David Lynch / In Theory. Prague : Litteraria Pragensia p. 182-187. 6 p. ISBN: 9788073083175.
Chapter

Eraserhead : comprehension, complexity, and the midnight movie.
Bettinson, G. 2010 In: David Lynch / In Theory. Prague : Litteraria Pragensia p. 40-57. 18 p. ISBN: 9788073083175.
Chapter

What is Film Theory? An Introduction to Contemporary Debates
Rushton, R., Bettinson, G. 2010 Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill: Open University Press. 211 p. ISBN: 9780335234233.
Book

Reappraising Always
Bettinson, G. 03/2009 In: New Review of Film and Television Studies. 7, 1, p. 33-49. 17 p.
Journal article

Happy Together ? Generic hybridity in 2046 and In the Mood for Love.
Bettinson, G. 2009 In: Puzzle films : complex storytelling in contemporary cinema. Wiley-Blackwell p. 167-186. 20 p. ISBN: 9781405168625.
Chapter

New blood : an interview with Soi Cheang.
Bettinson, G. 11/2008 In: Journal of Chinese Cinemas. 2, 3, p. 211-224. 14 p.
Journal article

Effects of the dominant in Secret Window.
Bettinson, G. 08/2008 In: New Review of Film and Television Studies. 6, 2, p. 151-167. 17 p.
Journal article

Made in Hong Kong, In the Mood for Love, and the metaphysics of melodrama.
Bettinson, G. 10/2007 In: Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, and Society. 1, 2, p. 21-39. 19 p.
Journal article

Yingjin Zhang, Chinese National Cinema (Routledge, 2004)
Bettinson, G. 12/2005 In: Film Studies. 7, 1, 3 p.
Book/Film/Article review

Reflections on a Screen Narcissist: Leslie Cheung's Star Persona in the Films of Wong Kar-wai'.
Bettinson, G.J. 1/05/2005 In: Asian Cinema. 16, 1, p. 220-238. 19 p.
Journal article

Reflections on a screen narcissist: Leslie Cheung's star persona in the films of Wong Kar-wai
Bettinson, G. 2005 In: Asian Cinema. 16, 1, p. 220-238. 19 p.
Journal article

Penning Dramatic Chance : Adaptation, Durrenmatt, and The Pledge.
Bettinson, G. 2004 In: Film Studies. 5, 1, p. 66-79. 14 p.
Journal article