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Dr Gary Bettinson

Dr Gary Bettinson

Lecturer

The LICA Building
Lancaster University
Bailrigg
Lancaster
United Kingdom
LA1 4YW


Tel: +44 1524 594752

Affiliations

CAT - Centre for Contemporary Arts Thinking

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)

Research Interests

My research interests include approaches to film aesthetics, in particular neoformalism and historical poetics; studies of individual film authors; Hong Kong cinema and Asian filmmaking in general; and American independent and mainstream cinema. I am Editor-in-Chief of Asian Cinema journal (published bi-annually).

In Press

Complex narration in Premonition and The Lake House

Bettinson, G. 1/06/2014 Hollywood puzzle films. Buckland, W. (ed.). London: Routledge, (AFI Film Readers).

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

2013

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

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Equality before the law in Spielberg's Lincoln

Bettinson, G. & Rushton, R. 30/11/2013 In: Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media. 55

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2012

Directory of World Cinema: China

Bettinson, G. (ed.) 2012 Bristol: Intellect Press. 232 p.

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

2011

Warren Beatty

Bettinson, G. 2011 Movies in American History: an encyclopedia. DiMare, P. C. (ed.). Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, Vol. 1

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

The Shaw Brothers Meet Hammer: Coproduction, Coherence, and Cult Film Criteria

Bettinson, G. 2011 In: Asian Cinema. 22, 1, p. 122-137 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Warren Beatty: A Hollywood Career

Bettinson, G. 8/11/2011 In: Film International.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The Departed

Bettinson, G. 2011 Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood. Geraghty, L. (ed.). Bristol: Intellect Press, Vol. 1, p. 69-71 3 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Act of Vengeance: an interview with David Chiang

Bettinson, G. 2011 In: Post Script. 31, 1, p. 3-11 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2010

What is Film Theory? An Introduction to Contemporary Debates

Rushton, R. & Bettinson, G. 2010 Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill: Open University Press. 211 p.

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

David Lynch and the cinema d'auteur: a conversation with Michel Chion.

Bettinson, G. & Gleyzon, F-X. 2010 David Lynch / In Theory. Prague: Litteraria Pragensia, p. 182-187 6 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Eraserhead: comprehension, complexity, and the midnight movie.

Bettinson, G. 2010 David Lynch / In Theory. Gleyzon, F-X. (ed.). Prague: Litteraria Pragensia, p. 40-57 18 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

2009

Happy Together ? Generic hybridity in 2046 and In the Mood for Love.

Bettinson, G. 2009 Puzzle films: complex storytelling in contemporary cinema. Buckland, W. (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 167-186 20 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Reappraising Always.

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

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2008

New blood: an interview with Soi Cheang.

Bettinson, G. 11/2008 In: Journal of Chinese Cinemas. 2, 3, p. 211-224 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2007

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2005

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2004

Penning Dramatic Chance: Adaptation, Durrenmatt, and The Pledge.

Bettinson, G. 2004 In: Film Studies: An International Review. 5, 1, p. 66-79 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article