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 Yoda, R2D2, and the "Others" of Hollywood Movies

Yoda, R2D2, and the "Others" of Hollywood Movies

In the movies, anything can happen when worlds collide. In films like Star Wars, The Gremlins, and Jaws, the line that separates what's possible from impossible is becomes blurred when humans meet non-humans, whether an alien in space or a creature in the ocean.

Key Terms for Global Cinema

Key Terms for Global Cinema

Seung-hoon Jeong is working on a book project in which he identifies and develops key terms for addressing the idea of "global cinema," which he describes as a new frame in which to examine films that comment on phenomena like cosmopolitanism, terrorism, and global capitalism.