Special Issue: The Digital Aesthetic of Violence (Journal of Popular Film & Television)

Hi folks

Here’s something entertaining: the special issue of the Journal of Popular Film & Television has just come out, which focuses on the digital aesthetic of violence. Lorrie Palmer & I are very proud of this issue and its exclusive focus aesthetic construction of violence. We  have assembled great work from an international range of scholars:

1.      Digital Mayhem, Optical Decimation: The Technopoetics of Special Effects
Garrett Stewart

2.      Digital Visceral: Textural Play and the Flamboyant Gesture in Digital Screen Violence
Lisa Purse

3.      Blood in the Corridor: The Digital Mastery of Hero Run Shoot-outs in Kick-Ass and Wanted
Stuart Bender & Lorrie Palmer

4.      Life Out of Death—Violent FX and Its Vivacious Power
Paul Johnson

5.      Virtue Through Suffering: The American War Film at the End of Celluloid
Tanine Allison

Editors introduction here:
The Digital Aesthetic of Violence Introducing the Special Issue

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