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Performing Arts : Film & Video - History & Criticism


In A Lonely Street - Frank Krutnik

Taking issue with many orthodox views of "Film Noir," Frank Krutnik argues for a reorientation of the compulsively engaging area of Hollywood cultural production. By analysing individual films within a generic framework and using recent historical......

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New Documentary - Stella Bruzzi

Bruzzi relates contemporary cinema to the documentary tradition, exploring questions of authorship, spectatorship and 'truth' in the context of issues of race, gender and performance. Author: Bruzzi, Stella Publisher: Routledge Illustration: N La......

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Heroes And Villains - Mike Alsford

Hercules, James Bond, Luke Skywalker, Harry Potter, Buffy Summers, Spiderman, Dr Who, Darth Vader, Voldemort. Almost anybody living within the developed West would be able to group these individuals into two camps: the heroes and the villains. How......

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The Pedagogy Of Adaptation

This collection of essays focuses on numerous contexts to emphasize why film adaptations matter to students of literature. Written by specialists in a variety of fields, ranging from film, radio, theater, and even language studies, it is the first......

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Redefining Adaptation Studies

Transcending the literature/film paradigm of typical film adaptation courses, these essays focus on the idea of 'adaptation' and what it means in different socio-political contexts. This volume not only suggests how 'adaptation' might be used in d......

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A History Of American Movies: A Film-by-film Look At The Art, Craft, And Business Of Cinema - Paul Monaco

A History of American Movies provides a survey of the narrative feature film from the 1920s to the present. The book focuses on 170 of the most highly regarded and recognized feature films selected by the Hollywood establishment: each Oscar winner......

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American Classic Screen Interviews

In American Classic Screen Interviews, editors John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh have assembled some of the most significant and memorable interviews conducted for the magazine over its ten-year history. This collection contains rare conversatio......

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The Fall Of Buster Keaton: His Films For Mgm, Educational Pictures, And Columbia - James L. Neibaur

The Fall of Buster Keaton assesses Keaton's work during the talking picture era, especially those made at MGM, Educational, and Columbia studios. While giving some attention to the early part of Keaton's career, Neibaur focuses primarily o......

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John Ford Made Westerns

Nine major essays by prominent scholars of Hollywood film cast new light on the sound-era Westerns of John Ford. They place the films within contemporary critical contexts and regard them from fresh perspectives. While giving attention to style an......

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A History Of The French New Wave Cinema - Richard Neupert

The French New Wave cinema is arguably the most fascinating of all film movements, famous for its exuberance, daring, and avant-garde techniques. A History of the French New Wave Cinema offers a fresh look at the social, economic, and aesthetic me......

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United Artists: The Company That Changed The Film Industry, Volume 2 1951-1978 - Tino Balio

In this second volume of Tino BalioĀs history of United Artists, he examines the turnaround of the company in the hands of Arthur Krim and Robert Benjamin in the 1950s, when United Artists devised a successful strategy based on the financing and d......

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Visions Of A New Land: Soviet Film From The Revolution To The Second World War - Emma Widdis

In 1917 the Bolsheviks proclaimed a world remade. The task of the new regime, and of the media that served it, was to reshape the old world in revolutionary form, to transform the vast, "ungraspable" space of the Russian Empire into the mapped ter......

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On Film - Stephen Mulhall

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Author: Mulhall, Stephen Publisher: Routledge Illustration: n Language: ENG Title: On Film Pages: 00160 (Encrypted EPUB) On Sale: 2002-09-11 SKU-13/ISBN: 97......

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Bollywood - Tejaswini Ganti

"Bollywood" - once a tongue-in-cheek term used by the English-language media in India - has become the dominant global term to refer to the prolific Hindi language film industry located in Bombay (renamed Mumbai in 1995). Characterized by music, d......

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Film Noir: Hard-boiled Modernity And The Cultures Of Globalization - Jennifer Fay

The term ""film noir"" still conjures images of a uniquely American malaise: hard-boiled detectives, fatal women, and the shadowy hells of urban life. But from its beginnings, film noir has been an international phenomenon, and its stylistic icons......

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