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  • Hollywood Lighting from the Silent Era to Film Noir

    Hollywood Lighting from the Silent Era to Film Noir
    av Patrick Keating

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231149037

    Lighting performs essential functions in Hollywood films, enhancing the glamour, clarifying the action, and intensifying the mood. Examining every facet of this understated art form, from the glowing backlights of the silent period to the shaded all…

  • Hollywood Lighting from the Silent Era to Film Noir

    Hollywood Lighting from the Silent Era to Film Noir
    av Patrick Keating

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231149020

    Lighting performs essential functions in Hollywood films, enhancing the glamour, clarifying the action, and intensifying the mood. Examining every facet of this understated art form, from the glowing backlights of the silent period to the shaded all…

  • After Uniqueness

    After Uniqueness
    av Erika Balsom

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231176934

    Images have never been as freely circulated as they are today. They have also never been so tightly controlled. As with the birth of photography, digital reproduction has created new possibilities for the duplication and consumption of images, offer…

  • After Uniqueness

    After Uniqueness
    av Erika Balsom

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231176927

    Images have never been as freely circulated as they are today. They have also never been so tightly controlled. As with the birth of photography, digital reproduction has created new possibilities for the duplication and consumption of images, offer…

  • Film, a Sound Art

    Film, a Sound Art
    av Michel Chion

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231137775

    French critic and composer Michel Chion argues that watching movies is more than just a visual exercise--it enacts a process of audio-viewing. The audiovisual makes use of a wealth of tropes, devices, techniques, and effects that convert multiple se…

  • Film, a Sound Art

    Film, a Sound Art
    av Michel Chion, Claudia Gorbman, Michel Chion

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231137768

    French critic and composer Michel Chion argues that watching movies is more than just a visual exercise--it enacts a process of audio-viewing. The audiovisual makes use of a wealth of tropes, devices, techniques, and effects that convert multiple se…

  • ?Keep ?Em in the East?

    ?Keep ?Em in the East?
    av Richard Koszarski

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231200981

    The year 1955 was a watershed one for New York’s film industry: Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront took home eight Oscars, and, more quietly, Stanley Kubrick released the low-budget classic Killer’s Kiss. A wave of films that changed h…

  • ?Keep ?Em in the East?

    ?Keep ?Em in the East?
    av Richard Koszarski

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231200998

    The year 1955 was a watershed one for New York’s film industry: Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront took home eight Oscars, and, more quietly, Stanley Kubrick released the low-budget classic Killer’s Kiss. A wave of films that changed h…

  • The Lumière Galaxy

    The Lumière Galaxy
    av Francesco Casetti

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231172431

    Francesco Casetti believes new media technologies are producing an exciting new era in cinema aesthetics. Whether we experience film in the theater, on our hand-held devices, in galleries and museums, onboard and in flight, or up in the clouds in th…

  • The Lumière Galaxy

    The Lumière Galaxy
    av Francesco Casetti

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231172424

    Francesco Casetti believes new media technologies are producing an exciting new era in cinema aesthetics. Whether we experience film in the theater, on our hand-held devices, in galleries and museums, onboard and in flight, or up in the clouds in th…

  • Maya Deren

    Maya Deren
    av Sarah Keller

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231162210

    Maya Deren (1917-1961) was a Russian-born American filmmaker, theorist, poet, and photographer working at the forefront of the American avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Influenced by Jean Cocteau and Marcel Duchamp, she is best known for her semi…

  • Maya Deren

    Maya Deren
    av Sarah Keller

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231162203

    Maya Deren (1917-1961) was a Russian-born American filmmaker, theorist, poet, and photographer working at the forefront of the American avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Influenced by Jean Cocteau and Marcel Duchamp, she is best known for her semi…

  • Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes

    Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes
    av Maggie Hennefeld

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231179478

    Women explode out of chimneys and melt when sprayed with soda water. Feminist activists play practical jokes to lobby for voting rights, while overworked kitchen maids dismember their limbs to finish their chores on time. In early slapstick films wi…

  • Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes

    Specters of Slapstick and Silent Film Comediennes
    av Maggie Hennefeld

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231179461

    Women explode out of chimneys and melt when sprayed with soda water. Feminist activists play practical jokes to lobby for voting rights, while overworked kitchen maids dismember their limbs to finish their chores on time. In early slapstick films wi…

  • Essays on the Essay Film

    Essays on the Essay Film

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231172677

    The essay-with its emphasis on the provisional and explorative rather than on definitive statements-has evolved from its literary beginnings and is now found in all mediums, including film. Today, the essay film is, arguably, one of the most widely…

  • Essays on the Essay Film

    Essays on the Essay Film
    av Nora M. Alter, Timothy Corrigan, Nora M. Alter

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231172660

    The essay-with its emphasis on the provisional and explorative rather than on definitive statements-has evolved from its literary beginnings and is now found in all mediums, including film. Today, the essay film is, arguably, one of the most widely…

  • The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction

    The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction
    av Nora M. Alter

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178211

    Nora M. Alter argues that the essay film is a hybrid genre that fuses three major categories of film: feature, art, and documentary. Much like the written essay, its literary predecessor, the essay film draws on a variety of forms and approaches, fu…

  • The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction

    The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction
    av Nora M. Alter

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178204

    Nora M. Alter argues that the essay film is a hybrid genre that fuses three major categories of film: feature, art, and documentary. Much like the written essay, its literary predecessor, the essay film draws on a variety of forms and approaches, fu…

  • The Use and Abuse of Cinema

    The Use and Abuse of Cinema
    av Eric Rentschler

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231073639

    Eric Rentschler's new book, The Use and Abuse of Cinema, takes readers on a series of enthralling excursions through the fraught history of German cinema, from the Weimar and Nazi eras to the postwar and postwall epochs and into the new millennium.…

  • The Use and Abuse of Cinema

    The Use and Abuse of Cinema
    av Eric Rentschler

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231073622

    Eric Rentschler's new book, The Use and Abuse of Cinema, takes readers on a series of enthralling excursions through the fraught history of German cinema, from the Weimar and Nazi eras to the postwar and postwall epochs and into the new millennium.…

  • Electric Dreamland

    Electric Dreamland
    av Lauren Rabinovitz

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156608

    Amusement parks were the playgrounds of the working class in the early twentieth century, combining numerous, mechanically-based spectacles into one unique, modern cultural phenomenon. Lauren Rabinovitz describes the urban modernity engendered by th…

  • Electric Dreamland

    Electric Dreamland
    av Lauren Rabinovitz

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156615

    Amusement parks were the playgrounds of the working class in the early twentieth century, combining numerous, mechanically-based spectacles into one unique, modern cultural phenomenon. Lauren Rabinovitz describes the urban modernity engendered by th…

  • China on Screen

    China on Screen
    av Chris Berry, Mary Farquhar, Chris Berry

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231137065

    In China on Screen, Chris Berry and Mary Farquhar, leaders in the field of Chinese film studies, explore more than one hundred years of Chinese cinema and nation. Providing new perspectives on key movements, themes, and filmmakers, Berry and Farquha…

  • China on Screen

    China on Screen
    av Christopher Berry

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231137072

    In China on Screen, Chris Berry and Mary Farquhar, leaders in the field of Chinese film studies, explore more than one hundred years of Chinese cinema and nation. Providing new perspectives on key movements, themes, and filmmakers, Berry and Farquha…

  • Carceral Fantasies

    Carceral Fantasies
    av Alison Griffiths

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231161077

    A groundbreaking contribution to the study of nontheatrical film exhibition, Carceral Fantasies tells the little-known story of how cinema found a home in the U.S. penitentiary system and how the prison emerged as a setting and narrative trope in mo…

  • Carceral Fantasies

    Carceral Fantasies
    av Alison Griffiths

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231161060

    A groundbreaking contribution to the study of nontheatrical film exhibition, Carceral Fantasies tells the little-known story of how cinema found a home in the U.S. penitentiary system and how the prison emerged as a setting and narrative trope in mo…

  • Chromatic Modernity

    Chromatic Modernity
    av Sarah Street

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231179836

    The era of silent film, long seen as black and white, has been revealed in recent scholarship as bursting with color. Yet the 1920s remain thought of as a transitional decade between early cinema and the rise of Technicolor—despite the fact th…

  • Chromatic Modernity

    Chromatic Modernity
    av Sarah Street, Joshua Yumibe

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231179829

    The era of silent film, long seen as black and white, has been revealed in recent scholarship as bursting with color. Yet the 1920s remain thought of as a transitional decade between early cinema and the rise of Technicolor—despite the fact th…

  • Shocking Representation

    Shocking Representation
    av Adam Lowenstein

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231132466

    In this imaginative new work, Adam Lowenstein explores the ways in which a group of groundbreaking horror films engaged the haunting social conflicts left in the wake of World War II, Hiroshima, and the Vietnam War. Lowenstein centers Shocking Repre…

  • Shocking Representation

    Shocking Representation
    av Adam Lowenstein

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231132473

    In this imaginative new work, Adam Lowenstein explores the ways in which a group of groundbreaking horror films engaged the haunting social conflicts left in the wake of World War II, Hiroshima, and the Vietnam War. Lowenstein centers Shocking Repre…

  • Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939

    Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939
    av Thomas Doherty

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163934

    Between 1933 and 1939, representations of the Nazis and the full meaning of Nazism came slowly to Hollywood, growing more ominous and distinct only as the decade wore on. Recapturing what ordinary Americans saw on the screen during the emerging Nazi…

  • Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939

    Hollywood and Hitler, 1933-1939
    av Thomas Doherty

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163927

    Between 1933 and 1939, representations of the Nazis and the full meaning of Nazism came slowly to Hollywood, growing more ominous and distinct only as the decade wore on. Recapturing what ordinary Americans saw on the screen during the emerging Nazi…

  • Shivers Down Your Spine

    Shivers Down Your Spine
    av Alison Griffiths

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129886

    From the architectural spectacle of the medieval cathedral and the romantic sublime of the nineteenth-century panorama to the techno-fetishism of today's London Science Museum, humans have gained a deeper understanding of the natural world through h…

  • Shivers Down Your Spine

    Shivers Down Your Spine
    av Alison Griffiths

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129893

    From the architectural spectacle of the medieval cathedral and the romantic sublime of the nineteenth-century panorama to the techno-fetishism of today's London Science Museum, humans have gained a deeper understanding of the natural world through h…

  • Anxious Cinephilia

    Anxious Cinephilia
    av Sarah Keller

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231180863

    The advent of new screening practices and viewing habits in the twenty-first century has spurred a public debate over what it means to be a “cinephile.” In Anxious Cinephilia, Sarah Keller places these competing visions in historical and…

  • Anxious Cinephilia

    Anxious Cinephilia
    av Sarah Keller

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231180870

    The advent of new screening practices and viewing habits in the twenty-first century has spurred a public debate over what it means to be a “cinephile.” In Anxious Cinephilia, Sarah Keller places these competing visions in historical and…

  • Spaces Mapped and Monstrous

    Spaces Mapped and Monstrous
    av Nick Jones

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231194228

    Digital 3D has become a core feature of the twenty-first-century visual landscape. Yet 3D cinema is a contradictory media form: producing spaces that are highly regimented and exhaustively detailed, it simultaneously relies upon distortions of visio…

  • Spaces Mapped and Monstrous

    Spaces Mapped and Monstrous
    av Nick Jones

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231194235

    Digital 3D has become a core feature of the twenty-first-century visual landscape. Yet 3D cinema is a contradictory media form: producing spaces that are highly regimented and exhaustively detailed, it simultaneously relies upon distortions of visio…

  • Reform Cinema in Iran

    Reform Cinema in Iran
    av Blake Atwood

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178174

    It is nearly impossible to separate contemporary Iranian cinema from the Islamic revolution that transformed film production in the country in the late 1970s. As the aims of the revolution shifted and hardened once Khomeini took power and as an eigh…

  • Reform Cinema in Iran

    Reform Cinema in Iran
    av Blake Atwood

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178167

    It is nearly impossible to separate contemporary Iranian cinema from the Islamic revolution that transformed film production in the country in the late 1970s. As the aims of the revolution shifted and hardened once Khomeini took power and as an eigh…

  • The End of Cinema?

    The End of Cinema?
    av Andre Gaudreault

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231173575

    Is a film watched on a video screen still cinema? Have digital compositing, motion capture, and other advanced technologies remade or obliterated the craft? Rooted in their hypothesis of the "double birth of media," Andre Gaudreault and Philippe Mar…

  • The End of Cinema?

    The End of Cinema?
    av André Gaudreault, Philippe Marion, Timothy Barnard

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231173568

    Is a film watched on a video screen still cinema? Have digital compositing, motion capture, and other advanced technologies remade or obliterated the craft? Rooted in their hypothesis of the "double birth of media," Andre Gaudreault and Philippe Mar…

  • Sexual Politics and Narrative Film

    Sexual Politics and Narrative Film
    av Robin Wood

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231076050

    One of the most distinctive voices in film criticism explores relationships between narrative style and sexual politics. Robin Wood, well known for his books Hollywood from Vietnam to Reagan and Hitchcock's Films Revisited, probes the political and…

  • Motion(less) Pictures

    Motion(less) Pictures
    av Justin Remes

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231169622

    Conducting the first comprehensive study of films that do not move, Justin Remes challenges the primacy of motion in cinema and tests the theoretical limits of film aesthetics and representation. Reading experimental films such as Andy Warhol's Empi…

  • Motion(less) Pictures

    Motion(less) Pictures
    av Justin Remes

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231169639

    Conducting the first comprehensive study of films that do not move, Justin Remes challenges the primacy of motion in cinema and tests the theoretical limits of film aesthetics and representation. Reading experimental films such as Andy Warhol's Empi…

  • African Film and Literature

    African Film and Literature
    av Lindiwe Dovey

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231147545

    Analyzing a range of South African and West African films inspired by African and non-African literature, Lindiwe Dovey identifies a specific trend in contemporary African filmmaking-one in which filmmakers are using the embodied audiovisual medium…

  • African Film and Literature

    African Film and Literature
    av Lindiwe Dovey

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231147552

    Analyzing a range of South African and West African films inspired by African and non-African literature, Lindiwe Dovey identifies a specific trend in contemporary African filmmaking-one in which filmmakers are using the embodied audiovisual medium…

  • Brazilian Cinema

    Brazilian Cinema

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231102674

    From the documentary to the cinema novo and cannibalism, from Nelson Pereira dos Santos's Vidas Secas to music in the films of Glauber Rocha, this third, revised edition is a century-spanning introduction to the story of a medium that flourished in…

  • Show Trial

    Show Trial
    av Thomas Doherty

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231184892

    In 1947, the Cold War came to Hollywood. Over nine tumultuous days in October, the House Un-American Activities Committee held a notorious round of hearings into alleged Communist subversion in the movie industry. The blowback was profound: the majo…

  • Show Trial

    Show Trial
    av Thomas Doherty

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231187787

    In 1947, the Cold War came to Hollywood. Over nine tumultuous days in October, the House Un-American Activities Committee held a notorious round of hearings into alleged Communist subversion in the movie industry. The blowback was profound: the majo…

  • Levinas and the Cinema of Redemption

    Levinas and the Cinema of Redemption
    av Sam B. Girgus

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231147644

    In his philosophy of ethics and time, Emmanuel Levinas highlighted the tension that exists between the "ontological adventure" of immediate experience and the "ethical adventure" of redemptive relationships-associations in which absolute responsibil…

  • Levinas and the Cinema of Redemption

    Levinas and the Cinema of Redemption
    av Sam B. Girgus

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231147651

    In his philosophy of ethics and time, Emmanuel Levinas highlighted the tension that exists between the "ontological adventure" of immediate experience and the "ethical adventure" of redemptive relationships-associations in which absolute responsibil…

  • Silent Film Sound

    Silent Film Sound
    av Rick Altman

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231116633

    Because silent cinema is widely perceived as having been exactly that-silent-no one has fully examined how souns was used to accompany the films of this era. Silent Film Sound reconsiders all aspects of sound practices during the entire silent film…

  • Silent Film Sound

    Silent Film Sound
    av Rick Altman

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231116626

    Because silent cinema is widely perceived as having been exactly that-silent-no one has fully examined how souns was used to accompany the films of this era. Silent Film Sound reconsiders all aspects of sound practices during the entire silent film…

  • Hollywood's Dirtiest Secret

    Hollywood's Dirtiest Secret
    av Hunter Vaughan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231182409

    In an era when many businesses have come under scrutiny for their environmental impact, the film industry has for the most part escaped criticism and regulation. Its practices are more diffuse; its final product, less tangible; and Hollywood has ado…

  • Hollywood's Dirtiest Secret

    Hollywood's Dirtiest Secret
    av Hunter Vaughan

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231182416

    In an era when many businesses have come under scrutiny for their environmental impact, the film industry has for the most part escaped criticism and regulation. Its practices are more diffuse; its final product, less tangible; and Hollywood has ado…

  • Hideous Progeny

    Hideous Progeny
    av Angela M. Smith

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231157162

    Twisted bodies, deformed faces, aberrant behavior, and abnormal desires characterized the hideous creatures of classic Hollywood horror, which thrilled audiences with their sheer grotesqueness. Most critics have interpreted these traits as symptoms…

  • Hideous Progeny

    Hideous Progeny
    av Angela M. Smith

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231157179

    Twisted bodies, deformed faces, aberrant behavior, and abnormal desires characterized the hideous creatures of classic Hollywood horror, which thrilled audiences with their sheer grotesqueness. Most critics have interpreted these traits as symptoms…

  • Eye of the Century

    Eye of the Century
    av Francesco Casetti, Erin Larkin, Jennifer Pranolo

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139946

    Is it true that film in the twentieth century experimented with vision more than any other art form? And what visions did it privilege? In this brilliant book, acclaimed film scholar Francesco Casetti situates the cinematic experience within discour…

  • Eye of the Century

    Eye of the Century
    av Francesco Casetti

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139953

    Is it true that film in the twentieth century experimented with vision more than any other art form? And what visions did it privilege? In this brilliant book, acclaimed film scholar Francesco Casetti situates the cinematic experience within discour…

  • Rewriting Indie Cinema

    Rewriting Indie Cinema
    av J. J. Murphy

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231191975

    Most films rely on a script developed in pre-production. Yet beginning in the 1950s and continuing through the recent mumblecore movement, key independent filmmakers have broken with the traditional screenplay. Instead, they have turned to new appro…

  • Rewriting Indie Cinema

    Rewriting Indie Cinema
    av J. J. Murphy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231191968

    Most films rely on a script developed in pre-production. Yet beginning in the 1950s and continuing through the recent mumblecore movement, key independent filmmakers have broken with the traditional screenplay. Instead, they have turned to new appro…

  • Billy Wilder: Dancing on the Edge

    Billy Wilder: Dancing on the Edge

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231201469

    The director and cowriter of some of the world's most iconic films--including Double Indemnity, Sunset Blvd., Some Like It Hot, and The Apartment--Billy Wilder earned acclaim as American cinema's greatest social satirist. Though an influential fixtu…

  • Hollywood and the Culture Elite

    Hollywood and the Culture Elite
    av Peter Decherney

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231133777

    As Americans flocked to the movies during the first part of the twentieth century, the guardians of culture grew worried about their diminishing influence on American art, education, and American identity itself. Meanwhile, Hollywood studio heads we…

  • Hollywood and the Culture Elite

    Hollywood and the Culture Elite
    av Peter Decherney

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231133760

    As Americans flocked to the movies during the first part of the twentieth century, the guardians of culture grew worried about their diminishing influence on American art, education, and American identity itself. Meanwhile, Hollywood studio heads we…

  • American Showman

    American Showman
    av Ross Melnick

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231159050

    Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel (1882-1936) built an influential and prolific career as film exhibitor, stage producer, radio broadcaster, musical arranger, theater manager, war propagandist, and international celebrity. He helped engineer the integration of…

  • American Showman

    American Showman
    av Ross Melnick

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231159043

    Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel (1882-1936) built an influential and prolific career as film exhibitor, stage producer, radio broadcaster, musical arranger, theater manager, war propagandist, and international celebrity. He helped engineer the integration of…

  • Hollywood's Artists

    Hollywood's Artists
    av Virginia Wright Wexman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195683

    Today, the director is considered the leading artistic force behind a film. The production of a Hollywood movie requires the labor of many people, from screenwriters and editors to cinematographers and boom operators, but the director as author of t…

  • Hollywood's Artists

    Hollywood's Artists
    av Virginia Wright Wexman

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195690

    Today, the director is considered the leading artistic force behind a film. The production of a Hollywood movie requires the labor of many people, from screenwriters and editors to cinematographers and boom operators, but the director as author of t…

  • After the Silents

    After the Silents
    av Michael Slowik

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231165839

    Many believe Max Steiner's score for King Kong (1933) was the first important attempt at integrating background music into sound film, but a closer look at the industry's early sound era (1926-1934) reveals a more extended and fascinating story. Vie…

  • After the Silents

    After the Silents
    av Michael Slowik

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231165822

    Many believe Max Steiner's score for King Kong (1933) was the first important attempt at integrating background music into sound film, but a closer look at the industry's early sound era (1926-1934) reveals a more extended and fascinating story. Vie…

  • This Mad Masquerade

    This Mad Masquerade
    av Gaylyn Studlar

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231103213

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  • Studios Before the System

    Studios Before the System
    av Brian R. Jacobson

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231172813

    By 1915, Hollywood had become the epicenter of American filmmaking, with studio "dream factories" structuring its vast production. Filmmakers designed Hollywood studios with a distinct artistic and industrial mission in mind, which in turn influence…

  • Studios Before the System

    Studios Before the System
    av Brian Jacobson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231172806

    By 1915, Hollywood had become the epicenter of American filmmaking, with studio "dream factories" structuring its vast production. Filmmakers designed Hollywood studios with a distinct artistic and industrial mission in mind, which in turn influence…

  • Projections of War

    Projections of War
    av Thomas Doherty

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231116350

    Thomas Doherty reveals how and why Hollywood marshaled its artistic resources on behalf of the war effort and interprets the cultural meanings and enduring legacies of the motion picture record of the war years. He explains the social, political, an…

  • Cinema by Design

    Cinema by Design
    av Lucy Fischer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175029

    Art Nouveau thrived from the late 1890s through the First World War. The international design movement reveled in curvilinear forms and both playful and macabre visions and had a deep impact on cinematic art direction, costuming, gender representati…

  • Cinema by Design

    Cinema by Design
    av Lucy Fischer

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175036

    Art Nouveau thrived from the late 1890s through the First World War. The international design movement reveled in curvilinear forms and both playful and macabre visions and had a deep impact on cinematic art direction, costuming, gender representati…

  • When Movies Were Theater

    When Movies Were Theater
    av William Paul

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231176569

    There was a time when seeing a movie meant more than seeing a film. The theater itself shaped the very perception of events on screen. This multilayered history tells the story of American film through the evolution of theater architecture and the s…

  • When Movies Were Theater

    When Movies Were Theater
    av William Paul

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231176576

    There was a time when seeing a movie meant more than seeing a film. The theater itself shaped the very perception of events on screen. This multilayered history tells the story of American film through the evolution of theater architecture and the s…

  • Chinese Women?s Cinema

    Chinese Women?s Cinema
    av lingzhen Wang

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156745

    The first of its kind in English, this collection explores twenty one well established and lesser known female filmmakers from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Chinese diaspora. Sixteen scholars illuminate these filmmakers' negotiations of…

  • Chinese Women?s Cinema

    Chinese Women?s Cinema

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156752

    The first of its kind in English, this collection explores twenty one well established and lesser known female filmmakers from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Chinese diaspora. Sixteen scholars illuminate these filmmakers' negotiations of…

  • Bombay Hustle

    Bombay Hustle
    av Debashree Mukherjee

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231196154

    From starry-eyed fans with dreams of fame to cotton entrepreneurs turned movie moguls, the Bombay film industry has historically energized a range of practices and practitioners, playing a crucial and compelling role in the life of modern India. Bom…

  • Bombay Hustle

    Bombay Hustle
    av Debashree Mukherjee

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231196147

    From starry-eyed fans with dreams of fame to cotton entrepreneurs turned movie moguls, the Bombay film industry has historically energized a range of practices and practitioners, playing a crucial and compelling role in the life of modern India. Bom…

  • Film Studies, second edition

    Film Studies, second edition
    av Ed Sikov

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195935

    Film Studies is a concise and indispensable introduction to the formal study of cinema. Ed Sikov offers a step-by-step curriculum for the appreciation of all types of narrative cinema, detailing the essential elements of film form and systematically…

  • Film Studies, second edition

    Film Studies, second edition
    av Ed Sikov

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195928

    Film Studies is a concise and indispensable introduction to the formal study of cinema. Ed Sikov offers a step-by-step curriculum for the appreciation of all types of narrative cinema, detailing the essential elements of film form and systematically…

  • The Shape of Spectatorship

    The Shape of Spectatorship
    av Scott Curtis

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231134026

    Scott Curtis draws our eye to the role of scientific, medical, educational, and aesthetic observation in shaping modern spectatorship. Focusing on the nontheatrical use of motion picture technology in Germany between the 1890s and World War I, he fo…

  • The Shape of Spectatorship

    The Shape of Spectatorship
    av Scott Curtis

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231134033

    Scott Curtis draws our eye to the role of scientific, medical, educational, and aesthetic observation in shaping modern spectatorship. Focusing on the nontheatrical use of motion picture technology in Germany between the 1890s and World War I, he fo…

  • Intelligence Work

    Intelligence Work
    av Jonathan Kahana

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231142076

    Intelligence Work establishes a new genealogy of American social documentary, proposing a fresh critical approach to the aesthetic and political issues of nonfiction cinema and media. Jonathan Kahana argues that the use of documentary film by intell…

  • Intelligence Work

    Intelligence Work
    av Jonathan Kahana

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231142069

    Intelligence Work establishes a new genealogy of American social documentary, proposing a fresh critical approach to the aesthetic and political issues of nonfiction cinema and media. Jonathan Kahana argues that the use of documentary film by intell…

  • Hearst Over Hollywood

    Hearst Over Hollywood
    av Louis Pizzitola

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231116466

    Hollywood-crossroads of filmmaking, mythmaking, and politics-was dominated by one man more than any other for most of its history. It was William Randolph Hearst who understood how to use cinema to exploit the public's desire for entertainment and t…

  • Orson Welles, Shakespeare, and Popular Culture

    Orson Welles, Shakespeare, and Popular Culture
    av Michael Anderegg

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231112291

    From the earliest days of radio to the golden age of television and beyond, Orson Welles has occupied a unique place in American culture. In Orson Welles, Shakespeare, and Popular Culture, Michael Anderegg considers Welles's influence as an interpre…

  • Cinematic Appeals

    Cinematic Appeals
    av Ariel Rogers

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231159166

    Cinematic Appeals follows the effect of technological innovation on the cinema experience, specifically the introduction of widescreen and stereoscopic 3D systems in the 1950s, the rise of digital cinema in the 1990s, and the transition to digital 3…

  • Cinematic Appeals

    Cinematic Appeals
    av Ariel Rogers

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231159173

    Cinematic Appeals follows the effect of technological innovation on the cinema experience, specifically the introduction of widescreen and stereoscopic 3D systems in the 1950s, the rise of digital cinema in the 1990s, and the transition to digital 3…