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Movie Mutations
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Jonathan Rosenbaum, Adrian Martin
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-25 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The idea of cinephilia is a crucial one for students of the cinema, but it is often associated with a bygone arthouse era. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, corporatism, public relations and bottom-line accounting seem to govern mainstream film-making. Formula-driven Hollywood blockbusters dominate the world marketplace. In times
Film Directors and Emotion
Language: en
Pages: 201
Authors: Darragh Greene, Graham Price
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-22 - Publisher: McFarland

Cinema is an affective medium. Films move us to feel wonder, joy, and love as well as fear, anger, and hatred. Today, we are living through a new age of sensibility when emotion is given priority over reason. Yet, there is a counter-cultural current in contemporary American cinema that offers
Apocalypse Then
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: Mike Bogue
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-31 - Publisher: McFarland

Your next stop--mutants, monsters, and mushroom clouds. America, the only country to have dropped the Bomb, and Japan, the only country to have suffered its wrath, naturally portray the nuclear threat through different cinematic lenses, and Apocalypse Then shows the view from both sides of the Pacific. American science fiction
A Brief History of Comic Book Movies
Language: en
Pages: 98
Authors: Wheeler Winston Dixon, Richard Graham
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-05 - Publisher: Springer

A Brief History of Comic Book Movies traces the meteoric rise of the hybrid art form of the comic book film. These films trace their origins back to the early 1940s, when the first Batman and Superman serials were made. The serials, and later television shows in the 1950s and
The Oxford History of World Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 846
Authors: Geoffrey Nowell-Smith
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-10-17 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

The Oxford History of World Cinema is the most authoritative, up-to-date history of the Cinema ever undertaken. It traces the history of the twentieth-century's most enduringly popular entertainment form, covering all aspects of its development, stars, studios, and cultural impact. The book celebrates and chronicles over one hundred years of