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The Solaris Effect: Art and Artifice in Contemporary American Film

Steven Dillon - Performing Arts - 2010
What do contemporary American movies and directors have to say about the relationship between nature and art? How do science fiction films like Steven Spielberg's A.I. and ...
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High Contrast: Race and Gender in Contemporary Hollywood Film

Sharon Willis - Performing Arts - 1997 - 266 pages
In HIGH CONTRAST, author Sharon Willis examines the dynamic relationships between racial and sexual difference in Hollywood films from the 1980s and 1990s. Seizing on the way ...
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Film histories: an introduction and reader

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, Sharon Monteith - Performing Arts - 2007 - 612 pages
A wide-ranging introduction to film history, this anthology covers the history of film from 1895 to the present day.
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Film Theory Goes to the Movies: Cultural Analysis of Contemporary Film

Jim Collins, Ava Preacher Collins, Hilary Radner - Social Science - 2012 - 320 pages
First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Action Movies: The Cinema of Striking Back

Harvey O'Brien - ART - 2013 - 160 pages
Action Movies: The Cinema of Striking Back is a study of action cinema, exploring the ethics and aesthetics of the genre with reference to its relatively short history. It ...
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Film as Social Practice

Graeme Turner - Social Science - 2002 - 244 pages
Graeme Turner provides a clear introduction to major theoretical issues in the history of film production and film studies, examining the function of film as a national ...
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Cinemas of the World: Film and Society from 1895 to the Present

James Chapman - Performing Arts - 2003 - 480 pages
Examines the relationship between film and society in the modern world - film as entertainment medium, film as a reflection of national cultures and preoccupations, film as an ...
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Secret Agents: Popular Icons Beyond James Bond

Jeremy Packer - Political Science - 2009 - 197 pages
Why does the secret agent never seem to die? Why, in fact, has the secret agent not only survived the Cold War - which critics and pundits surmised would be the death of James ...
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Michael Haneke's Cinema: The Ethic of the Image

Catherine Wheatley - Performing Arts - 2013 - 234 pages
Existing critical traditions fail to fully account for the impact of Austrian director, and 2009 Cannes Palm d'Or winner, Michael Haneke’s films, situated as they are between ...
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Indie: An American Film Culture

Michael Z. Newman - ART - 2013 - 304 pages
From Stranger than Paradise (1984) to Synecdoche, New York (2008), America's independent films often seem to defy classification. Their strategies of storytelling and ...
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