Engaging Cinema

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  • Author : Bill Nichols
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 545 pages
  • ISBN : 0393934918
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Engaging Cinema

Engaging Cinema
  • Author : Bill Nichols
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 28 January 2010
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In what ways do films influence and interact with society? What social forces determine the kinds of movies that get made? How do movies reinforce—and sometimes overturn—social norms? As societies evolve, do the films that were once considered ‘great’ slip into obscurity? Which ones? Why? These questions, and many others like them, represent the mainstream of scholarly film studies today. In Engaging Cinema, Bill Nichols offers the first book for introductory film students that tackles these topics head-on.

Engaging Film Criticism

Engaging Film Criticism
  • Author : Walter Metz
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release : 11 May 2021
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Engaging Film Criticism examines recent American cinema in relationship to its «imaginative intertexts», films from earlier decades that engage similar political and cultural themes. This historical encounter provides an unexpected and exciting way of reading popular contemporary films. Eclectic pairings include the Schwarzenegger action film True Lies with the Hitchcock classic North by Northwest, as well as the lampooned Will Smith comedy Wild, Wild West with Buster Keaton's silent feature The General. Using a theoretically and historically informed brand of

Engaging Film

Engaging Film
  • Author : Tim Cresswell,Deborah Dixon
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 11 May 2021
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Engaging Film is a creative, interdisciplinary volume that explores the engagements among film, space, and identity and features a section on the use of films in the classroom as a critical pedagogical tool. Focusing on anti-essentialist themes in films and film production, this book examines how social and spatial identities are produced (or dissolved) in films and how mobility is used to create different experiences of time and space. From popular movies such as "Pulp Fiction," "Bulworth," "Terminator 2," and "The

A History of Russian Cinema

A History of Russian Cinema
  • Author : Birgit Beumers
  • Publisher : Berg Publishers
  • Release : 11 May 2021
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Film emerged in pre-Revolutionary Russia to become the 'most important of all arts' for the new Bolshevik regime and its propaganda machine. This text is a complete history from the beginning of film onwards and presents an engaging narrative of both the industry and its key films in the context of Russia's social and political history.

Mourning the Nation

Mourning the Nation
  • Author : Bhaskar Sarkar
  • Publisher : Duke University Press Books
  • Release : 20 May 2009
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What remains of the “national” when the nation unravels at the birth of the independent state? The political truncation of India at the end of British colonial rule in 1947 led to a social cataclysm in which roughly one million people died and ten to twelve million were displaced. Combining film studies, trauma theory, and South Asian cultural history, Bhaskar Sarkar follows the shifting traces of this event in Indian cinema over the next six decades. He argues that Partition remains

Blaxploitation Cinema

Blaxploitation Cinema
  • Author : Josiah Howard
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 11 May 2021
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Dazzling, highly stylised, excessively violent and brimming with sex, blaxploitation films enjoyed a brief but memorable moment in motion picture history. Never before, and never since, have so many African-American performers been featured in films, not in bit parts, but in name-above-the title starring roles. Here's a new and appreciative look back at a distinctly American motion picture phenomenon, the first truly comprehensive examination of the genre, its films, its trends and its far-reaching impact, covering more than 240 Blaxploitation films

Cinema Today

Cinema Today
  • Author : Edward Buscombe
  • Publisher : Phaidon Incorporated Limited
  • Release : 01 October 2003
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Fully illustrated with over 700 images including film stills, posters and behind-the-scenes shots, this book also features in-depth case studies on a wide range of films. Cinema Today provides an unparalleled insight into the heart of the film industry.

The Literature film Reader

The Literature film Reader
  • Author : James Michael Welsh,Peter Lev
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 11 May 2021
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From examinations of Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now to Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo, The Literature Film Reader: Issues of Adaptation covers a wide range of films adapted from other sources. The first section presents essays on the hows and whys of adaptation studies, and subsequent sections highlight films adapted from a variety of sources, including classic and popular literature, drama, biography, and memoir. The last section offers a new departure for adaptation studies, suggesting that films about history-often a separate category

The Films of Makhmalbaf

The Films of Makhmalbaf
  • Author : Eric Egan
  • Publisher : Mage Pub
  • Release : 11 May 2021
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This book examines the close and volatile relationship between a highly popular art form, the production of culture and the politics of power in society. Through a critical analysis the book reveals the social and political context of Iran's national cinema under the Islamic Republic. It tracks the emergence of Iranian cinema since the Islamic Revolution, as Makhmalbaf, one of Iran's most influential filmmakers, and a committed artist whose work is provocative and never far from controversy, sought to engage