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A cinema of loneliness

Author: Robert Phillip Kolker
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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In this updated and expanded version of this classic study of contemporary American film, Kolker reassesses the landscape of American cinema over the past decade, as he examines works like Munich, A  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Phillip Kolker
ISBN: 9780199730025 0199730024 9780199738885 0199738882
OCLC Number: 669160810
Description: xii, 529 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Body's montage, history's mise-en-scène, contours of the horizontal line : Arthur Penn, Oliver Stone, and David Fincher --
Tectonics of the mechanical man : Stanley Kubrick --
Expressions of the streets : Martin Scorsese --
Steven Spielberg, war, superheroes, and the digital mise-en-scène --
Radical surfaces and independent means : Robert Altman.
Responsibility: Robert Kolker.

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