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The cinema of Steven Spielberg : empire of light

Author: Nigel Morris
Publisher: London : Wallflower, 2007.
Series: Directors' cuts.
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Detailed textual analysis of films from Spielberg's entire career reveal that alongside conventional commercial appeal, his movies function as a self-reflexive, they invite divergent readings and self-conscious spectatorship which contradict assumptions about their ideological tendencies.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morris, Nigel, 1955-
Cinema of Steven Spielberg.
London : Wallflower, 2007
(OCoLC)607690483
Online version:
Morris, Nigel, 1955-
Cinema of Steven Spielberg.
London : Wallflower, 2007
(OCoLC)608156813
Named Person: Steven Spielberg; Steven Spielberg; Steven Spielberg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Morris
ISBN: 1904764886 9781904764885
OCLC Number: 70987629
Description: vii, 434 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction : the critical context --
Close Encounters of the Third Kind : tripping the light fantastic --
Duel : the descent of Mann --
The Sugarland Express : a light comedy? --
Jaws : searching the depths --
1941 : war on Hollywood --
Raiders of the Lost Ark : lights, camera, action --
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial : turn on your love light --
Twilight Zone : The Movie : magic lantern man overshadowed --
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom : anything goes --
The Color Purple : sisters and brothers --
Empire of the Sun : Shanghai showmanship --
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade : cut to the chase --
Always : light my fire --
Hook : an awfully big Pan(a)vision adventure --
Jurassic Park : another monster hit --
Schindler's List : darkness visible --
The Lost World : Jurassic Park : more digital manipulation --
Amistad : black and white in colour --
Saving Private Ryan : Hollywood on war --
A.I. Artificial Intelligence : eyes wide open --
Minority Report : through a glass, darkly --
Catch Me If You Can : captured on celluloid --
The Terminal : all that jazz --
War of the Worlds : rays in the mirror --
Munich : bitter fruit on the olive branch --
Audiences, subjectivity and pleasure --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Directors' cuts.
Responsibility: Nigel Morris.
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Detailed textual analysis of films from Spielberg's entire career reveal that alongside conventional commercial appeal, his movies function as a self-reflexive, they invite divergent readings and self-conscious spectatorship which contradict assumptions about their ideological tendencies.

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