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Film theory and contemporary Hollywood movies

Author: Warren Buckland
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: AFI film readers.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores popular movies through the lens of film theory, beginning with industrial-economic analysis before moving into a predominately aesthetic and interpretive framework.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Buckland
ISBN: 9780415962612 0415962617 9780415962629 0415962625 9780203030769 0203030761
OCLC Number: 166361645
Description: vi, 355 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: New Hollywood, new aesthetics. New Hollywood, new millennium / Thomas Schatz --
The supernatural in neo-baroque Hollywood / Sean Cubitt --
Man without a movie camera, movies without men: towards a posthumanist cinema? / William Brown --
Movie-games and game-movies: towards an aesthetics of transmediality / Douglas Brown and Tanya Krzywinska --
Saw heard: musical sound design in contemporary cinema / K.J. Donnelly --
The shape of 1999: the stylistics of American movies at the end of the century / Barry Salt --
Tales of epiphany and entropy: paranarrative worlds on YouTube / Thomas Elsaesser --
Feminism, philosophy, and queer theory. Reformulating the symbolic universe: Kill Bill and Tarantino's transcultural imaginary / Saša Vojković --
(Broke)back to the mainstream: queer theory and queer cinemas today / Harry M. Benshoff --
Demystifying Deleuze: French philosophy meets contemporary U.S. cinema / David Martin-Jones --
Rethinking affects, narration, fantasy, and realism. Trauma, pleasure, and emotion in the viewing of Titanic: a cognitive approach / Carl Plantinga --
Mementos of contemporary American cinema: identifying and responding to the unreliable narrator in the movie theater / Volker Ferenz --
Fantasy audiences versus fantasy audiences / Martin Barker --
"What is there really in the world?" Forms of theory, evidence and truth in Fahrenheit 9/11: a philosophical and intuitionist realist approach / Ian Aitken.
Series Title: AFI film readers.
Responsibility: edited by Warren Buckland.
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