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The way Hollywood tells it : story and style in modern movies

Author: David Bordwell
Publisher: Berkeley : U. of California P., 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hollywood moviemaking is one of the constants of American life, but how much has it changed since the glory days of the big studios? This book argues that the principles of visual storytelling  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Bordwell
ISBN: 0520232275 9780520232273 0520246225 9780520246225
OCLC Number: 464880488
Notes: Index ; bibliogr.
Description: x, 298 s. : illustrations
Contents: A real story ; Continuing tradition, by any means necessary ; Pushing the premises ; Subjective stories and network narratives ; A certain amount of plot: tentpoles, locomotives, blockbusters, megapictures, and the action movie --
A stylish style ; Intensified continuity: four dimensions ; Some likely sources ; Style, plain and fancy ; What's missing?
Responsibility: David Bordwell

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"David Bordwell is our best writer on the cinema. He is deeply informed about films, he loves them, and he writes about them with a clarity and perception that makes the prose itself a joy to read. Read more...

 
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