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

Author: David Bordwell; Ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-ausg.]View all editions and formats

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: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Bordwell; Ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 0520246225 9780520246225 0520232275 9780520232273
OCLC Number: 704545411
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary, 2009. online-Ressource.
Description: x, 298 Seiten
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Beyond the Blockbuster part i: a real story 1. Continuing Tradition, by Any Means Necessary 2. Pushing the Premises 3. Subjective Stories and Network Narratives 4. A Certain Amount of Plot: Tentpoles, Locomotives, Blockbusters, Megapictures, and the Action Movie part ii: a stylish style 1. Intensified Continuity: Four Dimensions 2. Some Likely Sources 3. Style, Plain and Fancy 4. What's Missing? Appendix: A Hollywood Timeline, 1960--2004 Bradley Schauer and David Bordwell Notes Index
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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