Download Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts (4th Edition) (Routledge by Susan Hayward PDF

By Susan Hayward

Cinema experiences: the most important strategies is an important consultant for a person attracted to movie. offering obtainable insurance of a entire diversity of genres, routine, theories and construction phrases, it is a must-have advisor to a desirable quarter of research and arguably the best paintings kind of glossy times.

Now absolutely revised and up-to-date for its fourth version, the ebook comprises new topical entries such as:

Cult cinema
Digital cinema/Post-digital cinema
Dogme 95• Movement-image/Time-image
Quota quickies
3-D expertise

Show description

Read Online or Download Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts (4th Edition) (Routledge Key Guides) PDF

Best film books

Bela Tarr, the Time After (Univocal)

From Almanac of Fall (1984) to The Turin Horse (2011), popular Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr has the cave in of the communist promise. The “time after” isn't the uniform and morose time of these who now not think in something. it's the time once we are much less attracted to histories and their successes or mess ups than we're within the tender cloth of time from which they're carved.

Marlene Dietrich: Life and Legend

This large, admiring biography refutes the concept that Marlene Dietrich's femme fatale picture was once fully the discovery of director Josef von Sternberg. Bach, a movie manufacturer and writer of ultimate minimize, who studied with von Sternberg, portrays the latter as a megalomaniac whose amorous frustrations with the big name he had created drove him to keep up that she was once a puppet who danced to his strings.

Directory of World Cinema: France

Inventive, highbrow, and greatly avant-garde, the French movie has, maybe greater than the other nationwide cinema, been perennially on the centre of overseas filmmaking. With its full of life company and wide-ranging movie tradition, France has additionally been domestic traditionally to a few of the main influential filmmakers and routine – and, certainly, the first actual movie was once screened in Paris in 1895.

Lee J. Cobb: Characters of an Actor

Or a lot of his theater contemporaries, Lee J. Cobb (1911–1976) was once the best actor of his new release. In Hollywood he turned the definitive embodiment of gangsters, psychiatrists, and roaring lunatics. From 1939 till his dying, Cobb contributed riveting performances to a couple of movies, together with Boomerang, at the Waterfront, The Brothers Karamazov, 12 indignant males, and The Exorcist.

Additional resources for Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts (4th Edition) (Routledge Key Guides)

Sample text

During the German occupation of France in World War Two, American films had been proscribed. Suddenly after the war, hundreds of such films, heretofore unseen, flooded the French cinema screens. This cinema, directed by the likes of Alfred Hitchcock, Howard Hawks, John Ford and Samuel Fuller, seemed refreshingly new and led the Cahiers group to a reconsideration of Hollywood’s production. They argued that just because American directors had little or no say over any of the production process, bar the staging of the shots, 28 AUTEUR/AUTEUR THEORY this did not mean that they could not attain auteur status.

The cast is made up of caricatures of, among others, Cab Calloway (whose music figures in many cartoons of this period), Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Stepin Fetchit and Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson. The second is a racist spoof on Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs which, to Warners’ credit, it eventually banned from projection (both these shorts are titles held by the British Film Institute’s archival collection). Chuck Jones worked for Warners’ cartoon unit from the late 1930s until it closed in 1962.

The auteur debate did not end there. It was picked up in the late 1960s in the light of the impact of structuralism (see Figure 1, phase 2). In France, the Cahiers du cinéma was obliged to rethink and readjust its thinking around auteurism, and in Britain the film journal Movie significantly developed the debate. As a concept, structuralism dates back to the beginning of the twentieth century, primarily in the form of Phase 1: 1950s politique des auteurs AUTEUR: central producer of meaning structures: auteur linguistic social institution all producing meaning nothing else, where is spectator, ideology, context?

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 49 votes