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The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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...A period in life between childhood and adulthood has been recognised by most societies in most periods of history (Graff, 1995). However, during the course of the twentieth century in America and elsewhere in the industrialised west...

Poststructuralist Criticism

Michael Ryan

Dr Sean Michael Ryan is a Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Heythrop College, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Lenos

Melissa Lenos is Assistant Professor of English, Donnelly College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Film Analysis : Technique and Meaning in Narrative Film

Continuum, 2012

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...Poststructuralism extrapolated from the ideas of Structuralism, especially the idea that differences create identities. The Structuralists said language consists of word-sounds whose identity is given by their difference from other...

Mischief on the Oregon Express

Edward McPherson

Edward McPherson is a writer in New York City., Buster Keaton is his first book. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Buster Keaton : Tempest in a Flat Hat

Faber & Faber, 2011

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...Railroads are a great prop. You can do some awful wild things with railroads.Brownlow, p. 491.Brownlow, p. 491.The hot-dog man appeared a week early outside Cottage Grove, Oregon. It was just past the middle of May 1926. He had come over...

Towards the Modern Blockbuster

James Russell

James Russell is Principal Lecturer in Film Studies at De Montfort University, UK. His last book was The Historical Epic and Contemporary Hollywood (Bloomsbury, 2007). His short writing has appeared in Cinema Journal, the Journal of American Studies, the Guardian and numerous edited collections. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jim Whalley

Jim Whalley is an independent scholar based in the UK. He writes on American cinema history, and is the author of Saturday Night Live, Hollywood Comedy and American Culture (2010). His short writing has also appeared in The New Review of Film and Television Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hollywood and the Baby Boom : A Social History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...At the end of 1970, Paramount released Love Story, a low-budget college-set romance that became the biggest hit of the year. With domestic rentals of $48.7 million it not only made more than Airport ($45.2 million) and MASH ($36.7 million),...

Auteurism in the 1990s

The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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...In the Afterword to the 1998 edition of Signs and Meaning in the Cinema, Peter Wollen wrote: ‘I am still an auteurist’. It is tempting to see the coincidence of auteurism and millennialism contained in the notion ‘auteurism in the 1990s...

Editing

James Franco

James Franco grew up in the northern California town of Palo Alto. He is an actor, director, screenwriter and artist. His film appearances include Milk, Pineapple Express, the Spider-Man trilogy, Howl, Oz the Great and Powerful, Spring Breakers, and This Is The End. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Directing Herbert White : Poems and Prose

Faber & Faber, 2014

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Rules of Descent and Laws of Inheritance: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wes Anderson’s Symbolic Storyworld : A Semiotic Analysis

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Western conventions governing the inheritance of wealth were traditionally based on kinship rules of descent, on intergenerational relationships between parents and children. This chapter argues that the narrative of The Grand Budapest...

How Did God Go About His Work? 1971–1972

Stefan Kanfer

Stefan Kanfer is the author of Ball of Fire: The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art ofLucille Ball and Somebody: The Reckless Life and Remarkable Career of Marlon Brando. He was a writer and editor for Time magazine for more than twenty years. He lives in New York and on Cape Cod. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Somebody : The Reckless Life and Remarkable Career of Marlon Brando

Faber & Faber, 2008

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...1 Marlon needed The Godfather as much as The Godfather needed him. Perhaps a bit more. The list of recent and not-so-recent failures was long and painful to contemplate. The Fugitive Kind: one of Tennessee’s mistakes, and unprofitable...

Art Direction: Wajda to Spielberg

Projections 3 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1994

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...When I think about my work in film, I realize increasingly how much my life has been influenced by the fact that I belong to the second generation of filmmakers. My father Ludwik was a scriptwriter in the 1930s. He was the only professional...

In Front of the Cracked Mirror

Projections 3 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1994

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...... And now what?Almost two years have passed since I finished Shatters (Krhotine), my first full-length feature film. With it, I succeeded in experiencing any young director's dream: the joy of creative work, the sweet smell of national...