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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...

The General

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conclusions

Faber & Faber Ltd, 2020

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...Although I had made films in Ireland, I had not ventured to make a film about Ireland until The General.Martin Cahill was a gangster. He was brought up in a sewer estate alongside the neglected, the forgotten, the unwanted...

Typewriter

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conclusions

Faber & Faber Ltd, 2020

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...When I left school at sixteen, my teacher and mentor, Fr John Maguire, encouraged me to believe I could be a writer. He told my mother. Coming from modest beginnings, such overweening ambition did not sit well with my painful shyness...

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...

Gummo

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 American Independent Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2009

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...Written for Larry Clark, Kids (1995) marked the beginning of an auspicious and controversial career for the cine-literate Korine. The son of a documentary film-maker, Korine partly retained the format’s vérité style and use of non-actors...