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Green Zones: Beside the Walls on the Cinema Screen

Larrie Dudenhoeffer

Larrie Dudenhoeffer is a professor of English at Kennesaw State University, USA, specializing in film studies, critical theory, and American studies. He is the author of Embodiment and Horror Cinema (2014) and Anatomy of the Superhero Film (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Walls Without Cinema : State Security and Subjective Embodiment in Twenty-First-Century US Filmmaking

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The Project of the New American Century, a neoconservative think tank with a decisive influence on the George W. Bush administration, set forth the notion in its manifesto that the United States, in order to ensure its domination...

Forgotten Silver

Barry Keith Grant

Barry Keith Grant is Professor of Film Studies and Popular Culture at Brock University, Canada. He is author of Film Genre (2007) and Voyages of Discovery (1992) and co-author of The Film Studies Dictionary (2001) and 100 Documentary Films (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Documentary Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2009

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...Peter Jackson and Costa Botes’s Forgotten Silver is at once a comic and convincing ‘mockumentary’, a faux biography of a supposedly forgotten New Zealand pioneer of early cinema – the hapless but heroic Colin McKenzie, whose long-lost films...

Bad Taste

Ernest Mathijs

Ernest Mathijs is Associate Professor of Film Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He is the author of The Cinema of David Cronenberg (2008), co-author of Cult Cinema (2011) and co-editor of The Cult Film Reader (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Cult Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2011

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...DIRECTOR Peter JacksonPRODUCER Peter JacksonWRITER Peter Jackson, Ken Hammon, Tony HilesCINEMATOGRAPHY Peter JacksonSPECIAL EFFECTS Peter JacksonEDITING Peter Jackson, Jamie SelkirkORIGINAL MUSIC Michelle Scullion, Jay SnowfieldPRINCIPAL...

Collaborative Relationships

Alfio Leotta

Alfio Leotta is Lecturer in Film Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His main research interests are the relation between film and tourism; the global dispersal of film production; the history of New Zealand film, and contemporary Italian cinema. He is the author of Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Film Geographies (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Jackson

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Over the course of his career, Jackson has developed a number of significant collaborative relationships. Like many other film auteurs, Jackson often prefers to use the same collaborators on different projects and some of them, including...

The Lord of the Rings

Ernest Mathijs

Ernest Mathijs is Associate Professor of Film Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He is the author of The Cinema of David Cronenberg (2008), co-author of Cult Cinema (2011) and co-editor of The Cult Film Reader (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Cult Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2011

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...© New Line Productions, Inc.DIRECTOR Peter JacksonPRODUCER Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne, Jamie Selkirk, Robert ShayeWRITER Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens (books: J. R. R. Tolkien)CINEMATOGRAPHY Andrew...

A–Z Films/Themes/Key Concepts

Alfio Leotta

Alfio Leotta is Lecturer in Film Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His main research interests are the relation between film and tourism; the global dispersal of film production; the history of New Zealand film, and contemporary Italian cinema. He is the author of Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Film Geographies (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Jackson

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...3D Jackson has always been interested in 3D, often using filming techniques to create images with what he calls ‘dimensionality’. Referring to the concept of ‘dimensionality’, Jackson claimed that: ‘I like wide angle lenses, I like depth...

The Cinema of Peter Jackson

Alfio Leotta

Alfio Leotta is Lecturer in Film Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His main research interests are the relation between film and tourism; the global dispersal of film production; the history of New Zealand film, and contemporary Italian cinema. He is the author of Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Film Geographies (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Jackson

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Biography The early years Sir Peter Robert Jackson (ONZ KNZ) was born on 31 October 1961, Halloween night, in Wellington, New Zealand. Promotional material about Jackson’s films has often emphasized how his birthdate is particularly...

Peter Jackson, Wellywood and the Global Dispersal of Film Production

Alfio Leotta

Alfio Leotta is Lecturer in Film Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His main research interests are the relation between film and tourism; the global dispersal of film production; the history of New Zealand film, and contemporary Italian cinema. He is the author of Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Film Geographies (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Jackson

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction Peter Jackson is the only New Zealand film maker who has managed to achieve international success without leaving his home country. Jackson has consistently refused the bigger budgets and more advanced technological resources...

From Kaihoro to Middle Earth: The Imaginary Geography of Peter Jackson’s Film Landscapes

Alfio Leotta

Alfio Leotta is Lecturer in Film Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His main research interests are the relation between film and tourism; the global dispersal of film production; the history of New Zealand film, and contemporary Italian cinema. He is the author of Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Film Geographies (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Jackson

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Introduction Jackson’s stylistic signature is characterized by a tendency towards a photorealistic depiction of the fantastic worlds and creatures that feature in his films. In Heavenly Creatures, the imaginary world of Borovnia is fully...

Top 10 Directors According to TopTenReviews1

Clifford Thurlow

Clifford Thurlow is a writer and independent filmmaker. He co-produced Salvador Dali: A Biography and co-produced and presented The Dali Triangle for Yellowbay Films. The winner of a screenwriting award from EMDA, the European Media Development Award, his screenplay Zeitgeist is in development with Hub Media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Max Thurlow

Max Thurlow is a journalist who has written for a number of publications including the Daily Mail and the Independent. He has shot, edited and screened a number of travel and short films. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making Short Films : The complete guide from script to screen

Bloomsbury, 2013

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... According to TopTenReviews1 No of Director Career Span Top 4 Movies Films 1950s – 1 1960s – 3 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) 1970s – 3 Steven E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) 1 32 1980s – 7 Spielberg Jaws (1975) 1990s – 7 Saving Private...