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The Auteurist Special Effects Film: Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and the ‘Single-Generation Look’

The Hollywood Renaissance : Revisiting American Cinema’s Most Celebrated Era

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...A film technician watching 2001 cannot help but be impressed by the fact that the complex effects scenes have an unusually sharp, crisp and grain-free appearance – a clean ‘single-generation look’ to coin a phrase. [. . .] The circumstance...

The Later Features (1991–1994)

Joseph G. Kickasola

Joe Kickasola is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Baylor University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Krzysztof Kieślowski : The Liminal Image

Continuum, 2004

Book chapter

...This final chapter discusses the films that epitomize Kieślowski’s metaphysically aimed formalism. Much of the discussion in Chapter 2 center on these last four films, so this chapter will not discuss form in the same detail, even though...

2001: A Space Odyssey (GB/ US, 1968): The Long Voyage to Destiny

Philip Gillett

Philip Gillett is an independent film critic and writer and author of The British Working Class in Postwar Film. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Movie Greats : A Critical Study of Classic Cinema

Berg, 2008

Book chapter

...Production company: MGMProducer/ Director: Stanley KubrickScreenplay: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. ClarkeSource: Arthur C. Clarke (short story: ‘The Sentinel’)Photography: Geoffrey UnsworthProduction design: Tony Masters, Harry Lange, Ernie...

Le Week-End (2013)

Directed by

Roger Michell

Written by

Hanif Kureishi

Screenplay

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...Eurostar Train – Day Darkness: then – A pinprick of light in the distance which grows brighter as we approach. We rush out of a tunnel into the light.Train – Morning As the train bursts into the light, a champagne bottle bursts...
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...Fingerhut House. Day A large modern house in the country, surrounded by land. Living Room. Fingerhut House. Day In the living room. Mrs Fingerhut, prow, snobbish, middle class, has been entertaining the assembled group for some time...

The Mother (2003)

Directed by

Roger Michell

Written by

Hanif Kureishi

Screenplay

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...Suburban House Bedroom. Day The house of May and Toots, a couple in their mid-sixties. They are in bed. She watches the numbers on the clock change until, suddenly, the alarm goes off. It’s 5.30 a.m. Her hand reaches out to turn it off....

Untimely Cinema: Barry Lyndon and the 1970s

Maria Pramaggiore

is Head of Media Studies at the National University of Ireland at Maynooth. She has published four books, two on Irish cinema, and one a co-authored textbook, Film: A Critical Introduction (2011; with Tom Wallis), now in its third edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making Time in Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon : Art, History, and Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Perhaps when everything is beautiful, nothing is beautiful.The preceding chapters have explored key aspects of the discourse of temporality within Barry Lyndon (1975), including the way it counters narrative sequence with a disruptive...

Adapting Barry Lyndon: A Tale of Two Auteurs

Maria Pramaggiore

is Head of Media Studies at the National University of Ireland at Maynooth. She has published four books, two on Irish cinema, and one a co-authored textbook, Film: A Critical Introduction (2011; with Tom Wallis), now in its third edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making Time in Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon : Art, History, and Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...A great narrative is a kind of miracle.[Stanley Kubrick] thought that Thackeray was better than any screenwriter alive.Stanley Kubrick “aspired to be the novelist of American filmmakers,” according to Robert Kolker (97). His films have been...

Afterword

Joseph G. Kickasola

Joe Kickasola is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Baylor University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Krzysztof Kieślowski : The Liminal Image

Continuum, 2004

Book chapter

...The French critic Vincent Amiel shares my admiration for the final image of the judge in Red,See Chapter 2 for a still image of this shot. but for slightly different reasons. Amiel sees the broken window as an image of surrender, a symbol...

The Rhythm and the Rest: Painting, Cinema, Stillness

Maria Pramaggiore

is Head of Media Studies at the National University of Ireland at Maynooth. She has published four books, two on Irish cinema, and one a co-authored textbook, Film: A Critical Introduction (2011; with Tom Wallis), now in its third edition. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making Time in Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon : Art, History, and Empire

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Three hours and four minutes of pictures.There is no work which does not have its beginning and end in other arts.We expect photographs, like paintings, to be transparent in the manner that is captured by the term “looking through...