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Toy Story: Firing on All Eight

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

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...Arriving in theaters in late 1995, Toy Story was acclaimed as a breakthrough for its use of computer-generated animation, and proved to be a major commercial success. But its success was not due solely to the technology behind it....

The Fellowship of the Ring: The Shotgun Approach

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

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...In bringing The Fellowship of the Ring to the screen, the filmmakers faced two difficult problems at the outset: a large “installed base” of devoted fans who had read J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy and thus had...

Blood and Blades: Transnational Heroic Violence in Twilight Samurai and The Last Samurai

Ken Provencher

Ken Provencher has taught film and media studies at Josai International University in Tokyo, Japan, and Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. His work focuses on the transnational Hollywood industry, especially its relation to East Asian media industries and popular cultures. He has contributed to The Companion to Wong Kar-wai, The Quarterly Review of Film and Video, and The Velvet Light Trap, among others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exploiting East Asian Cinemas : Genre, Circulation, Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction On February 1, 2004, the main body of Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Forces (JGSDF) held an awards ceremony in Asahikawa City, Hokkaido. The occasion was to celebrate the dispatch of a JGSDF unit to Samawah, Iraq, to assist...

Fellini’s Nights of Cabiria: Nocturnal Episodes

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

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...This picture, which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film in 1957, provides a contrast in structure to the others analyzed herein. While by no means as “experimental” as the films Federico Fellini made a few years later, it is still...

The Fifth Element

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 Science Fiction Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2013

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...DIRECTOR Luc BessonSCREENPLAY Luc Besson, Robert Mark KamenPRODUCER Patrice LedouxDIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Thierry ArbogastEDITOR Sylvie LandraMUSIC Eric SerraPRODUCTION DESIGN Dan WeilMAIN CAST Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm, Milla...

Marketing Your Finished Popular Genre Screenplay

Stephen V. Duncan

Stephen Duncan is an Associate Professor, and currently Chair of the Screenwriting Department, at Loyola Marymount University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Genre Screenwriting : How to Write Popular Screenplays That Sell

Continuum, 2008

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...The Screenplay Is a Product The last thing a screenwriter wants to think about is selling his or her screenplay. “I’m an artist, why do I need to get involved in the business shenanigans?” you might ask. The answer is simple: a screenplay...

The technological image

Bruce Isaacs

Bruce Isaacs is a Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has published widely on film history and theory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Orientation of Future Cinema : Technology, Aesthetics, Spectacle

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Between reality, illusion and effect Basically, special effects, whether optical or physical, are concerned with creating illusions on the screen.John Brosnan, The Story of Special Effects in the Cinema (London: Abacus, 1977), 7...

An Introduction to Sequences

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

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...Why Sequences? The great challenge in writing a feature-length screenplay is sustaining audience emotional involvement from page one through 120. Most writers can dash off a ten-or fifteen-minute script with little planning; as the length...

Total Recall

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 Science Fiction Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2013

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...DIRECTOR Paul VerhoevenPRODUCER Buzz Feitshans, Ronald ShusettSCREENPLAY Dan O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett, Gary Goldman, John Povill, based on the short story ‘We Can Remember It for You Wholesale’ (1966) by Philip K. DickDIRECTOR...

(Mad Max 2) The Road Warrior

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 Road Movies : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Director-writer George Miller’s follow-up to 1979’s Mad Max is proof that not all sequels are inferior. Made on a vastly increased budget, the film turned Gibson, playing the leather-clad loner in monosyllabic Clint Eastwood mode...