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Symbolic Storyworlds

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

Book chapter

...Within the framework of a theory of codes it is unnecessary to resort to the notion of extension [reference], nor to that of possible worlds; the codes, insofar as they are accepted by a society, set up a ‘cultural’ world, which is neither...

Film Theory, Film Analysis

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

Book chapter

...The goal toward which all descriptive work strives is not the film as a real discourse (a series of images, sounds, and words arranged in a certain order, an object that may be attested), for the latter is already an achieved object before...

Alex Garland

Screenwriters’ Masterclass : Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...Alex Garland‘Jim’s a normal decent guy and in the normal sequence of events he’s going to kill anyone with a baseball bat …’ Jim (Cillian Murphy) alone in a deserted London, outside the House of Parliament.‘Structure is what I love’Both...

Conflicts of Ambivalence: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

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

Book chapter

...The core kinship structure in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) takes place between Ned (Owen Wilson) and Steve Zissou (Bill Murray): Is or is not Ned the son of Steve Zissou? This ambivalent kinship status carries over from...

Darren Aronofsky

Screenwriters’ Masterclass : Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...Darren Aronofksy‘What is that noise?’ Harry Goldfarb (Jared Leto) discovers that his mother Sara, (Ellen Burstyn) is addicted to drugs of a different kind.‘Hit them with emotion after emotion’Darren Aronofsky burst on to the US independent...

Ted Tally

Screenwriters’ Masterclass : Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...Ted Tally‘There has never been a relationship between two main characters like this.’ Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) intimidates Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster).‘Refrigerator Questions’After studying theatre as an undergraduate at Yale...

Guillermo Arriaga

Screenwriters’ Masterclass : Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...Guillermo Arriaga‘Each one is a son of a bitch.’ El Chivo (Emilio Echevarría) waits for the right moment to re-enter his daughter’s life.‘You do not choose what you write, it chooses you.’Guillermo Arriaga is the author of three novels...

Unintentional Mediation: Bottle Rocket

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

Book chapter

...The main aim of the following analyses is to reduce a film, conceived as a syntagmatic message, down to an underlying system of paradigms. Analysis of a paradigmatic bundle gradually works towards the abstraction and isolation of symbolic...

Imperial Kinship: The Royal Tenenbaums

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

Book chapter

...The film’s title, The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), appears in the storyworld: it is on the cover of a book that is part of the film’s diegesis, rather than where it is conventionally found, on what Etienne Souriau (1951) called the filmophanic...

Paul Laverty

Screenwriters’ Masterclass : Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies

Faber & Faber, 2010

Book chapter

...Paul Laverty‘I fucking love you, I need you, you’re the only person I got in my life.’ Liam (Martin Compston) studies the River Clyde and plans for his family’s future.‘Did you mean to set out to make a sixty million dollar propaganda...