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.
The Hollywood Renaissance: Revisiting American Cinema’s Most Celebrated Era
Bloomsbury Academic, 2018
...Kevin Brownlow, quoted in Roger Crittenden, The Thames and Hudson Manual of Film Editing (London: Thames and Hudson, 1981), 74.Editing is directing the film for the second time. To gauge the psychological moment – to know exactly where...
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.
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.
...The 1960s were a time of crisis and renewal for Hollywood, marked by the curtailment of earlier production strategies and a more concerted effort to attract baby boom audiences. While the Walt Disney Company continued to pursue child...
PAM COOK is Professor Emerita in Film at the University of Southampton, UK. She is the editor of The Cinema Book (3rd Edition, 2007) and Gainsborough Pictures (BFI, 1997), and the author of Fashioning the Nation: Costume and Identity in British Cinema (1996), the BFI Film Classic on ‘I Know Where I’m Going!; (2002), Screening the Past: Memory and Nostalgia in Cinema (2005), and Baz Luhrmann in the BFI World Directors series (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...Bonnie and Clyde (Penn, 1967) has legendary status in the history of American cinema. Controversy surrounded its making and its release, and it has since been celebrated as a landmark work that ushered in the New Hollywood and had...
...Bonnie and Clyde (Arthur Penn, 1967) scandalised mainstream popular opinion. Part of an emerging youth and protest movement, its graphic and balletic violence was highly subversive in the context of the war in Vietnam. It spoke directly...
...Thelma and Louise (1991) sparked a remarkable public discussion about feminism, violence, and the representation of women in cinema. Subject to vilification in the press for its apparent justification of armed robbery and manslaughter...
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