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Zardoz

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 John BoormanPRODUCER John BoormanSCREENPLAY John BoormanDIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY Geoffrey UnsworthEDITOR John MerrittMUSIC David MunrowPRODUCTION DESIGN Anthony PrattMAIN CAST Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, John...

Goldfinger (1964)

Mark Axelrod

Mark Axelrod is a Full Professor of English & Comparative Literature, and Director of the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing, at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Constructing Dialogue : Screenwriting From Citizen Kane to Midnight in Paris

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Screenplay by Richard Maibaum and Paul Dehn Based on the novel by Ian FlemingIn an American Film Institute [AFI] interview, Hitchcock once talked about cinematic tension and the example he used was the “bomb under the table” ploy. According...

John Calley

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conclusions

Faber & Faber Ltd, 2020

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...The success of The General reminded Hollywood that I was still alive and had made a movie with what critics described as ‘youthful exuberance’. John Calley called. He had been head of production at Warners when I made Deliverance. He...

Spies Like Us

Danny Powell

Danny Powell is a London-based teacher of media and film studies whose books include Studying British Cinema: The 1960s. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Studying British Cinema: The 1960s

Auteur, 2009

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...Films to watch: Khartoum (1966), Zulu (1964), Damn the Defiant! (1962), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Dr No (1962), Modesty Blaise (1966), Thunderball (1965), You Only Live Twice (1967), On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) New heroes...

1960s

Amy Sargeant

Douglas Gomery is Resident Scholar at the Library of American Broadcasting and Film at the University of Maryland, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Cinema : A Critical History

British Film Institute, 2005

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...Spymaster Major Dalby (Nigel Green) keeping an eye on the ‘shrewd little cockney’ Harry Palmer (Michael Caine) in Sidney J. Furie’s 1965 The Ipcress FileVivian Nicholson’s memories of her upbringing in Castleford match the familiar...

Studying From Russia with Love

Will Rimmer

Will Rimmer is Head of Film Studies at Knowsley Community College, Liverpool. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Auteur, 2008

Focused Study

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...It is difficult to imagine now the importance of the Bond films of the early 1960s to British cinema. The effects of Bond, both in an industrial and institutional context, are immense. The ‘Swinging 60s’ was about to explode...

Marnie

Murray Pomerance

Murray Pomerance is an independent scholar living in Toronto, Canada. He is the editor of the Techniques of the Moving Image series and the Horizons of Cinema series, and co-editor, with Lester D. Friedman and Adrienne L. McLean respectively, of the Screen Decades and Star Decades series. Pomerance has written, edited and co-edited several books, including Virtuoso: Film Performance and the Actor’s Magic (2019), A Dream of Hitchcock (2019), Cinema, If You Please (2018), Moment of Action (2016), Alfred Hitchcock's America (2013), The Horse who Drank the Sky: Film Experience beyond Narrative and Theory (2008), and two BFI Classics on Marnie (2014) and The Man Who Knew Too Much (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Film Institute, 2014

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...A thrilling tale of anxiety and moral extremity, Marnie (1964) cemented Alfred Hitchcock's reputation as a master of suspense and the visual form. Murray Pomerance here ranges through the many tortuous and thrilling passages of Marnie...

Touching the Surface: Marnie, Melodrama, Modernism

Alfred Hitchcock : Centenary Essays

British Film Institute, 1999

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...The cinema is necessarily fascination and rape, that is how it acts on people.What is to be done with Marnie? Of Hitchcock’s major works, it has always been something of a problem child, more sharply dividing the director’s admirers...

1970s

Amy Sargeant

Douglas Gomery is Resident Scholar at the Library of American Broadcasting and Film at the University of Maryland, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Cinema : A Critical History

British Film Institute, 2005

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...Latin Lovers: Sebastiane (Derek Jarman/Paul Humfress, 1976)John Fowles’ 1977 novel Daniel Martin is written, in part, in the conventional manner of a screenplay, suggesting camera shots and significant details through which the protagonist...