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.
Constructing Dialogue: Screenwriting From Citizen Kane to Midnight in Paris
Bloomsbury Academic, 2014
...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...
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 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.
...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...
...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...
...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...
...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...
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