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From the Photogenic to the Simulacrum

Nitzan Ben-Shaul

Nitzan Ben-Shaul is Associate Professor at the Film and Television Department in Tel Aviv University. He is the author of Mythical Expressions of Siege in Israeli Films, Introduction to Film Theories and A Violent World: Competing Images of Middle East Conflicts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film : The Key Concepts

Berg, 2007

Book chapter

...Introduction The concept of the photogenic in film was developed by French theorist and filmmaker Jean Epstein. It concerns the specific nature of the film image. For the different variants of the realist approach to film...

Anamorphobia

John Boorman

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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 and 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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Tom Luddy

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David Thomson

David Thomson

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 4 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1995

Book chapter

...Introduction Up until this interview, Martin Scorsese had been one of those few film artists to whom there was so much I wanted to say, I'd have rather said nothing at all. First at college, and later in graduate film school, I analysed his...

Popular Cinema and Box-office Hits

Mary P Wood

Mary Wood is Reader in European Cinema at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Italian Cinema

Berg, 2005

Book chapter

...Genres have always been important commercially to Italian cinema, and their codes and conventions, drawing on previous cultural traditions such as the commedia dell’arte, epic, melodrama and opera, were established in the pre-sound era....

Playing Cowboys and Indians

John Boorman

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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 and 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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Tom Luddy

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David Thomson

David Thomson

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 4 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1995

Book chapter

...Introduction I knew Eddie Fowlie, the legendary prop master, only by reputation. David Lean loved him, always kept him by his side. When I was preparing Beyond Rangoon, the magnitude of the task of reproducing Burma in Malaysia became...

Founding Father

Projections 4 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1995

Book chapter

...The Lumière Brothers: Auguste and Louis Introduction Spring 1994. I have a new job, helping out in a French government agency set up to promote the centenary of film, L'Association Premier Siècle du Cinéma. France being France...

Penn on Penn

John Boorman

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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 and 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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Tom Luddy

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David Thomson

David Thomson

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Walter Donohue

Walter Donohue

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Projections 4 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1995

Book chapter

...Arthur Penn Introduction If only today's young generation of film-goers had an Arthur Penn to follow. From The Miracle Worker (1962) to The Missouri Breaks (1977), he made riveting, unexpected pictures, drawing upon hit stage plays, novels,...

Letters Home 1937-1939

Projections 4 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1995

Book chapter

...Introduction Sidney Howard was first and foremost a playwright. At the age of thirty-four, he won the Pulitzer Prize for They Knew What They Wanted (which would be filmed several times). He also wrote Half Gods, The silver Cord and The Late...

The Telephone Call

Kevin Avery

Kevin Avery's writing has appeared in publications as diverse as Mississippi Review,Penthouse, Weber Studies, and Salt Lake magazine. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and stepdaughter. His first book, Everything Is an Afterthought: The Life and Writings of Paul Nelson, is published by Fantagraphics Books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conversations with Clint : Paul Nelson's Lost Interviews with Clint Eastwood 1979–1983

Continuum, 1979

Book chapter

...Paul Nelson's ApartmentNew York, NYJanuary 1983Fade In:Paul Nelson was always difficult to reach by phone. A devout screener, he almost always let his prehistoric answering machine, which many a friend grew to despise, pick up his calls....

Sound Design: The Dancing Shadow

Projections 4 : Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 1995

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...It disappeared long ago, but in 1972 The Window was still there, peering blindly through a veil of dust, thirty-five feet above the floor of Samuel Goldwyn's old Stage 7. I never would have noticed had not Richard pointed it out to me as we...

Introduction

Kevin Avery

Kevin Avery's writing has appeared in publications as diverse as Mississippi Review,Penthouse, Weber Studies, and Salt Lake magazine. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and stepdaughter. His first book, Everything Is an Afterthought: The Life and Writings of Paul Nelson, is published by Fantagraphics Books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conversations with Clint : Paul Nelson's Lost Interviews with Clint Eastwood 1979–1983

Continuum, 1979

Book chapter

...“I'll say that you can see the man in his work just as clearly as you see Hemingway in A Farewell to Arms or John Cheever in his short stories. Hell, yes, he's an artist. I even think he's important. Not just a fabulous success at the box...