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Sweet Smell of Success

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Film Institute, 2010

BFI Film Classics

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... as ruthless gossip columnist J. J. Hunsecker and his ambitious but doomed acolyte, Sidney Falco. James Naremore’s masterly study of Sweet Smell of Success offers new information about the many revisions of the screenplay, the production...

Acting in Cinema

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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... the players are with us as much as ever. Selected Reading Richard Dyer, Stars, London, BFI Publishing, 1979. Revised edition 1998. James Naremore, Acting in the Cinema, Berkeley, University of California Press, 1988. VI Pudovkin, Film...

Hitchcock at the Margins of Noir

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alfred Hitchcock : Centenary Essays

British Film Institute, 1999

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... with cultivated British or mid-Atlantic accents (Laurence Olivier, George Sanders, Cary Grant, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern, Charles Laughton, Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Cedric Hardwick, John Forsythe, Edmund Gwynne, James Mason, Leo G....

The Future of Academic Film Study

Adrian Martin

Adrian Martin is film critic for The Age (Melbourne) and author of a study of Terrence Malick forthcoming from bfi Publishing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Movie Mutations : The Changing Face of World Cinephilia

British Film Institute, 2003

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... home is both frightening and necessary, both a melancholic loss of safety and security and tradition, and a bet on a potentially thrilling, wide-open future… .As your own work (like your book on film noir, More Than NightJames Naremore...

Dolores, Lady of Pain

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Kubrick

British Film Institute, 2007

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... G. P. Putnam’s took a chance with the novel, most American publishers had rejected it outright. Simon & Schuster reportedly turned it down because Mrs Schuster refused to have her name on ‘that dirty book’. Even James Laughlin of New...

Love and Death in A. I. Artificial Intelligence

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Kubrick

British Film Institute, 2007

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... Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, trans. James Strachey (London: Hogarth Press, 1929), vol. 17, p. 38. For a fascinating discussion of the relation between narrative closure and the death drive in Hitchcock’s Psycho, see Laura Mulvey,...

Introduction

James Morrison

James Morrison is Professor of Literature and Film at Claremont McKenna College, USA. He is the author, co-author or editor of nine books, including Roman Polanski (2007) and Hollywood Reborn (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Auteur Theory and My Son John

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... the present study, see James Naremore, “Authorship, Auteurism, and Cultural Politics,” in An Invention Without a Future: Essays on Cinema (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014), 15–32.Peter Wollen, Signs and Meaning in the Cinema (London:...

The Last Modernist

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Kubrick

British Film Institute, 2007

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... with talent and ideas. Also living in Greenwich Village was America’s leading film critic, James Agee, who wrote reviews for The Nation and Time and collaborated with photographer Walker Evans on Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. In 1952 Kubrick...

Beyond the Stars

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Kubrick

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Kubrick’s next and most ambitious project was released in 1968, one of the most traumatic years in US history: Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy were assassinated, the Tet offensive broke out in Vietnam and protesting students were shot...

A Professional Piece of Sinny

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Kubrick

British Film Institute, 2007

Book chapter

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... fiction shows his extensive knowledge of orchestral music, which he occasionally composed, as well as his indebtedness to James Joyce, about whom he wrote two books. Born a Catholic, he was intensely preoccupied with the religious problem...