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... Tonight. A woman from Charlottesville. She’s flying in to close a negotiation on her husband’s estate. Julian drinking soda First time? Anne Yeah. She’s meeting with Smith, Silberman,...

Smoke (1995)

Directed by

Wayne Wang

Written by

Paul Auster

Screenplay

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... Building In Park Slope (Third Floor) Shot of a little brown cigar, burning in an ashtray. The camera pulls back to reveal Paul at his desk. He is writing in long hand, using a pad of yellow legal paper. An old Smith-Corona typewriter is also...
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... in Harlem for $500 today – but I just deal high-quality goods to high-quality people. pause Now this may be a little big for practical use, in which case I’d recommend the .38 Smith and Wesson Special. Fine solid gun – nickel-plated. Snub-nosed,...

Amores Perros

British Film Institute, 2003

BFI Film Classics

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...Amores Perros (2000) speaks to an international audience while never oversimplifying its local culture. This study of this film opens up that culture, revealing the film's relationship to television soap operas, pop music and contemporary...

Invisible Rhythms: Tracking Aesthetic Perception in Film and the Visual Arts

Seeing into Screens : Eye Tracking and the Moving Image

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

2

... or is directed by intentional and voluntary actions. The philosopher of art Paul Crowther (2010: 39) argues that the phenomenal properties of a work are a necessary condition for aesthetic engagement but are not sufficient to understand visual pleasure...

Woody, Buzz and the Koons Corollary ... Or Why Toy Story Is Art

Toy Story : How Pixar Reinvented the Animated Feature

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

2

... meaning and affect is revealed through its use and reuse, demonstrating an oscillation between its status as a design idiom, its functional purpose, and its associative and symbolic implications and interaction’.Paul Wells, ‘Chairy Tales: Object...

Interview

British Colour Cinema : Practices and Theories

British Film Institute, 2013

Book chapter

2

...Paul de Burgh’s career spans a range of practices and techniques from lab work in 1937, through to optical printing at Rank and then Anglo-Scottish Pictures, through to work as production manager for Sympathy for the Devil (1968)...

Colour and/as Monochrome

Paul Coates

Paul Coates is Professor in the Film Studies Department of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of The Story of the Lost Reflection (1985), The Gorgon's Gaze: German Cinema, Expressionism and the Image of Horror (1991) and Cinema, Religion and the Romantic Legacy (2003). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and Colour : The Saturated Image

British Film Institute, 2010

Book chapter

1

... become visible only when their illumination rises above the basic level that reveals only their shapes. After all, Brent Berlin and Paul Kay have argued that the first ‘colour’ names to manifest themselves in any language are those for black...

Melos, Drama, Melodrama: From Demy to Sirk to Antonioni

Paul Coates

Paul Coates is Professor in the Film Studies Department of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of The Story of the Lost Reflection (1985), The Gorgon's Gaze: German Cinema, Expressionism and the Image of Horror (1991) and Cinema, Religion and the Romantic Legacy (2003). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema and Colour : The Saturated Image

British Film Institute, 2010

Book chapter

1

... her love Emile (Jean-Claude Brialy), who is unwilling to inseminate her at the drop of a hat, and Alfred (Jean-Paul Belmondo), who is. Of these colour pairs, red (the colour of Angela’s sweater, and her colour in general) is the constant. Red...

Flexible Stardom: Independence/Hollywood

Paul McDonald

Paul McDonald is Professor of Cultural and Creative Industries and Vice Dean (People & Planning) for Arts in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at King’s College London, UK. He is the author of The Star System: Hollywood’s Production of Popular Identities (2000); Hollywood Stardom (2013) and Video and DVD Industries (BFI 2007). His co-edited volumes include, with Janet Wasko, The Contemporary Hollywood Film Industry (2008) and with Emily Carman, Eric Hoyt and Philip Drake, Hollywood and the Law (BFI 2015). He is the co-editor, with Michael Curtin, of the BFI series International Screen Industries. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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George Clooney

British Film Institute, 2019

Book chapter

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... films pulling in a combined total of $156.4 million, Clooney was placed in the 2007 rankings behind Johnny Depp and Will Smith who had respectively starred that year in Pirates of the Caribbean: At the World’s End (domestic gross $309.4...