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‘A Triumph of Aura over Appearance’: Barbra Streisand, Funny Girl (1968) and the Hollywood Renaissance

Peter Krämer

Peter Krämer is Senior Lecturer in the School of Art, Media and American Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. He is the author and editor of The Silent Cinema Reader (Routledge, 2003), Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (BFI, 2014), and The New Hollywood: From Bonnie and Clyde to Star Wars (Wallflower Press, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Hollywood Renaissance : Revisiting American Cinema’s Most Celebrated Era

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... altogether and drastically reduced its output of traditional musicals and epics.Kennedy, Roadshow!, passim; Hall and Neale, Epics, Spectacles and Blockbusters, 181–212; Peter Krämer, The New Hollywood: From Bonnie and Clyde to Star Wars (London:...

2001: A Space Odyssey

Peter Krämer

Peter Krämer is Senior Lecturer in the School of Art, Media and American Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. He is the author and editor of The Silent Cinema Reader (Routledge, 2003), Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (BFI, 2014), and The New Hollywood: From Bonnie and Clyde to Star Wars (Wallflower Press, 2006). 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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... avant-garde movie ever made and as a psychedelic trip, a unique expression of the spirit of the 1960s and as a timeless masterpiece. Peter Krämer’s insightful study explores the complex origins of the film, the unique shape it took...

The General

Peter Krämer

Peter Krämer is Senior Lecturer in the School of Art, Media and American Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. He is the author and editor of The Silent Cinema Reader (Routledge, 2003), Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (BFI, 2014), and The New Hollywood: From Bonnie and Clyde to Star Wars (Wallflower Press, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Film Institute, 2016

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...Offering a fresh perspective on The General, arguably one of the most successful American films of the silent era, this insightful text analyses its initial critical reception and the thematic and stylistic characteristics of the film...

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Peter Krämer

Peter Krämer is Senior Lecturer in the School of Art, Media and American Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. He is the author and editor of The Silent Cinema Reader (Routledge, 2003), Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (BFI, 2014), and The New Hollywood: From Bonnie and Clyde to Star Wars (Wallflower Press, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Film Institute, 2014

BFI Film Classics

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... and the Soviet Union was a real possibility, the film is menacing, exhilarating, thrilling, insightful and very funny. Combining a scene-by-scene analysis of Dr. Strangelove with new research in the Stanley Kubrick Archive, Peter Krämer’s...

Toy Story, Pixar and Contemporary Hollywood

Peter Krämer

Peter Krämer is Senior Lecturer in the School of Art, Media and American Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. He is the author and editor of The Silent Cinema Reader (Routledge, 2003), Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (BFI, 2014), and The New Hollywood: From Bonnie and Clyde to Star Wars (Wallflower Press, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Toy Story : How Pixar Reinvented the Animated Feature

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... the success of Terminator 2: Judgment Day and Jurassic Park.Peter Krämer, ‘Hollywood and Its Global Audiences: A Comparative Study of the Biggest Box Office Hits in the United States and Outside the United States since the 1970s’, in Richard Maltby,...

Coppola’s The Conversation (1974) and Walter Murch’s Sound Worlds

The Hollywood Renaissance : Revisiting American Cinema’s Most Celebrated Era

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... a former policeman. In this regard it is intriguing that the movie is set in San Francisco. Hollywood had identified that city in the audience’s mind with cop stories ranging from the movies Bullitt (Peter Yates, 1968) and Dirty Harry (Don...

‘About as Brutal, Relevant and Exploitable as They Come’: Medium Cool (1969) and Political Filmmaking

The Hollywood Renaissance : Revisiting American Cinema’s Most Celebrated Era

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... The ‘television generation’, as Peter Krämer terms it, encompassed a group of filmmakers born between the early 1920s and mid-1930s (Mike Nichols and Arthur Penn are two prominent examples). Many, though not all, started their careers on the small...

The Auteurist Special Effects Film: Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and the ‘Single-Generation Look’

The Hollywood Renaissance : Revisiting American Cinema’s Most Celebrated Era

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...A film technician watching 2001 cannot help but be impressed by the fact that the complex effects scenes have an unusually sharp, crisp and grain-free appearance – a clean ‘single-generation look’ to coin a phrase. [. . .] The circumstance...

‘I Smell Money!’: Class Product, The Graduate (1967) and the Corporatization of Embassy

A. T. McKenna

Dr A.T. McKenna had published extensively on Film Producers, most notably Michael Klinger and Joseph E. Levine. His work has appeared in Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Journal of British Cinema and Television, Journal of Popular Film and Television and SCOPE: An Online Journal of Film Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Hollywood Renaissance : Revisiting American Cinema’s Most Celebrated Era

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... Whitehead, Appraising The Graduate: The Mike Nichols Classic and its Impact in Hollywood (Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 2011), 28. and for Peter Biskind, ‘Bonnie and Clyde was a movement movie; like The Graduate, young audiences...

From Exploitation to Legitimacy: Easy Rider (1969) and Independent Cinema’s Journey into Hollywood

Yannis Tzioumakis

Yannis Tzioumakis is Senior Lecturer in Communication and Media at the University of Liverpool, UK. He is the author of four books, most recently of American Independent Cinema: An Introduction, 2nd edition (Routledge, 2017) and co-editor of four collections of essays, most recently of The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Hollywood Renaissance : Revisiting American Cinema’s Most Celebrated Era

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... to Dystopia: Landscaping the Nation in Easy Rider’, in The Road Movie Book, ed. Steve Cohan and Ina Rae Hark (London: BFI, 1997), 179–203; Lee Hill, Easy Rider (London: BFI Modern Classics, 1996); and Peter Lev, ‘Hippie Generation’, in American...