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The Film Editors who Invented the Hollywood Renaissance: Ralph Rosenblum, Sam O’Steen and Dede Allen’s Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). 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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... From a Revolution: The Birth of the New Hollywood (London: Cannon Gate, 2008), 9. Actor and producer Warren Beatty worked in front of and behind the camera in order to get his career back on track after a number of failures (All Fall Down...

Conflicts of Ambivalence: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wes Anderson’s Symbolic Storyworld : A Semiotic Analysis

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The core kinship structure in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004) takes place between Ned (Owen Wilson) and Steve Zissou (Bill Murray): Is or is not Ned the son of Steve Zissou? This ambivalent kinship status carries over from...

The UFO Experience: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977 Theatrical Release)

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Directed by Steven Spielberg : Poetics of the Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster

Continuum, 2006

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...Precompositional Factors: Script Origins J. Allen Hynek’s The UFO Experience The title and several scenes from Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) derive from J. Allen Hynek’s nonfiction book The UFO Experience: A Scientific Inquiry,...

Origins of The Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Directed by Steven Spielberg : Poetics of the Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster

Continuum, 2006

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...Why did the blockbuster become Hollywood’s dominant type of film? How is its rise connected to the “packaging-and-deal-making” mode of production? And what role did Steven Spielberg play in establishing the blockbuster as contemporary...

The Orphan and the Bachelor: Moonrise Kingdom

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wes Anderson’s Symbolic Storyworld : A Semiotic Analysis

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In indigenous or primitive societies, Lévi-Strauss argues, marriage is necessary for a man in order ‘to prevent those two calamities of primitive society from occurring in his group, namely, the bachelor and the orphan’ (1969, 39...

Rules of Descent and Laws of Inheritance: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wes Anderson’s Symbolic Storyworld : A Semiotic Analysis

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Western conventions governing the inheritance of wealth were traditionally based on kinship rules of descent, on intergenerational relationships between parents and children. This chapter argues that the narrative of The Grand Budapest...

News From Mars: War of the Worlds (2005)

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Directed by Steven Spielberg : Poetics of the Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster

Continuum, 2006

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...In this chapter I analyze the way Spielberg, following H. G. Wells, uses restricted narration and authenticity of details in War of the Worlds to create and sustain a relentless, terrifying mood of suspense. However, unlike Wells’s novel...

Dead Relatives and Intergenerational Relationships: Rushmore

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wes Anderson’s Symbolic Storyworld : A Semiotic Analysis

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Rushmore (1998) is structured by a series of binary oppositions and an intergenerational conflict between the main characters. The film consists of a large number of short scenes – it jumps to a new place, time and action frequently, which...

Conclusion The Film Director as Magician

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Directed by Steven Spielberg : Poetics of the Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster

Continuum, 2006

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...The thing [Spielberg] does better than anyone else is, he gets out there and he blocks the camera to the scene and the scene to the camera. The people are moving and the camera is moving. It’s very organic the way it develops. . . .The...

Introduction

Warren Buckland

Warren Buckland is Reader in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is the author of Film Theory: Rational Reconstructions (2012), Directed by Steven Spielberg (2006), and The Cognitive Semiotics of Film (2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Directed by Steven Spielberg : Poetics of the Contemporary Hollywood Blockbuster

Continuum, 2006

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...Read from the film rather than reading into it.This book is not another biography of Steven Spielberg. It does not aim to repeat well-known anecdotes about him (with a few exceptions). Nor does it offer interpretations of his films...