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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...

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...

The Symbolic Storyworld of Wes Anderson

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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... determine how filmic techniques manifest themes and structures; (b) identify how frequent these techniques are (preferably using the methods of statistical style analysis; see Barry Salt 1974; 2006; Buckland 2007); (c) determine the evolution...

Film Theory, Film Analysis

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 goal toward which all descriptive work strives is not the film as a real discourse (a series of images, sounds, and words arranged in a certain order, an object that may be attested), for the latter is already an achieved object before...

“Duel with a Shark” : Jaws (1975)

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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...This phrase comes from Sid Sheinberg, quoted in McBride (1997, p. 237). Precompositional factors The troubled production history of Jaws is now legendary, and does not need to be repeated here. Entertaining and witty accounts can be found...

Symbolic Storyworlds

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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...Within the framework of a theory of codes it is unnecessary to resort to the notion of extension [reference], nor to that of possible worlds; the codes, insofar as they are accepted by a society, set up a ‘cultural’ world, which is neither...

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...