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Cinema out of Control: These are Not Films

William Brown

William Brown is Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Roehampton, UK. He is the author of Supercinema: Film-Philosophy for the Digital Age (2013), Moving People, Moving Images: Cinema and Trafficking in the New Europe (2010), with Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, and co-editor, with David Martin-Jones, of Deleuze and Film (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Non-Cinema : Global Digital Film-making and the Multitude

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... of capital, as is suggested by the emergence of high-profile films shot entirely on smartphones like Tangerine (Sean Baker, USA, 2015). Nonetheless, for the time being This is Not a Film embraces the smartphone in order specifically...

Blandness and “Just Seeing” in the Films of Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders : Making Films that Matter

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Wenders’s producer for Wings of Desire (1987), Anatole Dauman, commented that “at the center of the Wendersian creation always remains a fascination for the ‘act of seeing.’ To see objectively and subjectively. To see from the sky, to see...

A Certain Compatibility: The British Digital Wave

William Brown

William Brown is Senior Lecturer in Film at the University of Roehampton, UK. He is the author of Supercinema: Film-Philosophy for the Digital Age (2013), Moving People, Moving Images: Cinema and Trafficking in the New Europe (2010), with Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, and co-editor, with David Martin-Jones, of Deleuze and Film (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Non-Cinema : Global Digital Film-making and the Multitude

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... that television, the non-cinematic medium, is every bit as powerful as cinema. In the first series of The Trip, for example, the pair are admitted entrance to William Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage residence in Grasmere, Cumbria, only because...

Introduction

William G. Doty

William G. Doty is a retired Professor of Humanities and Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. He has published 16 books and over 70 essays in a wide range of academic journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jacking In to the Matrix Franchise : Cultural Reception and Interpretation

Continuum, 2004

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... Kochhar-Lindgren). Contributors explore issues in the social sciences (Blackford, Mizelle and Baker: the role/s of the individual and the collective in society today, the presentation of “self” in hypertechnology and ideology), as well as the fields...

Acting Out

William J. Mann

William J. Mann has written for the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, the Hartford Courant, Salon, and other publications. He is the author of Kate: The Woman Who Was Katharine Hepburn; Edge of Midnight: The Life of John Schlesinger; Behind the Screen: How Gays and Lesbians Shaped Hollywood; and Wisecracker: The Life and Times of William Haines. He lives in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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How to Be a Movie Star : Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood 1941-1981

Faber & Faber, 2009

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... like any other actress. Carroll Baker, playing Elizabeth’s grown daughter in the film’s later scenes, thought the star was still plagued by a lack of confidence in her craft. “She’d had the MGM training where nothing moves,”“She’d had...

No Deodorant Like Success

William J. Mann

William J. Mann has written for the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, the Hartford Courant, Salon, and other publications. He is the author of Kate: The Woman Who Was Katharine Hepburn; Edge of Midnight: The Life of John Schlesinger; Behind the Screen: How Gays and Lesbians Shaped Hollywood; and Wisecracker: The Life and Times of William Haines. He lives in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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How to Be a Movie Star : Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood 1941-1981

Faber & Faber, 2009

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... of force and dignity”“a woman of force and dignity” : NYT, June 13, 1963. and the picture itself “brilliant, moving and satisfying.” But far more reviewers seemed to agree with Peter Baker in Films and Filming, who, despite how much...

Protecting Interests

William J. Mann

William J. Mann has written for the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, the Hartford Courant, Salon, and other publications. He is the author of Kate: The Woman Who Was Katharine Hepburn; Edge of Midnight: The Life of John Schlesinger; Behind the Screen: How Gays and Lesbians Shaped Hollywood; and Wisecracker: The Life and Times of William Haines. He lives in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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How to Be a Movie Star : Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood 1941-1981

Faber & Faber, 2009

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... but part of it may also have been a response to the many celebrities who had very publicly converted to Judaism in the last few years: Marilyn Monroe, Carroll Baker, Sammy Davis Jr., and others. Now Elizabeth had joined their ranks—even if,...