By Colin Crisp
This worthwhile source by means of one of many world’s major specialists in French cinema offers a coherent review of French cinema within the twentieth century and its position and serve as in French society. each one filmography comprises one zero one motion pictures indexed chronologically (Volume 1: 1929–1939 and quantity 2: 1940–1958) and offers obtainable issues of access into the notable global of 20th-century French cinema. All entries include a listing of forged participants and characters, construction information, an summary of the film's cultural and ancient value, and a serious precis of the film's plot and narrative constitution. each one quantity contains an appendix directory rewards earned and an in depth reference record for extra examining and learn. a 3rd quantity, protecting the interval 1958–1974, is forthcoming.
By Austin Film Festival,Barbara Morgan,Maya Perez,James Franco
“On Story is movie institution in a field, a lifetime’s worthy of filmmaking wisdom squeezed into 30 minutes packages.”
—Kenneth Turan, movie critic for the Los Angeles Times
Austin movie pageant (AFF) is the 1st association fascinated by the writer’s inventive contribution to movie. Its annual movie pageant and convention bargains screenings, panels, workshops, and roundtable discussions that support new writers and filmmakers hook up with mentors and achieve suggestion and perception from masters, in addition to fresh veterans with new rules. to increase the festival’s achieve, AFF produces On Story, a tv sequence presently airing on PBS-affiliated stations and streaming on-line that provides photos of high-caliber artists conversing candidly and provocatively in regards to the paintings and craft of screenwriting and filmmaking, frequently utilizing examples from their very own films.
On Story—Screenwriters and Filmmakers on Their Iconic Films provides well known, award-winning screenwriters and filmmakers discussing their careers and the tales at the back of the creation in their iconic motion pictures reminiscent of L.A. Confidential, Thelma & Louise, Groundhog Day, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Silence of the Lambs, In the identify of the Father, Apollo 13, and extra. of their personal energetic phrases transcribed from interviews and panel discussions, Ron Howard, Callie Khouri, Jonathan Demme, Ted Tally, Jenny Lumet, Harold Ramis, and others speak about growing tales that resonate with one’s lifestyles stories or topical social matters, in addition to the way to create attractive characters and produce them to lifestyles. Their insights, creation stories, and clean, useful, and confirmed recommendation make this publication excellent for movie fanatics, screenwriting scholars, and filmmakers and screenwriters looking inspiration.
By Tim McNelis
This e-book brings idea from renowned song reviews to an exam of identification and company in formative years movies whereas development on, and complementing, movie reports literature interested in style, identification, and illustration. McNelis comprises case stories of Hollywood and self sufficient US formative years motion pictures that experience had advertisement and/or severe luck to demonstrate how movies draw on particular discourses surrounding renowned track genres to show principles approximately gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, and different elements of identification. He develops the idea that of ‘musical agency’, a time period he makes use of to debate the connection among movie tune and personality employer, additionally interpreting the tune characters take heed to and speak about, in addition to musical performances through the characters themselves
By Esther M. K. Cheung,Gina Marchetti,Esther C. M. Yau
A spouse to Hong Kong Cinema presents the 1st complete scholarly exploration of this detailed international cinema. by means of embracing the interdisciplinary process of latest movie and cultural reports, this assortment navigates theoretical debates whereas charting a brand new direction for destiny study in Hong Kong film.
- Examines Hong Kong cinema inside an interdisciplinary context, drawing connections among media, gender, and Asian studies, Asian local stories, chinese and cultural reviews, international reports, and significant theory
- Highlights the usually contentious debates that form present wondering movie as a medium and its attainable future
- Investigates how altering learn on gender, the physique, and sexual orientation adjust the ways that we examine sexual distinction in Hong Kong cinema
- Charts how advancements in theories of colonialism, postcolonialism, globalization, neoliberalism, Orientalism, and nationalism remodel our knowing of the economics and politics of the Hong Kong movie industry
- Explores how the suggestions of diaspora, nostalgia, exile, and trauma supply possibilities to reconsider authorized methods of knowing Hong Kong’s renowned cinematic genres and stars
By Lindsay Coleman,Joakim Tillman
By Pak Tong Cheuk
By Celine Shimizu
Straitjacket Sexualities: Unbinding Asian American Manhoods within the Movies seems to be to cinematic heritage to bare the dynamic methods Asian American males, from Bruce Lee to lengthy Duk Dong, create and declare a number of masculinities. Representations of affection, romance, hope, and lovemaking convey how Asian American males type manhoods that negotiate the dynamics of self and different, increasing our principles of sexuality. the original ways that Asian American males show intimacy is powerfully represented onscreen, delivering detailed pics of people being affected by workforce identities. Rejecting "macho" males, those video clips stake Asian American manhood at the suggestion of taking care of, instead of dominating, others.
Straitjacket Sexualities identifies a couple of moments within the video clips in which masculinity is figured anew. through taking a look at intimate family members on monitor, energy as sexual prowess and brute masculinity is redefined, giving primacy to the various methods Asian American males event complicated, ambiguous, and ambivalent genders and sexualities.
By Connie Corcoran Wilson
By Christopher Holland
By Jonathan Buchsbaum
Following the Sandinista Revolution in 1979, younger bohemian artists rushed to the newly shaped Nicaraguan nationwide movie institute INCINE to give a contribution to "the restoration of nationwide identification" in the course of the production of a countrywide movie venture. Over the following 11 years, the filmmakers of INCINE produced over seventy films—documentary, fiction, and hybrids—that jointly exhibit a distinct imaginative and prescient of the Revolution drawn now not from legit FSLN directives, yet from the filmmakers' personal cinematic interpretations of the Revolution as they have been residing it.
This e-book examines the INCINE movie undertaking and assesses its achievements in getting better a Nicaraguan nationwide id during the production of a countrywide cinema. utilizing a wealth of firsthand documentation—the movies themselves, interviews with a number of INCINE group of workers, and INCINE archival records—Jonathan Buchsbaum follows the evolution of INCINE's venture and situates it in the greater ancient venture of militant, progressive filmmaking in Latin the US. His examine additionally increases an important questions about the viability of nationwide cinemas within the face of increasing globalization and technological adjustments which reverberate some distance past Nicaragua's scan in progressive filmmaking.