By John Thorne
By Mark Bould,Kathrina Glitre,Greg Tuck,Mike Hodges
Neo-noir understands its earlier. It understands the foundations of the sport -- and the way to wreck them. From Point Blank (1998) to Oldboy (2003), from Get Carter (2000) to 36 Quai des Orfèvres (2004), from Catherine Tramell to Max Payne, neo-noir is a transnational worldwide phenomenon. This wide-ranging assortment maps out the terrain, combining style, stylistic and textual research with Marxist, feminist, psychoanalytic and commercial methods. Essays talk about works from the united states, united kingdom, France, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and New Zealand; key figures, akin to David Lynch, the Coen Brothers, Quentin Tarantino and Sharon Stone; significant conventions, similar to the femme fatale, paranoia, nervousness, the town and the risk to the self; and using sound and colour.
By Alexia Kannas
By Bobbie O'Steen
By Linda Mizejewski
- Consideration of the film’s position in setting up the style of the romantic comedy film
- Investigations into the film’s chronic sexuality and its creativity in fending off Depression-era censorship
- Establishment of the cultural, financial, and political context of a movie that at once addresses the melancholy and sophistication issues
- Exploration of the way the movie invokes and develops the stardom of Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert and the way this stardom intersects with the film’s subject matters of gender, style, sexuality, and class
By Pamala S. Deane
This e-book tells the tale of Edwards’ existence and profession, describing his not going climb to repute following a major wartime damage and detailing how this local of Muncie, Indiana, cleared the path for the careers of Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte, and different African American stars to follow.
By Bryan Senn
This publication examines in-depth all of the cinematic variations of the enduring brief tale. every one movie bankruptcy has a synopsis, a “How harmful Is It?” critique, an total research, a construction historical past, and credit. 5 extra chapters deal with direct to video, tv, online game exhibits, and almost “dangerous” productions. photos, huge notes, bibliography and index are included.
By Douglas M. Kellner
Offers a thought-provoking depiction of Hollywood movie as a contested terrain among conservative and liberal forces
Films and documentaries mentioned comprise: Black Hawk Down, The Dark Knight, Star Wars, Syriana, WALL-E, Fahrenheit 9/11 and different Michael Moore documentaries, among others
Explores how a few movies during this period supported the Bush-Cheney regime, whereas others criticized the management, overtly or otherwise
Investigates Hollywood’s remedy of a variety of scorching subject matters, from terrorism and environmental hindrance to the Iraq battle and the tradition wars of the 2000s
Shows how Hollywood movie within the 2000s delivered to lifestyles a colourful array of social protest and helped create cultural stipulations to opt for Barack Obama
By Barry Keith,Alistair Fox,Hilary Radner
By Ann Davies