Movie Greats

Movie Greats

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Why are some films regarded as classics, worthy of entry into the canon of film history? Which sorts of films make the cut and why? Movie Greats questions how cinema is ranked and, in doing so, uncovers a history of critical conflict, with different aesthetic positions battling for dominance. The films examined range across the history of cinema: The Battleship Potemkin, The 39 Steps, Modern Times, Citizen Kane, It's a Wonderful Life, Black Narcissus, The Night of the Hunter, Lawrence of Arabia, 8 1/2, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Godfather, Raging Bull, The Piano and Kill Bill: Vol. 1.Each chapter opens with a brief summary of the film's plot and goes on to discuss the historical context, the key individuals who made the film, and initial and subsequent popular and critical responses. Students studying the history of film, canon formation or film aesthetics will find this book relevant, provocative and absorbing.Corbett, Clare, a#39;Cutting It Free: Notes on The Piano in the Editing Rooma#39;, in Felicity Coombs and Suzanne Gemmell (eds), Approaches to a#39;The Pianoa#39;, Sydney: John Libby, 1999, pp. 163a€“75. Corman, Roger, a#39;The Godfathera#39;, Sight and Sound, 12/9 (2002), p. 35. Coughlin, Paul, a#39;Sublime Momentsa#39;, senses of cinema, 11 (2000a€“1), html, accessed 27 December 2007. Cowie, Peter, The Godfather Book, London: Faber and Faber, anbsp;...

Title:Movie Greats
Author: Philip Gillett
Publisher:Berg - 2008-09-01

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.

Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA