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Engaging the Moving Image

Noël Carroll

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091953
eISBN:
9780300133073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091953.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This collection of essays discusses topics in philosophy, film theory, and film criticism. Drawing on concepts from cognitive psychology and analytic philosophy, the author examines a wide range of ... More


Establishing Classical Norms

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter shows that classical norms were not fixed rules or structures, but set particular boundaries within which innovation could take place. In essence, classical film style rejected formal ... More


‘That's what you just think you saw!’ Narrative and Film Style in The Spanish Prisoner

Yannis Tzioumakis

in The Spanish Prisoner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633685
eISBN:
9780748671236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633685.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter examines the distinct aesthetic effects conveyed by the filmmaker’s stylistic and narrative choices in The Spanish Prisoner. Specifically, it argues that Mamet’s unusual aesthetic view ... More


The Japanese Modern in Film Style

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between modern mass culture and nationalism through an analysis of the cinema’s reflexivity toward the moviegoing experience itself. In this context, the ... More


‘Piloting with concentration’: Julien goes to Hollywood

Ben McCann

in Julien Duvivier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719091148
eISBN:
9781526124111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091148.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter will analyse Duvivier’s career in Hollywood. He was first invited to Hollywood by MGM in 1938 to direct The Great Waltz, and then moved to America shortly after the German occupation of ... More


Normative Desires and Visual Sobriety: Apogee of the Classical Model

Veronica Pravadelli

in Classic Hollywood: Lifestyles and Film Styles of American Cinema, 1930-1960

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038778
eISBN:
9780252096730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038778.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that in the mid-1930s, American cinema perfected a classical form that dominated till the end of the decade. This form arose out of a new convergence between lifestyle and film ... More


Songs of Delusion: Popular Music and the Aesthetics of the Self in Wong Kar-wai’s Cinema

Giorgio Biancorosso

in Popular Music and the New Auteur: Visionary Filmmakers after MTV

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199827336
eISBN:
9780199369560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827336.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter examines the use of popular songs in Wong Kar Wai’s films as ways of picturing oneself in sound, a key component in a vernacular “aesthetics of the self.” The appearance of songs marks ... More


Introduction

Alain Kerzoncuf, Charles Barr, and Philip French

in Hitchcock Lost and Found: The Forgotten Films

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160825
eISBN:
9780813160870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160825.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The authors start by noting the continued intense and wide-ranging interest in Hitchcock and his films. They argue that the sheer range of his work over half a century—covering silent and sound, ... More


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