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Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Jennifer O'Meara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the centrality of dialogue to American independent cinema, arguing that it is impossible to separate small budgets from the old adage that ‘talk is cheap’. Focusing on the 1980s ... More


Nature Caught in the Act: On the Transformation of an Idea of Art in Early Cinema

Nico Baumbach

in Cinematicity in Media History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748676118
eISBN:
9780748695096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676118.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, written by Nico Baumbach, focuses on the Lumières’ film Le Repas de Bébé (Baby’s Meal); taking as its starting point Georges Méliès’s observation that it was through this film that he ... More


“Everything’s the Same Except for One Change”: A Neoformalist Approach Vol. 2: Narration and Style

David Roche

in Quentin Tarantino: Poetics and Politics of Cinematic Metafiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819161
eISBN:
9781496819208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819161.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter seeks to further determine Tarantino’s place in the history of film aesthetics, and his relationship to classical, contemporary and art cinema. It analyzes how the films relate to the ... More


Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s: Why Don’t They Do It Like They Used To?

David Roche

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039621
eISBN:
9781626740129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039621.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s or Why Don’t They Do it Like They Used to? takes up the nostalgic assumption shared by many fans and scholars that the original movies are more ... More


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