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Candyman

Jon Towlson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325543
eISBN:
9781800342347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325543.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When Candyman was released in 1992, Roger Ebert gave it his thumbs up, remarking that the film was “scaring him with ideas and gore, rather than just gore.” Indeed, Candyman is almost unique in 1990s ... More


Two Anaglyph Movies

Ray Zone

in 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The making of two 3D films by Robert Rodriguez, Spy Kids 3-D and Shark Boy and Lava Girl 3D, is discussed. Their performance at the theatrical box office and their place in the history of the ... More


The Film Critic as Superstar

David Bordwell

in The Rhapsodes: How 1940s Critics Changed American Film Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226352176
eISBN:
9780226352343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352343.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

During the 1960s and 1970s, film criticism became a respected form of arts journalism, with Pauline Kael and Andrew Sarris emerging as major tastemakers. As American cinema broke with its studio ... More


From the Neck Up: Another Woman and Celebrity

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

If art in Deconstructing Harry is too much the product of a reprobate to be anything other than corrupt, the bitter cultural satire of Celebrity hardly allows for the existence of art at all. Lee ... More


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