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Paramount I: From the Directors Company to High Concept

J. D. Connor

in The Studios after the Studios: Neoclassical Hollywood (1970-2010)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804790772
eISBN:
9780804794749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790772.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The seventies were supposed to be the glory days of the director, the auteur era. Yet even when the studios were at their weakest, directors such as George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, and Roman ... More


Nostalgic Gangsters and the Mafia Filone

Austin Fisher

in Blood in the Streets: Histories of Violence in Italian Crime Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474411721
eISBN:
9781474464727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411721.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines a filone of mafia films that proliferated in Italy between 1972 and 1974, and analyses how they inherit, recycle and perpetuate a number of pre-existing popular myths that frame ... More


Epiphanies

Giorgio Biancorosso

in Situated Listening: The Sound of Absorption in Classical Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780195374711
eISBN:
9780190493202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374711.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

In the examples surveyed in chapters 1 to 4, the filmmaker marginalizes a stream of sound by encouraging the adoption of a certain frame of reference (primarily via the character as vector). The ... More


Politics and Enterprise: Raajneeti (2010)

M.K. Raghavendra

in The Politics of Hindi Cinema in the New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450565
eISBN:
9780199083091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450565.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Politics as a subject is a new one in Hindi cinema and this chapter examines a film which provides evidence of what electoral politics means to the vocal urban class. Raajneeti is singular in as much ... More


Today’s Movies

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0036
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hawks offers his opinions on modern directors, the newfound explicitness of sex scenes, and his desire to remain involved in the industry.


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