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Rave Reviews, Movie Awards, and Box Office Bucks: Which Doesn’t Belong?

Dean Keith Simonton

in Great Flicks: Scientific Studies of Cinematic Creativity and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199752034
eISBN:
9780199894857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752034.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

What is the relation between film as art and film as business? This question is addressed by examining the relations among production budget, box office performance, critical acclaim, and movie ... More


Epilogue: The Science of Cinema

Dean Keith Simonton

in Great Flicks: Scientific Studies of Cinematic Creativity and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199752034
eISBN:
9780199894857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752034.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The book’s final chapter begins with a recap of what we have learned about what makes a great flick, whether judged in terms of critical acclaim, movie awards, or box office success. Discussion then ... More


Wartime British cinema

Tom Ryall

in Anthony Asquith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the films directed by Asquith during the Second World War. French Without Tears was released late in 1939, a few months after the outbreak of the war, but the film showed no ... More


Families and sexualities

Bill Marshall

in André Téchiné

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719058318
eISBN:
9781781701072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719058318.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores three movies of André Téchiné that are based on families and sexualities. Le Lieu du crime (1986), co-scripted with Pascal Bonitzer and Olivier Assayas, seems to invite a ... More


The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), the most high-profile disaster in De Palma's career. The film recounts the fall of Wall Street bond broker Sherman McCoy (Tom Hanks). Pulling ... More


Juan Moreira

Carolina Rocha

in Argentine Cinema and National Identity (1966-1976)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940544
eISBN:
9781786944955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940544.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is devoted to survey the process of adapting and shooting Juan Moreira, one of the most popular accounts about an outlaw gaucho who ends up defeated by the forces of civilization and ... More


Learning the Alphabet

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Veit Harlan’s belated and unexpectedly intense interest in the cinema as an art form. Although his first four films are adaptations of stage plays, two of which Harlan had ... More


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