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Cinematic Appeals: The Experience of New Movie Technologies

Ariel Rogers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159173
eISBN:
9780231535786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159173.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at the effect of technological innovation on the cinema experience, specifically the introduction of widescreen and stereoscopic 3D systems in the 1950s, the rise of digital cinema in ... More


“Smothered in Baked Alaska”: The Anxious Appeal of Widescreen Cinema

Ariel Rogers

in Cinematic Appeals: The Experience of New Movie Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159173
eISBN:
9780231535786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159173.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that widescreen cinema enabled the close contact between the viewers and the film spectacle, including the spectacle of technologically enhanced screen bodies. Publicity and ... More


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