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American Film History

American Film History
  • Author : Cynthia Lucia
  • Publsiher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 31 August 2015
  • ISBN : 1118475127
  • Pages : 520 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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From the American underground film to the blockbuster superhero, this authoritative introduction explores the core issues and developments in American cinematic history during the second half of the twentieth-century through to the present day. Considers a wealth a subjects ranging from the impact of television, the rise of the new directors, and independent and underground film, to the impact of the civil rights, feminist and LGBT movements on film, American film after 9/11, and identity politics and culture Features a student-friendly structure dividing coverage into the periods 1960-1975, 1976-1990, and 1991 to the present day, each of which opens with an historical overview Brings together a rich and varied selection of contributions by a team of respected authors, combining broader historical, social and political context with detailed analysis of individual films, including Midnight Cowboy, Nashville, Cat Ballou, Chicago, Back to the Future, Killer of Sheep, Daughters of the Dust, Nothing But a Man, Ali, Easy Rider, The Conversation, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Longtime Companion, The Matrix, The War Tapes, and the Batman films among many others Additional online resources, such as sample syllabi, for general and specialized courses, including suggested readings and filmographies, will be available on publication at www.wiley.com/go/lucia May be used alongside The History of American Film: Origins to 1960 to provide an authoritative study of American cinema from its earliest days right through to the new millennium


American Film History

American Film History
  • Author : Cynthia Lucia,Roy Grundmann,Art Simon
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 31 August 2015
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From the American underground film to the blockbuster superhero, this authoritative introduction explores the core issues and developments in American cinematic history during the second half of the twentieth-century through to the present day. Considers a wealth a subjects ranging from the impact of television, the rise of the new directors, and independent and underground film, to the impact of the civil rights, feminist and LGBT movements on film, American film after 9/11, and identity politics and culture Features a student-friendly

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Film History Through Trade Journal Art, 1916-1920

Film History Through Trade Journal Art, 1916-1920
  • Author : Jeff Codori
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 20 March 2020
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The period in film history between the regimentation of the Edison Trust and the vertical integration of the Studio System--roughly 1916 through 1920--was a time of structural and artistic experimentation for the American film industry. As the nature of the industry was evolving, society around it was changing as well; arts, politics and society were in a state of flux between old and new. Before the major studios dominated the industry, droves of smaller companies competed for the attention of the

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The Routledge Companion to Film History

The Routledge Companion to Film History
  • Author : William Guynn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 September 2010
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The Routledge Companion to Film History is an indispensable guide for anyone studying film history for the first time. The approach taken presents a substantial and readable overview of the field and provides students with a tool of reference that will be valuable throughout their studies. The volume is divided into two parts. The first is a set of eleven essays that approaches film history around the following themes: History of the moving image Film as art and popular culture

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The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry

The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry
  • Author : Anthony Slide
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 25 February 2014
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The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry is a completely revised and updated edition of Anthony Slide's The American Film Industry, originally published in 1986 and recipient of the American Library Association's Outstanding Reference Book award for that year. More than 200 new entries have been added, and all original entries have been updated; each entry is followed by a short bibliography. As its predecessor, the new dictionary is unique in that it is not a who's who of the

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Easy Riders Raging Bulls

Easy Riders Raging Bulls
  • Author : Peter Biskind
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 13 December 2011
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In 1969, a low-budget biker movie, Easy Rider, shocked Hollywood with its stunning success. An unabashed celebration of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll (onscreen and off), Easy Rider heralded a heady decade in which a rebellious wave of talented young filmmakers invigorated the movie industry. In Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, Peter Biskind takes us on the wild ride that was Hollywood in the '70s, an era that produced such modern classics as The Godfather, Chinatown, Shampoo, Nashville, Taxi Driver,

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Kevin Smith's Secret Stash

Kevin Smith's Secret Stash
  • Author : Kevin Smith
  • Publisher : Insight Editions
  • Release : 14 September 2021
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“Being Kevin Smith is my favorite thing in the world. . . . I don’t have a job. I don’t even have a career anymore. I’m just me for a living.” Making the leap from convenience store worker to international film icon, Kevin Smith has spent over twenty-five years at the forefront of pop culture. In this hilariously candid treasure trove of artifacts and anecdotes, Kevin tells the full story of his incredible life for the first time, from his

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The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History

The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History
  • Author : Daniel Biltereyst,Richard Maltby,Philippe Meers
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 February 2019
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The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History presents the most recent approaches and methods in the study of the social experience of cinema, from its origins in vaudeville and traveling exhibitions to the multiplexes of today. Exploring its history from the perspective of the cinemagoer, the study of new cinema history examines the circulation and consumption of cinema, the political and legal structures that underpinned its activities, the place that it occupied in the lives of its audiences and the

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A Companion to Documentary Film History

A Companion to Documentary Film History
  • Author : Joshua Malitsky
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 28 April 2021
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This volume offers a new and expanded history of the documentary form across a range of times and contexts, featuring original essays by leading historians in the field In a contemporary media culture suffused with competing truth claims, documentary media have become one of the most significant means through which we think in depth about the past. The most rigorous collection of essays on nonfiction film and media history and historiography currently available, A Companion to Documentary Film History offers

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A History of Film

A History of Film
  • Author : Virginia Wright Wexman
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release : 09 August 2022
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Substantially revised for this edition, "A History of Film" is a comprehensive international survey of film from its beginnings to the present. This text highlights the contributions of major film-producing countries, significant filmmakers, and their films within social, artistic, economic, and technological contexts. This Sixth Edition incorporates major revisions designed to improve the book's focus and provide more balanced coverage. New to the Sixth Edition Includes new chapters on Indian and Chinese cinemas, emphasizing the exploding film industry in these

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Feminism and Film Theory

Feminism and Film Theory
  • Author : Constance Penley
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 July 2013
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Because the organization of the classroom and the school provide the framework for teaching and learning, this important volume reviews research that focuses on specific issues including: achievement effects of alternative school and classroom organizational practices, ability grouping, departmentalization, special and remedial programs, evaluation processes, and class size. The studies utilize realistic evaluations rather than laboratory or experimental data, and do not prescribe particular practices.

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Doing Women's Film History

Doing Women's Film History
  • Author : Christine Gledhill,Julia Knight
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release : 30 October 2015
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Research into and around women's participation in cinematic history has enjoyed dynamic growth over the past decade. A broadening of scope and interests encompasses not only different kinds of filmmaking--mainstream fiction, experimental, and documentary--but also practices--publicity, journalism, distribution and exhibition--seldom explored in the past. Cutting-edge and inclusive, Doing Women's Film History ventures into topics in the United States and Europe while also moving beyond to explore the influence of women on the cinemas of India, Chile, Turkey, Russia, and Australia.

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An Annotated Bibliography for Taiwan Film Studies

An Annotated Bibliography for Taiwan Film Studies
  • Author : Jim Cheng,James Wicks,Sachie Noguchi
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 19 April 2016
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Compiled by two skilled librarians and a Taiwanese film and culture specialist, this volume is the first multilingual and most comprehensive bibliography of Taiwanese film scholarship, designed to satisfy the broad interests of the modern researcher. The second book in a remarkable three-volume research project, An Annotated Bibliography for Taiwan Film Studies catalogues the published and unpublished monographs, theses, manuscripts, and conference proceedings of Taiwanese film scholars from the 1950s to 2013. Paired with An Annotated Bibliography for Chinese Film Studies (2004),

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