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Download e-book for kindle: Bewegte Antike: Antike Themen im modernen Film by Ulrich Eigler

By Ulrich Eigler

ISBN-10: 3476028429

ISBN-13: 9783476028426

ISBN-10: 3476452875

ISBN-13: 9783476452870

Keine Kunstsparte gehört so sehr der Gegenwart an wie der movie. Umso bemerkenswerter, dass sich viele Filmemacher gerade mit der antiken Welt künstlerisch auseinandergesetzt haben. Die filmischen Verarbeitungen reichen vom style des »Sandalenfilms« hin zu zahlreichen Verfilmungen antiker Stoffe: Pier Paolo Pasolinis und Lars von Triers Verfilmungen der »Medea«, Pasolinis »Edipo Re«, wie auch Fellinis Verfilmung des Romans »Satyricon« des Petron. Den Abschluss des Bandes bildet eine Zusammenfassung und kritische examine des Phänomens Antike im movie. Der Band fasst die Beiträge eines Symposions zusammen, das im Sommer 2000 an der Universität Trier in Zusammenarbeit mit den Antikenfestspielen des Theaters Trier ausgerichtet wurde.

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Download e-book for kindle: Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at by Sam Wasson

By Sam Wasson

ISBN-10: 0061774154

ISBN-13: 9780061774157

“Reads like rigorously crafted fiction…[Wasson] contains the reader from pre-production to on-set feuds and conflicts, whereas additionally noting Hepburn’s influence on model (Givenchy’s little black dress), Hollywood glamour, sexual politics, and the recent morality. Capote may were entranced.” — Publishers Weekly (starred assessment)

“Sam Wasson’s beautiful portrait of Audrey Hepburn peels backs her candy facade to bare a way more advanced and fascinating lady. He additionally captures a desirable turning aspect in American history— while girls began to loosen their pearls, and their inhibitions. I wolfed this book.” — Karen Abbott, writer of Sin within the moment urban

Fifth street, five A.M. through Sam Wasson is the 1st ever entire account of the making of Breakfast at Tiffany’s. With a forged of characters together with Truman Capote, Edith Head, director Blake Edwards, and, in fact, Hepburn herself, Wasson immerses us within the the USA of the past due fifties, prior to Woodstock and contraception, whilst a not-so-virginal lady via the identify of Holly Golightly raised eyebrows around the country, altering model, movie, and intercourse, for strong. With scrumptious prose and substantial wit, Wasson can provide us from the penthouses of the higher East facet to the swimming pools of Beverly Hills proposing Breakfast at Tiffany’s as we have now by no means noticeable it before—through the eyes of these who made it.

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Alexandro Jodorowsky's El Topo: A Book of the Film. PDF

By Alexandro Jodorowsky

ISBN-10: 0825634024

ISBN-13: 9780825634024

El Topo: A publication of the movie includes a long interview with a director that makes an attempt to provide an explanation for the various film's visuals. It additionally comprises the screenplay of the film.

Review from amazon:
It's secure to claim that this booklet is simple to digest whereas the movie of an analogous identify will most likely make you regergitate every thing you simply digested. a movie choked with symbolism, mythology, and a excessive doze of violence & "GORE." The ebook is an in-depht mental holiday down of EL TOPO whereas the movie offers with the summary and supernatural. reflect on the television express "Kung-Fu" with a layer of Antonioni's "Zabrisky Point" a sprincle of Jim Morrison's "HWY" with an enormous splash of spaghetti "For a couple of funds More" and a purple sprint of "Apocolypse Now."

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Download e-book for iPad: Recovering 1940s Horror Cinema: Traces of a Lost Decade by

ISBN-10: 1498503802

ISBN-13: 9781498503808

The Nineteen Forties is a misplaced decade in horror cinema, undervalued and written out of so much horror scholarship. This assortment revises, reframes, and deconstructs chronic severe binaries which were installed position through scholarly discourse to label Forties horror as someway not as good as a "classical" interval or "canonical" mode of horror within the Nineteen Thirties, particularly as represented by means of the monster motion pictures of common Studios. The book's 4 sections reassess the ancient, political, fiscal, and cultural elements informing Nineteen Forties horror cinema to introduce new theoretical frameworks and to open up house for scholarly dialogue of Forties horror style hybridity, periodization, and aesthetics. Chapters serious about Gothic and Grand Guignol traditions working in forties horror cinema, Forties proto-slasher motion pictures, the self sufficient horrors of the Poverty Row studios, and significant reevaluations of overlooked hybrid motion pictures comparable to The Vampire's Ghost (1945) and "slippery" auteurs similar to Robert Siodmak and Sam Neufield, paintings to get better a decade of horror that has been framed as having fallen sufferer to repetition, exhaustion, and decline.

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Download e-book for iPad: Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Stephen Rebello

By Stephen Rebello

ISBN-10: 0714530034

ISBN-13: 9780714530031

Here's a gripping, behind-the-scenes glance contained in the vintage suspense shocker Psycho and the artistic genius who revolutionized filmmaking.

First published in June 1960, Psycho altered the panorama of horror movies without end. yet simply as compelling because the motion picture itself is the tale at the back of it.

Stephen Rebello brings to lifestyles the construction of 1 of Hollywood's such a lot iconic movies, from the tale of Wisconsin assassin Ed Gein, the real-life proposal for the nature of Norman Bates, to Hitchcock's groundbreaking achievements in cinematography, sound, modifying, and promoting. choked with eye-catching insights from the film's stars, writers, and group members,Hitchcock is a riveting and definitive heritage of a signature Hitchcock cinematic masterpiece.

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Download PDF by Ronald Schwartz: Houses of Noir: Dark Visions from Thirteen Film Studios

By Ronald Schwartz

ISBN-10: 1476604606

ISBN-13: 9781476604602

Movie noir is a very American stylistic phenomenon (although named through French movie critics) that permeated approximately each significant, minor and self sustaining Hollywood studio creation from 1940 throughout the early Nineteen Sixties. the writer examines the easiest noir movie from every one studio and contains each one studio's historical past, a meticulous plot define and data at the careers of every studio's big name roster. He additionally reviews on manufacturers, administrators, screenwriters, digicam males, composers, artwork and set administrators and offers stills that symbolize the noir type. The e-book additionally has a dialogue of self sufficient productions and the second one most sensible movie noirs of significant and minor studios.

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New PDF release: The Fat Lady Sang

By Robert Evans

ISBN-10: 0062286048

ISBN-13: 9780062286048

From the mythical manufacturer and writer of The child remains within the Picture--one of the best Hollywood memoirs ever written--comes a long-awaited moment paintings with all of the parts of a star-studded blockbuster: glamour and clash, giddy highs and near-fatal lows, fight and perseverance, tragedy and triumph.

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Hong Kong Documentary Film - download pdf or read online

Does Hong Kong have an important culture of documentary film-making?

Until lately, many movie students believed no longer. but, while Ian Aitken and Michael Ingham challenged this assumption, they found a wealthy cinematic culture relationship again to the 1890s.

Under-researched and sometimes forgotten, documentary film-making in Hong Kong incorporates a thriving self sufficient documentary movie circulate, a wide archive of documentaries made via the colonial movie devices, and a few vintage British reputable motion pictures. Case stories from all 4 different types are tested during this ebook, together with The conflict of Shanghai, The Sea and the Sky, Rising Sun and The Hong Kong Case. In-depth dialogue and research of newer Hong Kong self reliant documentaries specializes in works akin to Cheung King-wai’s KJ: tune and Life and flicks by means of Tammy Cheung and Evans Chan.

With a specific emphasis on how those motion pictures tackle the historico-political measurement in their time, Hong Kong Documentary movie introduces scholars and students in movie stories to this attention-grabbing and principally unexplored cinematic culture.

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Read e-book online The Art of Immersion: How the Digital Generation Is Remaking PDF

By Frank Rose

ISBN-10: 039308079X

ISBN-13: 9780393080797

Now not in the past we have been spectators, passive shoppers of mass media. Now, on YouTube and blogs and fb and Twitter, we are media. now not content material in our conventional function as sofa potatoes, we procedure tv exhibits, video clips, even advertisements as invites to participate—as reports to immerse ourselves in at will. Frank Rose introduces us to the folks who're reshaping media for a two-way global, altering how we play, how we converse, and the way we expect.

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New PDF release: The Cinema of Sean Penn: In and Out of Place (Directors'

By Deane Williams

ISBN-10: 0231850859

ISBN-13: 9780231850858

Even though most sensible often called an Academy Award successful actor, Sean Penn's directorial works The Indian Runner (1991), The Crossing Guard (1995), The Pledge (2001), and Into the Wild (2007), include the most fascinating and singular motion pictures made within the usa over the last two decades.

Each of Penn's directorial motion pictures and masses of the cinema he has acted in are set in an instantaneous previous within which a "stalled" time and a limited locale practice narrative constraints. while, those movies all function a worldly net of intertextual kin, regarding actors, songs, books, motion pictures, and administrators, and the political lineage to which Penn belongs, which show the deep cultural constructions that trouble each one specific movie.

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