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Hollywood Hybrids: Mixing Genres in Contemporary Films (Genre and Beyond: A Film Studies Series) download epub

by Ira Jaffe


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Jaffe looks at film with scrupulous intelligence and provides revelatory frame-by-frame formal analyses. After reading this book, you'll view all films with greater clarity, and with deeper appreciation of the art and magic of filmmaking.

Jaffe looks at film with scrupulous intelligence and provides revelatory frame-by-frame formal analyses. At the same time, he places these films and their directors in the broadest social, historical, and aesthetic contexts. Peter Walch, University of New Mexico). Anyone who wants to understand. more about the cutting edge of contemporary artistic creativity will find that Jaffe gives definition to what we are living through in some of our most.

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Studying Contemporary American Film - A Guide to Movie Analysis

Studying Contemporary American Film - A Guide to Movie Analysis. Film as a Subversive Art. Fantasy Film a Critical Introduction (Film Genres). This book proposes that, such problems notwithstanding, genre remains an essential critical tool ftlr understanding the ways that films are produced and consumed, as well as their broader rclations to culture and society.

The book ranges widely across the field, dealing separately and in detail with not only classic genres - including the Western, the musical, the war film, the gangster film, and film noir - but also more recent trends such as body-horror, Holocaust film, and the action blockbuster. Throughout the book, genre is presented as a constantly evolving phenomenon.

Throughout the book, genre is presented as a constantly evolving phenomenon. The book ranges widely across the field, dealing separately and in detail with not only classic genres - including the Western, the musical, the war film, the gangster film, and film noir - but also more recent trends such as body-horror, Holocaust film, and the action blockbuster.

A film genre is a motion-picture category based (for example) on similarities either in the narrative elements or in the emotional response to the film (namely: serious, comic, et. Most theories of film genre borrow from literary-genre criticism. Each film genre is associated with "conventions, iconography, settings, narratives, characters and actors"

He wanted to move in and out of the various signature styles of all these genres Western, melodrama, thriller, horror, ' said cinematographer Robert Richardson of Quentin Tarantino's goals in making Kill Bill: Vols.

He wanted to move in and out of the various signature styles of all these genres Western, melodrama, thriller, horror, ' said cinematographer Robert Richardson of Quentin Tarantino's goals in making Kill Bill: Vols. 1 & 2. Through close readings of work by major .

Select an icon or film genre category below, read about the development and history of the genre, and view .

By isolating the various elements in a film and categorizing them in genres, it is possible to easily evaluate a film within its genre and allow for meaningful comparisons and some judgments on greatness. Films were not really subjected to genre analysis by film historians until the 1970s.

'He wanted to move in and out of the various signature styles of all these genres_Western, melodrama, thriller, horror,' said cinematographer Robert Richardson of Quentin Tarantino's goals in making Kill Bill: Vols. 1 & 2. Through close readings of work by major U.S. filmmakers such as Tarantino, David Lynch, Errol Morris, Todd Haynes, and Joel and Ethan Coen, Hollywood Hybrids studies provocative, disorienting strategies of genre mixing in contemporary cinema. The book also investigates foreign parallels to U.S. hybrid cinema in films by such directors as Pedro Almod-var (Spain) and Stephen Chow (Hong Kong). Rather than explore genre primarily from the standpoint of movie critics, producers, marketers, and spectators, Hollywood Hybrids focuses on genre mixing as a key creative interest motivating celebrated filmmakers. The book thus relates genre to auteur theory. Hollywood Hybrids also links recent hybrid cinema to earlier instances of hybrid form in film and other arts, including painting, music, literature, and architecture. The book concludes that hybrid films allude not only to multiple films and genres, but also to hybrid features of consciousness and identity that increasingly heighten as well as complicate human experience.
Hollywood Hybrids: Mixing Genres in Contemporary Films (Genre and Beyond: A Film Studies Series) download epub
Humanities
Author: Ira Jaffe
ISBN: 0742539504
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 29, 2007)
Pages: 192 pages