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The End of Cinema?A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age

The End of Cinema?: A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age

André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173575
eISBN:
9780231539388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173575.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Is a film watched on a video screen still cinema? Have digital compositing, motion capture, and other advanced technologies remade or obliterated the craft? Rooted in the hypothesis of the “double ... More

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Dean DeFino

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167390
eISBN:
9780231850544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167390.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at the production and critical reception of Russ Meyer's film Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965). It places the film within the cultural history of the 1960s, looks at its ... More

Film ProgrammingCurating for Cinemas, Festivals, Archives

Film Programming: Curating for Cinemas, Festivals, Archives

Peter Bosma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174596
eISBN:
9780231850827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174596.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores artistic choices in cinema exhibition, focusing on film theatres, film festivals and film archives and situating film-curating issues within an international context. It describes ... More

Film TheoryCreating a Cinematic Grammar

Film Theory: Creating a Cinematic Grammar

Felicity Colman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169738
eISBN:
9780231850605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169738.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book addresses the core concepts and arguments created or used by academics, critical film theorists, and filmmakers. It references the work of Dudley Andrew, Raymond Bellour, Mary Ann Doane, ... More

Flickering EmpireHow Chicago Invented the U.S. Film Industry

Flickering Empire: How Chicago Invented the U.S. Film Industry

Michael Glover Smith and Adam Selzer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174497
eISBN:
9780231850797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174497.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book tells the fascinating yet little-known story of how Chicago served as the unlikely capital of American film production in the years before the rise of Hollywood (1907–1913). It straddles ... More

Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Robert Horton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167437
eISBN:
9780231850568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167437.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

James Whale's Frankenstein (1931) spawned a phenomenon that has been rooted in world culture for decades. This cinematic Prometheus has generated countless sequels, remakes, rip-offs, and parodies in ... More

"Impersonal Enunciation, or the Place of Film"

"Impersonal Enunciation, or the Place of Film"

Christian Metz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173674
eISBN:
9780231540643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173674.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Christian Metz is best known for applying Saussurean theories of semiology to film analysis. In the 1970s, he used Sigmund Freud's psychology and Jacques Lacan's mirror theory to explain the ... More

Installation and the Moving Image

Installation and the Moving Image

Catherine Elwes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174503
eISBN:
9780231850803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174503.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Film and video create an illusory world, a reality elsewhere, and a material presence that both dramatizes and demystifies the magic trick of moving pictures. Beginning in the 1960s, artists have ... More

International Politics and FilmSpace, Vision, Power

International Politics and Film: Space, Vision, Power

Sean Carter and Klaus Dodds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169714
eISBN:
9780231850599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169714.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This text introduces readers to the representational qualities of film but also draws attention to how the relationship between the visual and the spatial is constitutive of international politics. ... More

"It's the Pictures That Got Small"Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

"It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

Anthony Slide (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167086
eISBN:
9780231538220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167086.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Golden Age Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett was an extremely observant and perceptive chronicler of the entertainment industry during its most exciting years. He is best remembered as the ... More

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