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The Resource The cinema of Steven Spielberg : empire of light, Nigel Morris

The cinema of Steven Spielberg : empire of light, Nigel Morris

Label
The cinema of Steven Spielberg : empire of light
Title
The cinema of Steven Spielberg
Title remainder
empire of light
Statement of responsibility
Nigel Morris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cinema's most successful director is a commercial and cultural force demanding serious consideration. Not just triumphant marketing, this international popularity is partly a function of the movies themselves. Polarised critical attitudes largely overlook this, and evidence either unquestioning adulation or vilification?often vitriolic?for epitomising contemporary Hollywood. Detailed textual analyses reveal that alongside conventional commercial appeal, Spielberg's movies function consistently as a self-reflexive commentary on cinema. Rather than straightforwardly consumed realism or fant
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Nigel
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Directors' Cuts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
Label
The cinema of Steven Spielberg : empire of light, Nigel Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknoledgements; Introduction: The Critical Context; 1. Close Encounters of the Third Kind: tripping the light fantastic; 2. Duel: the descent of Mann; 3. The Sugarland Express: a light comedy?; 4. Jaws: searching the depths; 5. 1941: war on Hollywood; 6. Raiders of the Lost Ark: lights, camera, action; 7. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: turn on your love light; 8. Twilight Zone: The Movie: magic lantern man overshadowed; 9. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom: anything goes; 10. The Color Purple: sisters and brothers; 11. Empire of the Sun: shanghai showmanship
  • 12. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: cut to the chase13. Always: light my fire; 14. Hook: an awfully big Pan(a)vision adventure; 15. Jurassic Park: another monster hit; 16. Schindler's List: darkness visible; 17. The Lost World: Jurassic Park: more digital manipulation; 18. Amistad: black and white in color; 19. Saving Private Ryan: Hollywood on war; 20. A.I. Artificial Intelligence: eyes wide open; 21. Minority Report: through a glass, darkly; 22. Catch Me If You Can: captured on celluloid; 23. The Terminal: all that jazz; 24. War of the Worlds: rays in the mirror
  • 25. Munich: bitter fruit on the olive branch26. Audiences, subjectivity and pleasure; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn854971777
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (445 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231503457
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/morr476489
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3cm7z7
  • ada9ec46-a942-4d2f-8102-b5aad9d7412c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854971777
Label
The cinema of Steven Spielberg : empire of light, Nigel Morris
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknoledgements; Introduction: The Critical Context; 1. Close Encounters of the Third Kind: tripping the light fantastic; 2. Duel: the descent of Mann; 3. The Sugarland Express: a light comedy?; 4. Jaws: searching the depths; 5. 1941: war on Hollywood; 6. Raiders of the Lost Ark: lights, camera, action; 7. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: turn on your love light; 8. Twilight Zone: The Movie: magic lantern man overshadowed; 9. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom: anything goes; 10. The Color Purple: sisters and brothers; 11. Empire of the Sun: shanghai showmanship
  • 12. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: cut to the chase13. Always: light my fire; 14. Hook: an awfully big Pan(a)vision adventure; 15. Jurassic Park: another monster hit; 16. Schindler's List: darkness visible; 17. The Lost World: Jurassic Park: more digital manipulation; 18. Amistad: black and white in color; 19. Saving Private Ryan: Hollywood on war; 20. A.I. Artificial Intelligence: eyes wide open; 21. Minority Report: through a glass, darkly; 22. Catch Me If You Can: captured on celluloid; 23. The Terminal: all that jazz; 24. War of the Worlds: rays in the mirror
  • 25. Munich: bitter fruit on the olive branch26. Audiences, subjectivity and pleasure; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn854971777
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (445 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231503457
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/morr476489
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3cm7z7
  • ada9ec46-a942-4d2f-8102-b5aad9d7412c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854971777

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