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The American Dream And Contemporary Hollywood Cinema

ISBN 10 : 9781441109651
ISBN 13 : 144110965X

While the myth of a classless America endures in the American Dream, the very stratification that it denies unfairly affects the majority of Americans. Study after study shows that..


Not Hollywood

ISBN 10 : 9780822354260
ISBN 13 : 0822354268

The pioneering anthropologist Sherry B. Ortner explores the culture and practices of independent filmmaking in the U.S., arguing that during the past three decades, independent cin..


Hollywood S Chosen People

ISBN 10 : 0814338070
ISBN 13 : 9780814338070

As studio bosses, directors, and actors, Jews have been heavily involved in film history and vitally involved in all aspects of film production. Yet Jewish characters have been rep..


Hollywood In Berlin

ISBN 10 : 0520914163
ISBN 13 : 9780520914162

The setting is 1920s Berlin, cultural heart of Europe and the era's only serious cinematic rival to Hollywood. In his engaging study, Thomas Saunders explores an outstanding exampl..


Reel Power

ISBN 10 : 0745329829
ISBN 13 : 9780745329826

Hollywood is often characterized as a stronghold of left-liberal ideals. In Reel Power, Matthew Alford shows it is in fact deeply complicit in serving the interests of the most reg..


The Cinema Of David Lynch

ISBN 10 : 190336485X
ISBN 13 : 9781903364857

Recent scholarship has tended to situate David Lynch's complexities within the critical frame of postmodernism; the essays in this collection push beyond this position toward a ful..


Contemporary Hollywood Cinema

ISBN 10 : 9781135108762
ISBN 13 : 1135108765

A comprehensive overview of the film industry in Hollywood today, Contemporary Hollywood Cinema brings together leading international cinema scholars to explore the technology, ins..