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The American Dream And Contemporary Hollywood Cinema

ISBN 10 : 9780826428615
ISBN 13 : 0826428614

While the myth of a classless America endures in the American Dream, the very stratification that it denies unfairly affects the majority of Americans. Studies show that it's diffi..


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..


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..


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..


Screens Fade To Black

ISBN 10 : 0275983617
ISBN 13 : 9780275983611

Examines how African American directors have depicted racial issues since the mid-90s, revealing the ways in which they both consciously avoid and sometimes utilize racial stereoty..


The New American Cinema

ISBN 10 : 0822321157
ISBN 13 : 9780822321156

Deliberately eclectic and panoramic, THE NEW AMERICAN CINEMA brings together thirteen leading film scholars who present a range of theoretical, critical, and historical perspective..