movies-for-the-masses

Download Book Movies For The Masses in PDF format. You can Read Online Movies For The Masses here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats.

Movies For The Masses

Author : Denise J. Youngblood
ISBN : 0521466326
Genre : History
File Size : 51. 70 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 946
Read : 364

Get This Book


A pathbreaking study of Soviet cinema in the 1920s.

A Companion To Russian Cinema

Author : Birgit Beumers
ISBN : 9781118424735
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 61. 77 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 465
Read : 232

Get This Book


A Companion to Russian Cinema provides an exhaustive and carefully organised guide to the cinema of pre-Revolutionary Russia, of the Soviet era, as well as post-Soviet Russian cinema, edited by one of the most established and knowledgeable scholars in Russian cinema studies. The most up-to-date and thorough coverage of Russian, Soviet and post-Soviet cinema, which also effectively fills gaps in the existing scholarship in the field This is the first volume on Russian cinema to explore specifically the history of movie theatres, studios, and educational institutions The editor is one of the most established and knowledgeable scholars in Russian cinema studies, and contributions come from leading experts in the field of Russian Studies, Film Studies and Visual Culture Chapters consider the arts of scriptwriting, sound, production design, costumes and cinematography Provides five portraits of key figures in Soviet and Russia film history, whose works have been somewhat neglected

Television At The Movies

Author : Jon Nelson Wagner
ISBN : 9781441179401
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 88. 24 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 410
Read : 1147

Get This Book


The overview of television criticism, which this book provides, comes appropriately at a moment of change. Television is becoming dramatically different as a result of new and developing technologies such as cable, HDTV, satellite transmission and broadband distributions. By concentrating on the still-dominant notion of television, what the authors call "Classical Network Television," they argue that it is as important to understand this model as it is to understand Classical Hollywood Cinema. The co-authors have a unique approach to the study of television, viewing its history and reception not only through important articles about the medium, but also through analyzing how Hollywood auteur cinema has commented on television over the decades, in films such as Tootsie, Network, The Last Picture Show, A Face in the Crowd, Rollerball, The King of Comedy and others. Not only does this reflect the pervasive use of cinema theory to discuss television, it also helps to emphasize the importance of clarifying the distinctions between the criticisms of the two media. Television at the Movies argues that the study of television is a crucial aspect of understanding our recent and contemporary culture, and it provides an illuminating point of entry for students and researchers in the field.

Horror The Film Reader

Author : Mark Jancovich
ISBN : 9781134563753
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 46. 42 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 708
Read : 795

Get This Book


Horror, The Film Reader brings together key articles to provide a comprehensive resource for students of horror cinema. Mark Jancovich's introduction traces the development of horror film from The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari to The Blair Witch Project, and outlines the main critical debates. Combining classic and recent articles, each section explores a central issue of horror film, and features an editor's introduction outlining the context of debates.

Mass Communication In The Information Age

Author : William David Sloan
ISBN : PSU:000031379618
Genre : Communication
File Size : 29. 65 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 692
Read : 398

Get This Book



The State And The Mass Media In Japan 1918 1945

Author : Gregory J. Kasza
ISBN : 9780520082731
Genre : History
File Size : 60. 65 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 888
Read : 733

Get This Book


Gregory Kasza examines state-society relations in interwar Japan through a case study of public policy toward radio, film, newspapers, and magazines.

Technology And Culture The Film Reader

Author : Andrew Utterson
ISBN : 0415319854
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 47. 15 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 696
Read : 357

Get This Book


Bringin together key theoretical texts from respected names in the field including Andre Bevin, Walter Benjamin and Vivian Sobchack, this book examines more than a century of writing on film and technology.

Crowd Scenes

Author : Michael Tratner
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131722113
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 72. 69 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 186
Read : 318

Get This Book


The movies and the masses erupted on the world stage together. In a few decades around the turn of the twentieth century, millions of persons who rarely could afford a night at the theater and had never voted in an election became regular paying customers at movie palaces and proud members of new political parties. The question of how to represent these new masses fascinated and plagued politicians and filmmakers alike. Michael Tratner examines the representations of masses-the crowd scenes-in Hollywood films from The Birth of a Nation through such popular love stories as Gone with the Wind, The Sound of Music, and Dr. Zhivago. He then contrasts these with similar scenes in early Soviet and Nazi films. What emerges is a political debate being carried out in filmic style. In both sets of films, the crowd is represented as a seething cauldron of emotions

Movies For The Masses

Author : Denise Jeanne Youngblood
ISBN : 0521374707
Genre : History
File Size : 26. 34 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 510
Read : 925

Get This Book


This book is a pathbreaking study of the 'unknown' Soviet cinema: the popular movies which were central to Soviet film production in the 1920s. Professor Youngblood discusses acting genres, the cinema stars, audiences, and the influences of foreign films and examines three leading filmmakers - Iakov Protazanov, Boris Barnet, and Fridikh Ermler. She also looks at the governmental and industrial circumstances underlying filmmaking practices of the era, and provides an invaluable survey of the contemporary debates concerning official policy on entertainment cinema. Professor Youngblood demonstrates that the film culture of the 1920s was predominantly and aggressively 'bourgeois' and enjoyed patronage that cut across class lines and political allegiance. Thus, she argues, the extent to which Western and pre-revolutionary influences, boureois directors and middle-class tastes dominated the film world is as important as the tradition of revolutionary utopianism in understanding the transformation of Soviet culture in the Stalin revolution.

Life

Author :
ISBN :
Genre :
File Size : 29. 76 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 748
Read : 1055

Get This Book


LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.

The Huddled Masses

Author : Gary Gumpert
ISBN : UOM:39015039048247
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 65. 8 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 714
Read : 1120

Get This Book


This volume provides a multidisciplinary approach to the examination of the social implications of immigration and chapters are addressed from three points of view - communication, environment-behavior, and architecture and design. From communications studies significant issues relate to nonverbal and interpersonal communication and mass media availability and use; from environment-behavior studies the authors examine culturally different perceptions of environment, issues of place attachment, and the impact of the built environment on communicative behavior; from architecture and design studies chapters address culturally defined needs and demands placed on built environment as worthy of inquiry. In their totality, these chapters reveal the variables that shape the immigrants' experience as manifested in the nature of social interaction and the environment in which such interaction occurs.

Life

Author :
ISBN :
Genre :
File Size : 20. 89 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 228
Read : 608

Get This Book


LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.

Mass Media In America

Author : Don R. Pember
ISBN : STANFORD:36105037255507
Genre : Mass media
File Size : 46. 48 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 578
Read : 490

Get This Book



The Routledge Companion To Cinema And Politics

Author : Yannis Tzioumakis
ISBN : 9781317392460
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 74. 72 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 190
Read : 381

Get This Book


The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics brings together forty essays by leading film scholars and filmmakers in order to discuss the complex relationship between cinema and politics. Organised into eight sections - Approaches to Film and Politics; Film, Activism and Opposition; Film, Propaganda, Ideology and the State; The Politics of Mobility; Political Hollywood; Alternative and Independent Film and Politics; The Politics of Cine-geographies and The Politics of Documentary - this collection covers a broad range of topics, including: third cinema, cinema after 9/11, eco-activism, human rights, independent Chinese documentary, film festivals, manifestoes, film policies, film as a response to the post-2008 financial crisis, Soviet propaganda, the impact of neoliberalism on cinema, and many others. It foregrounds the key debates, concepts, approaches and case studies that critique and explain the complex relationship between politics and cinema, discussing films from around the world and including examples from film history as well as contemporary cinema. It also explores the wider relationship between politics and entertainment, examines cinema’s response to political and social transformations and questions the extent to which filmmaking, itself, is a political act.

Reel History

Author : Robert Brent Toplin
ISBN : UOM:49015003129880
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 26. 86 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 488
Read : 499

Get This Book


The author probes the often controversial relationship between Hollywood and history, revealing the distortions and truths perpetuated by filmmakers who attempt to capture history on film. (Performing Arts)

Mass Shootings And Civilian Armament

Author : Alexei Anisin
ISBN : 9781000474114
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 76. 88 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 390
Read : 684

Get This Book


Mass Shootings and Civilian Armament provides the first comprehensive multi-methodological analysis of the relationship between mass shootings and firearm purchases (as proxied by background checks) in the US on national level data from 1999-2020. Since 1994, the number of civilian-owned firearms in the US has doubled to around 398 million while the population only grew by 70 million. On average, mass shootings have occurred once every two weeks over the last decade which is a major factor behind why social scientists have started to ask whether mass shootings play a causative role in civilian decisions to purchase guns. Utilizing a multi-methodological approach featuring quantitative, comparative/configurational, and qualitative methods, this book puts forward a theoretical framework and argues that mass shootings do increase civilian armament, but that this repetitious effect is historically contingent, asymmetric, and non-linear. Particular types of mass shootings are hypothesized to have driven and continue to bring about increased levels of civilian firearm purchases through different pathways and combinations of variables – those that feature high fatality counts; arise in areas of cultural importance, are ideologically motivated. First, inquiry into background check data (1999-2020) and data on 213 mass shootings and attempted mass shootings is carried out to find out which shootings (as well as controls) are significantly correlated with background check increases. Second, the findings are utilized in a theoretically driven comparative configurational assessment to test if the noted theoretical pathways are associated with the outcome of increased post-shooting armament. Third, the empirical analyses are complimented by three case studies – the 2011 Gabrielle Giffords shooting (illustrative of the high fatality pathway), the 2012 Colorado movie theater shooting (illustrative of the cultural pathway), and the 2015 Charleston Church shooting (illustrative of the ideologically driven pathway). Interdisciplinary in nature, Mass Shootings and Civilian Armament will not only be of great interest to scholars of Criminology, but will also speak to sociologists, economists, public policy scholars, political scientists, historians, as well as cultural studies and American studies scholars.

Cinema Off Screen

Author : Chenshu Zhou
ISBN : 9780520974777
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 62. 40 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 609
Read : 827

Get This Book


At a time when what it means to watch movies keeps changing, this book offers a case study that rethinks the institutional, ideological, and cultural role of film exhibition, demonstrating that film exhibition can produce meaning in itself apart from the films being shown. Cinema Off Screen advances the idea that cinema takes place off screen as much as on screen by exploring film exhibition in China from the founding of the People’s Republic in 1949 to the end of the Cold War in the early 1990s. Drawing on original archival research, interviews, and audience recollections, Cinema Off Screen decenters the filmic text and offers a study of institutional operations and lived experiences. Chenshu Zhou details how the screening space, media technology, and the human body mediate encounters with cinema in ways that have not been fully recognized, opening new conceptual avenues for rethinking the ever-changing institution of cinema.

Effects On Young People Of Violence And Crime Portrayed On Television

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
ISBN : MINN:31951002005963C
Genre : Juvenile courts
File Size : 72. 41 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 439
Read : 615

Get This Book



The Golden Age Of Disaster Cinema

Author : Nik Havert
ISBN : 9781476667300
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 46. 54 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 771
Read : 862

Get This Book


From the 1950s through the 1970s, disaster movies were a wildly popular genre. Audiences thrilled at the spectacle of these films, many of which were considered glamorous for their time. Derided by critics, they became box office hits and cult classics, inspiring filmmakers around the globe. Some of them launched the careers of producers, directors and actors who would go on to create some of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters. With more than 40 interviews with actors, actresses, producers, stuntmen, special effects artists and others, this book covers the Golden Age of sinking ships, burning buildings, massive earthquakes, viral pandemics and outbreaks of animal madness.

Surveillance In Asian Cinema

Author : Karen Fang
ISBN : 9781317298809
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 87. 65 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 690
Read : 1102

Get This Book


Critical theory and popular wisdom are rife with images of surveillance as an intrusive, repressive practice often suggestively attributed to eastern powers and opposed to western liberalism. Hollywood-dominated global media has long promulgated a geopoliticized east-west axis of freedom vs. control. This book focuses on Asian and Asia-based films and cinematic traditions obscured by lopsided western hegemonic discourse and—more specifically—probes these films’ treatments of a phenomenon that western film often portrays with neo-orientalist hysteria. Exploring recent and historical movies made in post-social and anti-Communist societies such as China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam and South Korea, the book picks up on the political and economic concerns implicitly underlying Sinophobic and anti-Communist Asian images in Hollywood films while also considering how these societies and states depict the issues of centralization, militarization and technological innovation so often figured as distinctive of the difference between eastern despotism and western liberalism.

Top Download:

Best Books