The Cinematic City
Psychology Press, 1997 - Всего страниц: 252
The Cinematic City offers an innovative and thought-provoking insight into cityscape and screenscape and their inter-connection. Illustrated throughout with movie stills, a diverse selection of films (from 'Bladerunner' to 'Little Caesar'), genres, cities and historical periods are examined by leading names in the field. The key dimensions of film and urban theory are introduced before detailed analysis of the various cinematic forms which relate most significantly to the city. From early cinema and documentary film, to film noir, 'New Wave' and 'postmodern cinema', the contributors provide a wealth of empirical material and illustration whilst drawing on the theoretical insights of contemporary feminism, Benjamin, Baudrillard, Foucault, Lacan, and others.
The Cinematic City shows how the city has been undeniably shaped by the cinematic form, and how cinema owes much of its nature to the historical development of urban space. Engaging with current theoretical debates, this is a book that is set to change the way in which we think about both the nature of the city and film.
Contributors: Giuliana Bruno, Iain Chambers, Marcus Doel, David Clarke, Anthony Easthope, Elisabeth Mahoney, Will Straw, Stephen Ward, John Gold, James Hay, Rob Lapsley, Frank Krutnik
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CHINESE BOXES AND RUSSIAN DOLLS tracking the elusive cinematic city
CITY VIEWS the voyage of film images
OF PLANS AND PLANNERS documentary film and the challenge of the urban future 193552
SOMETHING MORE THAN NIGHT tales of the noir city
URBAN CONFIDENTIAL the lurid city of the 1950s
CINÉCITIES IN THE SIXTIES
FROM RAMBLE CITY TO THE SCREENING OF THE EYE Blade Runner death and symbolic exchange
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