Movies : From the Silent Classics of the Silver Screen to the Digital and 3-D Era

Movies : From the Silent Classics of the Silver Screen to the Digital and 3-D Era

Book - 2011
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Prolifically illustrated, this is the perfect introduction to the history of film for students and budding cinephiles alike. This extensive yet accessible book traces the evolution of cinema, from the great silver screen-classics through postwar movements from film noir to nouvelle vague, and up to the present day with the emerging commercial success of 3-D. Thoroughly illustrated with more than 1,000 stills, this book features a definitive assessment of the key writers, directors, and films of every cinematic genre, with an emphasis on influences across time, culture, and geography. Detailed timelines position every featured film and director in time and place in relation to key trends. Even in the age of YouTube where everyone is their own auteur, films remain the defining artworks of our time, and this absorbing, lavishly illustrated book is perfect for anyone who loves movies.
Publisher: New York, NY : Universe, 2011
ISBN: 9780789322623
0789322625
9780789327130
0789327139
Branch Call Number: 791.4375 MOVIE
Characteristics: 576 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Kemp, Philip
Notes: Includes index

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at GL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top