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European film theory and cinema

a critical introduction

by Ian Aitken

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- Europe -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementIan Aitken.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination275p. ;
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20083146M
    ISBN 100748611681

      European Film Theory and Cinema explores the major film theories and movements within European cinema since the early s. An original and critically astute study, it considers film theory within the context of the intellectual climate of the last two centuries. Ian Aitkin focuses particularly on the two major traditions that dominate 5/5(1).   Thus, while the field of European film studies has witnessed a number of significant shifts in emphasis (most pertinently the refocusing from art cinema towards popular film genres), the core debate still primarily centres on national cinemas. The article then suggests engaging in areas that exemplify interconnectedness between national by:

    In their creation of authorial trends, identification of the technology of cinema as a creative force, and production of films as aesthetic markers, film theories contribute an epistemological resource that connects the technologies of filmmaking and film composition. This book explores these connections through film theorisations of processes. In Film Festivals: From European Geopolitics to Global Cinephilia, Marijke de Valck takes a cultural theory and media studies approach to a subject that most cinephiles experience at a more visceral academic point of view is unique, particularly de Valck’s use of Actor-Network Theory (ANT) to situate the film festival as a central node within a global network of numerous living Author: Gaik Cheng Khoo.

    It was not a film made for comic book lovers or the masses (like the current MCU), but for film lovers. It's an absolutely panned film that everyone shits on, but it's one that surfaces on emotion and it really was more about a guy with anger issues (the green hulk was just an added bonus for moviegoers). Film theory is closely related to film criticism and there is a lot of overlap between the two fields. Film theory was established to describe types of motion pictures and how they affect the mental and emotional feelings of the audience. Film theory takes into account that .


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An exploration of the major film theories and cinema movements within European cinema from the s onwards. The content of the book is organized around the twin paradigms of realism and modernism, and covers areas of European cinema such as Soviet montage cinema, French impressionism, German expressionism, Italian neo-realism, the French and German new waves, and 5/5(1).

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