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The Resource Movie wars : how Hollywood and the media conspire to limit what films we can see, Jonathan Rosenbaum, (electronic resource)

Movie wars : how Hollywood and the media conspire to limit what films we can see, Jonathan Rosenbaum, (electronic resource)

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Movie wars : how Hollywood and the media conspire to limit what films we can see
Title
Movie wars
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how Hollywood and the media conspire to limit what films we can see
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
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Language
eng
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CaPaEBR
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Rosenbaum, Jonathan
Dewey number
791.43/0973
LC call number
PN1993.5.U65
LC item number
R575 2000eb
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ebrary, Inc
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Motion pictures
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Is the cinema, as writers from David Denby to Susan Sontag have claimed, really dead? Contrary to what we have been led to believe, films are better than ever--we just can't see the good ones. Movie Wars cogently explains how movies are packaged, distributed, and promoted, and how, at every stage of the process, the potential moviegoer is treated with contempt. Using examples ranging from the New York Times 's coverage of the Cannes film festival to the anticommercial practices of Orson Welles, Movie Wars details the workings of the powerful forces that are in the process of ruining our precious cinematic culture and heritage, and the counterforces that have begun to fight back
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Movie wars : how Hollywood and the media conspire to limit what films we can see, Jonathan Rosenbaum, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments v -- Introduction: Is the Producer Always Right? 1 -- Chapter One: Is the Cinema Really Dead? 19 -- Chapter Two: Some Vagaries of Distribution and Exhibition 39 -- Chapter Three: Some Vagaries of Promotion and Criticism 49 -- Chapter Four: At War with Cultural Violence: The Critical -- Reception of Small Soldiers 63 -- Chapter Five: Communications Problems and Canons 79 -- Chapter Six: The AFI's Contribution to Movie Hell: or, How -- I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love American Movies 91 -- Chapter Seven: Isolationism as a Control System 107 -- Chapter Eight: Multinational Pest Control: Does American -- Cinema Still Exist? 129 -- Chapter Nine: Trafficking in Movies (Festival-Hopping -- in the Nineties) 143 -- Chapter Ten: Orson Welles as Ideological Challenge 175 -- Conclusion: The Audience Is Sometimes Right 197 -- Index 227
  • Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments v -- Introduction: Is the Producer Always Right? 1 -- Chapter One: Is the Cinema Really Dead? 19 -- Chapter Two: Some Vagaries of Distribution and Exhibition 39 -- Chapter Three: Some Vagaries of Promotion and Criticism 49 -- Chapter Four: At War with Cultural Violence: The Critical -- Reception of Small Soldiers 63 -- Chapter Five: Communications Problems and Canons 79 -- Chapter Six: The AFI's Contribution to Movie Hell: or, How -- I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love American Movies 91 -- Chapter Seven: Isolationism as a Control System 107 -- Chapter Eight: Multinational Pest Control: Does American -- Cinema Still Exist? 129 -- Chapter Nine: Trafficking in Movies (Festival-Hopping -- in the Nineties) 143 -- Chapter Ten: Orson Welles as Ideological Challenge 175 -- Conclusion: The Audience Is Sometimes Right 197 -- Index 227
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OCM1bookssj0000206059
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unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
234 p.
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License restrictions may limit access
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9781556524066
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remote
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(WaSeSS)ssj0000206059
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Movie wars : how Hollywood and the media conspire to limit what films we can see, Jonathan Rosenbaum, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments v -- Introduction: Is the Producer Always Right? 1 -- Chapter One: Is the Cinema Really Dead? 19 -- Chapter Two: Some Vagaries of Distribution and Exhibition 39 -- Chapter Three: Some Vagaries of Promotion and Criticism 49 -- Chapter Four: At War with Cultural Violence: The Critical -- Reception of Small Soldiers 63 -- Chapter Five: Communications Problems and Canons 79 -- Chapter Six: The AFI's Contribution to Movie Hell: or, How -- I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love American Movies 91 -- Chapter Seven: Isolationism as a Control System 107 -- Chapter Eight: Multinational Pest Control: Does American -- Cinema Still Exist? 129 -- Chapter Nine: Trafficking in Movies (Festival-Hopping -- in the Nineties) 143 -- Chapter Ten: Orson Welles as Ideological Challenge 175 -- Conclusion: The Audience Is Sometimes Right 197 -- Index 227
  • Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments v -- Introduction: Is the Producer Always Right? 1 -- Chapter One: Is the Cinema Really Dead? 19 -- Chapter Two: Some Vagaries of Distribution and Exhibition 39 -- Chapter Three: Some Vagaries of Promotion and Criticism 49 -- Chapter Four: At War with Cultural Violence: The Critical -- Reception of Small Soldiers 63 -- Chapter Five: Communications Problems and Canons 79 -- Chapter Six: The AFI's Contribution to Movie Hell: or, How -- I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love American Movies 91 -- Chapter Seven: Isolationism as a Control System 107 -- Chapter Eight: Multinational Pest Control: Does American -- Cinema Still Exist? 129 -- Chapter Nine: Trafficking in Movies (Festival-Hopping -- in the Nineties) 143 -- Chapter Ten: Orson Welles as Ideological Challenge 175 -- Conclusion: The Audience Is Sometimes Right 197 -- Index 227
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000206059
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
234 p.
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781556524066
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000206059

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