Description : From Amores Perros and Y Tu Mama Tambien, this books delves into the development of Mexican cinema from the intense cultural nationalism of the Mexican Revolution, through the 'Golden Age' of the 1930s and 1940s and the 'nuevo cine' of the 1960s, to the renaissance in Mexican cinema in the 1990s.Individual chapters discuss:the relationship with Hollywood cinemathe stars of the Golden Agethe role of foreign authors in the founding of Mexican cinematensions in the industry in the 1960snational and international reception of contemporary film and film-makers.Examining the portrayal of Mexican nationhood through critical analysis of film genres including revolutionary films, machismo and ‘mexicanidad’, the prostitute, and the work of female authors, Mexican National Cinema is an excellent addition to all media, film, and cultural studies students.
Description : In 1920, Joseph W. Young Jr. came to Florida and created Hollywood, an entire city based on City Beautiful ideals. Today, though his city has greatly increased in size, Young's original plan and many handsome 1920s buildings still demonstrate Hollywood's historic beginnings, a tribute to Young's vision.
Description : This book explores the expectations, experiences, and reactions of Allied servicemen and women who served in the wartime Pacific and viewed the South Pacific through the lens of Hollywood's South Seas. Based on extensive archival research, it explores the intersections between military experiences and cultural history.
Description : The four volumes of Film Study include a fresh approach to each of the basic categories in the original edition. Volume one examines the film as film; volume two focuses on the thematic approach to film; volume three draws on the history of film; and volume four contains extensive appendices listing film distributors, sources, and historical information as well as an index of authors, titles, and film personalities.