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Film/genre

by Rick Altman

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Published by BFI Publishing in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film genres.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-236) and indexes.

    StatementRick Altman.
    ContributionsBritish Film Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995 .A383 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL110302M
    ISBN 100851707181, 0851707173
    LC Control Number99229768
    OCLC/WorldCa41071380

    Note: Figures for are at an annualized rate. Market Share for Each Genre Search for Wheels. Wheel Categories. Board Games; Chance & Fortune; Comedy; Entertainment; Featured.

      QUIZ: What Film Genre Are You? Is your life a crime? A horror? Take this quiz to find out, and be sure to cast your vote in the inaugural Guardian Film Awards for .   The filmmaker generally does not appear on camera. This is the default genre for Docuseek2 titles. If a titles has not been categorized, it will show Expository as the genre. Poetic Joris Ivens Rain (sadly, not available on Docuseek2) is the classic example of the poetic documentary genre. The film relies on the images, with little or no narration.

    viii, pages ; 23 cm Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Leopards and history: the problem of film genre / Frank D. McConnell -- Genre / Andrew Tudor -- The idea of genre in the American cinema / Edward Buscombe -- Genre film: a classical experience / Thomas Sobchack -- Genre film and the status quo / Judith Hess -- Social implications in the Hollywood genres.   This is a concise evaluation of film genre, discussing genre theory and sample analyses of the western, science fiction, the musical, horror, comedy, and the thriller.


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