Key Moments in Cinema: The Evolution of the Motion Picture

Key Moments in Cinema: The Evolution of the Motion Picture

by Geoffrey Macnab (Author), Geoffrey Macnab (Author)

Synopsis

Identifies twenty landmark works in the history of cinema, from the days of silent movies to the modern day blockbuster; Focuses on landmark screen images from the Odessa Steps sequence in Battleship Potemkin to the intergalactic battles of Star Wars; Records milestone events as diverse as the introduction of synchronous sound, popcorn vending and film censorship; Explores experimental film theory including the surrealist Luis Bunuel and Dogme 95; Includes profiles of ground-breaking film-makers, producers, performers, technicians and theorists

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Publisher: Hamlyn
Published: 15 Oct 2001

ISBN 10: 060060084X
ISBN 13: 9780600600848

Author Bio
Geoffrey McNab is a journalist who writes on cinema for The Independent, The Times, Time Out and the film monthly Sight & Sound. He also wrote the brochure for the 1999 Edinburgh International Film Festival.