Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
Library,Documentation and Information Science Division

“A research journal serves that narrow

borderland which separates the known from the unknown”

-P.C.Mahalanobis


Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Spectacular narratives [electronic resource] : Hollywood in the age of the blockbuster / Geoff King.

By: King, Geoff, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cinema and society: Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris Publishers, 2000Description: 1 online resource (213 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417546751 (electronic bk.); 9781417546756 (electronic bk.); 9781860645723 (cased); 1860645720 (cased); 9781860645730 (pbk.); 1860645739 (pbk.).Subject(s): Cinematography -- Special effects | Motion pictures -- Plots, themes, etc | Film genres | Motion pictures -- United States -- History and criticism | Narration (Rhetoric) | Spectacular, The | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference | Filmkunst | Vertelkunst | Erz�ahltechnik | Film | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Spectacular narratives.DDC classification: 791.4360973 Other classification: 24.32 | AP 59783 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: spectacle, narrative and 'frontier' mythology -- 'Frontier' narrative and spectacle in Twister and Independence day -- Digital dinosaurs: from T-Rex to Titanic -- The final frontier: space fictions -- Maximum impact: action films -- Seriously spectacular: 'authenticity' and 'art' in the war epic -- Apocalypse, maybe: pre-millennial disaster movies -- Conclusion: into the spectacle?
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
No physical items for this record

Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-208) and index.

Introduction: spectacle, narrative and 'frontier' mythology -- 'Frontier' narrative and spectacle in Twister and Independence day -- Digital dinosaurs: from T-Rex to Titanic -- The final frontier: space fictions -- Maximum impact: action films -- Seriously spectacular: 'authenticity' and 'art' in the war epic -- Apocalypse, maybe: pre-millennial disaster movies -- Conclusion: into the spectacle?

Description based on print version record.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Other editions of this work

Spectacular narratives by King, Geoff, ©2000
Spectacular narratives by King, Geoff, ©2000
Library, Documentation and Information Science Division, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B T Road, Kolkata 700108, INDIA
Phone no. 91-33-2575 2100, Fax no. 91-33-2578 1412, ksatpathy@isical.ac.in


Visitor Counter