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Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Mark Shiel, Tony Fitzmaurice
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This book brings together the literature of urban sociology and film studies to explore new analytical and theoretical approaches to the relationship between cinema and the city, and to show how these impact on the realities of life in urban societies.
The City in American Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Johan Andersson, Lawrence Webb
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-27 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

How has American cinema engaged with the rapid transformation of cities and urban culture since the 1960s? And what role have films and film industries played in shaping and mediating the “postindustrial” city? This collection argues that cinema and cities have become increasingly intertwined in the era of neoliberalism, urban
Hollywood Cinema and the Real Los Angeles
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Mark Shiel
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-15 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

Hollywood cinema and Los Angeles cannot be understood apart. Hollywood Cinema and the Real Los Angeles traces the interaction of the real city, its movie business, and filmed image, focusing on the crucial period from the construction of the first studios in the 1910s to the decline of the studio
Screening Vienna: The City of Dreams in English-Language Cinema and Television
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Timothy K. Conley
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-04 - Publisher: Cambria Press

Vienna has been the locale for nearly one hundred and fifty films and television productions in English, from 1920s through the first years of this century, with imaginative representations of Freud, Strauss, Franz Josef, Mozart, Beethoven, and Klimt; mad scientists, assassins, spies, refugees, romantics, and American professors; historical dramas, cartoons,
Cinema at the City's Edge
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Yomi Braester, James Tweedie
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-01 - Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

East Asia is a pivotal region in the advancement of media technologies, globalized consumerism and branding economies. City and urban spaces are now attracting cinematic imaginaries and the academic examination of visual images and urban space in East Asian contexts. Highlighting changing conceptions and blurring boundaries of "where city ends