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Cinema entertainment : essays on audiences, films and film-makers / Alan Lovell and Gianluca Sergi.

By: Lovell, Alan,, 1935-
Contributor(s): Sergi, Gianluca.
Call number: PN1995.9.S6 L68 2009 Material type: TextTextPublisher: Maidenhead, England ; New York : Open University Press, 2009.Description: 140 p. : ill. ; 24 cm..ISBN: 033522251X (pbk.) ; 9780335222513 (pbk.)Subject(s): Motion pictures -- Social aspects. | Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Contents:
What audiences go for : elite and mass taste -- Sensual pleasure, audiences, and The dark knight -- Alfred Hitchcock : the entertainer becomes an artist -- Stephen Spielberg, Indiana Jones, and the Holocaust -- The perspective of entertainers? Interviews with Randy Thom and Walter Murch -- The entertainment discourse.
Summary: Entertainment is a defining feature of contemporary culture, yet it is often accused of being superficial and even harmful. The authors challenge this negative view and argue for a reconsideration of the value of entertainment and the effect it has on the world in which we live.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-133) and index.

What audiences go for : elite and mass taste -- Sensual pleasure, audiences, and The dark knight -- Alfred Hitchcock : the entertainer becomes an artist -- Stephen Spielberg, Indiana Jones, and the Holocaust -- The perspective of entertainers? Interviews with Randy Thom and Walter Murch -- The entertainment discourse.

Entertainment is a defining feature of contemporary culture, yet it is often accused of being superficial and even harmful. The authors challenge this negative view and argue for a reconsideration of the value of entertainment and the effect it has on the world in which we live.

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