Refocus The Films Of Preston Sturges

Author: Jeff Jaeckle
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 1474406564
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This first collection of critical essays on Preston Sturges-director, screenwriter, comic genius of Hollywood-reawakens interest in the filmmaker's life and works and reminds readers why his movies continue to be culturally significant and immensely enjoyable.
ReFocus: The Films of Preston Sturges
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jeff Jaeckle
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-08 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This first collection of critical essays on Preston Sturges-director, screenwriter, comic genius of Hollywood-reawakens interest in the filmmaker's life and works and reminds readers why his movies continue to be culturally significant and immensely enjoyable.
ReFocus: The Films of Preston Sturges
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Jaeckle Jeff Jaeckle
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-08 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Director, screenwriter and comic genius, Preston Sturges has been an influence on filmmakers ranging from Orson Welles to the Coen brothers. The first person to win an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, he wrote and directed some of the most bizarre, controversial, and downright hilarious comedies of the 1940s, including
ReFocus: The Films of Paul Schrader
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Michelle E. Moore
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-28 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Offers the first comprehensive academic text to explore Paul Schrader's film career through analysis of his directing, screenwriting, and film criticismContains a chapter-length interview, in which Schrader examines the arc of his career for the first time and revises previous statements about filmmaking and film criticismProvides a valuable update to
ReFocus: The Films of Barbara Kopple
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Jeff Jaeckle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-22 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Traces Kopple's entire career to date, including her deft navigations of independent documentary production, ethical relationships between filmmaker and subject, and the shifting digital media landscape. Provides cultural contexts for Kopple's films, including representations of class, gender, sexuality and race . Assesses the contours of Kopple's critical reputation and popularity,
ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: E. Dawn Hall
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-07 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

In this close reading of her films and production methods, E. Dawn Hall defines Reichardt's auteur characteristics, arguing that she offers a contemporary and sustainable model for independent filmmakers in America.