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Author: Anat Zanger
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: carmen, ripley, disguise, ritual, remakes, film
Number of Pages: 172
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9053567844
ISBN-13: 9789053567845

The first full-length history of the remake in cinema, Film Remakes as Ritual and Disguise is also the first book to explore how and why these stories are told. Anat Zanger focuses on contemporary retellings of three particular tales—Joan of Arc, Carmen, and Psycho—to reveal what she calls the remake’s “rituals of disguise.” Joan of Arc, Zanger demonstrates, later appears as the tough, androgynous Ripley in the blockbuster Alien series and the God-ridden Bess in Lars Von Trier’s Breaking the Waves. Ultimately, these remake chains offer evidence of the archetypes of our own age, cu

Author: Vinzenz Hediger
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: productivity, media, film, industrial, work, films
Number of Pages: 496
Published: 2009-03-15
ISBN-10: 9089640134
ISBN-13: 9789089640130

The history of industrial films - an orphan genre of twentieth-century cinema composed of government-produced and industrially sponsored movies that sought to achieve the goals of their sponsors, rather than the creative artists involved - seems to have left no trace in filmic cultural discourse. At its height the industrial film industry employed thousands, produced several trade journals and festival circuits, engaged with giants of twentieth-century industry like Shell and AT & T, and featured the talents of iconic actors and directors such as Buster Keaton, John Grierson and Alain Resnais.

Author: Greg Ridgeway
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: terrorism, crime, organized, piracy, film
Number of Pages: 190
Published: 2009-12-31
ISBN-10: 0833045652
ISBN-13: 9780833045652

A study of the involvement of organized-crime and terrorist groups in product counterfeiting. Case studies of film piracy illustrate the problem of criminal?and perhaps terrorist?groups using this new high-payoff, low-risk way to fund their activities. Cooperation among law enforcement and governments worldwide is needed to combat intellectual-property theft, which threatens the global information economy, public safety, and national security.

Author: Peter J. Lloyd
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: radiological, technologists, radiographers, workbook, assurance, quality
Number of Pages: 188
Published: 2001-01
ISBN-10: 9241546425
ISBN-13: 9789241546423

This workbook on Quality assurance is primarily written for radiographers and radiological technologists, but it may prove valuable for other health professionals. It focuses on the most essential steps of practical quality assurance needed in order to improve safety, quality, and efficacy of their work, and may be used either for self study and self assessment, or as part of organized training courses. The workbook includes teaching techniques and health and safety issues in X-ray departments. It also includes 6 teaching modules on reject film analysis, accessory equipment, X-ray equipment, m

Author: Larry Ceplair
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: community, film, politics, hollywood, inquisition
Number of Pages: 572
Published: 1983
ISBN-10: 0520048865
ISBN-13: 9780520048867

"The Inquisition in Hollywood examines the suppression of radical political activity in the film industry from the days of the Great Depression through the tumultuous House Un-American Activities Committee era to the waning days of the infamous blacklist." "Although this thirty-year period of American history is marked by widespread targeting of leftists in all areas of life, those in the film industry - predominately screenwriters - were considered to be in positions of great potential indoctrinating power, and found themselves under intense scrutiny as the cold war hysteria mounted. Ceplair

Author: graf Leo Tolstoy
Publisher: Ph. Reclam jun.
Keywords: karenina, anna
Number of Pages: 1235
Published: 1919
ISBN-10: 9793418273
ISBN-13: 9789793418278

Anna Karenina  is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Tolstoy clashed with editor Mikhail Katkov over political issues that arose in the final installment (Tolstoy's unpopular views of volunteers going to Serbia); therefore, the novel's first complete appearance was in book form.Widely regarded as a pinnacle in realist fiction, Tolstoy considered Anna Karenina his first true novel, when he came to consider War and Peace to be more than a novel.Fyodor Dostoevsky declared it to be "flawless as

Author: Jan Simons
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: game, cinema, trier, von, waves, lars, playing
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2007-09-15
ISBN-10: 9053569790
ISBN-13: 9789053569795

Dogma 95, the avant-garde filmmaking movement founded by the Danish director Lars von Trier and three of his fellow directors, was launched in 1995 at an elite cinema conference in Paris—when von Trier was called upon to speak about the future of film but instead showered the audience with pamphlets announcing the new movement and its manifesto. A refreshingly original critical commentary on the director and his practice, Playing the Waves is a paramount addition to one of new media’s most provocative genres: games and gaming.   Playing the Waves cleverly puns on the title of one of von
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