Author Archive for: ‘Tom O′Regan’

Australian Film Theory and Criticism, Volume 1, Critical Positions

Noel King, Constantine Verevis and Deane Williams, Australian Film Theory and Criticism, volume 1, Critical Positions Bristol: Intellect Books, 2013. ISBN 978-1-84150-581-7 US$30 (pb) 192pp (Review copy supplied by Intellect publishers) In Australian Film Theory and Criticism, King, Verevis and Williams examine “the circumstances in which film studies arrived and for a time prospered in Australian tertiary education between 1975 …

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Minding Movies: Observations on the art, craft, and business of filmmaking

David Bordwell & Kristin Thompson, Minding Movies: Observations on the art, craft, and business of filmmaking Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011 ISBN: 9 780226066 998 US$22.50 (pb) 312pp (Review copy supplied by University of Chicago Press) Reading Minding Movies reminded me of two books likewise made of shortish essays loosely grouped together, Mythologies (1973) by Roland Barthes and Minima …

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