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Film Noir Reader 4

The Crucial Films and Themes (Film Noir Reader)

by Alain Silver

  • 54 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Limelight Editions .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Film & Video - Guides & Reviews,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Performing Arts / Film / Reference,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Film noir,
  • History and criticism,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8127902M
    ISBN 100879103051
    ISBN 109780879103057

    Film Noir An Encyclopedic Reference To The American Style By Alain Silver, Book is in very good condition, front cover has corner crease, otherwise very clean with Seller Rating: % positive.   Film producer, critic and historian Alain Silver is the author of 20 books on cinematic topics, including The Noir Style, LA Noir, the Film Noir Reader series, and Steve McQueen, Frank Sinatra, and Katharine Hepburn for TASCHEN's Icon Series. His audio commentaries on classic film noir DVDs include Call Northside and Double Indemnity/5(43).

      Alain Silver, editor of the Film Noir Reader, dates “the classic era of film noir” to “a fifteen year span from You Only Live Once () to Where Danger Lives ().” But films as early as Fritz Lang’s M are discussed in noir terms, and the aesthetic persists, if only in homage or parody, as in the obvious noir take-off Sin Ebert concisely defined the genre in a. Welcome: to the official website of the award-winning writer and editor, born in Aberdeen, Scotland, but now resident in New Jersey, USA. John Grant is author of some seventy books, of which about twenty-five are fiction, including novels like The World, The Hundredfold Problem, The Far-Enough Window and most recently () The Dragons of Manhattan and Leaving Fortusa.

    The first edition of Film Genre Readerwas published by the University of Texas Press in , and the second in To my great satisfaction, the book has continued to remain of value to film scholars and students. Be-cause Film Genre Readerhas enjoyed such success over the years, and be-File Size: 8MB. Rule #4: Make It Any Color As Long As It’s Black. They wouldn’t call it Film Noir if the movies didn’t use a lot of black. Rule #5: It Ain’t What You say It’s the Way That you Say it. The Hayes code limited how bawdy and violent Film Noir could get. So filmmakers got creative, using off-screen space and lots and lots of euphemisms.


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The earlier Film Noir Readers, which now boast a combined sale of well over 30 copies, have all quite deliberately conveyed a sweeping overview of the classic period, demonstrating how broad and inclusive noir movies Noir Reader 4 moves in a different direction.

Its purpose is to identify the key films and motifs of noir and to analyze in depth the prototypical pictures that /5(11). Book 1 of 4 in the Film Noir Reader Series.

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Film Noir Reader 2 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Generously includes film stills and essays on crime films, The Po 4/5.

Explore the dark and brooding elegance of Film Noir with this essential handbook to the genre, exploring key noir themes and their most representative movies. Copiously illustrated with film stills as well as original posters, the book also lists TASCHEN’s top 50 noir classics.

A must for amateurs and aficionados ry: Books > Film. Film Noir Reader 4 was published in late summer, Reader 5. Perhaps if we can think of a concept. The Film Noir Reader 4 book Film Noir Reader reproduces in one volume seven seminal essays on film noir and fourteen other articles, either long out of print or original to that anthology, which consider many of the key films, directors, and themes of film noir.

Title Film noir reader 4 / edited by Alain Silver and James Ursini. Format Book Edition 1st limelight ed. Published. commenting on the book's content."Film Noir Reader" has three parts: Part I is "Seminal Essays", which include 8 essays written An excerpt from Raymond Borde and EtienneFile Size: KB.

The Film Noir Reader book series by multiple authors includes books Film Noir Reader, Film Noir Reader 2 (Film Noir Reader), Film Noir Reader 3: Interviews with Filmmakers of the Classic Noir Period (Film Noir Reader), and several more.

See the complete Film Noir Reader series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Read Book Online Now ?book=[PDF Download] Film Noir Reader 4: The Crucial Films and Themes (Bk.

4) [Download] Online. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Film Noir Reader by James Ursini,Limelight Editions edition, in English - Cited by: She has worked as a writer and script analyst for The American Film Institute Alumni Writers Workshop and contributed to the BBC documentary The Rules of Film Noir, Film Noir: The Directors, The Historical Journal of Film, R adio and Television, Film Noir Reader 4, Film and History, Gangster Film Reader, Film Noir: The Encyclopedia, Literature.

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Film noir (/ n w ɑːr /; French:) is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those that emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual s and s are generally regarded as the "classic period" of American film noir of this era is associated with a low-key, black-and-white visual style that has roots in German Influenced: French New Wave, Neo-noir.

She has written articles and chapters on these topics, and has authored Hollywood Heroines: Film Noir and the Female Gothic Film () and co-edited The Femme Fatale: Images, Histories, Contexts (). She also has a forthcoming book on the evolution of sound technology, sound craft and film style in Hollywood cinema from –   L.A.

Confidential, by James Ellroy The third book in Ellroy’s L.A. Quartet marks the point at which noir invaded the literary world and made a home for ’s s Los Angeles is corrupt, violent, soaked in lust and addictions, and populated by crooked cops and : Jeff Somers.

Film Noir and the Spaces of Modernity. Cambridge, Mass., dan London: Harvard University Press. ISBN X; Durgnat, Raymond (). "Paint It Black: The Family Tree of the Film Noir," Cinema 6/7 (collected in Gorman et al., The Big Book of Noir, dan Silver dan Ursini, Film Noir Reader [1]).

Film Noir Reader 1 by Alain Silver,James Ursini - Paperback Book () for $ from Movies & TV - Order by Phone /5(9). Description of the book "Film Noir Reader 4: Bk.

4: The Crucial Films and Themes": This text identifies a handful of plot elements that consistently recur within film noir and analyses in depth the memorable pictures that, while being vivid prototypes of certain cinematics themes, bend and break their moulds to find new ways to enthral and frighten us.

Nino Frank, “A New Kind of Police Drama” first published August in L’écran français (republished in Film Noir Reader 2, eds. Alain Silver & James Ursini (Limelight Editions, ), Acclaimed series of books edited by Alain Silver and James Ursini.

SinceFilm Genre Reader has been the standard reference and classroom text for the study of genre in film, with more t copies sold.

Barry Keith Grant has again revised and updated the book to reflect the most recent developments in genre study.Film noir reader (1) Tauris world cinema (1) Smart pop series (1) Film and culture (1) The philosophy of popular culture (3) Edinburgh studies in east asian film (1) Inside film (1) Pocket essential (2) Routledge film guidebooks (1) Traditions in world cinema (2) Best films (1) Bloomsbury film genres (1) Bloomsbury film genres series (1).In the literature about film noir, you will have as many descriptions about the topic as there are critics and film historians writing about it.

Some argue that it is a genre, while others contend that film noir is more of a tone or mood in the film, and some contend that film noir is more of a visual style.