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The Resource American cinema of the 1990s : themes and variations, edited by Chris Holmlund

American cinema of the 1990s : themes and variations, edited by Chris Holmlund

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American cinema of the 1990s : themes and variations
Title
American cinema of the 1990s
Title remainder
themes and variations
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edited by Chris Holmlund
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With the U.S. economy booming under President Bill Clinton and the cold war finally over, many Americans experienced peace and prosperity in the nineties. Digital technologies gained popularity, with nearly one billion people online by the end of the decade. The film industry wondered what the effect on cinema would be. The essays in American Cinema of the 1990s examine the big-budget blockbusters and critically acclaimed independent films that defined the decade. The 1990s' most popular genre, action, channeled anxieties about global threats such as AIDS and foreign terrorist attacks into escapist entertainment movies. Horror films and thrillers were on the rise, but family-friendly pictures and feel-good romances netted big audiences too. Meanwhile, independent films captured hearts, engaged minds, and invaded Hollywood: by decade's end every studio boasted its own "art film" affiliate. Among the films discussed are Terminator 2, The Matrix, Home Alone, Jurassic Park, Pulp Fiction, Boys Don't Cry, Toy Story, and Clueless
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illustrations
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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American cinema of the 1990s : themes and variations, edited by Chris Holmlund
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American cinema of the 1990s : themes and variations, edited by Chris Holmlund
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hj6fx
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-269) and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Movies and the off-white gangster / Linda Mizejewski -- Movies and wayward images / Sharon Willis -- Movies and the politics of authorship / Amy Villarejo -- Movies and the new economics of blockbusters and indies / Chuck Kleinhans -- Movies and partisan politics / Diane Waldman -- Movies, teens, tots, and tech / Tim Shary -- Movies and homeland insecurity / Debra White-Stanley and Caryl Flinn -- Movies and the usable past / José B. Capino -- Movies, dying fathers, and a few survivors / Krin Gabbard -- Movies and millennial masculinity / Chris Holmlund
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1 online resource (xiii, 288 pages)
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Isbn
9780813545783
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Media type code
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illustrations.
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Specific material designation
remote

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