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The Resource American movie critics : an anthology from the silents until now, edited by Phillip Lopate

American movie critics : an anthology from the silents until now, edited by Phillip Lopate

American movie critics : an anthology from the silents until now
American movie critics
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an anthology from the silents until now
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edited by Phillip Lopate
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.A448 2006
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non fiction
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  • bibliography
  • reviews
American movie critics : an anthology from the silents until now, edited by Phillip Lopate
American movie critics : an anthology from the silents until now, edited by Phillip Lopate
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 715-720)
The photoplay of action ; The artistic position of Douglas Fairbanks and The thief of Bagdad production / Vachel Lindsay -- The function of the photoplay / Hugo Münsterberg -- The cabinet of Dr. Caligari ; Nanook of the north ; A woman of Paris ; Manhandled ; The temptress ; What price glory? / Carl Sandburg -- The ten commandments ; Greed / Robert E. Sherwood -- The new Chaplin comedy (The gold rush) / Edmund Wilson -- from Appendix from Moronia : note on technic / H.L. Mencken -- The passion of Joan of Arc / H.D. -- The "talkies" / Alexander Bakshy -- "A" in the art of the movie and kino ; Remarks of D.W. Griffith / Harry Alan Potamkin -- from An hour with the movies and the talkies / Gilbert Seldes -- Anna Christie ; Good art, good propaganda / Pare Lorentz -- King Kong ; The invisible man / William Troy -- Parachute jumper ; Hallelujah I'm a bum ; Ladies they talk about ; Our betters ; King Kong ; Night flight ; Camille ; The last of Mrs. Cheyney ; Personal property ; Another dawn ; A day at the races / Cecilia Ager -- The devil is a woman ; The future of color / André Sennwald -- The film critic of tomorrow / Rudolf Arnheim -- Dancing in films / Lincoln Kierstein -- The charge of the light brigade / Meyer Levin-- It's up to the kiddies (Stand up and cheer) ; Stars and garters (Belle of the nineties) ; Artist among the flickers (Three songs about Lenin) ; Arms and men (Lives of a Bengal lancer) ; Words and music (Broadway melody of 1936) ; In a dry month (Hands across the table) ; Cagney: great guy ; Through the looking glass (Stage door) ; Walt Disney's Grimm reality (Snow White and the seven dwarfs) ; Hitchcock in Hollywood (Foreign correspondent) ; For better, for worse (Time in the sun) ; Handsome is (High Sierra) ; Citizen Welles ; Welles and his wonders II / Otis Ferguson -- Gone with the wind is more dangerous than Birth of a nation / Melvin B. Tolson -- Griffith and the technical innovations / Paul Goodman -- The song of Bernadette ; Annual wrap-up of 1944 ; A great film (The story of G.I. Joe) ; The lost weekend ; Shoeshine ; Day of wrath / James Agee -- Introduction to From Caligari to Hitler / Siegfried Kracauer -- The gangster as tragic hero ; A feeling of sad dignity (Limelight) / Robert Warshow -- The shadow and the act / Ralph Ellison -- Got a match? / Martha Wolfenstein and Nathan Leites -- The reluctant war hero (Casablanca) / Barbara Deming -- Underground films ; White elephant art vs. termite art ; Kitchen without kitsch (with Patricia Patterson) / Manny Farber -- Double into quadruple indemnity ; Warhol's new sex film (Blue movie) / Parker Tyler -- A king in New York / Eugene Archer -- Panther Panchali and Aparajito ; A note on la belle, la perfectly swell, romance / Arlene Croce -- The creative joy of the independent film-maker ; Renoir and plotless cinema ; Marilyn Monroe and the loveless world (The misfits) ; On Andy Warhol's Sleep ; Not everything that is fun is cinema (A hard day's night) ; On Bresson and Une femme douce / Jonas Mekas -- The misfits ; L'avventura ; Lola Montes / Stanley Kauffmann -- The birds ; La guerre est finie ; Falstaff and A countess from Hong Kong ; Science fiction: The Forbin project ; Billy Wilder ; Billy Wilder reconsidered ; John Wayne's strange legacy / Andrew Sarris -- The imagination of disaster / Susan Sontag -- Band of outsiders ; Funny girl ; Trash, art, and the movies ; McCabe & Mrs. Miller / Pauline Kael -- 81/2 / Dwight Macdonald -- Cold blood: cheap fiction / Renata Adler -- The runners / Donald Phelps -- Midnight cowboy ; The wild bunch ; Easy rider ; Z ; They shoot horses, don't they? ; Patton ; Zabriskie Point ; Is Fiddler more De Mille than Sholem Aleichem? / Vincent Canby -- These are a few of my favorite things ; Buñuel / William S. Pechter -- The woman's film ; Sophisticated interiors ; Melancholy males or movies about men turning 50 / Molly Haskell -- Notes on film noir / Paul Schrader -- The last picture show ; Jaundice of the soul (Chinatown) / John Simon -- Blue notes / Brendan Gill -- M*A*S*H / Richard Corliss -- from The devil finds work (Lady sings the blues) / James Baldwin -- The bitter tears of Petra von Kant / Penelope Gilliatt -- The Keaton quiet / Walter Kerr -- Bad movies ; The film critic of tomorrow, today / J. Hoberman -- Cons and pros (The lady Eve) / Stanley Cavell -- Blue velvet ; Sam Fuller: movie bozo / Richard Schickel -- Rebirth of a nation (Do the right thing) ; Malcolm X'd again (Malcolm X) / Armond White -- The real thing / David Denby -- The Italian system / Geoffrey O'Brien -- A boy named Sioux (Dances with wolves) / Paul Rudnick (aka Libby Gelman-Waxner) -- Cary Grant ; Howard Hawks / David Thomson -- Cool cynicism: Pulp fiction / Bell Hooks -- Titanic sinks again (spectacularly) / Kenneth Turan -- In dreams begin responsibilities (Eyes wide shut) / Jonathan Rosenbaum -- Trouble in paradise / Roger Ebert -- Gladiator / Stuart Klawans -- Imitation of life / James Harvey -- Of love and the city (In the mood for love) / Kent Jones -- On Val Lewton's The seventh victim / John Ashbery -- Ratpacks and pack males / Carrie Rickey -- Saying "ain't" and playing "Dixie": rhetoric and comedy in Judge Priest / Gilberto Perez -- Good and evil locked in violent showdown (The passion of the Christ) ; The most overrated film of the year (Sideways) / A.O. Scott -- High hopes (The royal Tenenbaums) ; Not-so-nice kitty (The cat in the hat) ; Once disaster hits, it seems never to end (A history of violence) / Manohla Dargis
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