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Lecture 10 Notes: Includes a outline of the professors lecture; key terms from the professors lecture; selected examples from the professors lecture; a summary of the notes.


Lecture number:
10
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Alabama
Course:
Tcf 112 - Motion Pict Hy Criticism
Edition:
1

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TCF 112 1st Edition Lecture 10 Outline of Last Lecture I Post war Hollywood Genres and Social Melodrama and Film Noir a Social Melodrama i Characterized by ii Neorealism b Film Noir i Hollywood s German Expressionism ii Factors Shaping Film Noir iii Film Noir Characteristics iv Legacy of the Film Noir c Pulp Fiction and Detective Stories i Pulp fiction ii Hard boiled Detective Stories d The Police Procedural Outline of Current Lecture I New Hollywood and the Rise of the Blockbuster a Historicizing New Hollywood b Beyond the CHS Director c New HW Style i Common Elements d Film School Brats e Birth of the Modern Blockbuster i Significant Changes These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 1 Business of the Blockbuster 2 Technology of the Blockbuster 3 Culture of the Blockbuster Current Lecture New Hollywood and the Rise of the Blockbuster Historicizing New Hollywood Hollywood in financial trouble in mid to late 1960s After failure open to untraditional fare and increased tolerance for radical cinema HW explores social problems via allegory Bonnie and Clyde 1967 Easy Rider 1968 Wild Bunch 1969 Increased interest in European style art films non traditional narratives outside characters heightened levels of sexuality and violence Unprecedented number of foreign and soft core pornographic films began to appear in mainstream theatre The Production Code weakened and changed MPAA ratings system allowed increase in artistic freedom concerning content and consumer choice Beyond the CHS Director New era in directorial diversity Classical studio system 1950s TV directors and media professionals International directors American film school grads American indies trash art cinema New HW Style Common elements o Offbeat protagonist o Critique of sterile conservative society o Mix of comic and dramatic o Self conscious sfx o Graphic use of sex and violence Bonnie and Clyde 1967



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