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Author Justus, May, 1898-1989.

Title Action/spectacle cinema : a sight and sound reader / edited by José Arroyo
Edition [First edition]
Published London : British Film Institute, 2000


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Description xiv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Sight and sound reader.
Contents Section 1: The big loud action movie -- Section 2: Arnold Schwarzenegger as spectacle in action (and some Moore) -- Section 3: A John Woo interlude -- Section 4: Blockbusters and 'trash': comics, TV, SFX and 'the ride' at the movies -- Section 5: Indie pulp and neo-noir -- Section 6: Serial killers in 90s Hollywood -- Section 7: Critical perspective on a mode -- Section 8: Action/spectacle in review
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [xv]) and index
Subject Action and adventure films.
Action and adventure films -- History.
Epic films.
Motion pictures -- History.
Author Arroyo, José.
LC no. 53008968
ISBN 0851707564
0851707572 (paperback)
Other Titles Action spectacle cinema : a sight and sound reader
OTHER TI Sight and sound