By Katherine A. Fowkes(auth.), Barry Keith Grant(eds.)
The myth Film presents a transparent and compelling evaluation of this revitalized and explosively well known movie style.
- Includes analyses of quite a lot of movies, from early classics resembling The Wizard of Oz and Harvey to Spiderman and Shrek, and blockbuster sequence equivalent to The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Harry Potter movies
- Provides in-depth historic and significant overviews of the style
- Fully illustrated with display photographs from key motion pictures
Chapter 1 what is in a reputation: Defining the Elusive fable style (pages 1–14):
Chapter 2 as soon as upon a Time: a quick old evaluation (pages 15–37):
Chapter three a short serious assessment: Literary and movie delusion, technological know-how Fiction and Horror (pages 38–54):
Chapter four The Wizard of ounces (1939): Over the Rainbow (pages 55–67):
Chapter five Harvey (1950): a cheerful Hallucination? (pages 68–80):
Chapter 6 continuously (1989): Spielberg's Ghost from the prior (pages 81–91):
Chapter 7 Groundhog Day (1993): No Time just like the current (pages 92–103):
Chapter eight titanic (1988): physique and Soul/“Hearts and Souls” (pages 104–113):
Chapter nine Shrek (2001): Like an Onion (pages 114–123):
Chapter 10 Spider?Man (2002): The Karmic net (pages 124–133):
Chapter eleven The Lord of the earrings (2001–3): Tolkien's Trilogy or Jackson's Thrillogy? (pages 134–144):
Chapter 12 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the dresser (2005): A pleased Spell (pages 145–155):
Chapter thirteen Harry Potter I–VI (2001–9): phrases are Mightier than the Sword (pages 156–170):
Chapter 14 end: think That! (pages 171–174):
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