Franklin

Neo-feminist cinema : girly films, chick flicks and consumer culture / Hilary Radner.

Author/Creator:
Radner, Hilary., author.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (442 p.)
Status/Location:
Loading...

Options
Location Notes Your Loan Policy

Details

Subjects:
Feminism and motion pictures.
Motion pictures for women -- United States.
Women in motion pictures.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
What lies behind current feminist discontent with contemporary cinema? Through a combination of cultural and industry analysis, Hilary Radner's Neo-Feminist Cinema: Girly Films, Chick Flicks and Consumer Culture shows how the needs of conglomerate Hollywood have encouraged an emphasis on consumer culture within films made for women. By exploring a number of representative ""girly films,"" including Pretty Woman, Legally Blonde, Maid in Manhattan, The Devil Wears Prada, and Sex and the City: The Movie, Radner proposes that rather than being ""post-feminist,"
Contents:
Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Neo-Feminism and the Rise of the Single Girl; Chapter 2 Pretty Woman (1990) and the Girly Film; Chapter 3 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997); Chapter 4 Legally Blonde (2001); Chapter 5 Jennifer Lopez; Chapter 6 Maid in Manhattan (2002); Chapter 7 Hit Movies for "Femmes" Chick Flicks and Chick Lit; Indie Films for the Female Demo: My Big Fat Greek Wedding (Joel Zwick, 2002) and Mamma Mia! (Phyllida Lloyd, 2008); Chapter 8 The Devil Wears Prada (2006); Chapter 9 Sex and the City: The Movie (2008)
Chapter 10 Something's Gotta Give (2003)Conclusion; Notes; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-136-99599-4
1-136-99600-1
1-283-04494-3
9786613044945
0-203-85521-3
OCLC:
707259080
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203855218 doi