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American Cinema of the 2010s : Themes and Variations / ed. by Dennis Bingham.

Publication:
New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, [2021]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (334 pages) : 33 b-w illustrations
Series:
Screen Decades: American Culture/America
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Motion pictures -- United States -- Plots, themes, etc.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
The 2010s might be remembered as a time of increased polarization in American life. The decade contained both the Obama era and the Trump era, and as the nation's political fissures widened, so did the gap between the haves and have-nots. Hollywood reflected these divisions, choosing to concentrate on big franchise blockbusters at the expense of mid-budget films, while new players like Netflix and Amazon offered fresh opportunities for low-budget and independent filmmakers. As the movie business changed, films ranging from American Sniper to Get Out found ways to speak to the concerns of a divided nation. The newest installment in the Screen Decades series, American Cinema in the 2010s takes a close look at the memorable movies, visionary filmmakers, and behind-the-scenes drama that made this decade such an exciting time to be a moviegoer. Each chapter offers an in-depth examination of a specific year, covering a wide variety of films, from blockbuster superhero movies like Black Panther and animated films like Frozen to smaller-budget biopics like I, Tonya and horror films like Hereditary. This volume introduces readers to a decade in which established auteurs like Quentin Tarantino were joined by an exceptionally diverse set of new talents, taking American cinema in new directions.
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 10. Jan 2022)
Contributor:
Baron, Cynthia, contributor., Contributor,
Baron, Cynthia.
Bingham, Dennis, contributor., Contributor,
Bingham, Dennis, editor., Editor,
Bingham, Dennis.
Bode, Lisa, contributor., Contributor,
Bode, Lisa.
Gaines, Mikal J.
Gaines, Mikal J., contributor., Contributor,
Greven, David, contributor., Contributor,
Greven, David.
Haberski, Raymond, contributor., Contributor,
Jr., Raymond Haberski.
Keller, Alexandra, contributor., Contributor,
Keller, Alexandra.
Levinson, Julie R., contributor., Contributor,
Levinson, Julie R.
Schreiber, Michele, contributor., Contributor,
Schreiber, Michele.
Smith-Rowsey, Daniel, contributor., Contributor,
Smith-Rowsey, Daniel.
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9781978814868
Publisher Number:
10.36019/9781978814868 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.