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Murder And The Movies

Author: David Thomson.

Murder And The Movies

Author: David Thomson.

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Item #: D22535
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Yale
ISBN: 9780300220018
How many acts of murder have each of us followed on a screen? What does that say about us? Do we remain law-abiding citizens who wouldn't hurt a fly? While using humor and a wide range of cultural allusions, the author of The Big Screen unpacks such classics such as Seven, Kind Hearts and Coronets, Strangers on a Train, The Conformist, The Godfather, and The... More
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How many acts of murder have each of us followed on a screen? What does that say about us? Do we remain law-abiding citizens who wouldn't hurt a fly? While using humor and a wide range of cultural allusions, the author of The Big Screen unpacks such classics such as Seven, Kind Hearts and Coronets, Strangers on a Train, The Conformist, The Godfather, and The Shining, and offers a disconcerting sense of how the form of movies makes us accomplices in this sinister narrative process.


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