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The Resource Film criticism in the digital age, edited by Mattias Frey and Cecilia Sayad

Film criticism in the digital age, edited by Mattias Frey and Cecilia Sayad

Label
Film criticism in the digital age
Title
Film criticism in the digital age
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mattias Frey and Cecilia Sayad
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Over the past decade, as digital media has expanded and print outlets have declined, pundits have bemoaned a "crisis of criticism" and mourned the "death of the critic." Now that well-paying jobs in film criticism have largely evaporated, while blogs, message boards, and social media have given new meaning to the saying that "everyone's a critic," urgent questions have emerged about the status and purpose of film criticism in the twenty-first century. In Film Criticism in the Digital Age, ten scholars from across the globe come together to consider whether we are witnessing the extinction of serious film criticism or seeing the start of its rebirth in a new form. Drawing from a wide variety of case studies and methodological perspectives, the book's contributors find many signs of the film critic's declining clout, but they also locate surprising examples of how critics--whether moonlighting bloggers or salaried writers--have been able to intervene in current popular discourse about arts and culture. In addition to collecting a plethora of scholarly perspectives, Film Criticism in the Digital Age includes statements from key bloggers and print critics, like Armond White and Nick James. Neither an uncritical celebration of digital culture nor a jeremiad against it, this anthology offers a comprehensive look at the challenges and possibilities that the Internet brings to the evaluation, promotion, and explanation of artistic works."--Publisher's description
Member of
Cataloging source
VT2
Dewey number
791.4301
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995
LC item number
.F4573 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Frey, Mattias
  • Sayad, Cecilia
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  • Film criticism
  • Motion pictures
  • Mass media
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • ART
  • Film criticism
  • Mass media
  • Motion pictures
Label
Film criticism in the digital age, edited by Mattias Frey and Cecilia Sayad
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-259) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cecilia Sayad
  • "The last honest film critic in America" : Armond White and the children of James Baldwin
  • Daniel McNeil
  • Part 2.
  • New forms and activities.
  • The new democracy?: Rotten tomatoes, metacritic, Twitter, and IMDb
  • Mattias Frey
  • The price of conservation : online video criticism of film in Italy
  • Giacomo Manzoli and Paolo Noto
  • Before and after AfterEllen : online queer cinephile communities as critical counterpublics
  • Introduction :
  • Maria San Filippo
  • Elevating the "amateur" : Nollywood critics and the politics of diasporic film criticism
  • Noah Tsika
  • Part 3.
  • Institutions and the profession.
  • American nationwide associations of film critics in the Internet era
  • Anne Hurault-Paupe
  • Finnish film critics and the uncertainties of the profession in the digital age
  • Outi Hakola
  • The social function of criticism; or, why does the cinema have (to have) a soul?
  • Critical questions
  • Thomas Elsaesser
  • Part 4.
  • Critics speak.
  • The critic is dead ...
  • Jasmina Kallay
  • What we don't talk about when we talk about movies
  • Armond White
  • Who needs critics?
  • Nick James
  • Excerpts from Cineaste's "Film criticism in the age of the Internet : a critical symposium"
  • Mattias Frey
  • Theodoros Panayides, Kevin B. Lee, Karina Longworth, The Self-Styled Siren (Farran Smith Nehme), and Stephanie Zacharek
  • Afterword
  • Cecilia Sayad
  • Part 1.
  • Critic and the audience.
  • Thumbs in the crowd : artists and audiences in the postvanguard world
  • Greg Taylor
  • Critics through authors : dialogues, similarities, and the sense of a crisis
Control code
1055329579
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813573649
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
40024839758
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt19th4x7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1055329579
Label
Film criticism in the digital age, edited by Mattias Frey and Cecilia Sayad
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-259) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cecilia Sayad
  • "The last honest film critic in America" : Armond White and the children of James Baldwin
  • Daniel McNeil
  • Part 2.
  • New forms and activities.
  • The new democracy?: Rotten tomatoes, metacritic, Twitter, and IMDb
  • Mattias Frey
  • The price of conservation : online video criticism of film in Italy
  • Giacomo Manzoli and Paolo Noto
  • Before and after AfterEllen : online queer cinephile communities as critical counterpublics
  • Introduction :
  • Maria San Filippo
  • Elevating the "amateur" : Nollywood critics and the politics of diasporic film criticism
  • Noah Tsika
  • Part 3.
  • Institutions and the profession.
  • American nationwide associations of film critics in the Internet era
  • Anne Hurault-Paupe
  • Finnish film critics and the uncertainties of the profession in the digital age
  • Outi Hakola
  • The social function of criticism; or, why does the cinema have (to have) a soul?
  • Critical questions
  • Thomas Elsaesser
  • Part 4.
  • Critics speak.
  • The critic is dead ...
  • Jasmina Kallay
  • What we don't talk about when we talk about movies
  • Armond White
  • Who needs critics?
  • Nick James
  • Excerpts from Cineaste's "Film criticism in the age of the Internet : a critical symposium"
  • Mattias Frey
  • Theodoros Panayides, Kevin B. Lee, Karina Longworth, The Self-Styled Siren (Farran Smith Nehme), and Stephanie Zacharek
  • Afterword
  • Cecilia Sayad
  • Part 1.
  • Critic and the audience.
  • Thumbs in the crowd : artists and audiences in the postvanguard world
  • Greg Taylor
  • Critics through authors : dialogues, similarities, and the sense of a crisis
Control code
1055329579
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813573649
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
40024839758
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt19th4x7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1055329579

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