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The Resource Screen traffic : movies, multiplexes, and global culture, Charles R. Acland

Screen traffic : movies, multiplexes, and global culture, Charles R. Acland

Label
Screen traffic : movies, multiplexes, and global culture
Title
Screen traffic
Title remainder
movies, multiplexes, and global culture
Statement of responsibility
Charles R. Acland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Screen Traffic, Charles R. Acland examines how, since the mid-1980s, the U.S. commercial movie business has altered conceptions of moviegoing both within the industry and among audiences. He shows how studios, in their increasing reliance on revenues from international audiences and from the ancillary markets of television, videotape, DVD, and pay-per-view, have cultivated an understanding of their commodities as mutating global products. Consequently, the cultural practice of moviegoing has changed significantly, as has the place of the cinema in relation to other sites of leisure. Acland explores this transformation by investigating the generation and dissemination of a new understanding of Hollywood movies. Through an innovative integration of film and cultural theory, and with close examination of promotional materials, entertainment news, trade publications, and economic reports, Acland presents an array of evidence for the new understanding of movies and moviegoing that has developed within popular culture and the entertainment industry
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Acland, Charles R.
Dewey number
302.23/43
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.A8
LC item number
A28 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion picture audiences
  • Motion pictures
  • Culture in motion pictures
Label
Screen traffic : movies, multiplexes, and global culture, Charles R. Acland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [299]-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Theorizing contemporary cinemagging. Global audiences and the current cinema ; Traveling cultures, mutating commodities ; Matinees, summers, and the practice of cinemagoing -- II: Structures of cinematic experience. Crisis and settlement in exhibition and distribution ; "Here come the megaplexes" ; Zones and speeds of international cinematic life ; Northern screens ; The miniaturization of the theme park, or after the "death" of cinema ; Cinemagoing as "felt internationalism" --- Appendices: Screens per million population ; World screen count ; National average cinema admissions per person (annual) ; Multiplexing in Europe ; MPAA's goals for digital cinemas ; Existing digital cinemas, 2000 ; Digital movies released for DLP projectors
Control code
51837872
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 337 pages
Isbn
9780822331759
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003005050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Screen traffic : movies, multiplexes, and global culture, Charles R. Acland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [299]-324) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Theorizing contemporary cinemagging. Global audiences and the current cinema ; Traveling cultures, mutating commodities ; Matinees, summers, and the practice of cinemagoing -- II: Structures of cinematic experience. Crisis and settlement in exhibition and distribution ; "Here come the megaplexes" ; Zones and speeds of international cinematic life ; Northern screens ; The miniaturization of the theme park, or after the "death" of cinema ; Cinemagoing as "felt internationalism" --- Appendices: Screens per million population ; World screen count ; National average cinema admissions per person (annual) ; Multiplexing in Europe ; MPAA's goals for digital cinemas ; Existing digital cinemas, 2000 ; Digital movies released for DLP projectors
Control code
51837872
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 337 pages
Isbn
9780822331759
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003005050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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