The Cinema of Catastrophe 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Stephen Keane
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Disaster Movies by Stephen Keane
Book DescriptionIn this second edition of "Disaster Movies: The Cinema of Catastrophe", Stephen Keane provides an up-to-date account of the history and development of the disaster genre. Through detailed analysis of films such as "The Towering Inferno", "Independence Day", "Titanic" and "The Day After Tomorrow", the book looks at the ways in which disaster movies can be read in relation to both contextual considerations and the increasing commercial demands of contemporary Hollywood. Featuring new material on cinematic representations of disaster in the wake of 9/11 and how we might regard disaster movies in light of recent natural disasters, Keane explores the continual reworking of this previously undervalued genre.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905674039
(250mm x 150mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Wallflower Press
Publisher: Wallflower Press
Publish Date: 20-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen Keane
Cinetech, Hardback (December 2006)» View all books by Stephen Keane
What does it mean to regard cinema as technology? How do special effects change our experience of contemporary film? Digital advances have transformed the films we watch and the ways in which we experience them. This book explores the convergence between film and media and provides an introduction to the digital practices used in film.
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Author Biography - Stephen Keane
Stephen Keane is Lecturer in Film at the University of Leeds, Bretton Hall Campus. He is also author of CineTech: Film, Convergence and New Media (forthcoming).
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