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    • The Way Hollywood Tells It

    • Story and Style in Modern Movies
    • By: David Bordwell
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    David Bordwell argues that the principles of visual storytelling created in the studio era are alive and well, even in today's bloated blockbusters. American filmmakers have created a durable tradition - one that we should not be ashamed to call artistic, and one that survives in both mainstream entertainment and niche-marketed indie cinema. Bordwell traces the continuity of this tradition in a wide array of films made since 1960.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A well-rounded analysis of story, then and now.

    • By Evan on 02-11-11

    Regular price: $25.00