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Death 24x a Second Stillness and the Moving Image

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ISBN-10: 1861892632

ISBN-13: 9781861892638

Edition: 2005

Authors: Laura Mulvey

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"Death 24x a Second "is a fascinating exploration of the role new media technologies play in our experience of film. Addressing some of the key questions of film theory, spectatorship, and narrative, Laura Mulvey here argues that such technologies, including home DVD players, have fundamentally altered our relationship to the movies. According to Mulvey, new media technologies give viewers the ability to control both image and story, so that movies meant to be seen collectively and followed in a linear fashion may be manipulated to contain unexpected and even unintended pleasures. The individual frame, the projected film's best-kept secret, can now be revealed by anyone who hits pause.…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 3/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Preface
Passing Time
Uncertainty: Natural Magic and the Art of Deception
The Index and the Uncanny: Life and Death in the Photograph
The Death Drive: Narrative Movement Stilled
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960)
Roberto Rossellini's Journey to Italy / Viaggio in Italia (1953)
Abbas Kiarostami: Cinema of Uncertainty, Cinema of Delay
Delaying Cinema
The Possessive Spectator
The Pensive Spectator
References
Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Index