Gary Bettinson

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Directory of World Cinema: China

Commended for their social relevance and artistic value, Chinese films remain at the forefront of international cinema, bolstered in recent years by a new generation of talented young filmmakers. Directory of World Cinema: China presents an overview of the definitive films of Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mainland China, with particular attention …

05 Oct 2014 in Book

What is Film Theory? An Introduction to Contemporary Debates

Gary Bettinson and Richard Rushton. McGraw-Hill: Open University Press, 2010. What is Film Theory? outlines the discipline’s key theoretical concepts, perspectives, and traditions, and critically examines the assertions posited by exemplary film theorists and philosophers of film. A step-by-step approach to these issues guides the reader through the central topics of film …

02 Oct 2014 in Book