Disaster Movies

Disaster Movies

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Stephen Keane's history of the disaster genre offers a detailed analysis of films such as The Towering Inferno, Independence Day, Titanic, and The Day After Tomorrow. He 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. In this second edition, he adds new material regarding cinematic representations of disaster in the wake of 9/11 and an analysis of disaster movies in light of recent natural disasters. Keane continually reworks this previously unexplored genre.Where 1950s science fiction B-movies and 1970s disaster movies are invariably dismissed as trashy entertainment, what ... (1995: 7) In Old Chicago probably typifies the commercial drive of the 1930s historical disaster cycle best as it was ananbsp;...


Title:Disaster Movies
Author: Stephen Keane
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2012-05-15
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