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The Fantasy Film [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405168786Publication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2010.ISBN:
  • 9781444320596
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: The Fantasy FilmDDC classification:
  • 794.43615
LOC classification:
  • PN1995.9.F36
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Contents:
THE FANTASY FILM; CONTENTS; LIST OF PLATES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CHAPTER 1 WHAT'S IN A NAME Defining the Elusive Fantasy Genre; CHAPTER 2 ONCE UPON A TIME A Brief Historical Overview; CHAPTER 3 A BRIEF CRITICAL OVERVIEW Literary and Film Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror; CHAPTER 4 THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) Over the Rainbow; CHAPTER 5 HARVEY (1950) A Happy Hallucination?; CHAPTER 6 ALWAYS (1989) Spielberg's Ghost from the Past; CHAPTER 7 GROUNDHOG DAY (1993) No Time Like the Present; CHAPTER 8 BIG (1988) Body and Soul/''Hearts and Souls''; CHAPTER 9 SHREK (2001) Like an Onion
CHAPTER 10 SPIDER-MAN (2002) The Karmic WebCHAPTER 11 THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2001-3) Tolkien's Trilogy or Jackson's Thrillogy?; CHAPTER 12 THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE (2005) A Joyful Spell; CHAPTER 13 HARRY POTTER I-VI (2001-9) Words are Mightier than the Sword; CHAPTER 14 CONCLUSION Imagine That!; REFERENCES; INDEX;
Summary: The Fantasy Film provides a clear and compelling overview of this revitalized and explosively popular film genre.Includes analyses of a wide range of films, from early classics such as The Wizard of Oz and Harvey to Spiderman and Shrek, and blockbuster series such as The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Harry Potter filmsProvides in-depth historical and critical overviews of the genreFully illustrated with screen shots from key films
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THE FANTASY FILM; CONTENTS; LIST OF PLATES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CHAPTER 1 WHAT'S IN A NAME Defining the Elusive Fantasy Genre; CHAPTER 2 ONCE UPON A TIME A Brief Historical Overview; CHAPTER 3 A BRIEF CRITICAL OVERVIEW Literary and Film Fantasy, Science Fiction and Horror; CHAPTER 4 THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) Over the Rainbow; CHAPTER 5 HARVEY (1950) A Happy Hallucination?; CHAPTER 6 ALWAYS (1989) Spielberg's Ghost from the Past; CHAPTER 7 GROUNDHOG DAY (1993) No Time Like the Present; CHAPTER 8 BIG (1988) Body and Soul/''Hearts and Souls''; CHAPTER 9 SHREK (2001) Like an Onion

CHAPTER 10 SPIDER-MAN (2002) The Karmic WebCHAPTER 11 THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2001-3) Tolkien's Trilogy or Jackson's Thrillogy?; CHAPTER 12 THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE (2005) A Joyful Spell; CHAPTER 13 HARRY POTTER I-VI (2001-9) Words are Mightier than the Sword; CHAPTER 14 CONCLUSION Imagine That!; REFERENCES; INDEX;

The Fantasy Film provides a clear and compelling overview of this revitalized and explosively popular film genre.Includes analyses of a wide range of films, from early classics such as The Wizard of Oz and Harvey to Spiderman and Shrek, and blockbuster series such as The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Harry Potter filmsProvides in-depth historical and critical overviews of the genreFully illustrated with screen shots from key films