By Nicholas Rombes

Have electronic applied sciences reworked cinema right into a new paintings, or do they only reflect and mimic analogue, film-based cinema? Newly revised and improved to take the newest advancements into consideration, Cinema within the electronic Age examines the destiny of cinema within the wake of the electronic revolution. Nicholas Rombes considers Festen (1998), The Blair Witch Project (1999), Timecode (2000), Russian Ark (2002), and The Ring (2002), between others. Haunted through their analogue pasts, those motion pictures have an interest no longer in electronic purity yet fairly in imperfection and mistakes—blurry or pixilated photos, shaky digicam paintings, and different components that remind audience of the human in the back of the camera.

With a brand new creation and new fabric, this up-to-date version takes a clean examine the ancient and modern nation of electronic cinema. It can pay targeted awareness to the ways that nostalgia for the appear and feel of analogue disrupts the aesthetics of the electronic snapshot, in addition to how contemporary motion pictures comparable to The Social Network (2010) and The woman with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)—both shot digitally—have disguised and erased their electronic foundations. The ebook additionally explores new chances for writing approximately and theorizing movie, equivalent to randomization.

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