Essential Cinema: On the Necessity of Film Canons

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In his astute and deeply informed film reviews and essays, Jonathan Rosenbaum regularly provides new and brilliant insights into the cinema as art, entertainment, and commerce. Guided by a personal canon of great films, Rosenbaum sees, in the ongoing hostility toward the idea of a canon shared by many within the field of film studies, a missed opportunity both to shape the discussion about cinema and to help inform and guide casual and serious filmgoers alike. In Essential Cinema , Rosenbaum forcefully argues that canons ...

Essential Cinema: On the Necessity of Film Canons 2008, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801889714

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Essential Cinema: On the Necessity of Film Canons 2004, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801878404

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