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TERRENCE MALICK: FILMMAKER AND PHILOSOPHER

Many critics have approached Terrence Malick's work from a philosophical perspective, arguing that his films express philosophy through cinema. With their remarkable images of nature, poetic voiceovers, and meditative reflections, Malick's cinema certainly invites philosophical engagement. In Terrence Malick: Filmmaker and Philosopher, Robert Sinnerbrink takes a different approach, exploring Malick's work as a case of cinematic ethics: films that evoke varieties of ethical experience, encompassing existential, metaphysical, and religious perspectives. Malick's films are not reducible to a particular moral position or philosophical doctrine; rather, they solicit ethically significant forms of experience, encompassing anxiety and doubt, wonder and awe, to questioning and acknowledgment, through aesthetic engagement and poetic reflection. Drawing on a range of thinkers and approaches from Heidegger and Cavell, Nietzsche and Kierkegaard, to phenomenology and moral psychology Sinnerbrink explores how Malick's films respond to the problem of nihilism the loss of conviction or belief in prevailing forms of value and meaning and the possibility of ethical transformation through cinema: from self-transformation in our relations with others to cultural transformation via our attitudes towards towards nature and the world. Sinnerbrink shows how Malick's later films, from The Tree of Life to Voyage of Time, provide unique opportunities to explore cinematic ethics in relation to the crisis of belief, the phenomenology of love, and film's potential to invite moral transformation.Many critics have approached Terrence Malick's work from a philosophical perspective, arguing that his films express philosophy through cinema. With their remarkable images of nature, poetic voiceovers, and meditative reflections, Malick's cinema certainly invites philosophical engagement.
July 1, 2019 | Paperback |
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Written by Deighan, Samm
Fritz Lang's first sound feature, M (1931), is one of the earliest serial killer films in cinema history and laid the foundation for future horror movies and thrillers, particularly those with a disturbed killer as protagonist.
August 12, 2019 | Paperback | Auteur | 120 Pages |
$15.00
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FILM NOIR READER

Written by Ursini, James
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August 1, 2004 | Paperback | Limelight |
$24.99
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LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS

Written by Lewis, Roger
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February 1, 2000 | Paperback | Applause Books |
$18.99
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QUENTIN TARANTINO: THE CINEMA OF COOL

Written by Dawson, Jeff
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February 1, 2000 | Paperback | Applause Books |
$16.95
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GRAHAM GREENE FILM READER: REVIEWS, ESSAYS, INTERVIEWS & FILM STORIES

Written by Greene, Graham
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February 1, 2000 | Paperback | Applause Theatre & Cinema Book Publishers |
$23.95
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WALT DISNEY STUDIOS: A LOT TO REMEMBER

Written by Cline, Rebecca
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September 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Disney Editions | 160 Pages |
$60.00
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WHAT THEY DIDN'T TEACH YOU IN FILM SCHOOL

Written by Parga, Miguele
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October 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Ilex Press | 224 Pages |
$19.99
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TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES CINEMATIC CITIES: NEW YORK: THE BIG APPLE ON THE BIG SCREEN

Written by Blauvelt, Christian
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November 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Running Press Adult | 176 Pages |
$20.00
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QUEEN MERYL: THE ICONIC ROLES, HEROIC DEEDS, AND LEGENDARY LIFE OF MERYL STREEP

Written by Carlson, Erin
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September 24, 2019 | Hardcover | Hachette Books | 320 Pages |
$24.99

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