Behind the scenes at the BBFC : film classification from the silver screen to the digital age / edited by Edward Lamberti ; associate editors Jason Green, David Hyman, Craig Lapper, Karen Myers
London: BFI book published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Call No: 44(410) BEH Source: UK Place: London Publisher: BFI book published by Palgrave Macmillan PubDate: 2012 PhysDes: xii, 228 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm Subject: CENSORSHIP. UK; BRONENOSETS POTEMKIN [BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN] (UR, Sergei Eisenstein, 1925); ISLAND OF LOST SOULS, THE (US, Erle C. Kenton, 1932); SNAKE PIT (US, Anatole Litvak, 1948); CAPE FEAR (US, J. Lee Thompson, 1961); BLOWUP (UK/IT, Michelangelo Antonioni, 1966); PANIC IN NEEDLE PARK (US, Jerry Schatzberg, 1971); WR MISTERIJE ORGANIZMA (YU/GW, Dusan Makaveyev, 1971); CLOCKWORK ORANGE, A (UK, Stanley Kubrick, 1971); PARASITE MURDERS, THE (CN, David Cronenberg, 1975); BLECHTROMMEL, DIE (GW/FR/YU/PL, Volker Schlondorff, 1979); CHRISTIANE F.- WIR KINDER VOM BAHNHOF ZOO (GW, Ulrich Edel, 1981); INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM (US, Steven Spielberg, 1984); LICENCE TO KILL (UK/US, John Glen, 1989); LILO & STITCH (US, Dean DeBlois & Chris Sanders, 2002); 9 SONGS (UK, Michael Winterbottom, 2004); HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE (UK/US, Mike Newell, 2005) Summary: "Established by the film industry in 1912 as the nation's only official and independent classifier of the moving image, the British Board of Film Classification (originally the British Board of Film Censors) has long been a source of fascination - and sometimes a bone of contention - for filmgoers, film-makers and industry figures. This new book, published in the BBFC's centenary year, traces the fascinating history of film classification, censorship and controversy in Britain, and marks an unparalleled collaboration between the BBFC and leading film critics, historians and cultural commentators. The book also features unique case studies, written by BBFC staff, focusing on significant films that have provoked debate and controversy both within the BBFC and more widely - Battleship Potemkin, The Snake Pit, A Clockwork Orange, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and many more." - taken from back cover. Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN: 9781844574766 Contents: Introduction: A Centennary Book -- 1.Censorship Under Siege: The BBFC in the Silent Era / Simon Brown -- Case Study: Battleship Potemkin (1925) / Aidan McDowell -- 2.`The People's Amusement': Cinemagoing and the BBFC, 1928-48 / Robert James -- Case Study: Island of Lost Souls (1932) / Karen Myers -- 3.From the Snake Pit to the Garden of Eden: A Time of Temptation for the Board / Steve Chibnall -- Case Study: The Snake Pit (1948) / David Hyman -- Case Study: Caged (1950) / Jason Green -- 4.The Trevelyan Years: British Censorship and 1960s Cinema / Tracy Hargreaves -- Case Study: Cape Fear (1962) / David Hyman -- Case Study: Blowup (1966) / Edward Lamberti -- 5.Wake of the Flood: Key Issues in UK Censorship, 1970-5 / Stevie Simkin -- Case Study: The Panic In Needle Park (1971) / Murray Perkins -- Case Study: WR - Misterije Organizma (WR - Mysteries of the Organism, 1971) / Craig Lapper -- Case Study: A Clockwork Orange (1971) / Karen Myers -- 6.The `Poacher Turned Gamekeeper': James Ferman and the Increasing Intervention of the Law / Alex Sinclair -- Case Study: Shivers (1975) / David Hyman -- Case Study: Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum, 1979) / Craig Lapper -- Case Study: Christiane F. - Wir Kinder Vom Bahnhof Zoo (Christiane F.-We Children From Zoo Station, 1981) / Craig Lapper -- 7.More Than Just a `Nasty' Decade: Classifying the Popular in the 1980s / Sian Barber -- Case Study: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) / Edward Lamberti -- Case Study: Licence to Kill (1989) / Edward Lamberti -- 8.Head-On Collisions: The BBFC in the 1990s / Julian Petley -- Case Study: International Guerillas (1990) / Jason Green -- Case Study: Mikey (1992) / Jason Green -- 9.`The Last Days of the Board' / Robin Duval -- Case Study: Ichi the Killer (2001) / Murray Perkins -- Case Study: Lilo & Stitch (2002) / Jason Green -- 10.The Director's Commentary / David Cooke -- Case Study: 9 Songs (2004) / Caitlin O'Brien -- Case Study: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) / Karen Myers -- 11.On the BBFC in the Digital Age -- Censorship and Classification in the Free Society / Gerard Lemos -- Reflections on the 1979 Williams Report / Geoffrey Hawthorn -- Future Technologies and How They Might Impact on Film Classification and Censorship / John Carr -- A Margin of Appreciation / Stephen Sedley -- How the World Has Changed for Children and Parents, 1912-2012 / Ann Phoenix. More info
The walls of Berlin : urban surfaces : art : film / Stephen Barber
USA: Solar Books, 2011.
Call No: 756 (430) BAR Author: Barber, Stephen Place: USA Publisher: Solar Books PubDate: 2011 PhysDes: 189 p. : ill. ; 21 cm Series: Solar Art Directives: Seminal Cities Subject: GERMANY; GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC; GERMAN FEDERAL REPUBLIC; CHRISTIANE F.- WE CHILDREN FROM BAHNHOF ZOO (GW, Ulrich Edel, 1981); CHRISTIANE F.- WIR KINDER VOM BAHNHOF ZOO (GW, Ulrich Edel, 1981); BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ (GW/IT, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1980); IVAN'S CHILDHOOD (UR, Andrei Tarkovsky, 1962)
IVANOVO DETSTVO; FOREIGN AFFAIR, A (US, Billy Wilder, 1948); OLYMPIA (G, Leni Riefenstahl, 1938) Summary: Berlin's unique history of conflict, transmutation and violence has created an arena of extraordinary urban surfaces, from which the present-day city and its layered, wounded past are projected simultaneously. THE WALLS OF BERLIN explores the intimate connections between those surfaces and the works of art and film which have both incised Berlin's urban screens and been inspired by them.
Drawing on a vast range of material – from the first films of Berlin in the 1890s to the city's impact on contemporary digital art – THE WALLS OF BERLIN probes many of Berlin's overlooked but most illuminating spaces inflected by art and film: the Hansa recording-studios, the Buch asylum, ruined hotels and cinemas, and Berlin's immense slaughterhouse sub-city.
It is essential reading for those engaged with the transformations of contemporary cities, and students of urban-history, architecture, art and film. ISBN: 9780982046463 Contents: The Baltic Wall -- The Skladanowsky Projector -- WALLS OF BERLIN -- Berlin-by-the-Sea -- A `Wall' of Berlin -- Images More info