The Epic in Film

The Epic in Film

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41.5 The Epic in Film

Constantine Santas encourages us to wonder why film critics have so routinely dismissed the epic film. In The Epic in Film, he argues that 'blockbuster' and 'artistic' are not mutually exclusive terms, and, perhaps more importantly, epic film is an inherently profound genre in its ability to tap into a nation's, and sometimes humanity's, dreams and fears. Why do we see dozens and dozens of films based on the King Arthur legend? Why would a presidential-hopeful borrow… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 28, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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