A Companion to Steven Spielberg

Original Publish Date: Feb 15, 2017
Product Number: EB00702044
Released: Apr 01, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118726808
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Steven Spielberg provides an authoritative collection of essays exploring the achievements and legacy of one of the most influential film directors of the modern era. -Offers comprehensive coverage of Spielberg's directorial output, from early works including Duel, The Sugarland Express, and Jaws, to recent films -Explores Spielberg's contribution to the development of visual effects and computer games, as well as the critical and popular reception of his films -Topics include in-depth analyses of Spielberg's themes, style, and filming techniques; commercial and cultural significance of the Spielberg 'brand' and his parallel career as a producer; and collaborative projects with artists and composers -Brings together an international team of renowned scholars and emergent voices, balancing multiple perspectives and critical approaches -Creates a timely and illuminating resource which acknowledges the ambiguity and complexity of Spielberg's work, and reflects its increasing importance to film scholarship  

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