World Film Locations: Boston (häftad)
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World Film Locations: Boston (häftad)

World Film Locations: Boston

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Founded by the Puritans in 1630 and the site of many of the American Revolution's major precursors and events (including the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, and Paul Revere's midnight ride, among others), Boston has played--and continues to play--an influential role in the shaping of the historic, intellectual, cultural, and political landscapes of the United States. And Boston has a significantly rich tradition of cinematic representation. While Harvard is central to many of the films set in the Greater Boston area, World Film Locations: Boston considers the full spectrum of Boston's abundant aesthetic potential, reviewing films located within as well as far beyond Harvard's hallowed halls and ivy-covered gates. Many iconic American classics, blockbusters, romantic comedies, and legal thrillers, as well as films examining Boston's criminal underside, particularly in juxtaposition to the city's elitist high society, were filmed on location in the city's streets and back lots. World Film Locations: Boston looks in depth into a highly select group of forty-six films such as Love Story, Good Will Hunting, The Friends of Eddy Coyle, and The Social Network, among many others, presented at the intersection of critical analysis and stunning visual critique (with material from the films themselves as well as photographs of the contemporary city locations). Featuring articles and film scene reviews written by a variety of leading contemporary film writers, critics, and scholars, this book is a multimedia resource that will find a welcome audience in movie lovers in Beantown and beyond.
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Marcelline Block is a lecturer in history at Princeton University. She is editor of previous World Film Locations books on Paris, Las Vegas, Marseilles, and Prague.


Maps/Scenes Scenes 1-8 - 1924-1972 Scenes 9-16 - 1973-1982 Scenes 17-24 - 1984-1997 Scenes 25-32 - 1997-2003 Scenes 33-39 - 2005-2010 Scenes 40-46 - 2010-2012 Essays Boston: City of the Imagination - Monika Raesch Boston: Just as Dirty as the Rest - Edward Eaton Boston Boys: Matt Damon and Ben Affleck - Kristiina Hackel Beantown Mon Amour: From Boston with Love - Ila Tyagi Post-Human Bostonians: States of Being in Boston Sci-Fi Films - Henri-Simon Blanc-Hong Fenway Park: The Green Monster on the Silver Screen - Zachary Ingle Veritas and the Crimson Screen: Harvard in Film - Marcelline Block