Cinema Today by Edward Buscombe

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Cinema Today is a survey of world cinema and the films that have dominated our screens over the last 30 years. Written by Edward Buscombe, academic and leading authority on Westerns, Cinema Today marks the key turning points in the film industry, identifies important trends and assesses the work of film-makers who have made a significant contribution to the medium since 1970. Fully illustrated, Cinema Today is informative, comprehensive and up to date, and provides a unique resource for academics, students and anyone with an interest in the moving image and the film industry.

About Edward Buscombe

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Edward Buscombe is the editor of the BFI Companion to the Western (Andre Deutsch) and the author of Stagecoach in the BFI Film Classics series. Roberta Pearson is Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University of Wales, and is currently writing a book entitled Custer's Last Scene: History, Memory, Identity.
Published October 1, 2003 by Phaidon Press. 512 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Film scholar Buscombe (The Searchers ) analyzes world cinema since 1970 with welcome intelligence and thorough knowledge in a lavishly produced book that should satisfy oglers and thinkers alike.

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