Making sense of cinema : empirical studies into film spectators and spectatorship / edited by CarrieLynn D. Reinhard and Christopher J. Olson.

  • New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.
  • ©2016
xv, 297 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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"Explores a variety of theological and methodological approaches to film spectatorship through a dialogue of international contributions"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • 1. Introduction: Empirical Approaches to Film Spectators and Spectatorship / CarrieLynn D. Reinhard and Christopher J. Olson
  • 2. Spectatorship in Public Space: The Moving Image in Public Art / Annie Dell'Aria
  • 3. The Festival Collective: Cult Audiences and Asian Extreme Cinema / Jessica Hughes
  • 4. : Transnational Investments: Aging in Les Invisibles (Sébastien Lifshitz, 2012) and its Reception / Darren Waldron
  • 5. Preferred Readings and Dissociative Appropriations: Group Discussions Following and Challenging the Tradition of Cultural Studies / Alexander Geimer
  • 6/ "Legolas, He's Cool ... and He's Hot!": The Meanings and Implications of Audiences' Favorite Characters / Martin Barker
  • 7. In Search of the Child Spectator in the Late Silent Era / Amanda C. Fleming
  • 8. Seeing, Sensing Sound: Eye-Tracking Soundscapes in Saving Private Ryan and Monsters, Inc. / Andrea Russell, Sean Redmond, Jenny Robinson, Jane Stadler, Darrin Verhagen and Sarah Pink
  • 9. Seeing Animated Worlds: Eye Tracking and the Spectator's Experience of Narrative / Craig Batty, Adrian Dyer, Claire Perkins and Jodi Sita
  • 10. Focalization, Attachment on Film Viewers' Responses to Film Characters: Experimental Design with Qualitative Data Collection / Katalin Bálint and András Bálint Kovács
  • 11. Making Sense of the American Superhero Film: Experiences of Engagement and Detachment / CarrieLynn D. Reinhard
  • 12. Indexing the Events of an Art Film by Audiences with Different Viewing Backgrounds / Sermin Ildirar
  • 13. Exploring the Role of Narrative Contextualizationin Film Interpretation: Issues and Challenges for Eye-Tracking Methodology / Thorsten Kluss, John Bateman, Heinz-Oeter Preusser and Kerstin Schill
  • 14. Conclusion: A Metholodigcal Toolbos for Film Reception Studies / Christopher J. Olson.
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