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10 September 2012
Author
David Parkinson
Publisher
Thames & Hudson

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Empire writer and all-round professor of the proscenium David Parkinson augments his 1995 opus with a delve into the digital age, taking the story of cinema from Georges Méliès’ Moon to James Cameron’s Pandora in 300 pages of exhaustive, erudite prose. Bullet-time, mo-cap and 3D all get their day, but it’s the focus on world cinema’s lesser-visited corners that makes this a valuable read.


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