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By Steven Jay Schneider

With a couple of million copies offered all over the world in twenty-four languages, 1001 video clips you need to See sooner than You Die celebrates the nice and groundbreaking, vintage and cult, must-see video clips of all time and provides a treasure trove of incisive, witty and revealing insights into the area of movie.

This newly revised and up-to-date edition of 1001 video clips is illustrated with enormous quantities of lovely movie stills, snap shots and poster artwork, bringing jointly the main major video clips from all genres, from motion to Western, via animation, comedy, documentary, musical, noir, romance, mystery, brief and sci-fi.

The choice contains video clips from over 30 international locations and spans greater than a century of awesome cinema. no matter if your ardour is rom-com or artwork condo, The Blue Angel or Blue Velvet, 1001 videos is the e-book for you.

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In English, for example, we can say, “It is sunny,” which has a process but no agent, or we can say, “The sun shines,” which seems to indicate the sun as actor (logical subject) as well as the grammatical subject. The high percentage of clauses with meteorological and material processes in my “Tree and flower, leaf and grass” (Robin Anne Reid) 41 selected passages supports a reading the animism of Middle-earth which constructs the natural world itself as having agency. The unmarked or default pattern in the majority of English clauses is for the theme (the language that begins the clause) and the grammatical subject to consist of the same word or phrase.

What all this demands is that we consider the creation of a film from a written text a process of translation, translating art as well as words, into the language of the cinema. Moreover, just as literary translation of texts from other times and places requires they be reworked to be comprehensible and appealing to a very di›erent audience, so must film do the same. I Don’t Think We’re in Kansas Anymore (Gwendolyn A. Morgan) 25 Indeed, Jackson actually employs a technique similar to Tolkien’s practice of recalling a pseudo-medieval world to inform his commentary on his own era by referencing the “medieval period” of cinematic tradition to comment on Tolkien.

However, the scene from Oz is the film’s prime moment of hope, set in brilliant sunshine with the companions having come through great dangers to reach the wizard they hope will grant their wishes. Fellowship’s corresponding scene occurs in the dark of a midnight rain storm and the fear of pursuit. Thereafter, both groups of companions encounter ponies on the street before entering an establishment (a beauty parlor vs. a bar) to prepare for their meetings with wizards— both of whom won’t (Oz) or can’t (Gandalf ) meet them.

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