The Digital Revolution of the 90s is explored. From Tarantino and Van Sant in America to Campion and Luhrmann from Australia, filmmakers continued to be innovative.
In part 10 of the series we take a global tour of the 1970s. We see samples of new voices from Germany, Italy, Britain, Australia, Japan, Africa, the Middle East, and South America.moreless
In the late 1950's through the early 1960's we look at European directors Bergman, Bresson, Tati, and Fellini. Then we take a look at the changes brought to western European cinema by the French and Italian New Wave.moreless
Part five begins by looking at the influence of Stagecoach and John Ford on Citizen Kane and Orson Welles. Then we explore how WWII led to Italian neo-realism. The French poetic realism of Marcel Carné and Jean Renoir is also studied. Cousins shows the many elements that merged to form Hollywood's film noir genre, including the history of the House Un-American Activities Committee witchhunt. This chapter also looks at the innovative style of Alfred Hitchcock as he entered the scene.moreless
It all begins with the birth of a new art form. From Edison and the Lumiere Brothers in the last decades of the 1800's to innovators of film language in the mid-1910's, there is a passion that drives movies more than money and marketing.moreless