Special effects, reality, and the new epic film

Elliott, Andrew (2014) Special effects, reality, and the new epic film. In: The Return of the Epic Film: Genre, Aesthetics and History in the 21st Century. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, pp. 129-143. ISBN 9780748684021, 9781474402842

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Examines the role of Special Effects in the return of the Epic film post 1999, arguing that the return of the epic aesthetic coincided with (but was not caused by) significant leaps in CGI technology which allowed them to replicate the same sense of spectacle.

Keywords:epic film, Special effects, Gladiator (film), Troy (film), CGI
Subjects:P Mass Communications and Documentation > P303 Film studies
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Film & Media > Lincoln School of Film & Media (Media)
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Deposited On:26 Sep 2014 09:33

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