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Author Fritz, Ben, author.

Title The big picture : the fight for the future of movies / Ben Fritz.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    384.8 FRI    Available
Description xxv, 278 pages ; 24 cm
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Note "An Eamon Dolan Book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Groundhog Day: how franchises killed originality in Hollywood -- The Odd Couple: Lynton and Pascal's glory days at Sony -- Reality Bites: why everything went wrong for the movie business -- Inception: the secret origin of the superhero movie -- Revenge of the Nerds: the rise of Marvel Studios -- Spider-Man: Homecoming: why Sony gave up control of its most valuable movie asset -- Star Wars: why studios lost their love for the A-List -- A Star is Born: how Netflix became the new home for movie stars -- Frozen: why studios can't make mid-budget dramas -- Trading Places: how TV stole movie's spot atop Hollywood -- The Terminator: Disney, the perfect studio for the franchise age -- The Producers: creativity meets franchise management -- The Shop around the Corner: Amazon saves the Indie film business -- Apt Pupil: China's shifting relationship with Hollywood -- Field of Dreams: studio defectors and the future of nonfranchise films -- The Last Picture Show?
Summary "A chronicle of the massive transformation in Hollywood since the turn of the century and the huge changes yet to come, drawing on interviews with key players, as well as documents from the 2014 Sony hack"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.
Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 21st century.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
ISBN 9780544789760 (hardcover)

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