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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.


Description 1 online resource (xxv, 278 pages)
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Note "An Eamon Dolan Book".
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 20, 2018).
Subject Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.
Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. (OCoLC)fst00732350
Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 21st century.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
ART / Film & Video.
Motion picture industry. (OCoLC)fst01027150
Motion pictures. (OCoLC)fst01027285
California -- Los Angeles. (OCoLC)fst01204540
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 2000-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Fritz, Ben, author. Big picture Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018 9780544789760 (DLC) 2017046230
ISBN 9780544789777 electronic book
0544789776 electronic book
9780544789760 hardcover

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