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Author Benson-Allott, Caetlin Anne.

Title Killer tapes and shattered screens : video spectatorship from VHS to file sharing / Caetlin Benson-Allott.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.43656 BEN    Available
Description xiii, 297 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: opening up to home video -- Distributing The dead: video spectatorship in the movies of George A. Romero -- Addressing the "new flesh": videodrome's format war -- Reprotechnophobia: putting an end to analog abjection with the ring -- Going, going, grindhouse: simulacral cinematicity and postcinematic spectatorship -- Paranormal spectatorship: faux footage horror and the P2P spectator -- Conclusion: power play.
Subject Technology in motion pictures.
Cinematography -- Technological innovations.
Horror films -- History and criticism.
Motion picture audiences.
Video recordings -- Production and direction -- Data processing.
Digital video -- Production and direction -- Data processing.
Video recordings industry.
ISBN 9780520275102 cloth
0520275101 cloth
9780520275126 paperback
0520275128 paperback
Standard No. 40022115073

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