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Frodo franchise

Kristin Thompson

Frodo franchise

the Lord of the rings and modern Hollywood

by Kristin Thompson

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lord of the Rings films -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-369) and index

    StatementKristin Thompson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.L58 T46 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 399 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages399
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17236630M
    ISBN 100520247744
    ISBN 109780520247741
    LC Control Number2007000109

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The Frodo Franchise: The Lord of the Rings and Modern Hollywood AugUniversity of California Press Hardcover in English - 1 edition. The Lord of the Rings is a film series of three epic fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson, based on the novel written by J. films are subtitled The Fellowship of the Ring (), The Two Towers () and The Return of the King ().

Produced and distributed by New Line Cinema with the co-production of WingNut Films, it is an international Based on: The Lord of the Rings, by J.

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"This is the best all-around view of the Tolkien phenomenon. Thompson understands the books, she understands the movies—she also understands the money and the franchising.

Best of all, she understands the people. Thompson offers cultural criticism of the highest order, examining one of the most significant shifts in contemporary popular media."—Tom Shippey, author of. The Frodo Franchise by Kristin Thompson available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

"Once in a lifetime." The phrase comes up over and over from the people who worked on Peter. The Frodo Franchise: The Lord of the Rings and Modern Hollywood is partly an attempt to bring my work on Hollywood history up to the contemporary era and look at how franchises have affected the way films are made.

I feel very lucky to be able to write full-time. For one thing, I was able to travel to New Zealand three times on relatively short notice to do research for the book. The Frodo Franchise The Lord of the Rings and Modern Hollywood (Book): Thompson, Kristin: Once in a lifetime.

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Kristin Thompson (born ) is an American film theorist and author whose research interests include the close formal analysis of films, the history of film styles, and "quality television," a genre akin to art wrote two scholarly books in the s which used an analytical technique called neoformalism.

As well, she has co-authored two widely used film studies textbooks with. "Once in a lifetime." The phrase comes up over and over from the people who worked on Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings.

The film's seventeen Oscars, record-setting earnings, huge fan base, and hundreds of ancillary products attest to its importance and to the fact that Rings is far more than a film.

Its makers seized a crucial moment in Hollywood--the special effects digital. The Frodo Franchise: The Lord of the Rings and Modern Hollywood By Kristin Thompson. Up until about 15 years ago, movie franchises had been largely limited to the James Bond pictures and horror movie series.

Now, of course, they are one of the tentpoles of Hollywood moviemaking and moneymaking. Get this from a library. The Frodo franchise: the Lord of the rings and modern Hollywood. [Kristin Thompson] -- "Once in a lifetime." The phrase comes up over and over from the people who worked on Peter Jackson's cinema trilogy The Lord of the Rings.

The film's seventeen Oscars, record-setting earnings, huge. The Frodo Franchise (Paperback) The Lord of the Rings and Modern Hollywood. By Kristin Thompson. University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: Aug As many of you know, I have been hoping to write a follow-up book to The Frodo Franchise, dealing with the making of The Hobbit.

My plan was to examine the impact of digital filmmaking technology on the way the production team. I also wanted to look at how globalization has affected the composition of that team.

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Cook, Lutz Koepnick, Kristin Kopp, and Brad Prager, The Counter-Cinema of the Berlin School by Marco AbelCited by: 1. Books shelved as franchise: Tarkin by James Luceno, Empire's End by Chuck Wendig, Life Debt by Chuck Wendig, Aftermath by Chuck Wendig, and Harry Potter.Now Thompson has applied her extensive knowledge of film and her penchant for rigorous research to the writing of a new book, The Frodo Franchise: "The Lord of the Rings" and Modern Hollywood, on.How does Aragorn pull off any number of the feats he does in LOTR?

He's Isildur's heir. Unlike an ordinary man, Númenorean blood pulses through his veins. Tolkien doesn't beat around the bush when it comes to the pedigree of most of his epic hero.