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Cinematic Examples

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Abstract

Shamir articulates his unique method through an analysis of particular films to be included in the realm of cinematic philosophy, concentrating on the following: Blow-Up (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1966); Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 2007); Shakespeare in Love (John Madden, 1998); F for Fake (Orson Welles, 1973); The Draughtsman’s Contract (Peter Greenaway, 1982); Sherlock Holmes (Guy Ritchie, 2009); The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1970); The Life of David Gale (Alan Parker, 2003); Predestination (Michael and Peter Spierig, 2014); The Clock (Christian Marclay, 2011); X-Men: Days of Future Past (Bryan Singer, 2014); Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese, 2010); and JFK (Oliver Stone, 1991). Shamir also includes two of his own short films: Desert of the Real (Tal S. Shamir, 2010) and The Vermeers (Tal S. Shamir, 2011).

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Shamir, T.S. (2016). Cinematic Examples. In: Cinematic Philosophy. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-33473-8_10

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