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Develops a multidimensional definition of 'Australian blockbuster' and argues for their distinct status as a specific genre.

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    y separately published work icon Australian Screen in the 2000s Mark David Ryan (editor), Ben Goldsmith (editor), Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2018 18451011 2018 anthology criticism

    'This book provides coverage of the diversity of Australian film and television production between 2000 and 2015. In this period, Australian film and television have been transformed by new international engagements, the emergence of major new talents and a movement away with earlier films’ preoccupation with what it means to be Australian. With original contributions from leading scholars in the field, the collection contains chapters on particular genres (horror, blockbusters and comedy), Indigenous Australian film and television, women’s filmmaking, queer cinema, representations of history, Australian characters in non-Australian films and films about Australians in Asia, as well as chapters on sound in Australian cinema and the distribution of screen content. The book is both scholarly and accessible to the general reader. It will be of particular relevance to students and scholars of Anglophone film and television, as well as to anyone with an interest in Australian culture and creativity.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2018
    pg. 51-76
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