Table of ContentsPreface. Acknowledgments. List of Figures. List of Box Sections. Introduction: Taking Hollywood Seriously. 1. ’Metropolis of Make-Believe’:. Art and Business. The Commercial Aesthetics of Titanic. A Classical Cinema?. Hollywood and Its Audiences. Ratings and Franchises. Hollywood’s World. Summary. Notes for Further Reading. 2. Entertainment 1:. Escape. Money on the Screen. The Multiple Logics of Hollywood Cinema. Summary. Notes for Further Reading. 3. Entertainment 2:. The Play of Emotions. Regulated Difference. Singin’ in the Rain: How to Take Gene Kelly Seriously. Summary. Notes for Further Reading. 4. Genre:. Introduction. Genre Criticism. Genre Recognition. The Empires of Genres: Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. Genre and Gender. Summary. Further Reading. 5. Industry:. Introduction. Distribution and Exhibition. Exporting America. Divorcement. The Studio System. The Star System. How Stars are Made: A Star Is Born (1937). Summary. Further Reading. 6. Industry 1948-1980:. Introduction. The Effects of Divorcement. Roadshows and Teenpix. Independents, Agents, and Television. Corporate Consolidation and the ‘New Hollywood’. Ratings. Hollywood in the Multiplex. Summary. Further Reading. 7. Industry Since 1980:. Introduction. Video and New Markets. The Pursuit of Synergy. Globalization. Independence. Summary. Further Reading. 8. Technology:. Introduction. Realism and the Myth of Total Cinema. Sound. Sunny Side Up. Color. Widescreen. Technology and Power. The Triumph of the Digital. Summary. Further Reading. 9. Politics:. Introduction. The Politics of Regulation. Hollywood Goes to Washington. Washington Goes to Hollywood. Representing the Political Machine. Controversy with Class: The Social Problem Movie. Ideology. Summary. Further Reading. 10. Space 1:. Introduction. The Best View. Making the Picture Speak: Representation and Expression. The Optics of Expressive Space. Deep Space: Three-Dimensionality on a Flat Screen. Mise-en-scéne. Editing. Summary. Further Reading. 11. Space 2:. The Three ‘Looks’ of Cinema. Points of View. Safe and Unsafe Space. Ordinary People. Summary. Further Reading. 12. Performance 1:. Introduction. The Spectacle of Movement. The Movement of Narrative. Acting as Impersonation. The Actor’s Two Bodies. Star Performance. Summary. Further Reading. 13. Performance 2:. The Method. Acting as a Signifying System. Valentino. The Son of the Sheik (1926). Summary. Further Reading. 14. Time:. Introduction. Time Out. Film Time. Movie Time. Deadlines and Coincidences: Madigan (1968). Mise-en-temps. Tense. Back to the Present: History as a Production Value. The Politics of History: Forrest Gump (1994). The Lessons of History: Juárez (1939). Summary. Further Reading. 15. Narrative:. Narrative and Other Pleasures. Show and Tell. Theories of Narration. Plot, Story, Narration. Clarity: Transparency and Motivation. Summary. Further Reading. 16. Narrative 2:. Regulating Meaning: The Production Code. Clarity and Ambiguity in Casablanca. Narrative Pressure. Summary. Further Reading. 17. Criticism:. Introduction. From Reviewing to Criticism. Early Theory and Criticism in America. From Criticism to Theory. Criticism in Practice: Only Angels Have Wings. Summary. Further Reading. 18. Theories:. Entering the Academy. Structuralism and Semiology. Cinema, Ideology, Apparatus. Psychoanalysis and Cinema. The Spectator. Feminist Theory. Neoformalism and Cognitivism. From Reception to History. Summary. Further Reading. 19. Chronology:. Glossary. Appendices. The Motion Picture Production Code. The Code and Rating System, 1968. The Classification and Ratings System: “What the Ratings Mean”. Consolidated Notes. Select Bibliography. Index.