Presents a study of how contemporary entertainment technologies and media shape our encounters with movies. This book explores topics, such as home theater, film collecting, classic Hollywood movie reruns, repeat viewings, and Internet film parodies, providing a multifaceted view of the presentation and reception of films in US households.As a self-proclaimed atotala entertainment system, home theater embodies this contradictory sense of domestic self-sufficiency. ... However, before I address these issues in more detail, we should consider exactly what home theater is, examining its place in the media industry and ... Since the home theater can house many other components, including a cassette deck, a CD player, and a Sony PlayStation, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Beyond the Multiplex|
|Publisher||:||Univ of California Press - 2006|