Modular Narratives in Contemporary Cinema
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Modular Narratives in Contemporary Cinema

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Since the early 1990s there has been a trend towards narrative complexity within popular cinema, as evidenced by the successes of such films as Pulp Fiction, Memento and Run Lola Run.Modular Narratives in Contemporary Cinema looks at the way a number of these films play with time and narrative. Allan Cameronshows how this formal play reflects a persistent fascination with...more
Hardcover, 232 pages
Published August 15th 2008 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2008)
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It's looking back at remediated films more than theorizing about future potentials. I also can't get past his use of Modular Narrative as his own neologism for academic clout, rather than using 'interactive.' But that's the nature of the industry, and 'interactive' does mean almost anything to the point of meaninglessness.
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