2. Reimagining the History of the Experience of Cinema in a Post-Moviegoing Age

  1. Richard Maltby2,
  2. Daniel Biltereyst3 and
  3. Philippe Meers4
  1. Robert C. Allen

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444396416.ch2

Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies

Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies

How to Cite

Allen, R. C. (2011) Reimagining the History of the Experience of Cinema in a Post-Moviegoing Age, in Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies (eds R. Maltby, D. Biltereyst and P. Meers), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444396416.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Flinders University, South Australia

  2. 3

    Department of Communication Studies, Ghent University, Belgium

  3. 4

    University of Antwerp, Belgium

Author Information

  1. University of North Carolina, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199490

Online ISBN: 9781444396416

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Keywords:

  • reimagining history of experience of cinema - in a post-moviegoing age;
  • ‘freakonomics’ trend of searching - correlations among huge data sets, causal arguments;
  • re-viewing cinema history - in post-moviegoing epoch;
  • experience of cinema, other side of epochal divide - moviegoing and post-moviegoing epochs;
  • sociality of experience of cinema, implications - film history, inadequately reflected in film studies;
  • Hollywood's profitability, people engaging with products - US movie theatres, revenue and profits;
  • experience of cinema in moviegoing epoch - ‘Going to the Show’;
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) technology - layering information, successive map iterations;
  • eventfulness of experience of cinema - convergences of multiple individual trajectories on social sites;
  • heterogeneity and open-endedness of cinema - open-ended and open-source historiography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Re-Viewing Cinema History in the Post-Moviegoing Epoch

  • Representing the Experience of Cinema in the Moviegoing Epoch: ‘Going to the Show’

  • The Eventfulness of the Experience of Cinema

  • References