Style and Storytelling in the Hollywood Aesthetic
In this article, I offer a response to Todd Berliner's splendid book Hollywood Aesthetic. Although the book is an innovative and well-crafted contribution to the study of Hollywood cinema, I argue that it underestimates the extent to which unity and coherence contribute to the aesthetic value of a film.
Keating, P. (2020). Style and storytelling in the Hollywood aesthetic. Projections, 14(2), 81-89. https://doi.org/10.3167/proj.2020.140208