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Friday 25 November 2016 — Latest update Friday 17 January 2014A Sociocritical Reading of a news item
by Edmond Cros
Monday 21 December 2009 — Latest update Tuesday 5 January 2010American Films of the Thirties - The Case of Howard Hawks’s Scarface III
by Edmond Cros

These economic determinants are, however, not the only ones worth mentioning, Higham notes two other factors that are part of the superstructure. (1) The shock of foreign cultural models. In contrast to the first wave of immigra-tion, which was predominantly Protestant and British, the second (...)

Friday 13 November 2009American Films of the Thirties - The case of Howard Hawks’s - I-Scarface e
by Edmond Cros

I- Toward a Semiological Reading of Film Study of Sequences SCARFACE (dialogue and shooting script)* Street scene at night Medium close-up of the globe of a lighted lamp-post, in a low-angle shot; beneath the globe, a sign indicating “22nd Street.” The camera moves back, and a horse-drawn (...)

Monday 21 December 2009 — Latest update Tuesday 7 July 2009American Films of the Thirties- The Case of Howard Hawks’Scarface II
by Edmond Cros

In a first approach to Scarface I had reconstructed the semiotic system of the initial se-quences of the film before proposing the outlines of a sociocritical reading. The problemat-ics that have emerged may now be submitted to new analyses conducted from perceptibly different and, for that (...)