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Published: 23 February 2011

240 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199752034

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Great Flicks

Scientific Studies of Cinematic Creativity and Aesthetics

Dr. Dean Keith Simonton

  • This is the first comprehensive and interdisciplinary review of what makes some films great and others much less so
  • The contributing disciplines include psychology, sociology, economics, management, marketing, communications, journalism, broadcasting, history, musicology, and statistics
  • Many of the findings are quite provocative