The noughties installment of TASCHEN's Movies series selects 100 of the cinematic triumphs that defined the decade, from the blockbuster Lord of the Rings franchise to cult classics such as Lost in Translation and Inglourious Basterds. Each film is featured with stills, plot synopses, analysis, and movie-buff trivia.
They are shot on high-definition digital cameras-with computer-generated effects added in postproduction-and transmitted to theatres, websites, and video-on-demand networks worldwide. This introduces readers to these global transformations and describes the decisive roles that Hollywood is playing in determining the digital future for world cinema.
Examining abjection in a range of visual and material culture, the contributors to Abjection Incorporated move beyond critiques of abjection as a punitive form of social death to theorizing how it has become a means to acquire political and cultural capital in the twenty-first century.