A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen (Blackwell by Arthur J. Pomeroy

By Arthur J. Pomeroy

A complete therapy of the Classical global in movie and tv, A better half to old Greece and Rome on reveal closely examines the movies and television indicates situated on Greek and Roman cultures and explores the strain among pagan and Christian worlds.

Written via a group of specialists of their fields, this paintings considers productions that debate social settings as reflections in their instances and as indicative of the technical advances in creation and the economics of movie and tv. Productions integrated are a mixture of Hollywood and eu spanning from the silent movie period even though modern-day tv sequence, and themes mentioned comprise Hollywood politics in movie, soundtrack and sound layout, excessive artwork and coffee artwork, ecu artwork cinemas, and the traditional global as comedy. 

Written for college students of movie and tv in addition to these drawn to stories of historic Rome and Greece, A significant other to old Greece and Rome on Screen presents accomplished, present considering on how the depiction of old Greece and Rome on monitor has built over the last century. It studies how motion pictures of the traditional global reflected moving attitudes in the direction of Christianity, the influence of adjusting suggestions in movie construction, and interesting explorations of technology fiction and technical delusion within the old global on renowned television indicates like Star Trek, Babylon 5, Battlestar Galactica, and Dr. Who.

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