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James Naremore

James Naremore is the author of Acting in the Cinema (1988), On Kubrick (2007), More than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts (2008), and the BFI monograph Sweet Smell of Success (2010).

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Foreign Correspondent: The Windmills of War
Foreign Correspondent: The Windmills of War

The immediacy of an ongoing war electrifies Alfred Hitchcock’s suspenseful second Hollywood feature.

By James Naremore

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Paths of Glory: “We Have Met the Enemy . . .”
Paths of Glory: “We Have Met the Enemy . . .”

The ceremony of execution, seen against the background of the château, gains impact from Kubrick’s deliberate pacing and dynamic manipulation of wide-angle perspectives. The camera advances slowly and inexorably toward the three stakes where the m…

By James Naremore

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