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Quoting the Movies in the Age of Home Theatre
Anthologies of movie quotations are a time-honoured genre. Film Talk brings this means of infotainment to the world of the ebook in a brisk, humorous and informative anthology of the best, oddest and choicest lines of movie dialogue ever to grace the silver screen. Chapter by chapter, genre by genre, Film Talk guides the reader through a carefully edited and meticulously compiled anthology of movie quotations, from old favourites to Hollywood blockbusters to seldom-seen or heard about obscurities. All in a handy digital version designed to assist, inform and entertain the film buf, film scholar and home theatre devotee in a world inundated with DVD and BLU-RAY to choose from. A companion to the home viewing experience in a convenient user-friendly, downloadable e-book/
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About the Author
Robert Cettl is a former SAR Research Fellow at Australia’s National Film & Sound Archive (NFSA). A freelance author, ethnographic filmmaker, private teacher and digital publisher, his film non-fiction writing has been published in the USA by McFarland & Co. Inc. – Serial Killer Cinema and Terrorism in American Cinema – and Bloomsbury Academic – the essay “Forced Entry: Serial Killer Pornography as Patriarchal Paradox” in the anthology Murders & Acquisitions edited by Prof. Alzeena MacDonald.
His digital video feature films (to date Confidential Report: An Australian Transgression and TLC Punk) are housed in the NFSA and his film non-fiction books have been collected by such as the BFI, the US Library of Congress and the National Libraries of Australia and China. An oft-member of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film / Media, a Graduate Diploma in Information Study, a Graduate Certificate in TESOL and a Masters in TESOL. He currently teaches English at the University of Jinan, Shandong, China.
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