Introduction: cinema as entertainment
What audiences go for: elite and mass taste
Sensual pleasure, audiences and The Dark Knight
Alfred Hitchcock: the entertainer becomes an artist
Steven Spielberg, Indiana Jones and the Holocaust
Filmmakers as entertainers? Interviews with Randy Thom and Walter Murch
The entertainment discourse
Appendix 1: Methodology for statistical analysis
Appendix 2a: Walter Murch's filmography
Appendix 2b: Randy Thom's filmography
Appendix 3: Art
Appendix 4: Credits for The Dark Knight
Alan Lovell was most recently Lecturer in Media Studies at Staffordshire University, UK.
Gianluca Sergi is Associate Professor in Film Studies at the University of Nottingham, UK.