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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99
Closely reading the films of Jean-Luc Godard and Alain Resnais, Hunter Vaughan establishes a connection between phenomenology and image-philosophy to analyze the moving image and its challenge to conventional modes of thought. Striving to establish a clear foundation for the recent field of inquiry called ?film-philosophy,? he devises a systematic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
If you can't make it to one of Bruce Block's legendary visual storytelling seminars, then you need his book! Now in full color for the first time, this best-seller offers a clear view of the relationship between the story/script structure and the visual structure of a film, video, animated piece, or video game. You'll learn how to structure your visuals... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 22.83
HauptbeschreibungFilme eignen sich hervorragend, um bestimmte Themenbereiche für den Religionsunterricht zu erschließen. Sie werden gern gezeigt - aber werden sie auch sinnvoll eingesetzt?Oft gibt es Unsicherheiten hinsichtlich der Unterrichtsgestaltung. Das beginnt schon mit der Frage, ob ein Film überhaupt vorgeführt werden darf. Auch mit der Technik... more...
- DK Publishing 2006; US$ 18.95
Sit back, grab some popcorn, and let the credits roll. The Complete Idiot?s Guide® to Classic Movies provides comprehensive information on the best classic films from the silent era up through 1969, cross-referenced several different ways for easy access. Also contains fun, ?insider? trivia and facts about the movies, the stars, and factors... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 11.65
Since the late 1990s, a subtle, subversive element has been at work within the staid confines of the Hollywood dream factory. Young filmmakers like Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Michel Gondry, David O. Russell, Richard Linklater, and Sofia Coppola rode in on the coattails of the independent film movement that blossomed in the early 1990s and have managed... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 26.98
At the end of the nineteenth century, audiences were enthralled by the flickering image of an oncoming train in a Lumière Brothers' short film; more than a hundred years later the immersive fantasy of Avatar enveloped audiences around the globe. Film is a communal dream in which our fears and fantasies are revealed, often to startling... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 32.00
Action cinema is a popular and familiar form which reflects the cultural, industrial and historical landscape from which it emerges. Lisa Purse analyses the genre's pleasures and complexities in the light of both its cinematic history and the latest critical debates. Focussing on action cinema of the 2000s, this book explores issues of visual style,... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 40.00
The concept of 'heritage cinema' is now firmly established as an influential - as well as much-debated and contested - critical framework for the discussion of period or historical representation in film, most prominently with reference to British heritage and 'post-heritage' film successes since the 1980s, but also to comparable examples... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 37.00
Explosive images of sex and violence in films by directors such as Catherine Breillat, Gaspar Noe, Michael Haneke and Lars von Trier have attracted media attention for the ways in which they seek to shock and provoke the spectator into powerful affective and visceral responses. This first collection of essays devoted to the new extremism in contemporary... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.95
From one of our most distinguished film scholars, comes a rich, penetrating, amusing book about the golden age of movies and how the studios worked to manufacture stars. With revelatory insights and delightful asides, Jeanine Basinger shows us how the studio ?star machine? worked when it worked, how it failed when it didn't, and how irrelevant it... more...