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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 30.00
What does it mean to be a man in today's society? Kord and Krimmer investigate the most common male archetypes - cops, killers, cowboys, superheroes, soldiers, lovers, and losers - by tracing changing concepts of masculinity in popular Hollywood blockbusters from 1992 to 2008 against a backdrop of politics, social developments, and American myths. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00
As patterns of media use become more integrated with mobile technologies and multiple screens, a new mode of viewer engagement has emerged in the form of connected viewing, which allows for an array of new relationships between audiences and media texts in the digital space. This exciting new collection brings together twelve original essays that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95
If you?ve ever dreamed of being in charge of your own network, cable, or web series, then this is the book for you. The TV Showrunner?s Roadmap provides you with the tools for creating, writing, and managing your own hit show. Combining his 20+ years as a working screenwriter and UCLA professor, Neil Landau expertly guides you through 21 essential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The V-chip is a highly significant part of the discussion about whether television (or broadcasting in general) deserves some special attention in terms of its accessibility to children, its particular power to affect conduct, and its invasiveness. But as this notion of filtering and labeling has caught the imagination of the regulator, the legislator,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
In film, Men are good and Monsters are bad. In this book, Combe and Boyle consider the monstrous body as a metaphor for the cultural body and regard gendered behavior as a matter of performativity. Taken together, these two identity positions, manliness and monsterliness, offer a window into the workings of current American society. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Tim Burton has had a massive impact on twentieth and twenty-first century culture through his films, art, and writings. This book examines how his aesthetics, influences, and themes reflect the shifting social expectations in American culture by tracing his Burton's move from a peripheral figure in the 1980s to the center of Hollywood filmmaking. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
The Ad-Makers looks at the cinematic form where commerce and creativity collide most dramatically: the TV commercial. Featuring interviews from top professionals in the field, the book provides the kind of behind-the-scenes expertise that it usually takes a lifetime of professional practice to acquire. Gathered from the disciplines of cinematography,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 115.00
A new, original investigation into how screenwriting works; the practices, creative 'poetics' and texts that serve the screen idea. Using a range of film, media and creative theories, it includes new case studies on the successful ITV soap Emmerdale , Hitchcock's first major screenwriter and David Lean's unfinished film, Nostromo . more...