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- Wiley 2012; US$ 44.95
The essays collected in this book present the first comprehensive appreciation of The Fall of the Roman Empire from historical, historiographical, and cinematic perspectives. The book also provides the principal classical sources on the period. It is a companion to Gladiator: Film and History (Blackwell, 2004) and Spartacus: Film and History ... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 104.00
There is a lot more to Spanish Queer Cinema than Pedro Almodóvar or the gay comedies of the 1990s. A wealth of short films, documentaries and features -- many by, for, or about lesbians -- is at the core of a creative culture responding to exceptionally intense social changes. The country has moved from institutionalising same-sex unions at the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
Follow from start to finish the creation of an animated short from the pre-production thought process to story development and character design. Explore the best practices and avoid the common pitfalls of creating two to five minute shorts. Watch a specially created animated short, demonstrating the core techniques and principles at the companion... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
When Emily Lloyd burst onto the movie scene at 17 she was hailed as the next Marilyn Monroe. Her stunning performance as precocious Lynda Mansell in David Leland?s coming of age drama Wish You Were Here thrust her into the spotlight and cemented the film?s reputation as a British classic. Hollywood beckoned and Emily landed high profile roles alongside... more...
- Argo-Navis 2013; US$ 6.99
Revised and reissued with a new epilogue, the award-winning classic Ghosts of Mississippi tells the inside story of one of the most rankling murder cases of the civil rights era. In this historical page-turner, National Book Award finalist Maryanne Vollers exposes a state?s struggle to confront the ghosts of its violent past in order to bring a killer... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00
"If 2001 has stirred your emotions, your subconscious, your mythological yearnings, then it has succeeded."--Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick's extraordinary movie 2001: A Space Odyssey was released in 1969. The critics initially disliked it, but the public loved it. And eventually, the film took its rightful place as one of the most innovative, brilliant,... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2011; US$ 12.95
What?s your damage? In 1989, Michael Lehmann?s black comedy Heathers drew a line in the sand, rebuffing the sweetness and optimism of John Hughes? more popular fare with darkness and death. Launching the careers of Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, Heathers became a cult classic, ranking #5 on Entertainment Weekly ?s list of the 50 Best High... more...
- I.B.Tauris 1999; US$ 99.00
In recent years there has been a remarkable surge in Iranian films expressing contentious issues which would otherwise be very difficult to discuss publicly inside the Islamic Republic of Iran - such as the role of clergy in Iranian society. Nacim Pak-Shiraz here highlights how many Iranian film directors concern themselves with the content of the... more...
- Bitingduck Press 1997; US$ 12.95
DEP-LOVE : If an abandoned 8-year old girl can't find true love with an Egyptian fortune-telling hairdresser, where can she find it? Every month, when Hazel's foster home sends her to Alma's hair salon, Hazel gets more than a shampoo; she gets love. But war breaks out in Egypt, and Alma's family must quickly return home. In their last... more...