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- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 15.99
Danny Boyle is one of contemporary filmmakings most exciting talents. Since the early 1990s he has steadily created a body of work that crosses genres and defies easy categorisation, from black humour (Shallow Grave), gritty realism (Trainspotting), screwball comedy (A Life Less Ordinary), cult adaptations (The Beach), and horror (28 Days Later),... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2007; US$ 32.00
For more than 30 years, David Cronenberg has produced films, mostly outside the Studio system, which continue to disturb, surprise and challenge audiences. He has also been repeatedly drawn to literary fiction for inspiration, adapting works by figures like William Burroughs, J.G. Ballard and Patrick McGrath. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 64.00
David Fincher is one of the most exciting filmmakers working in Hollywood today. He has produced a string of groundbreaking films that have achieved both critical and commercial success, while constantly challenging audiences to rethink their expectations of generic boundaries. David Fincher: Films That Scar is the first truly analytical work on... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00
It can be said that George Clooney has crafted his artistic brand through a mixture of smart career choices of roles, carefully nuanced performances, and key relationships with directors. He is not just an accomplished actor but a major Hollywood player, serving as director, producer, and writer on many projects. His work garners critical acclaim,... more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 23.99
Four essential questions: Why does one fish? How should one properly fish? What relations are created in fishing? And what effects does fishing have on the future? Haunted by Waters is a self-examination by the author as he constructs his own narrative and tries to answer these questions for himself. But it is also a thorough examination of the... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2009; US$ 25.00
From 1976 to the present day, there have been over 45 films adapted from the spine-tingling works of Stephen King. In Stephen King on the Big Screen, Mark Browning addresses the question of why some of the film adaptations of the world?s best-selling author are much more successful than others.By focussing on the theoretical aspect of genre, Browning... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2014; US$ 25.00
In this follow up to Stephen King on the Big Screen (2009) Mark Browning turns his critical eye upon the much-neglected subject of the best-selling author?s work in television, examining what it is about King?s fiction that makes it particularly suitable for the small screen.By focusing on this body of work, from ratings successes The Stand and The... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 49.00
This first full-length consideration of this noted director's work, Wes Anderson: Why His Movies Matter is organized chronologically to encompass all of Anderson's films, from 1996's Bottle Rocket to Rushmore , The Royal Tenenbaums , and the 2009 release, The Fantastic Mr. Fox . The study includes analysis of Anderson's work in commercials,... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2014; US$ 25.00
British playwright Howard Barker coined the term ?theatre of catastrophe? to describe his unique brand of complex, poetic, ambiguous, and often unsettling drama. Revered by many ? not least in continental Europe, North America and Australia ? as one of the greatest living dramatists in the English language, Barker is also a celebrated poet, theater... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 37.95
Acclaimed theatre company Oily Cart presents a rich and illuminating picture of its three decades of skilled interactive theatre making for young children and for children and young adults with learning disabilities or on the spectrum of autism. more...