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  • Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywoodby Lincoln Geraghty

    Intellect Books Ltd 2012; US$ 32.00

    With its sprawling celebrity homes, the Walk of Fame, and the iconic sign on the hill, Hollywood is truly the land of stars. Glamorous and larger-than-life, many of the most memorable motion pictures of all time have emanated from its multimillion-dollar film industry, which exports more films per capita than that of any other nation.Directory of World... more...

  • Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood 2by Lincoln Geraghty

    Intellect Books Ltd 2015; US$ 32.00

    Hollywood continues to reign supreme; from award-winning dramas to multi-million-dollar, special-effects-laden blockbusters, Tinseltown produces the films that audiences around the world go to the cinema to see. While the film industry has dramatically changed over the years ? stars have come and gone, studios have risen and fallen, new technologies... more...

  • Directory of World Cinema: American Independentby John Berra

    Intellect Books Ltd 2010; US$ 32.00

    With high-profile Academy Award nominations and an increasing number of big-name actors eager to sign on to promising projects, independent films have been at the forefront in recent years like never before. But the roots of such critical and commercial successes as The Hurt Locker and Precious can be traced to the first boom of independent cinema... more...

  • Directory of World Cinema: Australia & New Zealandby Ben Goldsmith; Geoff Lealand

    Intellect 2010; US$ 20.00

    This addition to Intellect’s Directory of World Cinema series turns the spotlight on Australia and New Zealand. This ambitious volume offers an in-depth and exciting look at the cinema produced in these two countries since the turn of the twentieth century. Though the two nations share considerable cultural and economic connections, their film... more...

  • Directory of World Cinema: Australia and New Zealand 2by Ben Goldsmith; Mark David Ryan; Geoff Lealand

    Intellect Books Ltd 2015; US$ 32.00

    Building on and bringing up to date the material presented in the first installment of Directory of World Cinema: Australia and New Zealand, this volume continues the exploration of the cinema produced in Australia and New Zealand since the beginning of the twentieth century. Among the additions to this volume are in-depth treatments of the locations... more...

  • Directory of World Cinema: Britainby Emme Bell; Neil Mitchell

    Intellect Books Ltd 2012; US$ 32.00

    Bringing to mind rockers and royals, Buckingham Palace and the Scottish Highlands, Britain holds a special interest for international audiences who have flocked in recent years to quality British exports like Fish Tank, Trainspotting and The King?s Speech. A series of essays and articles exploring the definitive films of Great Britain, this addition... more...

  • Directory of World Cinema: Chinaby Gary Bettinson

    Intellect Books Ltd 2012; US$ 32.00

    Commended for their social relevance and artistic value, Chinese films remain at the forefront of international cinema, bolstered in recent years by a new generation of talented young filmmakers. Directory of World Cinema: China presents an accessible overview of the definitive films of Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mainland China, with particular attention... more...

  • Directory of World Cinema: East Europeby Adam Bingham

    Intellect Books Ltd 2012; US$ 32.00

    Part of the "Directory of World Cinema" series, this title includes contributions from some of the leading academics in the field. It features film recommendations from a range of genres for those interested in watching more cinema from these regions. It also features comprehensive filmography as an index. Given the prevalence of important new wave... more...

  • Directory of World Cinema: Finlandby Pietari Kääpä

    Intellect Books Ltd 2012; US$ 32.00

    An important addition to Intellect's popular series, Directory of World Cinema: Finland provides historical and cultural overviews of the country's cinema. Over the course of their contributions to this volume, scholars from a variety of disciplines construct a collective argument that complicates the dominant international view of Finnish cinema as... more...

  • Directory of World Cinema: Franceby Tim Palmer; Charlie Michael

    Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 32.00

    Artistic, intellectual, and appreciably avant-garde, the French film industry has, perhaps more than any other national cinema, been perennially at the centre of international filmmaking. With its vigorous business and wide-ranging film culture, France has also been home historically to some of the most influential filmmakers and movements ? and, indeed,... more...