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  • American Cinema of the 1980sby Stephen Prince

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 17.00

    During the 1980s, American cinema underwent enormous transformations. Blockbusters like Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T., and The Empire Strikes Back grabbed huge revenues for the studios. At the same time, the growth of home video led to new and creative opportunities for independent film production, resulting in many of the decade’s best films.... more...

  • Visions of Empire: Political Imagery in Contemporary American Filmby Stephen Prince

    ABC-CLIO 1992; US$ 31.95

    Visions of Empire explores film's function as a medium of political communication, recognizing not just the propaganda film, but the various ways that conventional narrative films embody, question, or critique established social values underlying American attitudes toward historical, social, and political events. Stephen Prince discusses Hollywood... more...

  • Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunchby Stephen Prince

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 36.00

    A collection of essays of Sam Peckinpah's film The Wild Bunch. more...

  • Digital Visual Effects in Cinemaby Stephen Prince

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 25.95

    Stephen Prince argues for an understanding of digital technologies as an expanded toolbox, available to enhance both realist films and cinematic fantasies. He offers a detailed exploration of each of these tools, from lighting technologies to image capture to stereoscopic 3D. Integrating aesthetic, historical, and theoretical analyses of digital... more...

  • Firestormby Stephen Prince

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 29.99

    It was believed that September 11th would make certain kinds of films obsolete, such as action thrillers crackling with explosions or high-casualty blockbusters where the hero escapes unscathed. While the production of these films did ebb, the full impact of the attacks on Hollywood's creative output is still taking shape. Did 9/11 force filmmakers... more...

  • The Horror Filmby Stephen Prince

    Rutgers University Press 2004; US$ 24.95

    In this volume, Stephen Prince has collected essays reviewing the history of the horror film and the psychological reasons for its persistent appeal, as well as discussions of the developmental responses of young adult viewers and children to the genre. The book focuses on recent postmodern examples such as The Blair Witch Project. In a daring... more...

  • The Blocking of Zeebrugge - Operation Z-O 1918by Stephen Prince

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 9.95

    On the night of 22-23 April 1918 the Royal Navy carried out a raid on the German held ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend - Operation Z-O. Under the cover of clouds and smoke, over 70 ships and an assault force of 1,800 Royal Marines embarked on a daring mission which involved a vicious battle of incredible intensity. However, despite the gallant and courageous... more...

  • Stories of the Southby K. Stephen Prince

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Stories of the South: Race and the Reconstruction of Southern Identity, 1865-1915 more...

  • The Blocking of Zeebrugge - Operation Z-O 1918by Stephen Prince; Giuseppe Rava

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 9.95

    On the night of 22?23 April 1918 the Royal Navy carried out a raid on the German held ports of Zeebrugge and Ostend ? Operation Z-O. Under the cover of clouds and smoke, over 70 ships and an assault force of 1,800 Royal Marines embarked on a daring mission which involved a vicious battle of incredible intensity. However, despite the gallant and courageous... more...

  • Art Direction and Production Designby Lucy Fischer; Lucy Fischer; Mark Shiel; Merrill Schleier; Charles Tashiro; J.D. Connor; Stephen Prince

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    "This illuminating study of design in film examines the evolution of an often-overlooked role and the chemistry of knowledge, skill, and collaboration required to create visually compelling cinema." more...