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  • The Thingby Jez Conolly

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    Consigned to the deep freeze of critical and commercial reception upon its release in 1982, The Thing has bounced back spectacularly to become one of the most highly regarded productions from the 1980s 'Body Horror' cycle of films, experiencing a wholesale and detailed reappraisal that has secured its place in the pantheon of modern cinematic horror.... more...

  • The Multiple Worlds of Fringeby Tanya R. Cochran; Sherry Ginn; Paul Zinder

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    With diverse contributions from scholars in English literature, psychology, and film and television studies, this collection of essays contextualizes Fringe as a postmodern investigation into what makes us human and as an examination of how technology transforms our humanity. In compiling this collection, the editors sought material as multifaceted... more...

  • Beyond the Looking Glassby Ana Salzberg

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 90.00

    As living subjects rather than static icons, studio-era Hollywood actresses actively negotiated a balance between their public personas, film roles, and corporeal presence. The contemporary audience's engagement with the experience of these actresses unsettles the traditional model of narcissistic identification, which divides the off-screen spectator... more...

  • Invasions USAby Michael Bliss

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 31.99

    Of the twenty or so science fiction films produced in America during the 1950s, there is a fascinating subset of nine films that do more than portray an invasion. These films use the invasions as metaphors for assaults against the integrity of various things, such as the self, marriage, and notions involving the supremacy of the human race. more...

  • Screening Minors in Latin American Cinemaby Carolina Rocha; Georgia Seminet; Jack A. Draper III; Sophie Dufays; Hólmfríður Garðarsdóttir; Amanda Holmes; Alejandra Josiowicz; Juli A. Kroll; Walescka Pino-Ojeda; Rachel Randall; Traci Roberts-Camps; Carolina Rocha; Georgia Seminet; Laura Senio Blair; Sarah Thomas

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    Screening Minors in Latin American Cinema is the first book to examine how Latin American filmmakers represent the subjectivity of children and adolescents in an adult medium. The chapters analyze children?s developing agency in diverse social contexts across Latin America. more...

  • Mapping Smallvilleby Cory Barker; Chris Ryan; Myc Wiatrowski

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    One of the first full-length academic projects on the television series Smallville, this collection of new essays explains why the WB/CW series is important to understanding contemporary popular culture. The essays are presented in four sections covering broad categories: Clark Kent's metamorphosis to Superman and the influence of his parents and... more...

  • Klangbilderby Irene Kletschke

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 41.59

    <P>Walt Disneys Zeichentrickfilm <EM>Fantasia</EM> aus dem Jahr 1940 fasziniert noch heute mit seinen Bildern zur "klassischen" Musik. Gemeinsam mit Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor und unzähligen Mitarbeitern schuf Disney einen Konzertfilm, der in den siebzig Jahren seit seiner Premiere selbst zu einem Klassiker geworden... more...

  • Hollywood and the End of the Cold Warby Bryn Upton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 69.99

    This volume compares films from the late Cold War era with films of the same genre, or of similar themes, from the post-Cold War era, paying particular attention to shifts in narrative that reflect changes in American culture, attitudes, and ideas. It explains how the absence of the Cold War has changed the way we understand and interpret film. ... more...

  • Movies in the Age of Obamaby David Garrett Izzo

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    This collection of essays looks at how films in the last few years have reflected and juxtaposed the ascent of Barack Obama and his administration. The films examined here include The Help , Django Unchained , Lincoln , The Mist , Invictus , Black Dynamite , and The Great Gatsby . more...

  • E-learning with Camtasia Studioby David B. Demyan

    Packt Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99

    If you want to educate people using video learning techniques, this book is for you. Whether you are a teacher, a designer, or corporate learning staff and intend to deliver knowledge through videos, the exercises will benefit you, teaching the indispensable skills to produce and deliver effective educational content. No previous knowledge of Camtasia... more...