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- Running Press 2014; US$ 5.95
Agatha Christie, the world?s “bestselling novelist,? according to Guinness, centered a majority of her novels and short stories on the adventures of one master detective: Hercule Poirot. Enjoy the best of these works in this tiny tome—all in one sitting. This miniature volume opens with an introduction and biography on the “life? of Hercule Poirot,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
While cinema is a medium with a unique ability to “watch life? and “write movement,? it is equally singular in its portrayal of death. The first study to unpack American cinema?s long history of representing death, this book considers movie sequences in which the process of dying becomes an exercise in legibility and exploration for the camera and... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 120.00
Between the two world wars, a distinct and vibrant film culture emerged in Europe. Film festivals and schools were established; film theory and history was written that took cinema seriously as an art form; and critical writing that created the film canon flourished. This scene was decidedly transnational and creative, overcoming traditional boundaries... more...
- Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00
A filmic guidebook of the Greek capital, World Film Locations: Athens takes readers to film locations in the central historical district with excursions to the periphery of Athenspopular neighborhoods, poor suburbs, and slums often represented in postwar neorealist filmsand then on to garden cities and upper class suburbs, especially those... more...
- Intellect 2014; US$ 20.00
Florence, with its rich history, privileged place in the canon of Western art, and long-standing relationship with the moving image, is a cinematic city equal to Venice or Rome. World Film Locations: Florence explores the city as it is manifested in the minds of filmmakers and filmgoers. more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
Steve Halliwell is best known as the loveable patriarch Zak Dingle in television's Emmerdale, a part he has played since 1994 and which has led him to become one of the UK's most recognisable and treasured soap stars. Yet before he found success on the Yorkshire Dales, Halliwell spent many years desperately seeking work, often walking the streets... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
The Horror Film is an in-depth exploration of one of the most consistently popular, but also most disreputable, of all the mainstream film genres. Since the early 1930s there has never been a time when horror films were not being produced in substantial numbers somewhere in the world and never a time when they were not being criticised, censored... more...
- Running Press 2014; US$ 14.95
The members of the Sons of Anarchy, Redwood Original (SAMCRO)—a notorious outlaw motorcycle club—live, ride, and die for brotherhood. The club president, Jax Teller, and the rest of the Reaper crew strive to protect the livelihood of the club while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, Charming.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
Charlie Chaplin's remarkable life and comedic talent have been the focus of countless popular and scholarly studies. In this groundbreaking work, Chaplin's often underrated skills as a film director take center stage. Highlighting the screen icon's significance as a filmmaker, this study focuses on the heart of Chaplin's cinema--his... more...