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- Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 5.08
So you want to make a film? It's the only way to get into the film industry. No one's going to let you play with the kind of money it takes to make a feature film until you've already proven yourself by making a great short film. You can do that at film school - if you can afford to go to film school. If you can't, then you're going to have to make... more...
- Marion Boyars 1993; US$ 17.49
Judith Williamson takes herself to the movies, and this book contains the reviews she wrote as film critic for Time Out, City Limits, the radical alternative London weekly listings paper, and the New Statesman. This book contains her journalism, analysis of those times and her career as a journalist in a turbulent England with fierce labour relations... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2010; US$ 24.99
Marilyn Monroe?s image is so universal that we can?t help but believe that we know all there is to know of her. Every word and gesture made headlines and garnered controversy. Her serious gifts as an actor were sometimes eclipsed by her notoriety -- and the way the camera fell helplessly in love with her. But what of the other Marilyn? Beyond the... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95
In ten original essays, American Cinema of the 1920s examines the film industry's continued growth and prosperity while focusing on important themes of the era that witnessed the birth of the star system that supported the meteoric rise and celebrity status of actors including Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, and Rudolph... more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 29.99
Is it true that film in the twentieth century experimented with vision more than any other art form? And what visions did it privilege? In this brilliant book, acclaimed film scholar Francesco Casetti situates the cinematic experience within discourses of twentieth-century modernity. He suggests that film defined a unique gaze, not only because it... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 15.99
The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead is the first in-depth study in English of the career of this foremost auteur working at the margins of the Hollywood mainstream in the horror genre. In placing Romero's oeuvre in the context of literary naturalism, the book explores the relevance of the director's films within American cultural... more...
- Intellect 2011; US$ 10.00
Despite critical acclaim and a recent surge of popularity with Western audiences, Iranian cinema has been the subject of lamentably few academic studies and those have been limited to the genres most visible on the international film circuit. Iranian cinema and globalization seeks to broaden readers exposure to other dimensions of Iranian cinema,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 18.81
Hauptbeschreibung Jede Weltstadt hat ihre Chinatown, sei es New York, London, Paris oder Melbourne. In westlichen Ländern gelten die exotischen Stadtteile als touristische Attraktionen, im Film sind sie jedoch typische Schauplätze für Gewalt und Chaos, denkt man beispielsweise an den gleichnamigen Film von Roman PolaÅski oder an Big trouble in little... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 18.81
Hauptbeschreibung Stefanie Hirsbrunner widmet sich in ihrer kritischen Analyse außerordentlich erfolgreichen Hollywoodfilmen. Im Zentrum stehen hierbei die männlichen Hauptfiguren, die in Filmen wie "Avatar - Aufbruch nach Pandora", "District 9"oder "Der mit dem Wolf tanzt" zu Helden werden. Als Weiße treffen sie im Verlauf der Handlung auf fremde... more...