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- Titan Books 2012; US$ 5.82
With the hilarious ?instant cult classic? Seagalogy: A Study of the Ass-Kicking Films of Steven Seagal, Vern wrote a book that shook the very foundations of film criticism (then broke their wrists and threw them through a window). Now he?s back, and this time he?s got all ?the films of badass cinema? in his sights... Discover how one review earned... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2011; US$ 23.95
The inimitable John Clarke is back with another hilarious collection of the highs and lows in Australian politics. Here are the interviews with Australia's leading citizens, drawn from John Clarke and Bryan Dawe's weekly broadcasts on ABC TV's 7.30 Report, from 2003 to 2006. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 26.95
Acting for America focuses on the way film icons have engaged in and defined some major issues of cultural and social concern to America during the 1980s. Scholars employing a variety of useful approaches explore how these movie stars' films speak to an increased audience awareness of advances in feminism, new ideas about masculinity, and the... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03
Drawing on his lifetime career in front of the camera (and sometimes behind it), Denis Lawson offers a wonderfully accessible introduction to acting for film and TV. For the young actor hoping to break into the industry – whether in a drama series, soap or sitcom – this book is the ultimate insider?s guide. The author takes us on a guided tour... more...
- Allworth Press 2010; US$ 19.95
An Actor's Guide?Your First Year in Hollywood should be required reading for any young actor headed to La-La Land with a dream in his heart and a shine on his shoes. Sure, it's a great guide to auditioning, getting a SAG card, finding an agent, landing parts, gaining exposure, and creating publicity?but it?s also packed with real-world advice from... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 39.95
Alfred Hitchcock called the silent "the purest form of cinema," and the ten silent films he directed between 1925 and 1929 reveal the young director's mature artistry. Hitchcock's silents have often been characterized as the work of a talented amateur, a young director practicing his craft during a pre-sound era of antiquated instruments... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 26.70
Stars, Luxus, Glamour und Schönheit, das große Geld, spannende Unterhaltung: Hören wir den Namen Hollywood, denken wir an all das. Der berühmte Schriftzug hoch über der Stadt Los Angeles, Filmklassiker, Kinoabende und Blockbuster kommen uns in den Sinn. Dabei ist Hollywood gar nicht so leicht zu bestimmen. Ist es ein Stadtteil, der Name einer Industrie,... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 26.70
Preußen: expansiv, militaristisch und rücksichtslos - oder sparsam und tugendhaft, bürokratisch und ordnungsliebend? Waren es ?preußische Tugenden?, die dem Nationalsozialismus den Weg bereiteten? Hat Preußen Österreich aus dem Alten Reich gedrängt und war Berlin wirklich die verspätete Hauptstadt? Schon der Blick der Zeitgenossen auf Preußen war klischeebehaftet.... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
From the very beginning of cinema, there have been amateur filmmakers at work. It wasn?t until Kodak introduced 16mm film in 1923, however, that amateur moviemaking became a widespread reality, and by the 1950s, over a million Americans had amateur movie cameras. In Amateur Cinema, Charles Tepperman explores the meaning of the "amateur" in film history... more...