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- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00
In Theses on Feuerbach , Marx writes, "The philosophers have only interpreted the world differently; the point is to change it." This collection examines how filmmakers have tried to change the world by engaging in emancipatory politics through their work, and how audiences have received them. It presents a wide spectrum of case studies, covering... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 24.99
Emanuel Levy is a professor of film and sociology, now teaching at New York University. He is the author of nine books, including Vincente Minnelli: Hollywood's Dark Dreamer; All About Oscar: The History and Politics of the Academy Awards; Cinema of Outsiders: The Rise of American Independent Film; George Cukor: Master of Elegance; John Wayne: Prophet... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00
The 21st century has seen a resurgence of popular interest in the Middle Ages. Television in particular has presented a wide and diverse array of "medieval" offerings. Yet there exists little scholarship on television medievalism. This collection fills the gap with 10 new essays focusing on the depiction of the Middle Ages in popular culture... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 37.99
The origins of, and in many ways the prototype for, modern reality programming can be traced to Real People , a show which focused on average individuals, primarily Americans, and applauded their individuality. This book provides an examination of Real People , why it succeeded, and what implications it had for future television programming.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99
This book looks at the adaptation of science fiction from literary and film sources for television. The authors examine television as having a separate identity and separate aesthetic principles from film and draw appropriate comparisons. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95
There are two ages in the history of television: before HBO and after HBO. Before the launch of Home Box Office in 1972, the industry had changed little since the birth of broadcast network television in the late 1940s. The arrival of the premium cable channel began a revolution in the business and programming of TV. For the generation that has grown... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 11.99
The first English language book about Studio Ghibli, now updated to include The Wind Rises The animations of Japan?s Studio Ghibli are among the highest regarded in the movie industry. Their delightful films rank alongside the most popular non-English language films ever made, with each new eagerly-anticipated release a guaranteed box-office smash.... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 24.78
Delinquent presenters, controversial executive pay-offs, the Jimmy Savile scandal… The BBC is one of the most successful broadcasters in the world, but its programme triumphs are often accompanied by management crises and high-profile resignations. One of the most respected figures in the broadcasting industry, Roger Mosey has taken senior roles at... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 40.90
This volume examines the challenges cinemas in small European countries have faced since 1989. It explores how notions of scale and »small cinemas« relate to questions of territory, transnational media flows, and globalization. Employing a variety of approaches from industry analysis to Deleuze & Guattari's concept of the »minor«, contributions... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
Hermann Kappelhoff casts the evolution of cinema as an ongoing struggle to relate audiences to their historical moment. Appreciating cinema?s unique ability to bind concrete living conditions to individual experience (which existing political institutions cannot), he reads films by Sergei Eisenstein and Pedro Almodóvar, by the New Objectivity and... more...