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  • The Cinema of Raúl Ruizby Michael Goddard

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    Raúl Ruiz, while considered one of the world's most significant filmmakers by several film critics, is yet to be the subject of any thorough engagement with his work in English. This volume sets out on this task by mapping, as fully as possible, Ruiz's cinematic trajectory across more than five decades of prolific work, up to his death in 2011; ranging... more...

  • The Cinema of Steven Soderberghby Andrew deWaard; R. Colin Tait

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    The industry's only director-cinematographer-screenwriter-producer-actor-editor, Steven Soderbergh is contemporary Hollywood's most innovative and prolific filmmaker. A Palme d'or and Academy Award-winner, Soderbergh has directed nearly thirty films, including political provocations, digital experiments, esoteric documentaries, global blockbusters,... more...

  • The Cinema of Steven Spielbergby Nigel Morris

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 24.99

    Cinema?s most successful director is a commercial and cultural force demanding serious consideration. Not just triumphant marketing, this international popularity is partly a function of the movies themselves. Polarised critical attitudes largely overlook this, and evidence either unquestioning adulation or vilification—often vitriolic—for epitomising... more...

  • The Cinema of Takeshi Kitanoby Sean Redmond

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood is a detailed aesthetic, Deleuzian, and phenomenological exploration of Japan?s finest currently-working film director, performer, and celebrity. The volume uniquely explores Kitano?s oeuvre through the tropes of stillness and movement, becoming animal, melancholy and loss, intensity, schizophrenia, and... more...

  • The Cinema of Víctor Ericeby Linda C. Ehrlich

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 54.99

    This anthology examines the aesthetic, historical, and sociological forces at work in Victor Erice's films and includes an extensive interview with the director. This broad array of writings provides insight into not only three unforgettable films but also into 20th-century Spanish society, as well as world cinema. The Cinema of Víctor Erice will... more...

  • The Cinema of the Coen Brothersby Jeffrey Adams

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 24.99

    The films of the Coen brothers have become a contemporary cultural phenomenon. Highly acclaimed and commercially successful, over the years their movies have attracted increasingly larger audiences and spawned a subculture of dedicated fans. Shunning fame and celebrity, Ethan and Joel Coen remain maverick filmmakers, producing and directing independent... more...

  • The Cinema of the Dardenne Brothersby Philip Mosley

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    The brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne have established an international reputation for their emotionally powerful realist cinema. Inspired by their home turf of Liège-Seraing, a former industrial hub of French-speaking southern Belgium, they have crafted a series of fiction films that blends acute observation of life on the social margins with... more...

  • Cinematic Chinatownby Yuanchen Zhang

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    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...

  • Cinematic Portraitsby Pete Wright

    Amherst Media 2015; US$ 19.95

    Pete Wright teaches you how to re-create mysterious, dark, and glamorous cinematic portraits reminiscent of those taken of 1920s? and 1930s? stars and starlets. The book contains 60 discrete sections which contain 60 of Wright?s most impressive, nostalgic black & white portraits, along with some alternate poses and lighting diagrams. In each section,... more...

  • Cold War Fantasiesby Ronnie D. Lipschutz

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99

    As memories of the Cold War recede, it becomes more and more difficult to remember what it was about and why it evoked such feelings of intensity and fatalism. Fortunately, we have a gold mine of movies and novels to help us recall why an entire generation of Americans grew up ducking under school desks in air raid drills and stocking the family bomb... more...