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  • Movie Monsters in Scaleby Mark C. Glassy

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95

    This book showcases stunningly realistic and wonderfully posed models and dioramas depicting various characters and scenes from science fiction and horror cinema. The models and dioramas are presented in chronological order starting with the silent films from 1910 to 1927, then the classic films from the 1930s and 1940s, including Universal Studios'... 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...

  • Das ökonomische Dilemma der Medienproduktionby Regina Schnellmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; Not Available

    In medienökonomischen Lehrbüchern findet sich gelegentlich der Verweis auf die Kostenkrankheit der Kulturproduktion. Sehr viel weiter als bis zum Befund, dass diese Kostenkrankheit auch für Medien gilt, reicht es aus medienökonomischer Perspektive nur selten. Regina Schnellmann untersucht das von Baumol und Bowen 1966 beschriebene ?Ökonomische Dilemma... more...

  • Filmwissenschaftliche Genreanalyseby Markus Kuhn; Irina Scheidgen; Nicola Valeska Weber

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 35.00

    Genre theory is among the fundamental approaches to the historical and systematic understanding of motion pictures. This introductory volume provides an overview of the use of genre analysis in film studies and about the main motion-picture genres. For each of the genres presented, the book includes an exemplary film analysis. It also... more...

  • The British New Waveby B. F. Taylor

    Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00

    This book offers an opportunity to reconsider the films of the British New Wave in the light of forty years of heated debate. By eschewing the usual tendency to view films like A Kind of Loving and The Entertainer collectively and include them in broader debates about class, gender, and ideology, this book presents a new and innovative look at this... more...

  • Hollywood romantic comedyby Kathrina Glitre

    Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00

    This work explores the changing representation of the couple in romantic comedy, focusing on the key themes of marriage, equality and desire. It considers the three cycles of production: screwball comedy in the thirties; career woman comedy in the forties; and sex comedy in the fifties. This work analyses shifting discourses around heterosexuality,... more...

  • Daniel Calparsoroby Ann Davies

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00

    Daniel Calparsoro, a director who has provided a crucial contribution to the contemporary scene in Spanish and Basque cinema, has provoked strong reactions from the critics. Reductively dismissed as a purveyor of crude violence by those critics lamenting a 'lost golden age' of Spanish filmmaking, Calparsoro’s films reveal in fact a more... more...

  • Humphrey Jenningsby Keith Beattie

    Manchester University Press 2010; US$ 95.00

    Humphrey Jennings has been described as the only real poet that British cinema has produced. His documentary films are remarkable records of Britain at peace and war, and his range of representational approaches transcended accepted notions of wartime propaganda and revised the strict codes of British documentary film of the 1930s and 1940s.Poet, propagandist,... more...

  • Psych and Philosophyby Robert Arp

    Open Court 2013; US$ 19.99

    I?m getting something,? says Shawn, assuming a look of intense concentration and pressing his fingertips to the sides of his head. Shawn Spencer uses lies, pretense, and distraction to get at the truth. But can pseudoscience and fakery really be so helpful? And if they can be, is it ethical to employ them? Psych and Philosophy takes an entertaining... more...

  • Dancing Shadows Of Baliby Hobart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...