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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb is one of the most celebrated and significant films ever made. This book traces the movie's origins as a thriller novel through its evolution into a devastating black comedy, to its ultimate reception as an undisputed cinema classic. A wealth of fresh detail... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Screening Minors in Latin American Cinema is the first book to examine how Latin American filmmakers represent the subjectivity of children and adolescents in an adult medium. The chapters analyze children?s developing agency in diverse social contexts across Latin America. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 69.99
This volume compares films from the late Cold War era with films of the same genre, or of similar themes, from the post-Cold War era, paying particular attention to shifts in narrative that reflect changes in American culture, attitudes, and ideas. It explains how the absence of the Cold War has changed the way we understand and interpret film. ... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99
This collection of essays looks at how films in the last few years have reflected and juxtaposed the ascent of Barack Obama and his administration. The films examined here include The Help , Django Unchained , Lincoln , The Mist , Invictus , Black Dynamite , and The Great Gatsby . more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95
In a series of essays scrutinizing feminist and post-structuralists positions, Tania Modleski examines "the myth of postfeminism" and its operation in popular culture, especially popular film and cultural studies. In a (First published in 1991.) more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 18.94
Steve Halliwell is best known as the loveable patriarch Zak Dingle in television's Emmerdale, a part he has played since 1994 and which has led him to become one of the UK's most recognisable and treasured soap stars. Yet before he found success on the Yorkshire Dales, Halliwell spent many years desperately seeking work, often walking the streets... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 74.99
In Smart Chicks on Screen: Representing Women's Intellect in Film and Television , Laura Mattoon D?Amore brings together a collection of essays that examine the disparate portrayals of beauty and brains in film and television. This text will be of interest to scholars of film and television, communications, and women?s studies, to name a few.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films comprises 200 essays by leading film scholars analysing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting films of all time. Arranged alphabetically, each entry explores why each film is significant for those who study film and explores the social, historical and political contexts in which the film... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99
While cinema is a medium with a unique ability to “watch life? and “write movement,? it is equally singular in its portrayal of death. The first study to unpack American cinema?s long history of representing death, this book considers movie sequences in which the process of dying becomes an exercise in legibility and exploration for the camera and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
The past two decades witnessed the rise of television entertainment in China. Although television networks are still state-owned and Party-controlled in China, the ideological landscape of television programs has become increasingly diverse and even paradoxical, simultaneously subservient and defiant, nationalistic and cosmopolitan, moralistic and... more...