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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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Das ökonomische Dilemma der Medienproduktionby Regina Schnellmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 44.99

    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...

  • Black Caps and Red Feathersby Nkemngong Nkengasong

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 19.00

    In Black Caps and Red Feathers the reader is taken into Creature?s subconscious on the garbage heap where he is tenant, and where he recounts his multitudinous and gruesome experiences in Traourou?s underground prisons. Ancestral Earth, set within a traditional African background, indicts Akeumbin, the king and custodian of the earth of Allehtendurih,... more...

  • Punch and Judy in 19th Century Americaby Ryan Howard

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00

    The hand-puppet play starring the characters Punch and Judy was introduced from England and became extremely popular in the U.S. in the 1800s. This book contains the record of what the author has learned about almost 350 American Punch players. And it explores the significance of the 19th-century American show as a reflection of the attitudes and conditions... more...

  • Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadowsby Geoffrey O'Brien

    Counterpoint 2013; US$ 24.99

    We watch what is moving fast from a platform that is also moving fast,? writes Geoffrey O?Brien in the beginning of Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows . This collectiongathering the best of a decade?s worth of writing on film by one of our most bracing and imaginative criticsranges freely over the past, present, and future of the movies, from the primal... 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...