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  • Postcolonialism, Diaspora, and Alternative Historiesby Tony Williams

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2015; US$ 59.00

    This volume offers the first comprehensive survey of the cinema of Evans Chan, a New York-based playwright, author, and filmmaker whose acclaimed films include To Liv(e), The Map of Sex and Love, and Datong. In this collection of essays on Chan’s documentary and feature films seven experts on cultural and film studies examine the unique blending... more...

  • Hayao Miyazaki's World Pictureby Dani Cavallaro

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00

    Hayao Miyazaki has gained worldwide recognition as a leading figure in the history of animation, alongside Walt Disney, Milt Kahl, Tex Avery, Chuck Jones, Yuri Norstein and John Lasseter. In both his films and his writings, Miyazaki invites us to reflect on the unexamined beliefs that govern our lives. His eclectic body of work addresses compelling... more...

  • The Films of Samuel Fullerby Lisa Dombrowski

    Wesleyan University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    First comprehensive study of this American original 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...

  • Holy Cow!by Boze Hadleigh

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    We love animals but insult humans by calling them everything from weasels or pigs to sheep, mice, chickens, sharks, snakes, and bird-brains. Animal epithets, words, and phrases are so widespread we often take them for granted or remain ignorant of the fascinating stories and facts behind them. Spanning the entire animal kingdom, Holy Cow! explains:... more...

  • Film Noirby Paul Duncan

    Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 8.74

    The laconic private eye...the corrupt cop...the heist that goes wrong...the Femme Fatale with the rich husband and dim lover - all are trademark characters of the movement known as film noir, that elusive mixture of stark lighting and even starker emotions. Noir explores the dark side of post-war society - gangsters, hoodlums, prostitutes and killers... more...

  • Great British Moviesby Don Shiach

    Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 8.74

    Which British movies are the best that this country has produced? In this volume Don Shiach encapsulates the peaks of the British film achievement from the beginning of the sound era to the first decade of the 21st century. The giant figures of the 1930s, Alfred Hitchcock and Alexander Korda, set a standard for the domestic film industry in its attempt... more...

  • Twenty-First Century Bollywoodby Ajay Gehlawat

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Key changes have emerged in Bollywood in the new millennium. Twenty-First Century Bollywood traces the emerging shifts in both the content and form of Bollywood cinema and examines these new tendencies in relation to the changing dynamics of Indian culture. The book historically situates these emerging trends in relation to previous norms, and develops... more...

  • The Films of Adoor Gopalakrishnanby Suranjan Ganguly

    Anthem Press 2015; US$ 99.00

    The first comprehensive study of the feature films of India?s most distinguished contemporary filmmaker. This work offers a compelling analysis of the director?s treatment of guilt, redemption and hope within their socio-historical contexts. more...

  • Neo-Noirby Mark Bould; Kathrina Glitre; Greg Tuck

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 24.99

    Neo-noir knows its past. It knows the rules of the game – and how to break them. From Point Blank (1998) to Oldboy (2003), from Get Carter (2000) to 36 Quai des Orfèvres (2004), from Catherine Tramell to Max Payne, neo-noir is a transnational global phenomenon. This wide-ranging collection maps out the terrain, combining genre, stylistic and... more...