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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
In this new and expanded edition of The Art Direction Handbook , author Michael Rizzo now covers art direction for television, in addition to updated coverage of film design. This comprehensive, professional manual details the set-up of the art department and the day-to-day job duties: scouting for locations, research, executing the design concept,... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.49
When actor Will Shephard turned up at the Beverley Hills offices of Dino De Laurentiis, he expected to be interviewed for a modest role in the great mans next production."My agent told me on the phone that you were looking for actors who could do animal movements, but she didnt tell me what the film was about," said Will."Its... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 14.49
Everyone on deck! All hands on deck! Fire! Fire! Bring the hose quick! As the steamship lurched in the heavy seas, Harry Braham grabbed what clothes he could and struggled with the other terrified passengers to climb the ladders. On deck, with the rain lashing down and the wind howling, he gripped the rails of the ship tightly, trying to stay upright.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
[This work includes discussions of the history of sound effects, the different types of sound effects, creating sound effects from scratch, recording sounds in the studio and field, the advantages of live sounds over tape, knowing why and when to use sound effects, the difference between radio, TV and film sounds, Foleying and the Foley stage, and... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 14.99
Consigned to the deep freeze of critical and commercial reception upon its release in 1982, The Thing has bounced back spectacularly to become one of the most highly regarded productions from the 1980s 'Body Horror' cycle of films, experiencing a wholesale and detailed reappraisal that has secured its place in the pantheon of modern cinematic horror.... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 23.99
From the cult favorite Buffy the Vampire Slayer , which netted four million viewers per episode, to the summer blockbuster The Avengers , which amassed a box office of $1.5 billion, Joss Whedon has made a name for himself in Hollywood for his penchant for telling meaningful, personal tales about love, death, and redemption even against the most... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
With diverse contributions from scholars in English literature, psychology, and film and television studies, this collection of essays contextualizes Fringe as a postmodern investigation into what makes us human and as an examination of how technology transforms our humanity. In compiling this collection, the editors sought material as multifaceted... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 90.00
As living subjects rather than static icons, studio-era Hollywood actresses actively negotiated a balance between their public personas, film roles, and corporeal presence. The contemporary audience's engagement with the experience of these actresses unsettles the traditional model of narcissistic identification, which divides the off-screen spectator... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 31.99
Of the twenty or so science fiction films produced in America during the 1950s, there is a fascinating subset of nine films that do more than portray an invasion. These films use the invasions as metaphors for assaults against the integrity of various things, such as the self, marriage, and notions involving the supremacy of the human race. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
As a longtime golfer, Jeff Foxworthy has learned something important about the grand auld game: It?s not who has the highest score, it?s who has the least fun playing it. And now, in his hilarious primer How to Really Stink at Golf, Foxworthy shares his invaluable tips for a lifetime of horrible drives and putts. ? Get into the right frame of mind... more...