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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 24.99
The films of the Coen brothers have become a contemporary cultural phenomenon. Highly acclaimed and commercially successful, over the years their movies have attracted increasingly larger audiences and spawned a subculture of dedicated fans. Shunning fame and celebrity, Ethan and Joel Coen remain maverick filmmakers, producing and directing independent... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99
The brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne have established an international reputation for their emotionally powerful realist cinema. Inspired by their home turf of Liège-Seraing, a former industrial hub of French-speaking southern Belgium, they have crafted a series of fiction films that blends acute observation of life on the social margins with... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
Has your karma run over your dogma? Are you feeling anxious about the future, or wondering who turned down the dimmer switch on your inner light? The illumination you need is right at your fingertips. Settle into the lotus position, pick up your remote control, and let movies be your spiritual guide on your journey toward personal nirvana. From the... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08
Hauptbeschreibung Jede Weltstadt hat ihre Chinatown, sei es New York, London, Paris oder Melbourne. In westlichen Ländern gelten die exotischen Stadtteile als touristische Attraktionen, im Film sind sie jedoch typische Schauplätze für Gewalt und Chaos, denkt man beispielsweise an den gleichnamigen Film von Roman PolaÅski oder an Big trouble in little... more...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99
As memories of the Cold War recede, it becomes more and more difficult to remember what it was about and why it evoked such feelings of intensity and fatalism. Fortunately, we have a gold mine of movies and novels to help us recall why an entire generation of Americans grew up ducking under school desks in air raid drills and stocking the family bomb... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 23.24
Hauptbeschreibung This study will compare the USSR and the United States according to their cinematic use of science fiction in the late 1950s and 1960s in order to coincide with the period of de-Stalinisation and thaw in the USSR, and late McCarthyism in the United States. The genre provides an opportunity to express the two powers' scientific... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
This filmography covers Columbia Pictures' noir titles released in the classic noir era, October 1940 to June 1962. All sub-genres are covered including British, western and science fiction. Included are the great Columbia films Gilda, Lady from Shanghai, All the Kings Men, In a Lonely Place, On the Waterfront, Anatomy of a Murder and Experiment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
During the twentieth century, the medium of film has developed as a means of understanding the complexity of modern life. Since 1968, film theory has concentrated not so much on theme or content but on the deeper question of how the medium works on its viewer. Film theory has been profoundly influenced by the writings of such modern thinkers as Saussure,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 25.99
Over the last decade, audiences worldwide have become familiar with highly acclaimed films from the Romanian New Wave such as 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005), and 12:08 East of Bucharest (2006). However, the hundred or so years of Romanian cinema leading to these accomplishments have been largely overlooked.... more...