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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 29.99
Jean-Luc Godard's early films revolutionized the language of cinema. Hugely prolific in his first decade-- Breathless, Contempt, Pierrot le Fou, Alphaville , and Made in USA are just a handful of the seminal works he directed--Godard introduced filmgoers to the generation of stars associated with the trumpeted sexuality of postwar movies and culture:... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99
This is the first biography of Lee J. Cobb, the actor who originated the role of Willy Loman in Arthur Miller?s Death of a Salesman . This biography follows the actor from his roots in Brooklyn, New York to his triumph on the Broadway stage and his long career as a character actor in Hollywood films and television, including roles in On the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
The millennials, who constitute the largest generation in America's history, may resist a simple definition; nevertheless, they do share a number of common traits and also an ever increasing presence on film and television. This collection of new essays first situates the millennials within their historical context and then proceeds to an examination... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 34.96
This dynamic, event-centered anthology offers a new understanding of the hundred-year history of German-language film, from the earliest days of the "Kintopp" to contemporary productions like "The Lives of Others". Each of the more than eighty essays takes a key date as its starting point and explores its significance for German film history, pursuing... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
The Highway Horror Film argues that 'Highway Horror' is a hither-to overlooked sub-genre of the American horror movie. In these films, the American landscape is by its very accessibility rendered terrifyingly hostile, and encounters with other travellers almost always have sinister outcomes. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 19.00
From America's most trusted and highly visible film critic, 100 more brilliant essays on the films that define cinematic greatness. Continuing the pitch-perfect critiques begun in The Great Movies , Roger Ebert's The Great Movies II collects 100 additional essays, each one of them a gem of critical appreciation and an amalgam of love, analysis,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
How is watching a movie similar to dreaming? What goes on in our minds when we become absorbed in a movie? How does looking ?into? a movie screen allow us to experience the thoughts and feelings of a movie?s characters? These and related questions are at the heart of The Power of Movies, a thoughtful, invigorating, and remarkably accessible book... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00
Respected film critic Gonzalo Aguilar offers a lucid and sophisticated analysis of Argentine films of the last decade. This is the most complete and up-to-date work in English to examine the 'new Argentine cinema' phenomenon. Aguilar looks at highly relevant films, including those by Lucrecia Martel and Sergio Rejtman. more...