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- University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 55.00
Knockout: The Boxer and Boxing in American Cinema is the first book-length study of the Hollywood boxing film, a popular movie entertainment since the 1930s, that includes such classics as Million Dollar Baby , Rocky , and Raging more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99
The 1990s saw a shock wave of dynamic new directing talent that took the Hollywood studio system by storm. At the forefront of that movement were six innovative and daring directors whose films pushed the boundaries of moviemaking and announced to the world that something exciting was happening in Hollywood. Sharon Waxman, editor and chief of The... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 75.00
In this second edition of American Politics in Hollywood Film, Ian Scott takes up his analysis of political content and ideology through movies and contends that American culture and the institutional process continues to be portrayed, debated and influenced by a whole series of films. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 20.99
An updated and expanded version of this classic study of contemporary American film, the new edition of A Cinema of Loneliness reassesses the landscape of American cinema over the past decade, incorporating discussions of directors like Judd Apatow and David Fincher while offering assessments of the recent, and in some cases final, work from the filmmakers--Penn,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 29.95
The cultural liberalization of communist Czechoslovakia in the 1960s produced many artistic accomplishments, not least the celebrated films of the Czech New Wave. This movement saw filmmakers use their new freedom to engage with traditions of the avant-garde, especially Surrealism. This book explores the avant-garde's influence over the New Wave... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 8.99
?Don?t get high on your own supply.? Brian de Palma?s brash, bloody version of Scarface was trashed by critics when it came out twenty-five years ago and didn?t do well at the box office, but has become a spectacular fan favorite and enduring pop culture classic since. ?Never underestimate the greed of the other guy.? What makes millions... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.53
With the advent of the Second World War a new mood was discernible in film drama - an atmosphere of disillusion and a sense of foreboding, a dark quality that derived as much from the characters depicted as from the cinematographer's art. These films, among them such classics as Double Indemnity, The Woman in the Window, Touch of Evil and sunset... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 18.00
In 1969, a low-budget biker movie, Easy Rider, shocked Hollywood with its stunning success. An unabashed celebration of sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll (onscreen and off), Easy Rider heralded a heady decade in which a rebellious wave of talented young filmmakers invigorated the movie industry. In Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, Peter Biskind takes us... more...