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- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95
With the chick flick arguably in decline, film scholars may well ask: what has become of the woman?s film? Little attention has been paid to the proliferation of films, often from the independent sector, that do not sit comfortably in either the category of popular culture or that of high art??films that are perhaps the corollary of the middle-brow... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 70.00
In its retrieval and (re)construction, the past has become interwoven with the images and structure of cinema. Not only have mass media?especially film and television?shaped the content of memories and histories, but they have also shaped their very form. Combining historicization with close readings of German director Ernst Lubitsch's historical... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 17.95
For the adoptive family that loves to watch movies, this is the ultimate collection exploring adoption. Perfect if your family struggles to talk about the difficult issues surrounding adoption, recommendations are accompanied by a discussion of the key themes. Adoption at the Movies will be a lifeline even for those who didn't know they needed one. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 13.99
This year, to mark the fiftieth anniversary of his first appearance on the screen, the original, uncut version of Godzilla was released in American theaters to the delight of Sci-Fi and B-Movie fans everywhere. Ever since Godzilla (or, Gojira, as he is known in Japan) crawled out of his radioactive birthplace to cut a swath of destruction through... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 84.99
This book reveals how Fields became a character comedian while performing in Broadway?s most illustrious revue, the Ziegfeld Follies. As the first biography to use the recently opened Fields Papers at the Motion Picture Academy, the book explores how Fields years as a Follies entertainer portraying a beleaguered husband and a captivating conman... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
The western, one of Hollywood?s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It considers the western from an Asian perspective,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.98
This study sees the nineteenth century supernatural as a significant context for cinema?s first years. The book takes up the familiar notion of cinema as a ?ghostly,? ?spectral? or ?haunted? medium and asks what made such association possible. Examining the history of the projected image and supernatural displays, psychical research and telepathy,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 29.99
The explosion of cable networks, cinema distributors, and mobile media companies explicitly designed for sexual minorities in the contemporary moment has made media culture a major factor in what it feels like to be a queer person. F. Hollis Griffin demonstrates how cities offer a way of thinking about that phenomenon. By examining urban centers in... more...