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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 38.00
Would you like to write for publication, but can't find the time or motivation to do so?. Do you already publish academically or professionally, and want to extend your portfolio of publications?. Would you like help in guiding your students as they set out on a career as published authors?. Becoming an Author provides an accessible and engaging toolkit... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 14.99
Advice from an expert, ranging from learning the subgenres to approaching financial partners Aimed at screenwriters, producers, development executives, and educators interested in the crime genre, this book provides an invaluable basis for crafting a film story that considers both audience and market expectations without compromising originality.... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 14.99
The lowdown on not only getting a thriller feature script on the page, but also getting it in front of producers and investors From premise to resolution, this book guides writers through the craft of thriller writing, citing classic thrillers such as Psycho , The Shining , The Sixth Sense , and Fatal Attraction , and lesser-known gems like... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
This book examines 13 movies that deal with the protagonist and his projected "other." The cinematic Other is interpreted as an unconscious personality, a denied part of the protagonist that appears in his life as a shadowy menace who won't go away. Devoting a chapter to each movie, the book starts with Mamoulian's Dr. Jekyll and... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
Tunisian cinema is often described as the most daring of all Arab cinemas, a model of equipoise between “East? and “West? and the defender of a fierce, sovereign style. Even during the repressive regime that ruled Tunisia from 1987 to 2011, a generation of filmmakers produced allegories of resistance that defied their society?s increasingly illiberal... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99
Sylvester Stallone has been a defining part of American film for nearly four decades. He has made an impact on world entertainment in a surprisingly diverse range of capacities – as actor, writer, producer, and director – all while maintaining a monolithic presence. With The Ultimate Stallone Reader, this icon finally receives concerted academic attention.... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Scottish history writer Margaret Oliphant offers up a gripping account of the French martyr (and eventual saint) Joan of Arc, who led large armies to important battlefield victories while only a teenager. This extensively researched and exhaustively detailed narrative is one of the definitive sources of the life of the Maid of Orleans. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95
Hammer Film's output is justly famous for Gothic horror but the company also excelled in the genre of the psychological thriller. Though indebted to the example of Henri-Georges Clouzot and Alfred Hitchcock, Hammer nonetheless created its own style and approach to this genre in a series of often under-rated films that are, in fact, some of the... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00
Director and producer Tim Burton impresses audiences with stunning visuals, sinister fantasy worlds, and characters whose personalities are strange and yet familiar. Drawing inspiration from sources as varied as Lewis Carroll, Salvador Dalí, Washington Irving, and Dr. Seuss, Burton's creations frequently elicit both alarm and wonder. Whether crafting... more...