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  • German Televisionby Larson Powell; Robert Shandley

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 90.00

    Long overlooked by scholars and critics, the history and aesthetics of German television have only recently begun to attract serious, sustained attention, and then largely within Germany. This ambitious volume, the first in English on the subject, provides a much-needed corrective in the form of penetrating essays on the distinctive theories, practices,... more...

  • Hollywood in Crisis or: The Collapse of the Realby Wheeler Winston Dixon

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book discusses the collapse and transformation of the Hollywood movie machine in the twenty-first century, and the concomitant social collapse being felt in nearly every aspect of society. Winston Wheeler Dixon examines key works in cinema from the era of late-stage capitalists, analyzing Hollywood films and the current wave of cinema developed... more...

  • The Cheerful Subversive's Guide to Independent Filmmakingby Dan Mirvish

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    In The Cheerful Subversive?s Guide to Independent Filmmaking , celebrated Slamdance Film Festival co-founder Dan Mirvish offers a rich exploration of the?process and culture of making low-budget, independent films.?Once labelled a "cheerful subversive" by The ? New York Times , Mirvish shares his unfiltered pragmatic approach to scriptwriting, casting,... more...

  • The News Mediaby C.W. Anderson; Leonard Jr Downie; Michael Schudson

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45

    The business of journalism has an extensive, storied, and often romanticized history. This addition to the What Everyone Needs to Know® series looks at the past, present and future of journalism, considering how the development of the industry has shaped the present and how we can expect the future to roll out. more...

  • Hollywood Sound Design and Moviesound Newsletter: A Case Study of the End of the Analog Ageby David Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    As film students and younger fans experience "Big Hollywood Sound" in Imax presentations and digital theaters, many are also discovering action and adventure movies made well before they were born. There is a legacy to be enjoyed in the sound of these films: Blockbuster movies of the ?80?s, and ?90?s are notable for the extraordinarily dramatic impact... more...

  • The Movie Business Bookby Jason E Squire

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Drawing from a variety of experts in an industry that has seen major disruptions and technology advancements since the third edition, The Movie Business Book offers a comprehensive, authoritative overview of this fascinating, global business. A must-read for film students and industry newcomers, this new edition features key movers and shakers,... more...

  • Le vent se lève de Miyazaki Hayaoby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une fiche de référence sur Le vent se lève , un chef-d'oeuvre de Miyazaki Hayao. « Le vent se lève ! il faut tenter de vivre ! » Ce vers du Cimetière marin de Paul Valéry est cité à plusieurs reprises (en français) dans ce qui sera ? le cinéaste l?a annoncé ? le dernier long-métrage de Miyazaki Hayao. Un ouvrage conçu par des spécialistes... more...

  • Épouses et concubines de Zhang Yimouby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une fiche de référence sur Épouses et concubines , un chef-d'oeuvre de Zhang Yimou. Ce film, et le précédent de Zhang, Ju Dou , sont sortis immédiatement après le massacre de la place Tiananmen (1989). Il est symptomatique d'une société où le degré de censure était extraordinairement élevé que l'on ait voulu voir, dans ces histoires de femmes... more...

  • À tombeau ouvert de Martin Scorseseby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une fiche de référence sur À tombeau ouvert , un chef-d'oeuvre de Martin Scorsese. Sous l'effet d'une drogue, Frank voit des morts sortir du macadam ; l'ambulancier baptiste Marcus pratique une « résurrection » (revival) ; le possédé Noel est assoiffé parce qu'il « revient du désert » ; le couple hispanique, dont la femme se nomme Maria, a conçu... more...

  • Yi Yi d'Edward Yangby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une fiche de référence sur Yi Yi , un chef-d'oeuvre d'Edward Yang. Le titre du film en suggère l'esprit. En chinois, l'idéogramme « Yi » signifie « un » et s'inscrit comme le premier mot dans un dictionnaire. Représenté au générique par deux courtes barres horizontales, très légèrement ondulées et superposées, « Yi Yi » pourrait se traduire par... more...