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  • Towards a Theory of Montageby Sergei Eisenstein; Michael Glenny; Richard Taylor

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    I.B. Tauris is delighted to announce the reissue in paperback in three volumes of the definitive, most comprehensive edition, in the finest translations and fully annotated, of the writings of this great filmmaker, theorist and teacher of film - and one of the most original aesthetic thinkers of the twentieth century._x000D__x000D_The name of Sergei... more...

  • The Makeup Artist Handbookby Gretchen Davis; Mindy Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Get professional techniques usually known only by Hollywood makeup artists in this full-color, comprehensive book from accomplished makeup pros Gretchen Davis and Mindy Hall. The two come to you with impressive backgrounds in film and television industries--their projects have included Pearl Harbor, Rent, Stuart Little, and The Nanny Diaries ,... more...

  • Visible Fictionsby John Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.95

    This revised edition of a standard textbook combines an examination of the cinema and television industries with a detailed analysis of their aesthetic and semiotic characteristics. John Ellis draws on his experience as an independent television producer to provide a comprehensive and challenging overview of the place of film, television and video... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classic Moviesby Lee Pfeiffer

    DK Publishing 2006; US$ 18.95

    Sit back, grab some popcorn, and let the credits roll. The Complete Idiot's GuideŽ to Classic Movies provides comprehensive information on the best classic films from the silent era up through 1969, cross-referenced several different ways for easy access. Also contains fun, "insider" trivia and facts about the movies, the stars, and factors... more...

  • In Glorious Technicolorby Francine Stock

    Random House 2011; US$ 30.38

    At the end of the nineteenth century, audiences were enthralled by the flickering image of an oncoming train in a Lumičre Brothers' short film; more than a hundred years later the immersive fantasy of Avatar enveloped audiences around the globe. Film is a communal dream in which our fears and fantasies are revealed, often to startling effect.... more...

  • The Pleasure and Pain of Cult Horror Filmsby Bartlomiej Paszylk

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95

    The horror genre harbors a number of films too bold or bizarre to succeed with mainstream audiences, but offering unique, startling and often groundbreaking qualities that have won them an enduring following. Beginning with Victor Sjostrom's The Phantom Carriage in 1921, this book tracks the evolution and influence of underground cult horror over... more...

  • Shot/Countershot: Film Tradition and Women's Cinemaby Lucy Fischer

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    Do films made by women comprise a "counter-cinema" radically different from the dominant tradition? Feminist film critics contend that women filmmakers do present from a distinctive vision, or "countershot," and Lucy Fischer argues persuasively for this view. In rich detail this book relates the idea of a counter-cinema to theories of intertextuality... more...

  • Watching the Worldby Thomas Austin

    Manchester University Press 1958; US$ 18.99

    Screen documentary has experienced a marked rise in visibility and popularity in recent years. What are the reasons for the so-called 'boom' in documentaries at the cinema? How has television documentary met the challenge of new formats? And how do audiences engage with documentaries on screen? Watching the world extends the reach of documentary... more...

  • A Star is Bornby George Tiffin

    Head of Zeus 2015; US$ 11.99

    A celebration of the world's greatest movie actresses - from the stars of the golden age to the icons of cinema's second century - in classic scenes and beautiful images. more...

  • Land of the Midnight Sunby Alexander Armstrong

    Transworld 2015; US$ 30.38 US$ 22.79

    In an adventure of a lifetime, Alexander Armstrong heads north in to an ever more hostile Arctic winter to explore the farthest reaches of the globe. In an epic journey, he navigates some of the Earth?s toughest terrain, first travelling through the glittering landscape of Scandinavia, then on to the isolated islands of Iceland and Greenland, as far... more...