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- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95
Directed by the great Jean Renoir, 'La Grande Illusion' (1937) is the finest of all anti-war films and a cinematic masterwork. Other films oppose war by showing its horror. Renoir?s film holds the horror at arm?s length to give us a clearer view of it. A prisoner-of-war drama, with brilliant performances from leading stars of its period, including... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 35.99
A brilliant examination of our forty year obsession with the classic film trilogy?and a personal reflection on what it means to be Italian-American Forty years and one billion dollars in gross box office receipts after the initial release of The Godfather, Francis Ford Coppola's masterful trilogy continues to fascinate viewers old and new. The Godfather... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 32.99
What is Film Noir? surveys the various theories of film noir, defines film noir, and explains how the genre relates to the style and the period in which noir was created. It also provides a very useful theory of genre and how it relates to film study. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 19.99
From the author of the definitive heavy metal history, Bang Your Head, a behind-the-scenes look a century of horror films Reel Terror is a love letter to the wildly popular yet still misunderstood genre that churns out blockbusters and cult classics year after year. From The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari to Paranormal Activity, Konow explores its... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 27.18
It is unusual to come across a life so rich in varied experiences as the one that Bijoya Ray, wife and constant companion to the renowned film-maker Satyajit Ray, has lived. Despite being closely related, Satyajit??Manik? to his friends and family?and Bijoya fell in love and embarked on a life together years before Ray?s groundbreaking film Pather... more...
- Rough Guides Ltd 2012; Not Available
Celebrate the centurys' finest movies in The Rough Guide to 21st Century Cinema , a lavishly illustrated homage to the world's best movies of this new era of cinema. The best 101 films: a run down of the finest films of the millenium from Hollywood blockbusters to indie gems. The hottest stars: features on the up and coming actors and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
For fervid or feverish film professionals and buffs, there is a term--"Kitchen Sink movies"--referring to films that take severe-angle turns at unexpected moments, where a filmmaker will borrow from across the artistic spectrum to create a wild, disorienting ride. They are what this book is about. Throwing marketing reports and box-office... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
Beautifully illustrated with hundreds of 4-color images from the movies you love, this book is the last one you will need to understand the artistic and technical considerations of making a genre film. Author Danny Draven walks you through the aesthetic, narrative, and camera techniques necessary to understand the basic formula that genre adheres... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2013; US$ 19.99
This 365-day devotional contains a brief message, an inspirational scripture and a prayer for each day of the year. With contributions from all the members of the family, from patriarch Will and his wife Kay, to their four sons (Willie, Jase, Jep and Alan) and their beautiful wives and children, not to forget Uncle Si, this book reveals the faith that... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2013; US$ 25.99
With more than 12 million viewers in the US now tuning in to watch the latest episodes of the Duck Dynasty, and a growing cult following in the UK and around the world, there is sure to be an eager audience for this wonderful volume from the Ducks' favourite uncle. Si is the wise-cracking, tea-drinking uncle of the Robertson clan. His book showcases... more...