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- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 29.00
Romantic comedy has long been a mainstay of the movies, from the classic screwballs of the 1930s, through Woody Allen?s ?nervous comedies? of The 1970s, to the current great Hollywood revival, featuring such movies as 'Maid in Manhattan' and 'Lost in Translation'; yet rom-coms have often struggled to be taken seriously._x000D_ _x000D_ This original... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 27.00
Tengiz Abuladze?s allegorical film, made in Georgia, is the best-known movie of the perestroika and glasnost years. With its outspoken and controversial reference to the Stalin years and Stalin?s place in the Soviet psyche, Repentance was originally shelved but eventually released in 1986 to widespread popular and critical acclaim. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 31.00
Robin Wood has noted that horror ?has consistently been one of the most popular and, at the same time, the most disreputable of Hollywood genres?._x000D_ Horror is still immensely popular but its assimilation into our culture continues apace. In Horror Zone, leading international writers on horror take horror into the world outside cinema screens... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 26.00
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...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.74
Joel and Ethan Coen make up one of the most original and unconventional movie-making partnerships to come out of America at the end of the 20th century. From their debut tour de force Blood Simple to the hugely acclaimed The Man Who Wasn't There , the brothers' films have attracted critical kudos and commercial success in equal measure due to... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 26.99
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.... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 11.99
Even the most ardent fans of It?s a Wonderful Life will be surprised and delighted by the insightful discussions of film details, cast anecdotes, curiosities, and gaffes found in this charming guide. Providing a fresh perspective, this companion includes a handy film chronology and an overview of the plot, a complete breakdown of the musical score,... 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... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2012; US$ 7.99
A hundred years before the Starship VoyagerTM was transported to the Delta Quadrant, Lieutenant Tuvok served under one of Starfleet's most famous officers: Captain Hikaru Sulu of the Starship ExcelsiorTM. Now those days have come back to haunt him. While traveling through an uncharted nebula, Tuvok is besieged by recurring memories of his time with... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2012; US$ 9.99
At last - the answer to the secret that New Frontier fans have been waiting for: the supernatural origins of USS Excalibur's navigator Mark McHenry. Always displaying talents far beyond those of mortal men, McHenry discovers the source of his power reaches back incredibly to ancient Greece - and to specific events from Star Trek: The Original Series. more...