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- Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 180.45
This handbook is the first to provide a systematic investigation of the various roles of producers in commercial and not-for-profit musical theatre. Featuring fifty-one essays written by international specialists in the field, it offers new insights into the world of musical theatre, its creation and its promotion. Key areas of investigation include... more...
- Headline 2015; US$ 10.99
The Sunday Times bestseller. Stephanie Pratt is the consummate reality star. Since 2007, her life has been lived almost as much on the small screen as off it, and constantly analysed in gossip columns. In Made in Reality , Stephanie gives an exclusive insight into the trials and tribulations of life on reality TV, taking us behind the scenes... more...
- Pearson Education 2008; US$ 35.99
This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version. Most film editors, whether they are working on motion pictures, broadcasts, live events, or video projects, all recognize that there is a process to editing. It involves planning, editing your story, adding transitions... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.74
Popular film critic and esteemed cinema historian Leonard Maltin offers a fresh look at underappreciated screen gems in Leonard Maltin?s 151 Best Movies You?ve Never Seen . From the over 17,000 entries in his definitive yearly collection Leonard Maltin?s Movie Guide , Maltin has selected great movies that will appeal to serious film buffs, but that... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29
The most up-to-date study of the Hollywood romantic comedy film, from the development of sound to the twenty-first century, this book examines the history and conventions of the genre and surveys the controversies arising from the critical responses to these films. Provides a detailed interpretation of important romantic comedy films from as early... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95
It?s widely assumed that Britain in the 1950s experienced a return to traditional gender roles. Popular cinema has typically been seen to represent this era through the dominant image of the ?happy housewife?. Femininity in the Frame is a sharply observant account of how British cinema engaged with femininity and women?s roles during this important... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95
Du rififi chez les hommes' (1955), directed by the exiled American film director Jules Dassin, recounts the nail-biting tale of a Parisian gangster heist gone wrong. Famed for its extended dialogue free robbery sequence, it is both a classic French film noir and one of the greatest, most influential crime films. In this lively companion to the film,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 22.99
Tim Burton is one of the great modern-day visionaries of cinema, a director who has fabricated his own deliciously nightmarish universe in movies as extraordinary as Beetlejuice , Edward Scissorhands , Mars Attacks! and The Nightmare before Christmas - not to mention his twisted takes on the tales of Batman , Sleepy Hollow and Planet of... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 11.99
Since the late 1990s, a subtle, subversive element has been at work within the staid confines of the Hollywood dream factory. Young filmmakers like Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Michel Gondry, David O. Russell, Richard Linklater, and Sofia Coppola rode in on the coattails of the independent film movement that blossomed in the early 1990s and have managed... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 18.32
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 their... more...