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  • International Noirby Homer B. Pettey; R. Barton Palmer

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Following World War II, film noir became the dominant cinematic expression of Cold War angst, influencing new trends in European and Asian filmmaking. International Noir examines film noir’s influence on the cinematic traditions of Britain, France, Scandinavia, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, and India. This book suggests that the film noir style continues... more...

  • Manik and Iby Bijoya Ray

    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...

  • Nordic Genre Filmby Tommy Gustafsson; Pietari Kääpä

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    Nordic Genre Film offers a transnational approach to studying contemporary genre production in Nordic cinema. It discusses a range of internationally renowned examples, from Nordic noir such as the television show The Bridge and films like Insomnia to high concept ‘video generation’ productions such as Iron Sky . Other contributions focus... more...

  • The Operatic and the Everyday in Postwar Italian Film Melodramaby Louis Bayman

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    Italian cinemas after the war were filled by audiences who had come to watch domestically-produced films of passion and pathos. These highly emotional and consciously theatrical melodramas posed moral questions with stylish flair, redefining popular ways of feeling about romance, family, gender, class, Catholicism, Italy, and feeling itself.   .... more...

  • Political Documentary Cinema in Latin Americaby Antonio Traverso; Kristi Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    The chapters in this book show the important role that political documentary cinema has played in Latin America since the 1950s. Political documentary cinema in Latin America has a long history of tracing social injustice and suffering, depicting political unrest, intervening in periods of crisis and upheaval, and reflecting upon questions about ideology,... more...

  • Post-1990 Documentaryby Camille Deprez; Judith Pernin

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    This book questions the meanings of ‘independence’ for documentaries made in the post-1990 context, a period of unrivalled disruption and creativity in the field. Based upon a reasoned selection of contributions, it is the first collection of in-depth case studies cutting across formats, media, subject matters, purposes and national divides.... more...

  • Reel Terrorby David Konow

    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...

  • Repentanceby Denise J. Youngblood

    I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 14.95

    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...

  • The Rough Guide to 21st Century Cinemaby Adam Smith

    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...

  • Si-cology 1by Si Robertson

    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...