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- Canongate Books 2008; US$ 15.79
With behind-the-scenes gossip creating as much drama as the movies themselves, Hollywood in 1967 showcased the future of film in more ways than one. From the anti-heroes of Bonnie and Clyde and the illicit sex of The Graduate to the race relations of In The Heat of the Night, suddenly no subject was taboo. This was a time of turbulence as hip young... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00
The past few years have featured such blockbusters as Super-Size Me , Fahrenheit 9/11 , Sicko , March of the Penguins , and An Inconvenient Truth . And as news articles proclaim a new era in the history of documentary films, more and more new directors are making their first film a nonfiction one. But in addition to posing all of the usual challenges... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 22.99
Written by woman of action Katrina "Action Flick Chick" Hill, Action Movie Freak is packed with spine-tingling excitement and thrilling moments that make action movies a beloved genre for those who crave crashing cars, exploding buildings, and faces getting kicked six ways to Sunday. With badass heroes that ain't got time to bleed, women warriors,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Is there more to 1970s British cinema than sex, horror and James Bond? This lively account argues that this is definitely the case and explores the cultural landscape of this much maligned decade to uncover hidden gems and to explode many of the well-established myths about 1970s British film and cinema. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The sports film has become one of commercial cinema's most recognizable genres. From classic boxing films such as Raging Bull (1980) to soccer-themed box-office successes like Bend it Like Beckham (2002), the sports film stands at the interface of two of our most important cultural forms. This book examines the social, historical and ideological... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 159.99
What does it mean for a cinematic work to be "Chinese"? Does it refer specifically to a work's subject, or does it also reflect considerations of language, ethnicity, nationality, ideology, or political orientation? Such questions make any single approach to a vast field like "Chinese cinema" difficult at best. Accordingly, The Oxford Handbook of... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.00
James Baldwin At The Movies... Provocative, timeless, brilliant. Bette Davis's eyes, Joan Crawford's bitchy elegance, Stepin Fetchit's stereotype, Sidney Poitier's superhuman black man... These are the movie stars and the qualities that influenced James Baldwin... and now become part of his incisive look at racism in American movies. Baldwin... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The next best thing to an intensive training workshop on how to use the Steadicam® and become a successful owner-operator, this book brings together interviews and instruction by the world's premier Steadicam professionals to get you up and running with your rig and to improve. The revised edition offers video interviews and footage showing the Steadicam... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95
Packed with step by step information, hints and tips, this book provides all the basic information needed to production manage a film or video from beginning to end - from idea to delivery. Production Management for Film and Video gives all the basic information needed to production manage a film or video from beginning to end - from idea to delivery.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This definitive handbook explains how a script is transformed into a motion picture or television program. Readers will learn the methodology and craft of the script supervisor, who ensures that the continuity of a film, its logical progression, is coherent. The book teaches all vital script supervising functions, including how to: .prepare, or... more...