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  • Directorial Self-Fashioning in American Horror Cinemaby kooyman Ben; Steffen Hantke

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 199.95

    "An informative yet entertaining look into one of the most popular forms of global culture, the American Horror Film...Dr. Kooyman looks at the filmmaking environment and through his top-notch research logically lays out his conclusions on how some of the most popular and culturally significant directors negotiate authorial identities within the... 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...

  • Chinese Martial Arts Cinemaby Stephen Teo

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; US$ 120.00

    This is the first comprehensive, fully-researched account of the historical and contemporary development of the traditional martial arts genre in the Chinese cinema known as wuxia (literal translation: martial chivalry) - a genre which audiences around the world became familiar with through the phenomenal 'crossover' hit Crouching Tiger, Hidden... more...

  • The Editor's Toolkitby Chris Wadsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    The Editor's Toolkit: A Hands-On Guide to the Craft of Film and TV Editing is a tutorial-based introduction to the craft of editing. Today's process of media editing is fast and competitive, making this guide a necessity for anyone looking to break into the business. Here, Chris Wadsworth provides 52 media-based examples for you to put together,... more...

  • Masters of FXby Ian Failes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95

    It would be rare these days to find a film that did not in some way depend on the magic of visual effects, from the raging computer-generated dinosaurs in Steven Spielberg's Jurrasic Park , to the fantastical worlds of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland , and the photoreal tiger and ocean in Ang Lee's Life of Pi. Through interviews with 16 of the... more...

  • Edit Wellby Editor Larry Jordan

    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...

  • Leonard Maltin's 151 Best Movies You've Never Seenby Leonard Maltin

    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...

  • The Hollywood Romantic Comedyby Leger Grindon

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Burton on Burtonby Tim Burton; Mark Salisbury

    Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 21.86

    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...

  • Femininity in the Frameby Melanie Bell

    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...