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Film

  • Falling in Love Againby Stacey Abbott; Deborah Jermyn

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95

    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.This original anthology from... more...

  • The Sounds of Early Cinemaby Richard Abel; Rick R. Altman

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 18.35

    The Sounds of Early Cinema is devoted exclusively to a little-known, yet absolutely crucial phenomenon: the ubiquitous presence of sound in early cinema. "Silent cinema" may rarely have been silent, but the sheer diversity of sound(s) and sound/image relations characterizing the first 20 years of moving ... more...

  • Home Front Heroesby Elizabeth Abele

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    This book traces the effects of the feminist and civil rights movements in the construction of Hollywood action heroes. Starting in the late 1980s, action blockbusters regularly have featured masculine figures who choose love and community over the path of the stoic loner committed solely to duty. The American heroic quest of the past 25 years increasingly... more...

  • Hitchcock & the Anxiety of Authorshipby Leslie H. Abramson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    How are issues of authorship engaged by and dynamized within the films of Alfred Hitchcock? Abramson interrogates his oeuvre as an extended, ever shifting meditation on the authorial conflicts endemic to the conditions and processes of cinema production, exhibition, and reception. more...

  • Rocliffe Notes - A Guide to Low Budget Filmmakingby Farah Abushwesha

    Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 16.49

    A second book in the ROCLIFFE NOTES series, formed from questions from newer filmmakers. This is a practical compendium for screenwriters and filmmakers in the form of notes and opinions. These provide a step-by-step, common sense guide, with suggestions on how filmmakers package a film. This book covers everything you need to know to get a low-budget... more...

  • Notes From the Upside Down ? Inside the World of Stranger Thingsby Guy Adams

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 18.32

    Grab your Eggos and prepare to enter Hawkins, Indiana ? just don't forget your fairy lights. If you devoured Stranger Things and you're looking to fill the demogorgon-sized hole in your life, then look no further than Notes From the Upside Down . This fan handbook is here to tell you more about the origins of the show, including the mysterious... more...

  • The Creation of the Cowboy Heroby Jeremy Agnew

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    As business interests have commercialized the American West and publishers and studios have created a compelling image of the West, the expectations of readers and moviegoers have influenced public perception of the cowboy as a hero figure. This book describes the evolution of the Western cowboy hero as a mythic persona created and propagated by dime... more...

  • New Argentine Filmby G. Aguilar

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2011; US$ 30.12

    Respected film critic Gonzalo Aguilar offers a lucid and sophisticated analysis of Argentine films of the last decade. This is the most complete and up-to-date work in English to examine the "new Argentine cinema" phenomenon. Aguilar looks at highly relevant films, including recent award-winners at all of the major festivals. more...

  • Other Worldsby G. Aguilar

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 95.38

    Respected film critic Gonzalo Aguilar offers a lucid and sophisticated analysis of Argentine films of the last decade. This is the most complete and up-to-date work in English to examine the 'new Argentine cinema' phenomenon. Aguilar looks at highly relevant films, including those by Lucrecia Martel and Sergio Rejtman. more...

  • The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Filmby Ian Aitken

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 300.00

    The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film is a fully international reference work on the history of the documentary film from the Lumière brothers' Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory (1885) to Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 911 (2004). Previously published in three volumes, entries have been edited and updated for the new, concise... more...