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- Titan 2012; US$ 9.99
With the hilarious ?instant cult classic? Seagalogy: A Study of the Ass-Kicking Films of Steven Seagal , Vern wrote a book that shook the very foundations of film criticism, broke their wrists, and then threw them through a window. Now he?s back, and this time he?s got all of ?the films of badass cinema? in his sights... From Die Hard to The... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
In film, the femme fatale has long been constructed as a beautiful heterosexual Caucasian woman. Da Silva shows the need to incorporate diverse ethnic groups and male homosexuals into the range of "femmes" fatales and examines how the Brazilian representations cross gender, race, and class and offer alternatives to the dominant Hollywood model. more...
- Oldcastle Books 2009; US$ 21.99
"40 years ago as a graduate student I wrote a book about Spaghetti Westerns, called 10,000 Ways to Die . It?s an embarrassing tome when I look at it now: full of half-assed semiotics and other attenuated academic nonsense. In the intervening period I have had the interesting experience of being a film director. So now, when I watch these films,... more...
- Earnshaw Books 2010; US$ 12.99
Explosive kung-fu epics, tragic leftist melodrama, chest-thumping propaganda films, and more are covered in this movie guide that explores a century of Chinese filmmaking, from the silent era to the present. The greatest Chinese movies cover a wide range of genres, are authoritatively listed in this book, and are described in thorough detail that... more...
- F+W Media 2010; US$ 14.95
Sure, you've seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and Attack of the Killer Tomatoes . Maybe you've even sat all the way through Satan's Little Helper and The Wasp Woman . But as you'll find out in this shockingly tasteless collection of great awful movies, there's so much more to the world of truly bad film. Dive... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
21st-Century Hollywood introduces readers to the global transformations of today's movies and describes the decisive roles that Hollywood is playing in determining the digital future for world cinema. It offers clear, concise explanations of a major paradigm shift that continues to reshape our relationship to the moving image. Filled with numerous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Master the complex realities of 3D postproduction workflows and solutions with this one-of-a-kind guide. Brimming with techniques that have been used on actual 3D productions and can easily be incorporated into your own workflows, Rick Baumgartner?s 3D Postproduction offers you: The best practices for 3D preproduction and production to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
3D Storytelling is the ultimate guide for directors, cinematographers, producers, and designers of stereoscopic 3D movies and videos. With an emphasis on the aesthetic over the technical, this book is an essential foundation for showing you how to use 3D creatively to tell a story. Hollywood producer Bruce Block and Dreamworks stereoscopic supervisor... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of French Cinema covers the history of French film from the silent era to the present in a concise and up to date volume detailing the development of French cinema and major theoretical and cultural issues related to it. This is done through a chronology, an introduction, photographs, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary... more...