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- Titan Books 2012; US$ 5.82
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 (then broke their wrists and threw them through a window). Now he?s back, and this time he?s got all ?the films of badass cinema? in his sights... Discover how one review earned... 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...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2014; US$ 83.00
Formulated around a number of key thematic concerns - including new creative trends; the politics and practices of memory; auteurship, genre, and stardom in a transnational age - this reassessment of contemporary Spanish cinema from 1992 to 2012 brings leading academics from a broad range of disciplinary and geographical backgrounds into dialogue with... more...
- Earnshaw Books 2010; US$ 14.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 1976; US$ 50.95
The film editor can make or break a film. What ends up on the cutting room floor, and why? 16mm Film Cutting is a step-by-step guide to film cutting which shows you how to achieve professional results. The practical side of the editor's job is clearly described and illustrated; breaking down rushes and making a simple join, identifying shots, first... more...
- Smith and Kraus Inc 2004; US$ 9.99
A sampling of female characters from Volume 3: LUCY A mugging victim who comes to her own rescue GWEN A woman apologizing to a man she has offended ELIZABETH A patient tells of her nightmare. LAURA A juror agonizing over a verdict HOPE A woman who recently got out of a toxic relationship 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
3D Cinema: Optical Illusions and Tactile Experiences questions the common frameworks used for discussing 3D cinema, realism and spectacle, in order to fully understand the embodied and sensory dimensions of 3D cinema's unique visuality. more...