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  • Acting for the Cameraby Tony Barr

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 11.24

    Culled from Tony Barr's 40 years' experience as a performer, director and acting teacher in Hollywood, this highly praised handbook provides readers with the practical knowledge they need when performing in front of the camera. This updated edition includes plenty of new exercises for honing on-camera skills; additional chapters on imagination and... more...

  • Quentin Tarantino - The Man, The Myths and the Moviesby Wensley Clarkson

    John Blake Publishing 2007; US$ 7.28

    Quentin Tarantino is the most exciting and fascinating film director of recent years. Since he exploded onto the scene with the release of "Reservoir Dogs", he is one of the few movie makers to combine critical success with box office clout. With more than a hundred interviews with colleagues, close friends and family, author Wensley Clarkson explores... more...

  • Projecting Politicsby Elizabeth Haas; Terry Christensen; Peter J. Haas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The new edition of this influential work updates and expands the scope of the original, including more sustained analyses of individual films, from The Birth of a Nation to The Wolf of Wall Street . An interdisciplinary exploration of the relationship between American politics and popular films of all kinds?including comedy, science fiction, melodrama,... more...

  • Movie-Made Americaby Robert Sklar

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 21.95

    Hailed as the definitive work upon its original publication in 1975 and now extensively revised and updated by the author, this vastly absorbing and richly illustrated book examines film as an art form, technological innovation, big business, and shaper of American values. 80 black-and-white photos. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Film Structure and the Emotion Systemby Greg M. Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Synthesizes research on emotion in cognitive psychology and neurology to provide an understanding of how film evokes emotion. more...

  • Movie Listsby Paul Simpson

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 13.31

    Action, African greats, alcohol, Robert Aldrich, aliens, Woody Allen, Pedro Almodovar, Robert Altman, animated, anime, apocalypses, Argentina, art, Asia minor, avant garde... And that's just A for you. A taste of this fabulously quirky and enjoyable book which is both a celebration of movies - and movie trivia - and a handy, entertaining guide to... more...

  • Introduction to Documentaryby Bill Nichols

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    Introduction to Documentary provides a one-of-a-kind overview of the most important topics and issues in documentary history and criticism. Designed for students in any field that makes use of visual evidence and persuasive strategies, from the law to anthropology, and from history to journalism, this... more...

  • The Film Researcher's Handbookby Jenny Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The Film Researcher's Handbook is a comprehensive reference guide to international film and video libraries, archives and collections. The Handbook will enable researchers to select footage sources by subject and location in North and South American, Asia, Australasia and Africa. Features of the Handbook include: * A guide to the perils and... more...

  • British Popular Films 1929-1939by Stephen Shafer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Shafer's study challenges the conventional historical assumption that British feature films during the Thirties were mostly oriented to the middle-class. Instead, he makes the critical distinction between films intended for West End and international circulation and those intended primarily for domestic, working-class audiences. Far from being alientated... more...

  • The Coen Brothers' Fargoby William G. Luhr

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This volume explores Fargo from a variety of methodological perspectives. more...