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  • Hollywood Hoofbeatsby Petrine Day Mitchum; Audrey Pavia

    Lumina Media 2014; US$ 24.99

    The horses that captured the moviegoers? hearts are the common denominator in Hollywood Hoofbeats. As author Petrine Day Mitchum writes, the movies as we know them would be vastly different without horses. There would be no Westernsno cowboy named John Wayneno Gone with the Wind, no Ben Hur, no Dances with Wolves? no War Horse, no True Grit, no Avatar!... more...

  • The Definitive Guide To Screenwritingby Syd Field

    Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 21.14

    Published for the first time in the UK, Syd Field, acclaimed writer and director, tells you step-by-step how to identify and fix common screenwriting problems, providing the professional secrets that make films brilliant - secrets that can make your screenplay a success. He provides easily understood guidelines for writing a screenplay, from concept... more...

  • Film Structure and the Emotion Systemby Greg M. Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • The Cognitive Semiotics of Filmby Warren Buckland

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    Warren Buckland examines the conflict between cognitive film theory and contemporary film theory. more...

  • Buņuel and Mexicoby Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muņoz

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 85.00 US$ 68.00

    Though Luis Buņuel, one of the most important filmmakers of the twentieth century, spent his most productive years as a director in Mexico, film histories and criticism invariably pay little attention to his work during this period. The only book-length English-language study of Buņuel's Mexican films, this book is the first to explore a significant... more...