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  • The Film Researcher's Handbookby Jenny Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00

    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$ 175.00

    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...

  • Screen Actingby Peter Kramer; Alan Lovell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    While not everyone would agree with Alfred Hitchcock's notorious remark that 'actors are cattle', there is little understanding of the work film actors do. Yet audience enthusiasm for, or dislike of, actors and their style of performance is a crucial part of the film-going experience. Screen Acting discusses the development of film acting, from the... more...

  • Genre, Myth, and Convention in the French Cinema, 1929-1939by Colin Crisp

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 23.95

    Genre, Myth, and Convention in the French Cinema, 1929--1939 examines classic French film, exploring and analyzing the cinema as an institution, the textual system to which it gave rise, and the light that such an approach can shed on the process of production and reception of specific films. Colin Crisp... more...

  • Film as Social Practiceby Graeme Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.95

    Turner provides a clear introduction to major theoretical issues in the history of film production and film studies, examining the function of film as a national cultural industry, and its place in our popular culture. more...

  • On Filmby Stephen Mulhall

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 24.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Science Fiction Filmby J. P. Telotte

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    Examines one of the most enduring genres of Hollywood cinema: the science fiction film. more...

  • Bent Lensby Lisa Daniel; Claire Jackson

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 45.44

    The definitive international guide to gay, lesbian and queer film and video. more...

  • Blockbusterby Tom Shone

    Free Press 2004; US$ 17.99

    It's a typical summer Friday night and the smell of popcorn is in the air. Throngs of fans jam into air-conditioned multiplexes to escape for two hours in the dark, blissfully lost in Hollywood's latest glittery confection complete with megawatt celebrities, awesome special effects, and enormous marketing budgets. The world is in love with the blockbuster... more...

  • Crime Filmsby Thomas Leitch

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00

    Leitch traces crime film throughout the century, reflecting a growing ambivalence towards crime and criminals. more...