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- Live Model Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Artists in search of figures in intense action?flying through the air, punching, kicking, and crouching?will find more than 100 poses of male and female models in 28 categories of dynamic movement in the latest addition to the Art Models series. Informed by diverse sources such as baroque art, with its moody lighting and twisting figures, and comic... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 70.50
Breathtaking swordplay and nostalgic love, Peking opera and Chow Yun-Fat?s cult followers?these are some of the elements of the vivid and diverse urban imagination that find form and expression in the thriving Hong Kong cinema. All receive their due in At Full Speed, a volume that captures the remarkable range and energy of a cinema that borrows, invents,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 49.95
This pioneering work provides in-depth coverage of 76 horror films produced in Australia, where serial killers, carnivorous animals, mutants, zombies, vampires and evil spirits all receive the "antipodean" cinematic treatment unique to the Land Down Under. Titles covered were released between 1973 and 2010, a period coinciding with the revival... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 15.99
Avant-Garde Film: Forms, Themes and Passions examines the variety of concerns and practices that have comprised the long history of avant-garde film at a level appropriate for undergraduate study. It covers the developments of experimental film-making since the modernist explosion in the 1920s in Europe through to the Soviet film experiments, the... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 17.95
James Cameron’s critically acclaimed movie Avatar was nominated for nine Academy Awards and received countless accolades for its breath-taking visuals and use of 3D technology. But beyond its cinematic splendour, can Avatar also offer us insights into business ethics, empathy, disability, and the relationship between mind and body? Can getting... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 97.50
Bad Women takes us back to this time of massive social, cultural, and economic change to show us how American cinema gave women and women?s sexuality images useful to the new consumer culture of the early 1900s and its exploitation of sexual pleasure. Rich in historical detail and theoretical insight, this book offers an original depiction of a culture... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95
From 1913 through 1918, Long Beach, California, was home to the largest independent film company in the world, the largely forgotten Balboa Studio. Founder Herbert M. Horkheimer bought the studio from Edison Company in 1913, and by 1915 Balboa's expenses exceeded $2,500 a day and its output hit 15,500 feet of film per week. Bert Bracken, Fatty... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 36.99
Combining history with discussions of dramatic cinema, this book examines how film has portrayed Latin America from the late fifteenth century to the present. An introduction on the visual presentation of the past in the movies sets the stage for a set of essays that explores the best feature films on Latin America from the professional historian's... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99
Shailene Woodley and Theo James are two stars on the rise. Playing Tris Prior and Tobias 'Four' Eaton respectively, they are set to take Hollywood by storm on the release of Divergent , the fantasy film based on the internationally best-selling novel by Veronica Roth which is set in a futuristic dystopia, produced by the makers of the Twilight Saga.... more...