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  • Historical Dictionary of African American Cinemaby S. Torriano Berry; Venise T. Berry

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 119.99

    This second edition of Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about African American cinema. more...

  • The Spark of Fearby Brian N. Duchaney

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    The horror genre is continually being reinvented as societal fears evolve. As technology has developed and become ubiquitous in modern life, horror films have effectively played upon our increasing reliance on technology as a source of anxiety. Focusing on advancements from the advent of electricity to the Internet, this book explores how technology--ostensibly... more...

  • Deutschsein (wieder-)herstellenby Maja Figge

    transcript 2015; US$ 35.16

    Was konnte nach dem Ende des Nationalsozialismus deutsch sein? Wie antwortete die frühe Bundesrepublik auf die 'Krise der Männlichkeit' - und welchen Anteil hatte Weißsein daran? Wie überlagerten sich die postnationalsozialistische und die postkoloniale Situation? Maja Figge zeigt: In den fünfziger Jahren war das bundesdeutsche Kino nicht einfach restaurativ... more...

  • Body Shotsby Jonathan Auerbach

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 19.96

    This original and compelling book places the body at the center of cinema's first decade of emergence and challenges the idea that for early audiences, the new medium's fascination rested on visual spectacle for its own sake. Instead, as Jonathan Auerbach argues, it was the human form in motion that most profoundly shaped early cinema. Situating his... 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...

  • British Science Fiction Cinemaby I.Q. Hunter

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    British Science Fiction Cinema is the first substantial study of a genre which, despite a sometimes troubled history, has produced some of the best British films, from the prewar classic Things to Come to Alien made in Britain by a British director. The contributors to this rich and provocative collection explore the diverse strangeness of British... more...

  • New Documentaryby Stella Bruzzi

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 42.95

    New Documentary: A Critical Introduction provides a comprehensive account of the last two decades of documentary filmmaking in Britain, the US and Europe. Stella Bruzzi's engaging textbook discusses key genres, filmmakers, and issues for the study of non-fiction film and television, including: * key texts such as the Zapruder film of Kennedy's assassination,... 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...

  • The Red Screenby Anna Lawton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Great Moviesby Roger Ebert

    Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 19.00

    America?s most trusted and best-known film critic Roger Ebert presents one hundred brilliant essays on some of the best movies ever made.  For the past five years Roger Ebert, the famed film writer and critic, has been writing biweekly essays for a feature called "The Great Movies," in which he offers a fresh and fervent appreciation of a great... more...