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  • Performing New Media, 1890-1915by Kaveh Askari; Scott Curtis; Frank Gray; Louis Pelletier; Tami Williams; Joshua Yumibe

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 37.99

    In the years before the First World War, showmen, entrepreneurs, educators, and scientists used magic lanterns and cinematographs in many contexts and many venues. To employ these silent screen technologies to deliver diverse and complex programs usually demanded audio accompaniment, creating a performance of both sound and image. These shows might... more...

  • Blade Runnerby Amy Coplan; David Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Ridley Scott?s Blade Runner is widely regarded as a "masterpiece of modern cinema" and is regularly ranked as one of the great films of all time. Set in a dystopian future where the line between human beings and ?replicants? is blurred, the film raises a host of philosophical questions about what it is to be human, the possibility of moral agency... more...

  • The Making of Rebel Without a Causeby Douglas L. Rathgeb

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    In 1954, troubled director Nicholas Ray chatted at a dinner party about his controversial plan for a film about middle-class juvenile delinquents. He was told of a book, written by a prison psychologist and owned by Warner Bros., called Rebel Without a Cause. Though he was initially unimpressed, Ray adapted the book into his own screenplay and Warner... more...

  • Film Storiesby Michael Roemer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 49.99

    This volume contains three new screenplays ( Bedrock , Old World and New , and Falling Angels ) by the writer-director of the prize-winning films Nothing But a Man , The Plot against Harry , Vengeance Is Mine , and Pilgrim, Farewell . more...

  • Nightmare in the Sunby Danny Collins

    John Blake 2007; US$ 8.99

    In September 2002, house hunters Anthony and Linda O'Malley from North Wales arrived in Benidorm on Spain's Costa Blanca to bid for a house at auction that they had earmarked for their retirement. Within a week of their arrival, the couple had vanished. Alerted by the withdrawal of large sums of cash from the couple's UK bank account the Welsh police... more...

  • Directory of World Cinemaby Birgit Beumers

    Intellect 2015; US$ 30.00

    Soviet and Russian film-makers have traditionally had uneasy relationships to the concept of genre. This volume rewrites that history by spotlighting some genres not commonly associated with cinema in the region, including Cold War spy films and science-fiction films, blockbusters and horror films, remakes and adventure films and chernukha films and... more...

  • White Zombieby Gary D. Rhodes

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95

    The 1932 horror film White Zombie starring Bela Lugosi has received controversial attention from film reviewers and scholars--but it is unarguably a cult classic worthy of study. This book analyzes the film text from nearly every possible viewpoint, using both academic and popular film theories. Also supplied is an extensive intellectual history of... more...

  • Four Screenplaysby Syd Field

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    In a field being transformed by technology, Syd  Field shows you what works and why and how to find  new ways to create a truly outstanding film using  four extraordinary examples: Thelma &  Louise , Terminator 2: Judgement  Day , The Silence Of The  Lambs , and Dances With  Wolves . From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Ingmar Bergman's Personaby Lloyd Michaels

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 32.00

    The essays collected in this volume use a variety of methodologies to explore Bergman's Persona. more...

  • Inception and Philosophyby David Kyle Johnson; William Irwin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 18.95

    A philosophical look at the movie Inception and its brilliant metaphysical puzzles Is the top still spinning? Was it all a dream? In the world of Christopher Nolan's four-time Academy Award-winning movie, people can share one another's dreams and alter their beliefs and thoughts. Inception is a metaphysical heist film that raises more questions... more...