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  • Zero Patienceby Wendy Gay Pearson; Susan Knabe

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    A Queer Film Classic on the controversial, funny 1993 film musical about AIDS that refutes the legend of Patient Zero. more...

  • Lionel Logueby Norman C. Hutchinson

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 10.99

    Wear this tomorrow.'The words were more like a personal request than a royal command, but obey it he would. It was the culmination of a lifetime of dedication to his profession. They had little in common except their gender and the sharing of one of their names. One was the ambitious and slightly unorthodox eldest son of a South Australian hotelier... more...

  • The San Francisco of Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigoby Douglas A. Cunningham

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 59.99

    This collection of essays examines the relationship that Vertigo enjoys with the histories and cultural imaginations of California and, more specifically, the San Francisco Bay Area. Contributors to this collection explore the specificities of place and the role such specificities play in our comprehensive efforts to understand Hitchcock's most... more...

  • Idees Vol Vreesby Kobus Galloway

    Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00

    Kobus Galloway se Idees Vol Vrees-tekenprente het Suid-Afrika binne maande na hul eerste verskyning stormenderhand verower. Diť ongewone, spitsvondige en grappige Afrikaanse tekenprente gaan gewoonlik gepaard met dubbelsinnige eenreŽl-woordspelings en is enig in hul soort. Hierdie versameling bevat meer as 150 tekenprente, waaronder die gewildstes... more...

  • Inside the Wicker Manby Allan Brown

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44

    A book about The Wicker Man? I would think you'd need an encyclopaedia' - Christopher Lee 'A stunning examination of one of my favourite films by one of my favourite journalists' - A A Gill "Inside The Wicker Man" is a treat for all cinemagoers, exhaustively researched and achieving a near-perfect balance between history, trivia and serious analysis.... more...

  • "The Lives of Others" and Contemporary German Filmby Paul Cooke

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.00

    This volume will offer the first book-length academic investigation of Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck?s Oscar-winning film The Lives of Others (2006). The aim of this edited collection is twofold. On the one hand, it will offer new insight into one of the most successful German films of the past two decades placing The Lives of Others... more...

  • Every Night the Trees Disappearby Alan Greenberg; Werner Herzog

    Chicago Review Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    "You know from seeing it that Herzog was up to something strange in filming Heart of Glass. Now the mystery is clarified. Alan Greenberg peers into the heart of darkness of the great artist." Roger Ebert Mesmerizing . . . as poetic and mysterious as the film itself.?Jim Jarmusch This intimate chronicle of the visionary filmmaker Werner Herzog directing... more...

  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garciaby Ian Cooper

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    In 1974, ,i>The Wall Street Journal called this movie "grotesque, sadistic, irrational, obscene, incompetent," while New York Magazine declared it "a catastrophe." Upon its initial release, Sam Peckinpahīs notorious work took a critical and commercial nosedive, but in later years, the work was heralded as a demented masterpiece--a violent, hallucinatory... more...

  • Blade Runnerby Matt Hills

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    More than just a box office flop that resurrected itself in the midnight movie circuit, Blade Runner (1982) achieved extraordinary cult status through video, laserdisc, and a five-disc DVD collector's set. Blade Runner has become a network of variant texts and fan speculations; a franchise created around just one film. Some have dubbed the movie... more...

  • Now a Terrifying Motion Picture!by James F. Broderick

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00

    This work explores the relationship between twenty-five enduring works of horror literature and the classic films that have been adapted from them. Each chapter delves into the historical and cultural background of a particular type of horror--hauntings, zombies, aliens and more--and provides an overview of a specific work's critical and popular... more...