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- John Blake 2012; US$ 7.99
Find out about the characters, the controversy, and how the books have been transformed for the Hollywood screen A is for Action Scenes?the Hunger Games trilogy is full of nail-biting action and tense battle scenes. B is for Bestselling Books? The Hunger Games and Catching Fire , the first two books in the series, were each New York Times bestsellers,... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 198.50
This is a comprehensive collection of original essays that explore the aesthetics, economics, and mechanics of movie adaptation, from the days of silent cinema to contemporary franchise phenomena. Featuring a range of theoretical approaches, and chapters on the historical, ideological and economic aspects of adaptation, the volume reflects today’s... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 39.95
In dem Fachbuch analysieren renommierte Autoren rund 30 Filme unter psychodynamischen Gesichtspunkten: Wie weicht die Darstellung in den Medien von der Wirklichkeit ab? Und wie ver ndern sich Zuschauer, wenn sie damit konfrontiert sind? Am Beispiel bekannter und neu zu entdeckender Filme zeigen sie auf, wie sich virtuelle Realit ten, Konstrukte, Traumbilder... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of Animation and Cartoons is an introduction to all aspects of animation history and its development as a technology and industry beyond the familiar cartoons from the Disney and Warner Bros. Studios. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, photos, a bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries on animators,... more...
- Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00
Adapting Philosophy looks at the ways in which The Matrix Trilogy adapts Jean Baudrillards Simulacra and Simulation, and in doing so creates its own distinctive philosophical position. Where previous work in the field has presented the trilogy as a simple beginners guide to philosophy, this study offers a new methodology for... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95
When movie fans talk about their favorite films, they most often mention one or two particular scenes that they never tire of watching. This witty and engaging volume catalogs more than 500 of the most memorable scenes in movie history. Organized by theme, it recounts the best scenes featuring everything from accountants and adoption to whistling and... more...
- John Blake 2010; US$ 7.99
Charles Bronson is the most feared and most notorious convict in the British prison system. Renowned for his serial hostage-taking and his rooftop sieges, he is a legend in his own lifetime, who has had a critically acclaimed film made of his life. Yet he is a man of great warmth and humor; a man of huge artistic talent who exhibits his drawings... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
Rather than limiting the cinema, as certain French New Wave critics feared, adaptation has encouraged new inspiration to explore the possibilities of the intersection of text and film. This collection of essays covers various aspects of adaptation studies--questions of genre and myth, race and gender, readaptation, and pedagogical and practical approaches. more...
- Anthem Press 2013; US$ 99.00
Featuring a dynamic combination of landmark essays by leading critics and theorists, ?The ?Slumdog? Phenomenon: A Critical Anthology? addresses multiple issues relating to ?Slumdog Millionaire,? providing new ways of looking at this controversial film. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 11.80
A bind-up edition of two exciting adventure stories by Wendy Orr - Nim's Island and Nim at Sea . Nim's Island was a major international movie, and now there's a second action-packed movie inspired by Nim at Sea , called Return to Nim's Isl more...