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  • Bronson 2by Charles Bronson

    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...

  • Screening Textby Shannon Wells-Lassagne; Ariane Hudelet

    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...

  • The “Slumdog” Phenomenonby Ajay Gehlawat

    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...

  • The Nim Storiesby Wendy Orr; Kerry Millard

    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...

  • Love in Vainby Alan Greenberg

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 18.00

    Robert Johnson was undoubtedly the most outstanding of the Mississippi Delta blues musicians and also one of the first inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but his short life remains steeped in mystery and wrapped in some of the most enduring legends of modern music. Love in Vain is Alan Greenberg?s remarkable, highly acclaimed, and genre-defying... more...

  • Falling Petalsby Ben Ellis

    Currency Press 2006; US$ 15.99

    Something strange is happening in the country town of Hollow—a mysterious syndrome that seems to strike only the young. The town is quarantined, schools are closed and fences go up. Guards patrol new enforced borders, but amongst the townsfolk denial runs deep. Part science-fiction, part satire, Falling Petals is a darkly humorous fable about... more...

  • The Night Alive (NHB Modern Plays)by Conor McPherson

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 14.57

    An inimitably warm and stylish play that deftly mines the humanity to be found in the most unlikely of situations. Tommy?s not a bad man, he?s getting by. Renting a run-down room in his uncle Maurice?s house, just about keeping his ex-wife and kids at arm?s length and rolling from one get-rich-quick scheme to the other with his pal Doc. Then one... more...

  • Kubrick's 2001by Leonard F. Wheat

    Scarecrow Press 2000; US$ 49.99

    Three allegories?an Odysseus (Homer) allegory, a man-machine symbiosis (Arthur Clarke) allegory, and a Zarathustra (Nietzsche) allegory?are simultaneously concealed and revealed by well over 200 highly imaginative and sometimes devilishly clever symbols. In bringing Kubrick's secrets to light, Wheat builds a powerful case for his assertion that 2001... more...

  • Written in Stoneby Katherine Orrison

    Vestal Press 1999; US$ 31.99

    From concept stage through production in Egypt to release of the film: Katherine Orrison carefully recreates the behind-the-scenes story of Cecil B. DeMille's beloved epic. more...

  • Hitchcock and the Making of Marnieby Tony Lee Moral

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 79.99

    Alfred Hitchcock's style, motivation, and fears regarding his 1964 film Marnie , are well-documented in this probing look at one of his most undervalued efforts. Featuring four additional chapters that draw on newly obtained access to the film?s production archives, files of the novel?s author Winston Graham and screenwriter Jay Presson Allen?along... more...