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  • Greek Tragedy into Filmby Kenneth MacKinnon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    If Greek tragedy is sometimes regarded as a form long dead and buried, both theatre producers and film directors seem slow to accept its interment. Originally published in 1986, this book reflects the renewed interest in questions of staging the Greek plays, to give a comprehensive account and critical analysis of all the important versions of Greek... more...

  • Hitchcock and the Making of Marnieby Tony Lee Moral

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 87.99

    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...

  • Horror and the Horror Filmby Bruce F. Kawin

    Anthem Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    ‘Horror and the Horror Film’ is a vivid, compelling, insightful and well-written study of the horror film and its subgenres from 1896 to the present, concentrating on the nature of horror in reality and on film. more...

  • Howie the Rookie (NHB Modern Plays)by Mark O?Rowe; Mark O'Rowe

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 10.99

    A white-knuckle ride through a nightmare Dublin, where enemies and allies are interchangeable, this electrifying play won the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright and the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. First we meet Howie. He tells us how, one night, he gets caught up in a gang intent on beating up Rookie. He's supposed to be baby-sitting... more...

  • I See Youby Ellen Grabiner; Donald E. Palumbo; C.W. Sullivan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    In the blockbuster film Avatar, science fiction and the technological prowess of director James Cameron meet in a heady concoction that, while visually ravishing, could easily be dismissed as "eye candy." While critics most frequently acclaimed its breakthrough 3-D technology, close scrutiny of the film raises provocative questions about... more...

  • I've Heard the Mermaids Singingby Julia Mendenhall

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2014; US$ 14.95

    A Queer Film Classic on the 1987 feminist love story by director Patricia Rozema. 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...

  • In Search of La Grande Illusionby Nicholas Macdonald

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    This is an extended analysis of the film, from different perspectives. The first half is largely a discussion of the cinematic technique, with key sequences analyzed shot by shot. The second half approaches the film from many other angles, including its history, the critical reception, Renoir's life and career, and film theory, e.g., film in relation... 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...

  • Is This Heaven?by Brett Mandel

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2002; US$ 23.99

    This is the story of a make-believe place made real, its incredible lure, and its effect on the people who have stepped between its chalk lines. more...