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- 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...
- 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...
- Currency Press 2006; US$ 15.99
Something strange is happening in the country town of Hollowa 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 11.98
For as long as people have been migrating to London, so has their music. An essential link to home, music also has the power to shape communities in surprising ways. Black music has been part of London's landscape since the First World War, when the Southern Syncopated Orchestra brought jazz to the capital. Following the wave of Commonwealth... more...
- Currency Press 2008; US$ 7.99
One of the seminal films of the 1970s, Alvin Purple depicts Alvins struggles with his irresistibility to womenfrom his school days and time as a waterbed salesman to his short-lived career as a sex therapist. The definitive ocker comedy, Alvin Purple survived a critical mauling and went on to become the most commercially successful... more...