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  • Now a Major Motion Pictureby Christine Geraghty

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 28.99

    Now a Major Motion Picture is a unique look at the many sources, literary and otherwise, that influence film adaptations. Christine Geraghty subverts the idea that film adaptations of novels and plays must be faithful to the original texts. She is more interested in how, while a film reflects its literary source, it also invites comparisons to our... 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...

  • 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...

  • Will I Live Tomorrow?by Sonia Nassery Cole

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2013; US$ 16.95

    When Sonia Nassery Cole set out to film The Black Tulip in her homeland of Afghanistan, she knew the odds were against her; she was told time and time again that filming inside a war zone would be impossible. What she didn?t anticipate was how intent the Taliban and its sympathizers were on halting the film?s production—the crew encountered extortion,... more...

  • Shane Meadowsby Martin Fradley; Sarah Godfrey

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available

    From his breakthrough short films in the early 1990s and feature debut TwentyFourSeven (1997) through to the BAFTA-winning This Is England (2007) and hit television spin-off, director Shane Meadows has emerged as one of the most distinctive and influential voices in contemporary British cinema. Danny Perkins, CEO of StudioCanal UK, credits Meadows... more...

  • The Sense of Film Narrationby Ian Garwood

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available

    This book investigates the sensuous qualities of narration in the feature-length fiction film. Sensuous narration takes place when details of visual (or aural) texture are foregrounded for storytelling purposes. For example, the image becomes 'soft' in order to signal the representation of a character's memory; a 'scratchy' version... more...

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

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 13.11

    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...

  • The Films of Pixar Animation Studioby James Clarke

    Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 16.98

    A major icon of cinema and pop-culture more widely, Pixar Animation Studios has played a vital part in reminding audiences of animation?s capacity as a major artform. Hugely popular, and recognised as a real force in the imaginative lives of its audience, Pixar?s movies have attained critical mass. The Films of Pixar Animation Studio offers the reader... more...

  • Mulholland Driveby Zina Giannopoulou

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.95

    Mulholland Drive in the Routledge Philosophers on Film series is the first full philosophical appraisal of Lynch's film. Essential reading for students studying philosophy, especially aesthetics and ethics, as well as film studies. more...

  • Greek Tragedy into Filmby Kenneth MacKinnon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    First Published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...