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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
Follow from start to finish the creation of an animated short from the pre-production thought process to story development and character design. Explore the best practices and avoid the common pitfalls of creating two to five minute shorts. Watch a specially created animated short, demonstrating the core techniques and principles at the companion... more...
- Argo-Navis 2013; US$ 6.99
Revised and reissued with a new epilogue, the award-winning classic Ghosts of Mississippi tells the inside story of one of the most rankling murder cases of the civil rights era. In this historical page-turner, National Book Award finalist Maryanne Vollers exposes a state?s struggle to confront the ghosts of its violent past in order to bring a killer... more...
Wish I Was There - I Was the Golden Girl of British CinemaÖThen My Life Fell to Pieces. This is My StoryJohn Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 7.28
When Emily Lloyd burst onto the movie scene at 17 she was hailed as the next Marilyn Monroe. Her stunning performance as precocious Lynda Mansell in David Leland?s coming of age drama Wish You Were Here thrust her into the spotlight and cemented the film?s reputation as a British classic. Hollywood beckoned and Emily landed high profile roles alongside... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00
"If 2001 has stirred your emotions, your subconscious, your mythological yearnings, then it has succeeded."--Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick's extraordinary movie 2001: A Space Odyssey was released in 1969. The critics initially disliked it, but the public loved it. And eventually, the film took its rightful place as one of the most innovative, brilliant,... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2011; US$ 12.95
What?s your damage? In 1989, Michael Lehmann?s black comedy Heathers drew a line in the sand, rebuffing the sweetness and optimism of John Hughes? more popular fare with darkness and death. Launching the careers of Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, Heathers became a cult classic, ranking #5 on Entertainment Weekly ?s list of the 50 Best High... more...
- I.B.Tauris 1999; US$ 29.00
In recent years there has been a remarkable surge in Iranian films expressing contentious issues which would otherwise be very difficult to discuss publicly inside the Islamic Republic of Iran - such as the role of clergy in Iranian society. Nacim Pak-Shiraz here highlights how many Iranian film directors concern themselves with the content of the... more...
- Bitingduck Press 1997; US$ 12.95
DEP-LOVE : If an abandoned 8-year old girl can't find true love with an Egyptian fortune-telling hairdresser, where can she find it? Every month, when Hazel's foster home sends her to Alma's hair salon, Hazel gets more than a shampoo; she gets love. But war breaks out in Egypt, and Alma's family must quickly return home. In their last... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00
Indispensable for students of film studies, in this book Reena Dube explores Satyajit Ray's films, and The Chess Players in particular, in the context of discourses of labour in colonial and postcolonial conditions. Starting from Daniel Defoe and moving through history, short story and film to the present, Dube widens her analysis with comparisons... more...