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- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 81.20
Books in Motion addresses the hybrid, interstitial field of film adaptation. The introductory essay integrates a retrospective survey of the development of adaptation studies with a forceful argument about their centrality to any history of cultureany discussion, that is, of the transformation and transmission of texts and meanings in and across... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99
This is an account of Steven Spielberg?s first stand-alone film, Duel , a made for TV movie that first aired in 1971. This book chronicles the film?s history, from the original short story by acclaimed writer Richard Matheson (16 Twilight Zone episodes, Somewhere in Time , I Am Legend ) to its development as a teleplay, to its production... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00
A behind-the-scenes look at the groundbreaking filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan In his relatively young career, M. Night Shyamalan has achieved phenomenal commercial and critical success. His films The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Signs , and The Village have grossed over $1.5 billion and reinvented the thriller genre. Because Shyamalan has worked... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 27.00
Vasili Pichul?s 'Little Vera' was released in 1988 during the early glasnost years of Gorbachev. With a no holds barred screenplay by Pichul?s wife Maria Khmelik, this story of the seamier side of life for ordinary people was a box-office hit and went on to receive the European Film Award for best screenplay as well as the Special Jury Prize at Montreal.... more...
- SAGE India 2006; US$ 29.95
Convenient coincidences and glycerine tears, star-crossed lovers and happy endings, mindless songs and energetic dances These elements, and more, have sustained the Bollywood brand of cinema for nearly a century, so much so that it has now found acceptance across continents. This book is a road map for the fast-changing entertainment landscape... more...
- Open Court 2011; US$ 19.95
You have to go deeper. Inception is more than just a nail-biting heist story, more than just one of the greatest movies of all time. The latest neuroscience and philosophy of mind tell us that shared dreams and the invasion of dreams may soon become reality. Inception and Philosophy: Ideas to Die For takes you through the labyrinth, onto the... 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...
- 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00
This work explores the relationship between twenty-five enduring works of horror literature and the classic films that have been adapted from them. Each chapter delves into the historical and cultural background of a particular type of horror--hauntings, zombies, aliens and more--and provides an overview of a specific work's critical and popular... more...