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  • Woodyby David Evanier

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 28.99

    The first biography of the award-winning writer and director in twenty years, by the bestselling author of Making the Wiseguys Weep , published to coincide with Allen's 80th birthday. more...

  • Jenseits der Fotografieby Valérie Hammerbacher

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2010; US$ 28.63

    Was ist ein Bild? In welchem Referenzrahmen lassen sich fotografische Inszenierungen verhandeln? Und wie prägt sich in der jüngsten Kunstgeschichte eine Bilddefinition aus, die nicht mit Diskursen der klassischen Fotografie zu fassen ist? Diese Fragen werden anhand der Arbeiten des kanadischen Künstlers Jeff Wall diskutiert. Er begründete eine neue... more...

  • The Visceral Screenby Robert Furze

    Intellect 2015; US$ 40.00

    Robert Furze argues the defining characteristic of John Cassavetes and David Cronenberg’s respective approaches is that of "visceral" cinema, a term that illustrates the anxiety these film-makers provoke in their audiences. Cassavetes demonstrates this through disregard for plot structure and character coherence, while Cronenberg’s... more...

  • The Roots of Modern Hollywoodby Nick Smedley

    Intellect 2014; US$ 40.00

    In this insightful study of Hollywood cinema since 1969, film historian Nick Smedley traces the cultural and intellectual heritage of American films, showing how recentHollywood movies owe a profound debt to the liberal values of New Deal cinema. Hollywood cinema is not usually thought of as politically or socially engaged, but theauthor argues that... more...

  • Lure of the Big Screenby Karina Aveyard

    Intellect 2014; US$ 30.00

    Lure of the Big Screen explores film exhibition and consumption in rural parts of the UK and Australia, where film theatres are often highly valued as spaces around which isolated communities can gather and interact.Going beyond national borders, this book examines how theatres in areas of social and economic decline are sustained by resourceful individuals... more...

  • Drive in Cinemaby Marc James Léger

    Intellect 2015; US$ 45.00

    Drive in Cinema offers Žižek-influenced studies of films made by some of the most engaging and influential filmmakers of our time, from avant-garde directors Jean-Luc Godard, Werner Herzog, Alexander Kluge, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Vera Chytilová, to independent filmmakers William Klein, Oliver Ressler, Hal Hartley, Olivier Assayas, Vincent... more...

  • Eaten Alive at a Chainsaw Massacreby John Kenneth Muir

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 25.00

    The sound of chainsaws revving on "haunted" Halloween trails has evoked untold screams since Tobe Hooper's 1974 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre hit the cinemas. Since that first take-no-prisoners horror movie, Hooper's reputation as a master of horror has been secured by his adaptations of Stephen King (Salem's Lot, 1978, and The... more...

  • Fellini: The Sixties (Turner Classic Movies)by Manoah Bowman; Anita Ekberg

    Running Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    Style. Beauty. Passion. Vision. These are just a few of the words often used to describe the films of the single most celebrated director in Italy, and one of the most important directors the world has ever knownFederico Fellini. Fifty years since their initial releases, his films of the 1960?s still inspire, shock and delight. More than just encapsulating... more...

  • Bogie & Bacallby Cindy De La Hoz

    Running Press 2015; US$ 15.00

    Ever since nineteen-year-old Lauren Bacall seductively taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle in the most famous scene from 1941?s To Have and Have Not , fans have been fascinated by the palpable heat between these two movie legends. Their onscreen passion blossomed into a full-blown off-screen love affair, and culminated in a blissful marriage that... more...

  • Amitabhby Susmita Dasgupta

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 16.98

    A remarkable insight into the films and times of India's greatest star-actor In an industry where fashions change every Friday, Amitabh Bachchan has been synonymous with cinematic entertainment for over thirty years. But beyond the labels of 'one-man industry' and 'star of the millennium', a number of issues pertaining to the star, his films and his... more...