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- Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 34.99
The art of Senegalese director Djibril Diop Mambety?s cinema lies in the tension created between the visual narrative and the aural narrative. His work has been considered hugely influential, and his films bridge Western practices of filmmaking and oral traditions from West Africa. Mambety?s film Touki Bouki is considered one of the foundational works... more...
- Columbia University Press 2017; US$ 29.99
Michel Chion is well known in contemporary film studies for his innovative investigations into aspects of cinema that scholars have traditionally overlooked. Following his work on sound in film in Audio-Vision and Film, a Sound Art , Words on Screen is Chion?s survey of everything the seventh art gives us to read on screen. He analyzes titles,... more...
- Adams Media 2011; US$ 14.95
Could a Jedi knight use his light saber to deflect a beam from a phaser? Which aliens are cooler: the Cardassians or the Chazrach? Have any Federation ships ever made the Kessel run in less than twelve parsecs? And most important, in a fight between the Empire and the Federation, who would win? Ever since Princess Leia's starship hovered into sight... more...
- Currency Press 2016; US$ 18.99
The Piano written and directed by Jane Campion, is one of the most honoured films of the new Australian cinema, and is considered, by many critics, a modern masterpiece. Campion won the Palme D'Or at Cannes in 1993 for the film, making her the first woman ever to win this prestigious award; it also won Best Original Screenplay (Campion), Best Actress... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00
The book explores the relationship of movement and music in film to study the aesthetic principles of audience affect. It begins by a reconstructive analysis and theoretical reflection on the rhythmicity of films ? and goes on to show the extent to which the rhythmic dimension of audiovisual images offers access to intersubjective strategies to induce... more...
- University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95
China?s entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001 ignited a race to capture new global media audiences. Hollywood moguls began courting Chinese investors to create entertainment on an international scale?from behemoth theme parks to blockbuster films. Hollywood Made in China examines these new collaborations, where the distinctions between... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2000; US$ 16.98
National Award Winner: 'Best Book On Film' Year 2000.Film Journalist Anupama Chopra Tells The Fascinating Story Of How A Four-Line Idea Grew To Become The Greatest Blockbuster Of Indian Cinema. Starting With The Tricky Process Of Casting, Moving On To The Actual Filming Over Two Years In A Barren, Rocky Landscape, And Finally The First Weeks After... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00
A Companion to American Indie Film features a comprehensive collection of newly commissioned essays that represent a state-of-the-art resource for understanding key aspects of the field of indie films produced in the United States. Takes a comprehensive and fresh new look at the topic of American indie film Features newly commissioned essays... more...
- HarperCollins 2004; US$ 11.99
Jack Nicholson is one of the longest-lasting and most recognized sex symbols of our time. This sizzling biography goes deep in-depth, relating exclusive interviews with past flames and flings, to shed light on the unique charisma and magnetism of one of America's most respected and desired movie stars. In Jack , Edward Douglas offers us a provocative,... more...