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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
How is watching a movie similar to dreaming? What goes on in our minds when we become absorbed in a movie? How does looking ?into? a movie screen allow us to experience the thoughts and feelings of a movie?s characters? These and related questions are at the heart of The Power of Movies, a thoughtful, invigorating, and remarkably accessible book... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95
The long-anticipated biography of Robert Redford. Among the most widely admired Hollywood stars of his generation, Redford has appeared onstage and on-screen, in front of and behind the camera, earning Academy, Golden Globe, and a multitude of other awards and nominations for acting, directing, and producing, and for his contributions to the arts.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 120.00
Respected film critic Gonzalo Aguilar offers a lucid and sophisticated analysis of Argentine films of the last decade. This is the most complete and up-to-date work in English to examine the 'new Argentine cinema' phenomenon. Aguilar looks at highly relevant films, including those by Lucrecia Martel and Sergio Rejtman. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00
One of world cinema?s most exciting filmmakers, Pedro Almodóvar has been delighting, provoking, arousing, shocking, and?above all?entertaining audiences around the globe since he first burst on the international film scene in the early 1980s. All about Almodóvar offers new perspectives on the filmmaker?s artistic vision and cinematic preoccupations,... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 47.50
This volume shows how, over the past ten years, the Center for History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents (GHF) at the University of Amsterdam has developed into the leading international center for research and teaching in this domain. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 39.95
Film is in a state of rapid change: the transition from analog to digital is profoundly affecting not just filmmaking and film distribution but a number of other facets of the industry, including the ways in which films are archived. In From Grain to Pixel ?the first volume in the new Framing Filmseries from Amsterdam University Press?Giovanna... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.24
"Michael Adams's book is great fun! No one intends to make a truly bad movie, but when they do, Michael Adams will be there to watch it...and make it entertaining!" ?John Landis, director of Trading Places and The Blues Brothers In Showgirls, Teen Wolves, and Astro Zombies , film critic Michael Adams embarks on a year-long odyssey to discover... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; Not Available
Cinema and photography are both intimately associated with time?cinema with time in passing, the photograph with the lost moment. In Photography, Cinema, Memory, Damian Peter Sutton explores time in both media to present a radical new understanding of the photographic image as always coming into being. Drawing on Gilles Deleuze?s concept of the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 109.00
This comprehensive annotated bibliography reviews nearly 500 English-language studies published between 1915 and 2001 that examine the depiction of ethnic, racial, and national groups as portrayed in United States feature films from the inception of cinema through the present. Coverage includes books, reference works, book chapters within larger works,... more...