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  • Installation and the Moving Imageby Catherine Elwes

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    Film and video have a double nature; they create an illusory world, a reality elsewhere and a material presence that both dramatises and demystifies the magic trick of moving pictures. Since the 1960s, artists have systematically explored filmic and televisual phenomena in the controlled environments of galleries and museums, drawing on multiple antecedents... more...

  • Shooting the Actorby Simon Callow

    Picador 2015; US$ 8.99

    When Simon Callow met the Yugoslav film director Dusan Makavejev to discuss his new film Manifesto , they both greatly looked forward to working together. Only months later the two were barely speaking. A companion volume to Being An Actor, Shooting the Actor is a funny and disastrous account of a film made in the former Yugoslavia, together with... more...

  • Shooting the Actorby Simon Callow

    Picador 2015; US$ 8.99

    When Simon Callow met the Yugoslav film director Dusan Makavejev to discuss his new film Manifesto , they both greatly looked forward to working together. Only months later the two were barely speaking. A companion volume to Being An Actor, Shooting the Actor is a funny and disastrous account of a film made in the former Yugoslavia, together with... more...

  • Hitchcock Lost and Foundby Alain Kerzoncuf; Charles Barr; Philip French

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Known as the celebrated director of critical and commercial successes such as Psycho (1960) and The Birds (1963), Alfred Hitchcock is famous for his distinctive visual style and signature motifs. While recent books and articles discussing his life and work focus on the production and philosophy of his iconic Hollywood-era films like Notorious... more...

  • Alistair Cooke at the Moviesby Alistair Cooke

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99

    A wonderful entertainment that reflects Alistair Cooke?s love affair with cinema, from his early days as a film critic to his iconic role as the host of Masterpiece Theatre Humphrey Bogart, Fred Astaire, Lauren Bacall, Marlene Dietrich, and Marilyn Monroe are just a few of the stars profiled, along with many directors, in this sparkling and... more...

  • A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Filmby Alexandra Juhasz; Alisa Lebow

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to Contemporary Documentary Film presents a collection of original essays that explore major issues surrounding the state of current documentary films and their capacity to inspire and effect change.  Presents a comprehensive collection of essays relating to all aspects of contemporary documentary films Includes nearly 30 original... more...

  • Blind Spots - eine Filmgeschichte der Blindheit vom frühen Stummfilm bis in die Gegenwartby Alexandra Tacke

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 50.00

    Charlie Chaplin, Luis Bunuel, Lars von Trier, Takeshi Kitano: Das Thema Blindheit zieht sich durch die ganze Filmgeschichte. Den blinden Protagonisten kommen dabei ganz unterschiedliche Funktionen zu. Zum einen werden durch sie die spezifischen Wahrnehmungsmöglichkeiten des Kinos, technische Neuerungen (wie z.B. vom Stumm- zum Tonfilm) reflektiert;... more...

  • The Holy Grail on Filmby Kevin J. Harty

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    This collection of new essays is the first to study film depictions of the quest for the Holy Grail--the holy Christian relic of legend supposedly used by Jesus at the Last Supper. Scholars from a range of disciplines discuss American, Australian and European films that offer fresh perspectives on this enduring myth of the Arthurian world and Western... more...

  • The Sound of Music Storyby Tom Santopietro

    Transworld 2015; US$ 27.18

    In March 1965 the film of The Sound of Music was released - and the love affair between moviegoers and the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical began. Rarely has a film so captured the love and imagination of the public, blending history, music, Austrian location filming, heartfelt emotion and the yodelling of Julie Andrews into a... more...

  • Film and the American Presidencyby Jeff Menne; Christian B. Long

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume surveys the partnership in its longevity, placing stress on especially iconic presidents such as Lincoln and FDR. The contributions to this... more...