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- Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 14.99
A manual for screenwriters and filmmakers, in the form of notes, on how to take your career from amateur writer to pro Rocliffe Notes is a compendium for screenwriters and filmmakers which brings together tips and opinions from more than 140 film and TV industry professionals, and provides a step-by-step, common-sense guide on how writers and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
Beginning with the early Arab-American playwright, poet and novelist Kahlil Gibran and concluding with contemporary playwright Yussef El Guindi, this book provides an historical overview and critical analysis of the plays, films and performances of self-identified Arab Americans. Arab-American identity, self-representation and the notion of resistance... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 55.00
With an output of more than 250,000 minutes annually, and with roughly 5,000 producers and production units around, the Chinese are leading the field of animated films. Although it is almost impossible to completely cover 90 years of filmmaking, this book provides a comprehensible introduction to the industry's infancy, its Golden Age (Shanghai... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 49.95
Drawing on studio files, newspaper critiques, internet sources and scholarly studies of Mexican cinema, this critical history focuses on film depictions, in Hollywood and in Mexico, of the Mexican Revolution of 1910 and the era of Benito Juarez. Mexico's political and military battles of are discussed in detail, and contrasted with the film industry's... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95
One of the most original shows in the history of television, Mystery Science Theater 3000 is a beloved cult hit built on the back of another cult phenomenon: the bad movie. The show's premise involved a man and some robots watching cheesy movies and cracking jokes. Over its 197 episodes, MST3K developed a passionate fan base that took it from a... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99
Pornography feminists unshackle their desires and celebrate their sexuality in the patriarchal world of filmed sex. more...
- Penguin Group US 2015; US$ 12.99
An entertaining and inspirational memoir by one of the most prominent practitioners and evangelists of independent filmmaking, and the acclaimed writer, director, and actor ( Saving Private Ryan, Friends with Kids, Entourage ) whose first film? The Brothers McMullen ?has become an indie classic. At the age of twenty-five, Ed Burns directed and... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015;
Few films have had the influence and impact of The Blair Witch Project (1999). Its arrival was a horror cinema palette cleanser after a decade of serial killers and postmodern intertextuality, a bare bones 'found footage' trend setter. In this Devil's Advocate, Peter Turner tells the story of the film from his conception and production then provides... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015;
Adam Lowenstein argues that Surrealism's encounter with film can help redefine the meaning of cinematic spectatorship in an era of popular digital entertainment. Video games, YouTube channels, Blu-ray discs, and other forms of “new? media have made theatrical cinema seem “old.? A sense of “cinema lost? has accompanied the ascent of digital media,... more...