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  • Dolce Vita Confidentialby Shawn Levy

    Orion 2016; US$ 24.99

    From the ashes of the Second World War, Rome was reborn as the epicentre of film, fashion, creative energy, tabloid media and bold-faced libertinism that made 'Italian' a global synonym for taste, style and flair. A confluence of cultural contributions created a bright, burning moment in history: it was the heyday of fashion icons such as Pucci,... more...

  • Alfred Hitchcockby Peter Ackroyd

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 26.95

    A gripping short biography of the extraordinary Alfred Hitchock, the master of suspense. Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would plan great voyages, using railway timetables to plot an exact... more...

  • The Wolf of Wall Street Collectionby Jordan Belfort

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 12.99

    THE AMAZING TRUE STORY OF HOW JORDAN BELFORT BECAME THE WOLF OF WALL STREET... ...AND HOW HE CAME CRASHING DOWN. 'What separates Jordan's story from others like it, is the brutal honesty.' - Leonardo DiCaprio 'Raw and frequently hilarious.' - The New York Times 'Reads like a cross between Tom Wolfe's Bonfire of the Vanities and Scorsese's... more...

  • The Alexander Medvedkin Readerby Alexander Medvedkin; Nikita Lary; Jay Leyda

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    Filmmaker Alexander Medvedkin (1900?89), a contemporary of Sergei Eisenstein and Alexander Dovzhenko, is celebrated today for his unique form of ?total? documentary cinema, which aimed to bridge the distance between film and life, as well as for his use of satire during a period when the Soviet authorities preferred that laughter be confined to narrowly... more...

  • The Tunnelsby Greg Mitchell

    Transworld 2016; Not Available

    In the summer of 1962, one year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of daring young West Germans risked prison, Stasi torture and even death to liberate friends, lovers, and strangers in East Berlin by digging tunnels under the Wall. Then, as the world?s press heard about the secret projects, two television networks raced to be the first... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Musicians and Bands on Filmby Melissa U. D. Goldsmith; Paige A. Willson; Anthony J. Fonseca

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 119.99

    The Encyclopedia of Musicians and Bands on Film features the most significant productions from around the world. The entries in this volume encompass a range of subjects that including straightforward biographies, rockumentaries, and even the occasional mockumentary. The scope also allows for the inclusion of films about fictional singers and bands... more...

  • Cinema's Bodily Illusionsby Scott C. Richmond

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    Do contemporary big-budget blockbuster films like Gravity move something in us that is fundamentally the same as what avant-garde and experimental films have done for more than a century? In a powerful challenge to mainstream film theory, Cinema?s Bodily Illusions demonstrates that this is the case.  Scott C. Richmond bridges genres and periods... more...

  • Searching for Wisdom In Moviesby Richard Gilmore

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 88.95

    In this volume, Richard Gilmore explores film as a channel through which to engage in philosophical reflection and analyzes the relationship between philosophy and film. This book argues that philosophy and film can and should be used for the amelioration of life?s difficulties and the promotion of life?s boons. Gilmore identifies how philosophy and... more...

  • Woman in Lars von Trier?s Cinema, 1996?2014by Ahmed Elbeshlawy

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 88.95

    This book discusses the figure of Woman in Lars von Trier?s distinctive cinematic productions from 1996 to 2014. It takes the notorious legacy of violence against women in von Trier?s cinema beyond the perceived gender division, elevating the director?s image above being a mere provocateur. By raising fundamental questions about woman, sexuality,... more...

  • Brat Pack Americaby Kevin Smokler

    Rare Bird Books 2016; US$ 9.99

    From the fictional towns of Hill Valley, CA, and Shermer, IL, to the beautiful landscapes of Astoria and Brownsville, OR, from the iconic suburbs of the San Fernando Valley to the seemingly scary inner cities of Chicago, '80s teen movies had one thing in common: locations mattered. Perhaps moreso than in any other decade, the locations of the '80s... more...