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  • You Don't Look Your Age...and Other Fairy Talesby Sheila Nevins

    Flatiron Books 2017; US$ 17.49

    ?Thank you to Sheila Nevins for putting all this down for posterity. Women need this kind of honest excavation of the process of living.? ?Meryl Streep An astonishingly frank, funny, poignant book for any woman who wishes they had someone who would say to them, ?This happened to me, learn from my mistakes and my successes. Because you don?t... more...

  • Last Man Standingby James Curtis

    University Press of Mississippi 2017; US$ 25.00

    The story of the comic who took the stage with nothing but a newspaper and gave America an entirely new way to laugh more...

  • Shakespeare on Screenby Sarah Hatchuel; Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This volume provides up-to-date coverage of recent screen versions of Shakespeare's plays, as well as critical reviews of older canonical films. more...

  • Deconstructing Dirty Dancingby Stephen Lee Naish

    John Hunt Publishing 2017; US$ 7.99

    It's time to take Dirty Dancing out of the corner and place it under the microscope. more...

  • American Noirby Barry Forshaw

    Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 8.99

    Barry Forshaw is acknowledged as a leading expert on crime fiction and films from Britain and the European countries, but a further area of expertise is American crime fiction, film and TV, as demonstrated in such books as The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction and Detective. After the success of earlier entries in his 'Noir' series -- Nordic Noir... more...

  • When the Lights Go Downby Maurice Thornton

    Melrose Books 2017; US$ 6.39

    Much has been recorded over the years about cinema and its golden years, but what of the temples in which this entertainment phenomenon took place ? the cinemas. How did they emerge and why? This book attempts to illustrate this, taking an average manufacturing town and describing the rise ? and fall ? of its cinemas over the period of one hundred... more...

  • US Youth Films and Popular Musicby Tim McNelis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book brings theory from popular music studies to an examination of identity and agency in youth films while building on, and complementing, film studies literature concerned with genre, identity, and representation. McNelis includes case studies of Hollywood and independent US youth films that have had commercial and/or critical success to illustrate... more...

  • Avid Editingby Sam Kauffmann; Ashley Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Completely updated for current HD, UHD, 2K, and 4K workflows, Avid Editing blends the art and aesthetics of motion picture editing with technical, hands-on instruction. Appropriate for beginners and intermediate users who need to refresh their knowledge of essential post-production techniques, this fully revamped and full-color sixth edition is... more...

  • Hard-Boiled Hollywoodby Jon Lewis

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    The tragic and mysterious circumstances surrounding the deaths of Elizabeth Short, or the Black Dahlia, and Marilyn Monroe ripped open Hollywood?s glitzy fašade, exposing the city's ugly underbelly of corruption, crime, and murder. These two spectacular dead bodies, one found dumped and posed in a vacant lot in January 1947, the other found dead in... more...

  • The Year's Work in Nerds, Wonks, and Neoconsby Jonathan P. Eburne; Benjamin Schreier

    Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    What happens when math nerds, band and theater geeks, goths, sci-fi fanatics, Young Republican debate poindexters, techies, Trekkies, D&D players, wallflowers, bookworms, and RPG players grow up? And what can they tell us about the life of the mind in the contemporary United States? With #GamerGate in the national news, shows like The Big Bang Theory... more...