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Film

  • Acting in British Televisionby Tom Cantrell; Christopher Hogg

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 29.38

    Acting in British Television is the first in-depth exploration of acting processes in British television. Focused around sixteen new interviews with celebrated British actors, including Rebecca Front, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Ken Stott, Penelope Wilton and John Hannah, this fascinating text delves behind the scenes of a range of British television programmes... more...

  • I'll Have What She's Havingby Erin Carlson

    Hachette Books 2017; US$ 28.00

    A backstage look at the making of Nora Ephron's revered trilogy-- When Harry Met Sally , You've Got Mail , and Sleepless in Seattle --which brought romantic comedies back to the fore, and an intimate portrait of the beloved writer/director who inspired a generation of Hollywood women, from Mindy Kaling to Lena Dunham. In I'll Have What She's... more...

  • Representing Talentby Violaine Roussel

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 30.00

    Audiences love the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but beyond the red carpet and behind the velvet curtain exists a legion of individuals who make showbiz work : agents. Whether literary, talent, or indie film, agents are behind the scenes brokering power, handling mediation, and doing the deal-making that keeps Hollywood spinning. In Representing... more...

  • Writing Diverse Characters For Fiction, TV or Filmby Lucy V. Hay

    Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 15.99

    We're living in a time of unprecedented diversity in produced media content, with more characters appearing who are Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT), disabled, or from other religions or classes. What's more, these characters are increasingly appearing in genre pieces, accessible to the mainstream,... more...

  • Refiguring Techniques in Digital Visual Researchby Edgar Gómez Cruz; Shanti Sumartojo; Sarah Pink

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 52.85

    This book interrogates how new digital-visual techniques and technologies are being used in emergent configurations of research and intervention. It discusses technological change and technological possibility; theoretical shifts toward processual paradigms; and a respectful ethics of responsibility. The contributors explore how new and evolving... more...

  • Hail to the Chinby Bruce Campbell; Craig Sanborn

    Titan Books 2017; US$ 13.99

    It's been 15 years since his first memoir but Bruce is still living the dream as a "B" movie king in an "A" movie world. Bruce Campbell makes his triumphant return from where he left off in If Chins Could Kill with further hilarious, gut-wrenchingly honest confessions. Bruce brings us through his life in the decade since his first memoir and his... more...

  • Cinema Studiesby Susan Hayward

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is essential reading for anyone interested in film. Providing accessible coverage of a comprehensive range of genres, movements, theories and production terms, this is a must-have guide to a fascinating area of study and arguably the greatest art form of modern times. Now fully revised and updated for its fifth... more...

  • The World of James Bondby Jeremy Black

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 34.00

    This book presents an insightful and thoroughly entertaining exploration of the politics of the Bond books and films. Class, gender, violence, sex, race—all are themes that Black scrutinizes through ongoing shifts in characterization and plot. His informed analysis provides a fascinating history of the enduring and evolving appeal of James... more...

  • Shakespeare, Bakhtin, and Filmby Keith Harrison

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.71

    This book explores how Bakhtin’s ideas can illuminate the compelling but uneasy fusion of Shakespeare and cinema. With a wide variety of tones, languages, cultural orientations, and thematic concerns, film directors have updated, translated, transposed, fragmented, parodied, and geographically re-situated Shakespeare. Keith Harrison illustrates... more...

  • Anatomy of the Superhero Filmby Larrie Dudenhoeffer

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.71

    This book addresses what a superhero body can do by developing several “x-rays” of the superbody’s sensoria, anatomic structures, internal systems, cellular organizations, and orthotic, chemical, or technological enhancements. In short, these x-rays offer what we might describe as a metamorpho-physiological approach to the superheroes in feature... more...