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Film

  • The Off-Screenby Eyal Peretz

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99

    From the Renaissance on, a new concept of the frame becomes crucial to a range of artistic media, which in turn are organized around and fascinated by this frame. The frame decontextualizes, cutting everything that is within it from the continuity of the world and creating a realm we understand as the realm of fiction. The modern theatrical stage,... more...

  • Makeup Manby Michael Westmore; Jake Page

    Lyons Press 2017; US$ 18.99

    Headline: A peak behind the Hollywood mask by one of its foremost makeup artists In Hollywood?s heyday, almost every major studio had a Westmore heading up the makeup department. Since 1917, there has never been a time when Westmores weren?t shaping the visages of stardom. For their century-long dedication to the art of makeup, the Westmores were... more...

  • Film Pilotby Jerry Grayson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.99

    When Jerry Grayson left the Royal Navy's Search and Rescue helicopter fleet aged 25, he was the most decorated peacetime naval pilot in history. In terms of excitement, however, civilian life couldn't compete ? especially when the only real demand for helicopter pilots was as glorified chauffeurs for the very wealthy. Jerry had a passion for the... more...

  • Hollywood's Hawaiiby Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 27.95

    Hollywood?s Hawaii is the first full-length study of the film industry?s intense engagement with Hawaii and the South Pacific from 1898 to the present. This book presents a history of cinema that examines Hawaii and the Pacific and its representation in film in the context of colonialism, war, Orientalism, occupation, military buildup, and entertainment. ... more...

  • Hollywood Aestheticby Todd Berliner

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 26.99

    Hollywood Aesthetic offers the first comprehensive appraisal of Hollywood's capacity to provide aesthetic pleasure to mass audiences. Grounded in film history and in the psychological and philosophical literature in aesthetics, Hollywood Aesthetic explains how Hollywood creates, for huge numbers of people, some of their most exhilarating experiences... more...

  • McQueen: The Biography (Text Only)by Christopher Sandford

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 8.96

    A full and frank portrait of the complex man behind the icon of cool. This edition does not include illustrations. more...

  • Surveillance in Asian Cinemaby Karen Fang

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Critical theory and popular wisdom are rife with images of surveillance as an intrusive, repressive practice often suggestively attributed to eastern powers and opposed to western liberalism. Hollywood-dominated global media has long promulgated a geopoliticized east-west axis of freedom vs. control. This book focuses on Asian and Asia-based films... more...

  • Acting for the Stageby Anna Weinstein; Chris Qualls

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 29.95

    Acting for the Stage is a highly accessible guide to the business of theater acting, written for those interested in pursuing acting as a profession. This book is a collection of essays by and interviews with talented artists and businesspeople who have built successful careers in the theater; it?s a goldmine of career advice that might take years... more...

  • Art of the Cutby Steve Hullfish

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Art of the Cut provides an unprecedented look at the art and technique of contemporary film and television editing. It is a fascinating "virtual roundtable discussion" with more than 50 of the top editors from around the globe. Included in the discussion are the winners of more than a dozen Oscars for Best Editing and the nominees of more than forty,... more...

  • Directing for the Screenby Anna Weinstein

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 29.95

    Directing for the Screen is a collection of essays and interviews exploring the business of directing. This highly accessible guide to working in film and television includes perspectives from industry insiders on topics such as breaking in; developing and nurturing business relationships; the director?s responsibilities on set and in the field; and... more...