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Film

  • Stories Make the Worldby Stephen Most

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    Since the beginning of human history, stories have helped people make sense of their lives and their world. Today, an understanding of storytelling is invaluable as we seek to orient ourselves within a flood of raw information and an unprecedented variety of supposedly true accounts. In Stories Make the World , award-winning screenwriter Stephen... more...

  • Organic Cinemaby Thorsten Botz-Bornstein

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 29.95

    The "organic" is by now a venerable concept within aesthetics, architecture, and art history, but what might such a term mean within the spatialities and temporalities of film? By way of an answer, this concise and innovative study locates organicity in the work of Béla Tarr, the renowned Hungarian filmmaker and pioneer of the "slow cinema" movement.... more...

  • Shakespearean Starby Jennifer Barnes

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This is the first study to comprehensively analyse Laurence Olivier's Shakespearean films alongside his unique Shakespearean star image. more...

  • The Long Shadow of the Pastby Katya Krylova

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; Not Available

    Examines key contemporary Austrian literary texts, films, and memorials that treat Nazism and the Holocaust for what they reveal about the country's contemporary politics of memory. more...

  • Other Cinemasby Sue Clayton; Laura Mulvey

    I.B.Tauris 2017; US$ 40.00

    The 1970s was an enormously creative period for experimental film. Its innovations and debates have had far-reaching and long-lasting influence, with a resurgence of interest in the decade revealed by new gallery events, film screenings and social networks that recognise its achievements. Professor Laura Mulvey, and writer/director Sue Clayton, bring... more...

  • The Music and Sound of Experimental Filmby Holly Rogers; Jeremy Barham

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 38.99

    This book explores the role of music and sound in experimental film from the earliest work of pioneers such as Walther Ruttmann to latter-day experiments with new and digital media. Chapters examine issues relating to the avant-garde, abstraction, animation, found footage, queer film, visual music and VJing. more...

  • The Complete A–Z of Everything Carry Onby Richard Webber

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 15.28

    The complete guide to everyone’s favourite films… saucy! more...

  • Globalization and Contemporary Chinese Cinemaby Xuelin Zhou

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 48.12

    This pivot considers key transformations within the Chinese film industry since the country opened its doors to the outside world in the late 1970s, and moved from an ideologically-centred censorship system to one of contestation and cooperation between politics, art and market. Focusing on Zhang Yimou, arguably one of China’s most innovative and... more...

  • 1939by Thomas S. Hischak

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 42.00

    This book is a day-by-day chronicle of 1939 Hollywood’s greatest year. Each entry will focus on major news events—national and international—as well as minor curiosities or news items that would prove to be more important in the future. This will be followed by a full description and commentary on the Hollywood movies that were released each day.... more...

  • The Monster Movies of Universal Studiosby James L. Neibaur

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 36.00

    Universal Studios produced some of the most famous movie monsters in history including Dracula , Frankenstein , The Mummy , The Invisible Man , and The Wolf Man . This book looks at each of the key films produced by Universal from 1931 until The Creature Walks among Us in 1956. A concluding chapter will discuss the continued impact... more...