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- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99
Check over your shoulder before you peek inside the pages of Top Secret - you're about to learn the secrets of some of the sneakiest spies around! Follow the footsteps of famous spies through the ages to reveal their use of physical devices to cover their tracks and the inventive gadgets available at the time - including night vision goggles... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00
Review text: "Es entfaltet sich ein uÌ?berreiches Panorama der deutschen Literatur von den AnfaÌ?ngen bis zur Gegenwart. [...] Das Unternehmen ist qualitativ konkurrenzlos und es dient der geistigen Bereicherung aller an der deutschen Literatur Interessierten."Horst Brunner in: Archiv fuÌ?r das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 1/2009 "FuÌ?r... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 17.95
Explore the philosophical depths of Batman, Superman, Captain America, and your other favorite superheroes—FOR FREE! Behind the cool costumes, special powers, and unflagging determination to fight evil you’ll find fascinating philosophical questions and concerns deep in the hearts and minds of your favorite comic book heroes. Why doesn't... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2009; US$ 18.44
MaskenbildnerInnen sind die kreativen Köpfe im Hintergrund. Sie gestalten in Zusammenarbeit mit Regie, Kostüm- oder Bühnenbild maskenbildnerische Konzepte für Bühnen- sowie Film- bzw. Fernsehproduktionen und setzen sie um. Sie schminken bzw. frisieren Darsteller und Darstellerinnen und betreuen diese während der Vorstellungen oder Dreharbeiten. Hauptsächlich... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 66.00
The image in Hollywood movies of savage Indians attacking white settlers represents only one side of a very complicated picture. In fact sympathetic portrayals of Native Americans stood alongside those of hostile Indians in the silent films of D. W. Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille, and flourished during the early 1930s with Hollywood's cycle of pro-Indian... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 182.00
As evidenced in interviews included in this volume, many African American filmmakers consider themselves artists first, their ethnicity being only part of what influences their work. This is the first book by an African American on contemporary African American filmmakers. Here directors and producers speak for themselves, posing challenges to current... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2014; Not Available
Exploring gender, race, nation and narration, this groundbreaking study isolates how mainstream cinema works to bestow value upon certain lives and specific socio-cultural identities in a hierarchical and partisan way. Dedicated to the popular, to the political and ethical implications of mass cultures themes and imperatives, this book takes... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
The face of 1980s television was shaped by a man who stayed behind the scenes. Stephen Cannell's reluctant white knights--put-upon private eye James Rockford, World War II fly-boys the Black Sheep Squadron, hapless superhero Ralph Hinckley, fugitive mercenaries the A-Team, and maverick cop Hunter--traversed the television landscape from the 1970s... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 25.00
Cult TV is a very exciting area of contemporary television. The Cult TV Book is the companion reference to this TV phenomenon, whose shows push the_x000D_ boundaries and offer biting commentaries on society today._x000D_ _x000D_ Cult TV is also changing. Where being cult used to mean being marginal with a small, loyal fan base, cult TV is now key to... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00
The group of contemporary German directors collectively known as the "Berlin School" constitutes the most significant filmmaking movement to come out of Germany since the 1970s New German Cinema, not least because its films mark the emergence of a new film language in German cinema. This volume is the first book-length study in any language... more...