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- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99
In a controversial and tumultuous filmmaking career that spanned nearly fifty years, Robert Altman mocked, subverted, or otherwise refashioned Hollywood narrative and genre conventions. Altman?s idiosyncratic vision and propensity for formal experimentation resulted in an uneven body of work: some rank failures and intriguing near-misses, as well... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 29.95
For almost thirty years, David Thomson?s Biographical Dictionary of Film has been not merely ?the finest reference book ever written about movies? (Graham Fuller, Interview ), not merely the ?desert island book? of art critic David Sylvester, not merely ?a great, crazy masterpiece? (Geoff Dyer, The Guardian ), but also ?fiendishly seductive? (Greil... more...
- New York Review Books 2016; US$ 15.95
A key influence on the French New Wave and the director of such iconic works as Pickpocket and A Man Escaped , Robert Bresson is one of the central figures of French cinema. Notes on the Cinematograph is not only his definitive treatise on film?its inherent peculiarity and potential?but an ascetic meditation on how art transcends, and is transformed... more...
- New York Review Books 2016; US$ 24.95
One of the most influential directors in the history of French cinema, Robert Bresson never strayed from his iconoclastic ways, insisting on the use of nonprofessional actors, shunning the ?advances? of Cinerama and CinemaScope (and the work of most of his predecessors and peers), mincing no words about the damaging influence of capitalism and the... more...
- Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 7.28
Hail, Caesar! is the story of Eddie Mannix, tireless pursuer of the interests of fictional Capitol Pictures, circa 1951. He is the ultimate studio fixer and---since the studio is his world---the ultimate earthly one. There is no star scandal he cannot cover up, no studio misstep he cannot repair, no sin he cannot make right. His powers are tested,... more...
- Fondo Editorial Universidad de Lima 2015; US$ 8.00
La era digital ha modificado las formas de producir, concebir, realizar y consumir las películas. En este libro, el autor analiza el cine peruano a la luz de estos cambios, y comenta más de un centenar de cintas, desde las que se convirtieron en grandes éxitos de público, hasta las de producción autogestionaria, de ficción o documentales, y de géneros... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99
From the terrified double-takes of Lou Costello and Bob Hope and the rapid-fire wisecracks of Michael Keaton's Beetlejuice to the ghoulish sight gags of Shaun of the Dead , horror and humor have been intertwined, on screens large and small, for decades. This edited collection of essays surveys the rich and varied history of the horror-comedy... more...
- Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 150.00
This comprehensive guide is an ideal reference work for film specialists and enthusiasts. First published in 1984 but continuously updated ever since, CineGraph is the most authoritative and comprehensive encyclopedia on German-speaking cinema in the German language. This condensed and substantially revised English-language edition makes this important... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2010; US$ 32.95
Including work on psychoanalysis, politics, film production, autobiography, and the relationship between film tradition and contemporary culture, Marco Bellocchio touches on fundamental issues in film analysis. more...