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- Cooltura 2015; US$ 1.42
Often the horror appears without knocking. This outstanding selection presents a variety of classics, all- time masterpieces and cult films known only by experts. Enjoy this exquisite horror menu and prepare to tremble. Inhaltsverzeichnis Introduction The Founding Creatures Origins and Evolution of Horror in Cinema Sub-genres The Fascination... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 2.99
In this ebook exclusive, Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr introduces the fifty films every movie lover must know. This carefully curated list of great movies spans over a century of filmmaking, from the silent era to the last decade, from American favorites to international classics. Including recognized masterpieces such as "City Lights" and "Casablanca,"... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 35.99
The intelligent person's guide to the movies, with more than 2,800 reviews Look up a movie in this guide, and chances are you'll find yourself reading on about the next movie and the next. Pauline Kael's reviews aren't just provocative---they're addictive. These brief, informative reviews, written for the "Goings On About Town" section of The... more...
- Open Road Media 2010; US$ 14.99
Now a major motion picture! The gripping behind-the-scenes look inside the classic suspense shocker?and the creative genius who revolutionized filmmaking. First released in June 1960, Psycho altered the landscape of horror films forever. But just as compelling as the movie itself is the story behind it, which has been adapted as a... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00
One of world cinema?s most exciting filmmakers, Pedro Almodóvar has been delighting, provoking, arousing, shocking, and?above all?entertaining audiences around the globe since he first burst on the international film scene in the early 1980s. All about Almodóvar offers new perspectives on the filmmaker?s artistic vision and cinematic preoccupations,... more...
- Abrams 2014; US$ 40.00
For decades, Robert Altman fascinated audiences with pioneering films?among them M*A*S*H , Nashville , The Player , and Gosford Park ?that combined technical innovation with subversive, satirical humor and impassioned political engagement. His ability to explore and engage so many different worlds with a single, coherent vision changed the landscape... more...
- New World Library 2014; US$ 22.95
When cameras roll and directors call, ?Action,? some of the most dependable, funniest, and most enthusiastic actors stand poised on four legs, with ears alert. These charming and sometimes hilarious stories will give you a new appreciation for the skill and patience it takes to teach nonhuman actors to perform on camera, from Joey in War Horse to the... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2004; US$ 7.99
Animation covers everything from Tex Avery?s split-second slapstick and The Simpsons? knowing digs at pop culture, to Hayao Miyasaki?s strong-willed heroines and Yuri Norstein?s delicately rendered folktales. Often dismissed by the uninitiated as ?kid?s stuff?, any detailed look at animation reveals a technically complex, sophisticated and endlessly... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 124.99
Compiled by two skilled librarians and a Taiwanese film and culture specialist, this volume is the first multilingual and most comprehensive bibliography of Taiwanese film scholarship, designed to satisfy the broad interests of the modern researcher. The second book in a remarkable three-volume research project, An Annotated Bibliography for Taiwan... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 14.57
Since Japanese horror sensations The Ring and Audition first terrified Western audiences at the turn of the millenium, there's been a growing appreciation of Asia as the hotbed of the world's best horror movies. Over the last decade Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Hong Kong have all produced a steady stream of stylish supernatural thrillers and psychological... more...