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- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 44.99
The Brothers Grim examines the inner workings of the Coens' body of work, discussing a movie in terms of its primary themes, social and political contexts, narrative techniques, influences, relationship to their other films, and the Coens' referential modus operandi that retreads cinema, literature, history, philosophy, and art to amplify their films'... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 20.99
Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard , a classic film noir and also a damning dissection of the Hollywood dream factory, evokes the glamour and ruin of the stars who subsist on that dream. It's also one long in-joke about the movie industry and those who made it great-and who were, in turn, destroyed by it. One of the most critically admired films of... 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... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
Through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, black-&-white photos, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on actors, actresses, movies, producers, organizations, awards, film credits, and terminology, The A to Z of African American Cinema provides a better understanding of the role African Americans played in... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.17
Ever noticed a digital watch in a historical film? Or seen a camera crew in a mirror? There's nothing we like more than finding a continuity error, a historical inaccuracy or a technical blunder. This third edition of the bestselling Movie Mistakes brings you over a thousand slip-ups to look out for. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2005; US$ 16.99
The Portable Film School is a private tutorial from an instructor at one of the nation?s most prestigious film schools. D.B. Gilles explains the fundamental skills and techniques of screenwriting and making a short film arming you with the two calling cards you?ll need to break into Hollywood ? without having spent the tuition or a minute in a classroom.... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 20.37
The term 'New Wave' conjures up images of Paris in the early 1960s: Jean Seberg and Jean Paul Belmondo, the young Jean-Pierre Leaud, the three protagonists of Jules and Jim capering across a bridge, all from the films of French filmmakers Jean-Luc Godard and François Truffaut. The impact of the French New Wave continues to be felt, and its ethos... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
Every winter, 8,000 feet above sea level in the Utah snow, the hopes and dreams of young moviemakers are put on display at the Sundance Film Festival--the haven for independent films where you can show up a kid and go home a star. In barely twenty years of existence, the festival--now overseen by Robert Redford's Sundance Institute--has assumed tremendous... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 24.68
War films have existed since the birth of cinema, typically gung-ho tales of macho derring-do. But war films are not always about bravado and bravery, they also detail the horrors of war, the sadness, the brotherhood of soldiers and comedy that can be found in the bleakest of situations, as well as the excitement of the battlefield. War Films explores... more...