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- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 60.00
Anthony Mann (1906?1967) is renowned for his outstanding 1950s westerns starring James Stewart ( Winchester ?73 , The Naked Spur , The Man from Laramie ). But there is more to Mann?s cinematic universe than those tough Wild West action dramas featuring conflicted and secretive heroes. This brilliant Hollywood craftsman also directed fourteen electrifying... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2013; Not Available
Explores how film analysis can take account of the presence of digital images in cinemaDigital images are now ubiquitous elements within the cinematic frame but, as we analyse films or film moments, it can often be difficult to be sure how - and how much - to talk about digital elements. This accessible book demystifies the relationship of digital... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99
From silent films in the 1920s to featured films through 2015, Mickey Rooney had one of the longest careers in Hollywood. This book looks at the most significant films in Rooney?s career, from his years as a juvenile lead in such classics as Babes in Arms , Boys Town , and The Human Comedy to his Oscar nominated supporting roles in The... more...
- Running Press 2016; US$ 25.00
Showcasing 52 Essential films from the golden age to the present, Turner Classic Movies invites you into a world filled with stirring performances, dazzling musical numbers, and bold directorial visions that mark the greatest moments in film history. These are movies that define what it means to be a classic. Readers can enjoy one film per week,... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2015; US$ 32.00
Hollywood continues to reign supreme; from award-winning dramas to multi-million-dollar, special-effects-laden blockbusters, Tinseltown produces the films that audiences around the world go to the cinema to see. While the film industry has dramatically changed over the years ? stars have come and gone, studios have risen and fallen, new technologies... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2015; US$ 32.00
Building on and bringing up to date the material presented in the first installment of Directory of World Cinema: Australia and New Zealand, this volume continues the exploration of the cinema produced in Australia and New Zealand since the beginning of the twentieth century. Among the additions to this volume are in-depth treatments of the locations... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 41.99
The only person to receive four Academy Awards for best director, John Ford is considered by some to be America?s greatest homegrown filmmaker. This book looks at the two genres of films for which Ford was most well-known?Westerns such as She Wore a Yellow Ribbon , The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance ?and military films... 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...
- 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...