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- John Libbey Publishing 2017; US$ 30.99
Mermaids have been a feature of western cinema since its inception and the number of films, television series, and videos representing them has expanded exponentially since the 1980s. Making a Splash analyses texts produced within a variety of audiovisual genres. Following an overview of mermaids in western culture that draws on a range of disciplines... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; Not Available
Dramatic advances in genetics, cloning, robotics, and nanotechnology have given rise to both hopes and fears about how technology might transform humanity. As the possibility of a posthuman future becomes increasingly likely, debates about how to interpret or shape this future abound. In Japan, anime and manga artists have for decades been imagining... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99
Lo primero que puede pensarse es que hay infinidad de manuales de este tipo Es cierto, pero también lo es que, en ocasiones, van dirigidos a lectores con una base o una formación mínima, utilizando términos y conceptos que a veces pueden resultar difíciles de asimilar y sobre todo, aburridos. Este libro surge de la idea de ayudar a escribir mejor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 330.00
This encyclopedia presents a wealth of information on early cinema history, with coverage of the techniques and equipment of film production, profiles of the pioneering directors and producers, analysis of individual films and the rapid growth of distinct film genres, and the emergence of something the world had never seen before - the movie star.... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2007; US$ 19.95
In The Philosophy of Stanley Kubrick, some of our most respected philosophers investigate Kubrick's art to illuminate his view of reality. In films like 2001: A Space Odyssey, Eyes Wide Shut, and Dr. Strangelove, Kubrick explores the world honestly, mirroring the vast complexity of the world of philosophy. Dividing the book into sections on war, love,... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 16.49
A second book in the ROCLIFFE NOTES series, formed from questions from newer filmmakers. This is a practical compendium for screenwriters and filmmakers in the form of notes and opinions. These provide a step-by-step, common sense guide, with suggestions on how filmmakers package a film. This book covers everything you need to know to get a low-budget... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2001; US$ 5.99
Who is Mike Hodges? One of the great maverick British film-makers. A director who is uncompromising and willing to fight his corner, he has made films over the last three decades that mark him out as a rare and unusual talent. He is a difficult film-maker to define. His work includes crime drama (Get Carter, Croupier and Pulp), science-fiction (Flash... more...
- University Press, Nigeria 2014; US$ 40.00
Beginning from an auteur standpoint, this book interrogates extant cinematic re-presentation of African and Nigerian postcolonial realities in Nollywood. It makes a case, using Kunle Afolayan?s The Figurine, for a critical space-clearing gesture around the notion of a neo-Nollywood, which transcends the formulaic cinematic re-presentation of African... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 730.00
The Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film is a fully international reference work on the history of the documentary film from the Lumière brothers' Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory (1885) to Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 911 (2004). This Encyclopedia provides a resource that critically analyzes that history in all its aspects. Not only does... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Best known for his documentaries such as Drifters , North Sea , and Housing Problems , John Grierson was the most important figure in the British documentary film movement and one of the most influential of British film theorists. This major assessment of Grierson and the documentary film movement examines the intellectual and aesthetic influences... more...