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  • Starship Spotterby Adam 'mojo' Lebowitz; Robert Bonchune

    Simon & Schuster UK 2012; Not Available

    The Starship Spotter was created more than two centuries ago in the early years of deep space travel to serve as a reference guide to assorted space-going vessels. Captains of the spaceships of the United Earth Space Probe Agency used this invaluable tool to help their crews to distinguish friend from foe in the unexplored reaches of the cosmos. ... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Early Cinemaby Richard Abel

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    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 Philosophy of Stanley Kubrickby Jerold J. Abrams

    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...

  • Mike Hodgesby Mark Adams

    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...

  • Auteuring Nollywoodby Adeshina Afolayan

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film 3-Volume Setby Ian Aitken

    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...

  • Film and Reformby Ian Aitken

    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...

  • The Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Filmby Ian Aitken

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 300.00

    The Concise Routledge 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). Previously published in three volumes, entries have been edited and updated for the new, concise... more...

  • The Insider's Guide to Film Financeby Philip Alberstat

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Financing an independent feature film production is a highly complex process. This book demystifies the legal and commercial implications of a film from start to finish. It provides a detailed survey of each of the processes and players involved, and analyses of the legal and commercial issues faced by all of the participants in a film financing... more...

  • Andrei Tarkovskyby Layla Alexander-Garrett

    Glagoslav Publications Limited 2012; US$ 18.00

    In this book the great director is portrayed as a real, living person: tormented, happy, inexhaustibly kind but at times harsh, unrelenting, conscience-stricken and artistically unfulfilled. more...