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- Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 15.99
From the unbridled sensuality of silent Italian films, to the neorealist classic Bitter Rice , to the astonishing imagination of Fellini and the more cerebral and fascinating movies of Antonioni, Italy has a filmic legacy unlike that of any other nation. And then there are the popular movies: the lively sword and sandal epics of the peplum era through... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
This expanded, updated, and revised third edition of Lorene Wales? The Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production offers a comprehensive introduction to the positions/roles, procedures, and logistics of the film and digital video production process, from development and pre-production all the way to marketing and distribution. Lorene Wales offers... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 95.44
This book is the first anthology of research devoted to the booming world of Chinese film festivals, covering both mainstream and independent films. It also explores festivals in the Chinese-speaking world and festivals of Chinese films in the rest of the world. The book asks how Chinese film festivals function as sites of translation, translating... more...
- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 28.99
Intimate Violence explores the consistent cold war in Hitchcock's films between his heterosexual heroines and his queer characters, usually though not always male. These conflicts eerily echo the tense standoff between feminism and queer theory. From a reparative psychoanalytic perspective, David Greven merges queer and feminist approaches to Hitchcock. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95
In Advanced Visual Effects Compositing: Techniques for Working with Problematic Footage , learn to tackle difficult visual effect composites in layer-based and node-based compositing programs. In this book, industry veteran and compositing expert Lee Lanier offers tips, tricks, techniques, and workflows for difficult visual effects shots, including... more...
- Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 18.95
Based on the famous series of dialogues between Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock from the 1960s, the book moves chronologically through Hitchcock's films to discuss his career, techniques, and effects he achieved. It changed the way Hitchcock was perceived, as a popular director of suspense films - such as Psycho and The Birds - and revealed... more...
- 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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 17.95
For the adoptive family that loves to watch movies, this is the ultimate collection exploring adoption. Perfect if your family struggles to talk about the difficult issues surrounding adoption, recommendations are accompanied by a discussion of the key themes. Adoption at the Movies will be a lifeline even for those who didn't know they needed one. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.90
This study sees the nineteenth century supernatural as a significant context for cinema?s first years. The book takes up the familiar notion of cinema as a ?ghostly,? ?spectral? or ?haunted? medium and asks what made such association possible. Examining the history of the projected image and supernatural displays, psychical research and telepathy,... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2017; US$ 25.00
This collection was originally edited by the late Peter Brunette in 1999 and is now revised and extensively updated by Robert Ribera. It traces Scorsese?s evolution from the earliest days of the New American Cinema, his work with Roger Corman, and his days at New York University?s film program to his efforts to preserve the legacy of cinema, his documentary... more...