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  • Melodramaby John Mercer; Martin Shingler

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    Melodrama: Genre, Style and Sensibility is designed as an accessible overview of one of the most popular genres at undergraduate Film Studies. The book identifies three distinct but connected concepts through which it is possible to make sense of melodrama; either as a genre, originating in European theatre of the 18th and 19th century, as a specific... more...

  • Film Structure and the Emotion Systemby Greg M. Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00

    Synthesizes research on emotion in cognitive psychology and neurology to provide an understanding of how film evokes emotion. more...

  • Movie Listsby Paul Simpson

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 13.31

    Action, African greats, alcohol, Robert Aldrich, aliens, Woody Allen, Pedro Almodovar, Robert Altman, animated, anime, apocalypses, Argentina, art, Asia minor, avant garde... And that's just A for you. A taste of this fabulously quirky and enjoyable book which is both a celebration of movies - and movie trivia - and a handy, entertaining guide to... more...

  • Understanding Cinemaby Per Persson

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 80.00

    First published in 2003, Understanding Cinema analyzes the moving imagery of film and television from a psychological perspective. more...

  • Indelible Shadowsby Annette Insdorf; Elie Wiesel

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00

    Includes five additional chapters that cover recent trends, as well as rediscoveries of motion pictures. more...

  • The Coen Brothers' Fargoby William G. Luhr

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00

    This volume explores Fargo from a variety of methodological perspectives. more...

  • The Cognitive Semiotics of Filmby Warren Buckland

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    Warren Buckland examines the conflict between cognitive film theory and contemporary film theory. more...

  • Buñuel and Mexicoby Ernesto R. Acevedo-Muñoz

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 65.00

    Though Luis Buñuel, one of the most important filmmakers of the twentieth century, spent his most productive years as a director in Mexico, film histories and criticism invariably pay little attention to his work during this period. The only book-length English-language study of Buñuel's Mexican films, this book is the first to explore a significant... more...

  • Martin Scorsese's Raging Bullby Kevin J. Hayes

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 24.00

    Raging Bull explores all facets of the groundbreaking 1980 film directed by Martin Scorsese. more...

  • Visionary Filmby P. Adams Sitney

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 22.99

    Critics hailed previous editions of Visionary Film as the most complete work written on the exciting, often puzzling, and always controversial genre of American avant-garde film. This book has remained the standard text on American avant-garde film since the publication of its first edition in 1974. Now P. Adams Sitney has once again revised and... more...