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  • Film Studiesby Ed Sikov

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 31.99

    Ed Sikov builds a step-by-step curriculum for the appreciation of all types of narrative cinema, detailing the essential elements of film form and systematically training the spectator to be an active reader and critic. Sikov primes the eye and mind in the special techniques of film analysis. His description of mise-en-scene helps readers grasp the... more...

  • The Story of Filmby Mark Cousins

    Pavilion Books 2012; US$ 24.99

    An updated edition of the most accessible and compelling history of the cinema yet published, now also a fascinating 15-hour film documentary 'The Story of Film: An Odyssey'. Film critic, producer and presenter, Mark Cousins shows how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other. He demonstrates, for example,... more...

  • Film Structure and the Emotion Systemby Greg M. Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 22.00

    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...

  • British Popular Films 1929-1939by Stephen Shafer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 44.62

    Shafer's study challenges the conventional historical assumption that British feature films during the Thirties were mostly oriented to the middle-class. Instead, he makes the critical distinction between films intended for West End and international circulation and those intended primarily for domestic, working-class audiences. Far from being alientated... more...

  • The Film Researcher's Handbookby Jenny Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.55

    The Film Researcher's Handbook is a comprehensive reference guide to international film and video libraries, archives and collections. The Handbook will enable researchers to select footage sources by subject and location in North and South American, Asia, Australasia and Africa. Features of the Handbook include: * A guide to the perils and... more...

  • Understanding Cinemaby Per Persson

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 82.00

    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$ 28.00

    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$ 20.00

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

  • The Cognitive Semiotics of Filmby Warren Buckland

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 42.00

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