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  • Unseenby Reggie Yates

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 26.78

    From Grange Hill to Top of the Pops , Reggie Yates has been on camera nearly all of his life, but it’s as a documentary filmmaker – and a pretty fearless one at that – where he has truly been making his mark, investigating everything from gun crime in Chicago, to life as a refugee in Iraq. In his first book , Unseen, Reggie takes us behind the... more...

  • Alexei Sayle's Imaginary Sandwich Barby Alexei Sayle

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    Alexei Sayle reveals his true vocation: proprietor of an imaginary sandwich shop. Blending politics, comedy, philosophy and memoir, this is the Godfather of Alternative Comedy at his most anarchic and irresistibly entertaining Alexei Sayle has been telling people he runs a sandwich bar on Gray's Inn Road that doesn't exist since the mid-1970s.... more...

  • Breaking Newsby Jeremy Thompson

    Biteback Publishing 2017; US$ 20.99

    Until his retirement at the end of 2016, Jeremy Thompson was one of the longest-serving journalists and news anchors in the UK. During a forty-year career in television news, Thompson gained a reputation as the consummate broadcaster, latterly as the anchor of Sky News’ early evening programme, though as frequently broadcasting on location from the... more...

  • The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picardby David A. Goodman

    Titan Books 2017; US$ 9.99

    The Autobiography of Jean-Luc Picard tells the story of one of the most celebrated names in Starfleet history. His extraordinary life and career makes for dramatic reading: court martials, unrequited love, his capture and torture at the hand of the Cardassians, his assimilation with the Borg and countless other encounters as captain of the celebrated... more...

  • Die Herausforderungen des Filmsby Alexander Geimer; Carsten Heinze; Rainer Winter

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 54.47

    Die Varianten der Filmsoziologie beschäftigen sich mit dem Verhältnis von Film, Kultur und Gesellschaft. Dieser Band vereint unterschiedliche Beiträge zur theoretischen, methodologisch-methodischen und empirischen Reflexion filmsoziologischer Ansätze und Positionen. Darunter finden sich Beiträge, die grundlagentheoretische Setzungen und Klärungen vornehmen... more...

  • Indigenous Creatures, Native Knowledges, and the Artsby Wendy Woodward; Susan McHugh

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.29

    This volume illuminates how creative representations remain sites of ongoing struggles to engage with animals in indigenous epistemologies. Traditionally imagined in relation to spiritual realms and the occult, animals have always been more than primitive symbols of human relations. Whether as animist gods, familiars, conduits to ancestors, totems,... more...

  • Film/Music Analysisby Emilio Audissino

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 121.89

    This book offers an approach to film music in which music and visuals are seen as equal players in the game. The field of Film-Music Studies has been increasingly dominated by musicologists and this book brings the discipline back squarely into the domain of Film Studies. Blending Neoformalism with Gestalt Psychology and Leonard B. Meyer's musicology,... more...

  • Locating Nordic Noirby Kim Toft Hansen; Anne Marit Waade

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.29

    This book is a comprehensive study of Nordic Noir television drama from the 1990’s until today. The authors introduce the history of contemporary Nordic Noir from the perspective of place, production and location studies. The chapters include readings of well-known television crime dramas such as Beck , The Killing , Trapped and The Bridge as... more...

  • Fairy Tales on the Teen Screenby Athena Bellas

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.29

    This book examines how the fairy tale is currently being redeployed and revised on the contemporary teen screen. The author redeploys Victor Turner’s work on liminality for a feminist agenda, providing a new and productive method for thinking about girlhood onscreen. While many studies of teenagehood and teen film briefly invoke Turner’s concept,... more...

  • Testing Coherence in Narrative Filmby Katerina Virvidaki

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.39

    This book examines the concept of coherence in film studies. It asks if there are ways to appreciate the achievement of coherence in narrative films that are characterised by an eccentric or difficult style, as well as by an apparently confusing intelligibility. In order to answer this critical question, the author argues that we need to reconsider... more...