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  • Risky Businessby William D. Romanowski

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    The role of motion pictures in the popularity of rock music became increasingly significant in the latter twentieth century. Rock music and its interaction with film is the subject of this significant book that re-examines and extends Serge Denisoff's pioneering observations of this relationship.Prior to Saturday Night Fever rock music had a limited... more...

  • The American City in the Cinemaby James A. Clapp

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 100.00

    The American city and the American movie industry grew up together in the early decades of the twentieth century, making film an ideal medium through which to better understand urban life. Exploiting the increasing popularity of large metropolitan cities and urban lifestyle, movies chronicled the city and the stories it generated. In this volume, urbanist... more...

  • Sex,The Self and the Sacredby Colleen Ryan-Scheutz

    University of Toronto Press 2007; US$ 85.00

    Drawing upon Italy’s distinct socio-cultural history as well as feminist and psychoanalytic approaches to film, Colleen Ryan-Scheutz explores the ways in which Pasolini’s representations of women reveal his concerns about the corruption of modern society. more...

  • We'll Always Have Casablancaby Noah Isenberg

    Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 26.49

    Casablanca is "not one movie," Umberto Eco once quipped, "it is 'movies'". Released in 1942, the film won 4 Oscars, including Best Picture and featured unforgettable performances by Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. The book offers a rich account of the film's origins, the myths and realities behind its production, and the reasons it remains... more...

  • Film Into Videoby George Cvjetnicanin; Richard Kallenberger; Stuart Blake Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 88.00

    Film Into Video, Second Edition offers comprehensive, practical information on the complex process of converting motion picture film into video. All of the tools of the trade are explained in clear, simple language, as are the operational, business, and creative sides of film to video transfer. This easy-to use guide provides the reader with the necessary... more...

  • Hollywood Shot by Shotby Norman K. Denzin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    To what extent have Hollywood feature films shaped the meanings that Americans attach to alcoholics, their families, and the alcoholic condition? To what extent has the mass culture of the movie industry itself been conceptually shaped by a broad, external societal discourse? Norman Denzin brings to his life-long study of alcoholism a searching interest... more...

  • Images of Occupation in Dutch Filmby Wendy Burke

    Amsterdam University Press 2017; US$ 109.99

    The German occupation of the Netherlands during World War II left a lasting mark on Dutch memory and culture. This book is the first to explore depictions of that period in films made a generation later, between 1962 and 1986. As Dutch public opinion towards the war altered over the postwar decades, the historical trajectory of Dutch recovery and reconstruction-political,... more...

  • The Film Museum Practice and Film Historiographyby Bregt G. Lameris

    Amsterdam University Press 2017; US$ 109.99

    Rich in detail, this is a study of the interrelationships between film historical discourse and archival practices. Exploring the history of several important collections from the EYE Film Museum in Amsterdam, Bregt Lameris shows how archival films and collections always carry the historical traces of selection policies, restoration philosophies, and... more...

  • No Other Way to Tell Itby Derek Paget

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    This second edition of 'No other Way To Tell It' defines the form, analyses its codes and conventions, and reviews contrasting histories in America and British practice - taking into account new developments since the first edition.These include television's radically new ecology; with factual formats a growth area. Docudrama in film has also burgeoned... more...

  • Pockets of resistanceby Piers Robinson; Peter Goddard; Katy Parry; Craig Murray; Philip M. Taylor

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    For scholars of media and war, the 2003 invasion of Iraq is a compelling case to study. As part of President Bush's 'war on terror', the invasion was the most controversial British foreign policy decision since Suez, and its ramifications and aftermath have rarely been far from the news. In the many political and public debates regarding this conflict,... more...