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Profoundly Erotic: Sexy Movies That Changed History
Profoundly Erotic: Sexy Movies That Changed History
by Joe Bob Briggs
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Movie stars do it better, or so it seems. Sex on the silver screen unfolds in such a perfect way and we get sucked in. Whether we want to admit it or not, much of our sexual behavior has been learned from the movies. From Joe Bob Briggs comes... (read more)

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Inventing Vietnam: The War in Film and Television (Culture & the Moving Image)
Inventing Vietnam: The War in Film and Television (Culture & the Moving Image)
by Michael Anderegg
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Michael Anderegg is Professor of English at the University of North Dakota, and author of two other books: William Wyler and David Lean.... (read more)

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Dangerous Rhythm: Why Movie Musicals Matter
Dangerous Rhythm: Why Movie Musicals Matter
by Richard Barrios
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Singin' in the Rain, The Sound of Music, Camelot--love them or love to hate them, movie musicals have been a major part of all our lives. They're so glitzy and catchy that it seems impossible that they could have ever gone any other way. But the ease in... (read more)

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The Slasher Movie Book
The Slasher Movie Book
by J A Kerswell
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The slasher movie is the most reviled but successful of horrors subgenres. Taking its cue from Hitchcock, grind-house movies, and the gory Italian giallo thrillers of the 1970s, slasher movies brought a new high in cinematic violence and suspense to... (read more)

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Film Noir Reader
Film Noir Reader
by Alain (edt) Silver
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This bountiful anthology combines all the key early writings on film noir with many newer essays, including some published here for the first time. The collection is assembled by the editors of the Third Edition of Film Noir: An Enclyclopedic Reference... (read more)

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Warring Clans, Flashing Blades: A Samurai Film Companion
Warring Clans, Flashing Blades: A Samurai Film Companion
by Patrick Galloway
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“Galloway has all sorts of interesting insights and facts that’ll make you want to re-watch your [favorite films], or check out some that you’ve never seen.”—Wired magazine Movie treasure hunter Patrick Galloway is back... (read more)

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Outer Limits: The Filmgoers' Guide to the Great Science-Fiction Films
Outer Limits: The Filmgoers' Guide to the Great Science-Fiction Films
by Howard Hughes
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Science fiction is probably the most popular box office genre in movie history and has given filmgoers some of their most memorable cinematic experiences. Outer Limits takes its readers on a tour of the sci-fi cinema universe in all its fantastical... (read more)

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Another Fine Mess: A History of American Film Comedy (Cappella Books)
Another Fine Mess: A History of American Film Comedy (Cappella Books)
by Saul Austerlitz
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From City Lights to Knocked Up, this history examines American film from the perspective of its unwanted stepbrother, the comedy, and puts the comic titans of the present in the context of their predecessors. The 30 chapters and 100 essays ... (read more)

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Flesh and Blood Volume 2 (Flesh and Blood)
Flesh and Blood Volume 2 (Flesh and Blood)
by Harvey Fenton
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The widely acclaimed journal of cinema and video for adults returns with this uncompromising collection of cutting-edge features and interviews.Flesh And Blood is the Cult Movie Journal from FAB Press, lovingly crafted for everyone who is interested in... (read more)

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The Great Movie Musical Trivia Book
The Great Movie Musical Trivia Book
by Jeff Kurtti
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If you're a fan of the celluloid musical, get ready - you are about to have one terrific time. -Shirley Jones It's here. The perfect gift for anyone who likes a good movie musical ... This is complete coverage: from stats through awards, to fun dirt on... (read more)

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The Philosophy of Neo-Noir (Philosophy and Popular Culture)
The Philosophy of Neo-Noir (Philosophy and Popular Culture)
by Mark T Conard
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Film noir is a classic genre characterized by visual elements such as tilted camera angles, skewed scene compositions, and an interplay between darkness and light. Common motifs include crime and punishment, the upheaval of traditional moral values, and... (read more)

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Making of Alternative Cinema Volume 1
Making of Alternative Cinema Volume 1
by Mark Falsetto
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Few people have a true understanding of what it takes to get a feature film made and released. How does a film get from idea to finished product? How do film directors interact with other creative personnel such as actors, set designers, cinematographers,... (read more)

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Bullets Over Hollywood: The American Gangster Picture from the Silents to "The Sopranos"
Bullets Over Hollywood: The American Gangster Picture from the Silents to "The Sopranos"
by John Mccarty
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The gangster, like the gunslinger, is a classic American character-and the gangster movie, like the Western, is one of the American cinema's enduring film genres. From Scarface to White Heat, from The Godfather to The Usual Suspects, from Once Upon a... (read more)

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Dada and Surrealist Film
Dada and Surrealist Film
by Rudolf E Kuenzli
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This groundbreaking collection of thirteen original essays analyzes connections between film and two highly influential twentieth-century movements. The essays, which comment on specific films and deal with theoretical and topical questions, are framed... (read more)

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The Overlook Film Encyclopedia: The Gangster Film (Overlook Film Encyclopedia)
The Overlook Film Encyclopedia: The Gangster Film (Overlook Film Encyclopedia)
by Phil Hardy
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Since the initial publication of the first three groundbreaking volumes -- Horror, Science Fiction, and The Western -- The Overlook Film Encyclopedia series has been deemed the most authoritative, stylish, and compulsively readable film reference series... (read more)

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Playing To the Camera (12 Edition)
Playing To the Camera (12 Edition)
by thomas F. Cohen
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"Playing to the Camera" is the first full-length study devoted to the musical performance documentary. Its scope ranges from music education films to punk rock concert films to experimental video art featuring modernist music. Unlike the 'music under... (read more)

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The BFI Companion to Crime
The BFI Companion to Crime
by Phil Hardy
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Robbers, gangsters, murderers, and criminals of every description have long been a staple of popular entertainment. Movies are no exception, and film buffs and scholars alike now have a complete guide to the vast array of films that make up the... (read more)

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American Gangster Cinema: From Little Caesar to Pulp Fiction (Crime Files)
American Gangster Cinema: From Little Caesar to Pulp Fiction (Crime Files)
by Fran Mason
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Much analysis of gangster movies has been based upon a study of the gangster as a malign figuration of the American Dream, originally set in the era of the Depression. This text extends previous analysis of the genre by examining the evolution of... (read more)

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The Vampire Film: From Nosferatu to Interview with the Vampire
The Vampire Film: From Nosferatu to Interview with the Vampire
by Alain Silver
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The Third and most recent edition of The Vampire Film featuring a new chapter, "The Vampire at the Millennium," was released in October 1996 to coincide with the centennial of Stoker's novel Dracula. More vampire films have been produced since the First... (read more)

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Reel Terror: The Scary, Bloody, Gory, Hundred-Year History of Classic Horror Films
Reel Terror: The Scary, Bloody, Gory, Hundred-Year History of Classic Horror Films
by David Konow
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From the author of the definitive heavy metal history, Bang Your Head, a behind-the-scenes look a century of horror films   Reel Terror is a love letter to the wildly popular yet still misunderstood genre that churns out... (read more)

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