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Direct Theory: Experimental Film - Video As Major Genre
Direct Theory: Experimental Film - Video As Major Genre
by Edward S Small
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"Art is thinking in images."—Victor Shklovsky Undulating water patterns; designs etched directly into exposed film; computer- generated, pulsating, multihued light tapestries—the visual images that often constitute experimental film... (read more)

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Film Comedy
Film Comedy
by Geoff King
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What exactly is film comedy and what is the basis for its widespread appeal? "Film Comedy" uses formal, socio-historical and industrial perspectives to answer this question, exploring such themes as the appeal of gross-out comedy, the relationship... (read more)

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The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia
The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia
by Peter Dendle
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The exhumation of zombie films from obscurity is accomplished in terrifying detail in The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia. The first exhaustive overview of the subject, this book evaluates over 200 movies from 16 countries over a 65-year period starting from... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of War Movies: Wars 1900 to the Present
The Encyclopedia of War Movies: Wars 1900 to the Present
by Robert Ralsey Davenport
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Coverage includes: "- All Quiet on the Western Front- Apocalypse Now- Born on the Fourth of July- The Dirty Dozen- Doctor Zhivago- Lawrence of Arabia- The Red Baron- Sands of Iwo Jima- Schindler's List- The Thin Red Line- Viva Zapata.... (read more)

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Hammer Glamour
Hammer Glamour
by Marcus Hearn
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Over fifty years ago, with the release of The Curse of Frankenstein and Christopher Lee in Dracula, Hammer ushered in a whole new era of blood and barely restrained cleavage in glorious colour, mixing sex and horror with a style and panache that made the... (read more)

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Film Genre Reader III
Film Genre Reader III
by Barry Keith Grant
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The standard reference and classroom text for the study of genre in film.... (read more)

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Vampire Films (Pocket Essential)
Vampire Films (Pocket Essential)
by Colin Odell
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Creatures of the night: they repel, they fascinate, and they seduce. On film, they offer both mass market appeal and rich veins of material for film students. Vampire movies are almost as old as film itself. Constantly remade and... (read more)

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Documenting Ourselves: Film, Video, and Culture
Documenting Ourselves: Film, Video, and Culture
by Sharon Sherman
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What happens when we turn the camera on ourselves? This question has long plagued documentary filmmakers concerned with issues of reflexivity, subject participation, and self-consciousness. Documenting Ourselves includes interviews with filmmakers Les... (read more)

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History of Experimental Film and Video (99 - Old Edition)
History of Experimental Film and Video (99 - Old Edition)
by A. L. Rees
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Avant-garde film is almost indefinable. It is in a constant state of change and redefinition. In this book A.L. Rees tracks the movement of the film avant-garde between, on the one hand, the cinema, and, on the other hand, modern art (with its post... (read more)

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Out of Time: Desire in Atemporal Cinema
Out of Time: Desire in Atemporal Cinema
by Todd Mcgowan
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In Out of Time, Todd McGowan takes as his starting point the emergence of a temporal aesthetic in cinema that arose in response to the digital era. Linking developments in cinema to current debates within philosophy, McGowan claims that films that change... (read more)

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America Noir: Underground Writers and Filmmakers of the Postwar Era
America Noir: Underground Writers and Filmmakers of the Postwar Era
by David Cochran
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The Invention of the Western Film: A Cultural History of the Genre's First Half Century
The Invention of the Western Film: A Cultural History of the Genre's First Half Century
by Scott Simmon
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Includes filmography: p. 363-374. Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-361) and index.... (read more)

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Naked Lens: Beat Cinema
Naked Lens: Beat Cinema
by Jack Sargeant
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Celebrating the celluloid expression of the Beat spirit—arguably the most sustained legacy in U.S. counterculture—Naked Lens is a comprehensive study of the most significant interfaces between the Beat writers, Beat culture, and cinema. Naked... (read more)

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Death on the Cheap: The Lost B Movies of Film Noir
Death on the Cheap: The Lost B Movies of Film Noir
by Arthur Lyons
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Robert Mitchum once commented to Arthur Lyons about his movies of the 1940s and 1950s: "Hell, we didn't know what film noir was in those days. We were just making movies. Cary Grant and all the big stars at RKO got all the lights. We lit our sets with... (read more)

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Documenting the Documentary: Close Readings of Documentary Film and Video (Contemporary Film and Television)
Documenting the Documentary: Close Readings of Documentary Film and Video (Contemporary Film and Television)
by Barry Keith Grant
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Documenting the Documentary features essays by twenty-seven film scholars from a wide range of critical and theoretical perspectives. Each essay focuses on one or two important documentaries, engaging in questions surrounding ethics, ideology, politics... (read more)

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Documentary Filmmakers Speak
Documentary Filmmakers Speak
by Les Stubbs
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A filmmaker takes readers behind the lens in a series of candid interviews with creators of some of the most influential documentaries of our time. Filmmakers, film students, documentary makers for film and television, and lovers of pop culture will hear,... (read more)

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The Private Eye: Detectives in the Movies (Locations)
The Private Eye: Detectives in the Movies (Locations)
by Bran Nicol
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From Philip Marlowe and Sam Spade to Jake Gittes, private eyes have made for some of the most memorable characters in cinema. We often view these detectives as lone wolves who confront and try to make sense of a violent and chaotic modern world. Bran... (read more)

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Ghosts in the Machine: Speculating on the Dark Heart of Pop Cinema
Ghosts in the Machine: Speculating on the Dark Heart of Pop Cinema
by Michael Atkinson
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Looking back on a century that witnessed the emergence of motion pictures to become, almost immediately, a dominant cultural force in our lives, this penetrating and provocative book argues that "movies (like cathedrals) cannot help but display the... (read more)

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Cinema of Obsession: Erotic Fixation and Love Gone Wrong in the Movies
Cinema of Obsession: Erotic Fixation and Love Gone Wrong in the Movies
by James Ursini and Dominique Mainon
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A gorgeous addition to any movie fan's library, Cinema of Obsession traces the history of obsessive love and erotic fixation. The seminal works of obsession, such films as The Blue Angel, Peter Ibbetson, and Phantom of the Opera are seen as setting the... (read more)

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Mining the Home Movie: Excavations in Histories and Memories
Mining the Home Movie: Excavations in Histories and Memories
by Karen L Ishizuka
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"By claiming home movies as essential tools of historiography, Ishizuka and Zimmerman manage to break down artificial barriers between public histories and private records. In this groundbreaking volume, their selection of visionary essays offers a way... (read more)

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