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Cinematicity in Media History
Cinematicity in Media History
by Jeffrey (edt) Geiger
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In a world where change has become the only constant, how does the perpetually new relate to the old? How does cinema, itself once a new medium, relate both to previous or outmoded media and to what we now refer to as New Media? This collection sets out... (read more)

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Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema and Popular Science
Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema and Popular Science
by Oliver Gaycken
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Devices of Curiosity excavates a largely unknown genre of early cinema, the popular-science film. Primarily a work of cinema history, it also draws on the insights of the history of science. Beginning around 1903, a variety of producers made films about... (read more)

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The Cinema of Michael Mann
The Cinema of Michael Mann
by Steven Rybin
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Few other contemporary Hollywood filmmakers fit the category of genre stylist as well as Michael Mann, the director of such films as Heat, The Insider, Ali, Collateral, Manhunter, Thief, and Miami Vice. Mann's film style marks him as a director who... (read more)

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My Lunches with Orson: Conversations Between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles
My Lunches with Orson: Conversations Between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles
by Peter Biskind
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BASED ON LONG-LOST RECORDINGS, A SET OF RIVETING AND REVEALING CONVERSATIONS WITH AMERICA'S GREAT CULTURAL PROVOCATEUR There have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director... (read more)

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Bollywood (06 Edition)
Bollywood (06 Edition)
by Rajinder Kumar Dudrah
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`Dudrah... successfully renews an interdisciplinary dialogue between cinema and sociology... Dudrah's book is a great reference for multi-disciplinary research... the book gives academic credence to Bollywood cinema' - The Tribune</p> <p></... (read more)

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Orson Welles's Last Movie: The Making of the Other Side of the Wind
Orson Welles's Last Movie: The Making of the Other Side of the Wind
by Josh Karp
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In the summer of 1970 legendary but self-destructive director Orson Welles returned to Hollywood from years of self-imposed exile in Europe and decided it was time to make a comeback movie. Coincidentally it was the story of a legendary self-destructive... (read more)

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A Society in Distress: The Image of the Czech Republic in Contemporary Czech Feature Film
A Society in Distress: The Image of the Czech Republic in Contemporary Czech Feature Film
by Cul
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The value system constructed by Czech feature films produced since the fall of communism in 1989 is analyzed in this book. It provides an overview of some 300 Czech feature films made during this period and shows how Czech filmmakers have dealt with the... (read more)

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The Sense of Film Narration (Edinburgh Studies in Film)
The Sense of Film Narration (Edinburgh Studies in Film)
by Ian Garwood
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How can a film engage a viewer's senses? How do directors combine images and sounds to create a sensuous quality in their films? What can the use of sensuous film aesthetics contribute to a film's story? The Sense of Film Narration examines films that... (read more)

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Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War
Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War
by Mark Harris
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In Pictures at a Revolution, Mark Harris turned the story of the five movies nominated for Best Picture in 1967 into a landmark work of cultural history, a book about the transformation of an art form and the larger social shift it signified. In Five... (read more)

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Sessue Hayakawa: Silent Cinema and Transnational Stardom (John Hope Franklin Center Books)
Sessue Hayakawa: Silent Cinema and Transnational Stardom (John Hope Franklin Center Books)
by Daisuke Miyao
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While the actor Sessue Hayakawa (1886andndash;1973) is perhaps best known today for his Oscar-nominated turn as a Japanese military officer in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), in the early twentieth century he was an internationally renowned silent... (read more)

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Visual Occupations: Violence and Visibility in a Conflict Zone (Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and)
Visual Occupations: Violence and Visibility in a Conflict Zone (Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and)
by Gil Z. Hochberg
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In Visual Occupations Gil Z. Hochberg shows how the Israeli Occupation of Palestine is driven by the unequal access to visual rights, or the right to control what can be seen, how, and from which position. Israel maintains this unequal balance by erasing... (read more)

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Cinema and Counter-History
Cinema and Counter-History
by Marcia Landy
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Despite claims about the end of history and the death of cinema, visual media continue to contribute to our understanding of history and history-making. In this book, Marcia Landy argues that rethinking history and memory must take into account shifting... (read more)

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Film Studies for Dummies
Film Studies for Dummies
by James Cateridge
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Make sense of the world of cinema Want to pull back the curtain on film? This hands-on, friendly guide unravels the complexities of film and helps you put cinema into a cultural context. You'll get an easy-to-follow introduction to different film genres... (read more)

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Alternative Movie Posters: Film Art from the Underground
Alternative Movie Posters: Film Art from the Underground
by Matthew Chojnacki
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Collecting posters created by contemporary independent graphic designers and illustrators to advertise runs of films at independent venues, this book resembles a book of concert posters more than a book of standard film posters. Each artist is... (read more)

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Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema and Popular Science
Devices of Curiosity: Early Cinema and Popular Science
by Oliver Gaycken
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Devices of Curiosity excavates a largely unknown genre of early cinema, the popular-science film. Primarily a work of cinema history, it also draws on the insights of the history of science. Beginning around 1903, a variety of producers made films about... (read more)

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The Sound of Music Story: How a Beguiling Young Novice, a Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing Von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Belove
The Sound of Music Story: How a Beguiling Young Novice, a Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing Von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Belove
by Tom Santopietro
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On March 2, 1965, "The Sound of Music" was released in the United States and the love affair between moviegoers and the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical was on. Rarely has a film captured the love and imagination of the moviegoing public in... (read more)

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Overhearing Film Dialogue (00 Edition)
Overhearing Film Dialogue (00 Edition)
by Sarah Kozloff
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An analysis of the various roles that dialogue plays in Hollywood film, from the introduction of sound to the present.... (read more)

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Reeling Through Life: How I Learned to Live, Love and Die at the Movies
Reeling Through Life: How I Learned to Live, Love and Die at the Movies
by Tara Ison
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Reeling Through Life: How I Learned to Live, Love, and Die at the Movies looks at how film shapes identity. Through ten cleverly constructed essays, Ison explores how a lifetime of movie-watching has, for better or worse, taught her how to navigate the... (read more)

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City of Nets (86 Edition)
City of Nets (86 Edition)
by Otto Friedrich
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This dazzling story of Hollywood during the decade of its greatest success is a social and cultural history of the movie capital's golden age. Its cast includes actors, writers, musicians and composers, producers and directors, racketeers and labor... (read more)

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Film Noir Reader 3 : Interviews With Filmmakers of the Classic Noir Period (02 Edition)
Film Noir Reader 3 : Interviews With Filmmakers of the Classic Noir Period (02 Edition)
by Alain Silver
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Departing from the approach of its Film Noir Reader predecessors, this third volume in the series assembles a collection of interviews with film noir directors and a cinematographer, few of whom are alive today. Interviewees include Billy Wilder (Double... (read more)

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