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On Directing Film

By: Mamet, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 5/20/2013

Seller ID: 9780670830336

ISBN: 067083033X

Condition: USED


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Ticket to Paradise: American Movie Theaters and How We Had Fun

By: Margolies, John

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780821218297

ISBN: 0821218298

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Skin of the Film: Intercultural Cinema, Embodiment, and the Senses

By: Marks, Laura U.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DUKE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780822323914

ISBN: 0822323915

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Memories that evoke the physical awareness of touch, smell, and bodily presence can be vital links to home for people living in diaspora from their culture of origin. How can filmmakers working between cultures use cinema, a visual medium, to transmit that physical sense of place and culture? In "The Skin of the Film" Laura U. Marks offers an answer, building on the theories of Gilles Deleuze and others to explain how and why intercultural cinema represents embodied experience in a postcolonial, transnational world.Much of intercultural cinema, Marks argues, has its origin in silence, in th... View more info

Battleship Potemkin, The

By: Marshall, Herbert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 9/8/2017

Seller ID: 0380304600

ISBN: 0380304600

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What It Is...What It Was!: The Black Film Explosion of the 70's in Words and Pic

By: Martinez, Gerald/Martinez, Dia

Price: $12.50

Seller ID: 9780786883776

ISBN: 0786883774

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From "Superfly" to "Shaft," from "Foxy Brown" to "Cleopatra Jones," this book offers a vivid pictorial and oral history of the best and most intriguing movies to emerge from a singularly American genre: African-American cinema of the 1970s. Full color. View more info

Why a Duck?

By: Marx Brothers/Anobile (ed)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 9/3/2013

Seller ID: 821203738

ISBN: 821203738

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Film Theory and Criticism: Introductory Readings

By: Mast, Gerald

Price: $6.00

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0195024982

ISBN: 0195024982

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Screening Out the Past: The Birth of Mass Culture and the Motion Picture Industr

By: May, Lary

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR:

Seller ID: 9780226511733

ISBN: 0226511731

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"A scrupulously argued, clearly written account of Hollywood's role in bringing America skipping and giggling from the Victorian world into the twentieth century."--Philip French, "London Sunday Observer" "It is impossible to follow a narrow trail through the movies. The vistas keep opening, and May, linking movies to mass society, finds and makes new perceptions on emerging women, the rise of the studios, the special growth and appeal of Los Angeles, the nature of studio leadership and the early and persistent imputed corrupting power of film."--Charles Champlin, "Los Angeles Times" "... View more info

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Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer

By: Mayer, Louis/Eyman

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780743204811

ISBN: 0743204816

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"Lion of Hollywood" is the definitive biography of Louis B. Mayer, the chief of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer -- MGM -- the biggest and most successful film studio of Hollywood's Golden Age. An immigrant from tsarist Russia, Mayer began in the film business as an exhibitor but soon migrated to where the action and the power were -- Hollywood. Through sheer force of energy and foresight, he turned his own modest studio into MGM, where he became the most powerful man in Hollywood, bending the film business to his will. He made great films, including the fabulous MGM musicals, and he made great stars: ... View more info

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Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry

By: McNeil, Legs

Price: $8.50

Seller ID: 9780060096595

ISBN: 0060096594

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As seen in Vanity Fair: A rollicking, funny, raunchy, and moving oral history of the adult film industry-from Deep Throat through today. As a recent New York Times Magazine cover story pointed out to average Americans, the adult film industry is a $10 billion-per-year business. It has infiltrated the American mainstream, with its stars showing up as mainstream TV hosts, making guest appearances in Hollywood feature films, and gracing the CD covers-and arms-of rock stars and Hollywood actors alike. But what most people don't know is how the porn industry got started-with a $22,000 Mafia i... View more info

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VideoHound's Vampires on Video

By: Melton, J. Gordon

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 10/17/2015

Seller ID: 9781578590025

ISBN: 1578590027

Condition: USED


Interest in vampires is much more than a fly-by-night phenomenon. The proof is at the box office, on bookstore shelves, in the Gothic music craze, and in national fan clubs and fanzines. Vampires have even invaded cyberspace, and there's no end in sight. Now, for legions of loyal fans and curiosity seekers everywhere, VideoHound announces a monumental new film guide.VideoHound's Vampires on Video is devoted exclusively to vampire films. It selects, reviews and rates 800 of the most mesmerizing movies, from early silents like Nosferatu to such recent releases as The Cemetery Men and Tales fr... View more info

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Ingmar Bergman's Persona

By: Michaels, Lloyd

Price: $12.50

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780521656986

ISBN: 0521656982

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Long held to be among the world's greatest filmmakers, Ingmar Bergman shaped international art cinema from the 1950s to the 1980s. Among his many works, Persona is often considered to be his masterpiece and is often described as one of the central works of Modernism. The essays collected in this volume use a variety of methodologies to explore topics such as acting technique, genre, and dramaturgy. Also included are translations of Bergman's writings that have never before been available in English. View more info

Film Magazines

By: Misc.

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 8195030

ISBN: 8195030

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Rediscovering French Film

By: MoMa

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 0870703358

ISBN: 0870703358

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Movies: A Crash Course

By: Naughton, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 2/28/2014

Seller ID: 0823009777

ISBN: 0823009777

Condition: USED


Each title in this compact series takes a lighthearted look at its subjects and gives readers an entertaining and informative overview.With facts, gossip, pithy text, and a glossary of silver-screen jargon, this compact course can turn readers into scintillating cinematic experts in no time. View more info

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Introduction to Documentary, Second Edition

By: Nichols, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: INDIANA UNIV PR:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780253222602

ISBN: 0253222605

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This new edition of Bill Nichols's bestselling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. Designed for students in any field that makes use of visual evidence and persuasive strategies, Introduction to Documentary identifies the distinguishing qualities of documentary and teaches the viewer how to read documentary film. Each chapter takes up a discrete question, from "How did documentary filmmaking get started?" to "Why are ethical issues central to documentary filmmaking?" Carefully revised to take account of new work and tre... View more info

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Oxford History of World Cinema

By: Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9780198112570

ISBN: 0198112572

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From its humble beginnings as a novelty in a handful of cities, cinema has risen to become a billion-dollar industry and the most spectacular and original contemporary art form. Though we often consider cinema to be synonymous with "Hollywood," in truth, it has spread to all parts of the globe, and is enjoyed by audiences that cut across all sections of society. In The Oxford History of World Cinema, a worldwide team of experts traces the history of this enduringly popular entertainment medium. Covering all aspects of its development, stars, studios, and cultural impact, the book celebrat... View more info

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Cinema and Modernity

By: Orr, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: BLACKWELL PUBL:

Seller ID: 9780745611860

ISBN: 0745611869

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This book discusses the complex relation between modernity and cinema drawing particularly upon the European and American cinema during the second half of the twentieth century. Orr attempts to rethink the relation of film-making to the contemporary world challenging many of the critical complacencies of post-modernism and offering a fresh perspective upon the development of the modern cinema. View more info

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History of Film (World of Art)

By: Parkinson, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 3/1/2016

Seller ID: 9780500202777

ISBN: 050020277X

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Indie, Inc.: Miramax and the Transformation of Hollywood in the 1990s (Texas Fil

By: Perren, Alisa

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Publisher: UNIV OF TEXAS PR:

Seller ID: 9780292754355

ISBN: 0292754353

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During the 1990s, films such as sex, lies, and videotape, The Crying Game, Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting, and Shakespeare in Love earned substantial sums at the box office along with extensive critical acclaim. A disproportionate number of these hits came from one company: Miramax. Indie, Inc. surveys Miramax's evolution from independent producer-distributor to studio subsidiary, chronicling how one company transformed not just the independent film world but the film and media industries more broadly. As Alisa Perren illustrates, Miramax's activities had an impact on everything from film ... View more info