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Time within Time The Diaries, 1970-1986
ISBN: PB: 9780857424921, Seagull Books, November 2018
416 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 21 halftones
"Tarkovsky for me is the greatest", wrote Ingmar Bergman. Andrey Tarkovsky only made seven films, but all are celebrated for its striking visual images, quietly patient dramatic structures, and visionary symbolism. "Time within Time" is both a diary...
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£25,00
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Westworld Psychology Violent Delights
ISBN: PB: 9781454932413, Sterling, November 2018
320 pp., 22.6x15.5 cm, colour illus.
In Michael Crichton s 1973 motion picture Westworld , people playing out fantasies find their lives in danger when robots built to entertain start to kill, creating an opportunity for viewers to examine an array of psychological phenomena. Today, the...
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£12,00
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Rachel Rose: Wil-o-Wisp The Future Fields Commission
ISBN: PB: 9780300238716, Yale University Press, October 2018
80 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm, 50 colour illus.
Presenting an ambitious new project by Rachel Rose (b. 1986) commissioned jointly by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, this book offers a rare behind-the-scenes perspective on one of the most striking...
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£15,00
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Dance of Values Sergei Eisenstein's Capital Project
ISBN: PB: 9783035801088, Diaphanes, October 2018
240 pp., 24.1x15.2 cm, 30 colour plates, 30 halftones
Sergei Eisenstein's cinematic adaptation of Karl Marx's "Capital" was never realized, yet it has haunted the imagination of many filmmakers, historians, and philosophers to the present day. "Dance of Values" aims to conjure the phantom of Eisenstein'...
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£34,00
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Jennifer Steinkamp Blind Eye
ISBN: PB: 9780300237054, Yale University Press, October 2018
80 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 50 colour illus.
Best known for immersive video projections that use digitally animated natural and abstract forms to investigate themes such as the passage of time and organic movement, Jennifer Steinkamp (b. 1958) is one of today's most innovative artists. Featurin...
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£18,00
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Miyazakiworld A Life in Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300226850, Yale University Press, October 2018
344 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm, 20 colour illus., 15 black&white illus.
A thirtieth?century toxic jungle, a bathhouse for tired gods, a red?haired fish girl, and a furry woodland spirit – what do these have in common? They all spring from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki, one of the greatest living animators, known worldwide f...
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£20,00
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Ashtray (Or the Man Who Denied Reality)
ISBN: HB: 9780226922683, University of Chicago Press, May 2018
192 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 49 colour plates, 39 halftones
In 1972, philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn threw an ashtray at Errol Morris. This book is the result. At the time, Morris was a graduate student. Now we know him as one of the most celebrated and restlessly probing filmmakers of our time, the crea...
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£22,00
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Daredevil Psychology The Devil You Know
ISBN: PB: 9781454930112, Sterling, April 2018
272 pp., 22.6x15.5 cm, colour illus.
An in-depth analysis of the psychology behind the popular character Daredevil. In the early 1960s, Stan Lee and company revitalized the comic book market by imbuing new characters and their stories with human, emotional depth lacking in other superh...
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£12,00
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Hitler and Film The Fuhrer's Hidden Passion
ISBN: HB: 9780300200362, Yale University Press, March 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
A presence in Third Reich cinema, Adolf Hitler also personally financed, ordered, and censored films and newsreels and engaged in complex relationships with their stars and directors. Here, Bill Niven offers a powerful argument for reconsidering Hitl...
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Steven Spielberg A Life in Films
ISBN: PB: 9780300234473, ISBN: HB: 9780300186932, Yale University Press, March 2018
248 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
A film-centric portrait of the extraordinarily gifted movie director whose decades – long influence on American popular culture is unprecedented. "Everything about me is in my films", Steven Spielberg has said. Taking this as a key to understanding t...
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