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Britpop Cinema From Trainspotting to This is England
ISBN: PB: 9781783209873, Intellect, June 2019
230 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm
The Britpop movement of the mid-1990s defined a generation, and the films were just as exciting as the music. Beginning with Shallow Grave, hitting its stride with "Trainspotting", and going global with "The Full Monty", "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking...
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£18,00
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Cultural Practice of Immigrant Filmmaking The Conditions and Practices of Migrant Minor Cinemas in Sweden 1950-1990
ISBN: HB: 9781783209866, Intellect, June 2019
210 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm
Based on a research project funded by the Swedish Research Council, this book examines 40 years of post-war independent immigrant filmmaking in Sweden. John Sundholm and Lars Gustaf Andersson consider the creativity that lies in the state of exile,...
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£81,00
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Exposing Vulnerability Self-Mediation in Scandinavian Films By Women
ISBN: PB: 9781783209880, Intellect, June 2019
170 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm, 15 colour plates, 4 tables
This book explores the diversity of perspectives afforded by the emerging body of Scandinavian films produced by women. The author focuses on women filmmakers' use of their own vulnerability in representing Scandinavian experiences with globally rele...
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£25,00
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Preston Sturges - End of a Legend The Last Years of Hollywood's First Writer-Director
ISBN: PB: 9781783209927, Intellect, June 2019
350 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm
Few directors of the 1930s and '40s were as distinctive and popular as Preston Sturges, whose whipsmart comedies have entertained audiences for decades. With a foreword by Peter Bogdanovich and endorsements from Francis Ford Coppola, Ron Shelton, and...
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£34,00
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Architecture Filmmaking Making Visible
ISBN: HB: 9781783209941, Intellect, May 2019
220 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 85 halftones
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£72,00
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From Melies to New Media Spectral Projections
ISBN: PB: 9781783209897, Intellect, May 2019
215 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm, 15 halftones
"From Melies to New Media" is an exploration of the presence and importance of film history in digital culture. The author demonstrates that new media forms are not only indebted to, but firmly embedded within the traditions and conventions of early...
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£25,00
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Spanish Cinema of the New Millennium And the Winner Is…
ISBN: HB: 9781789380064, Intellect, May 2019
330 pp., 22.8x17.7 cm, 19 halftones
"Spanish Cinema of the New Millennium" provides a new approach to the study of contemporary Spanish cinema between 2000 and 2015 through the analysis of films that represent both "high" culture and "popular" culture. The two film cultures are represe...
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£79,00
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Anarchist Cinema
ISBN: HB: 9781789380033, Intellect, May 2019
180 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 12 halftones
This book examines the complex relationships that exist between anarchist theory and film. No longer hidden in obscure corners of cinematic culture, anarchy is a theme that has traversed arthouse, underground, and popular film. In "The Anarchist Cine...
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£70,00
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Groucho Marx The Comedy of Existence
ISBN: PB: 9780300244540, ISBN: HB: 9780300174458, Yale University Press, April 2019
184 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Born Julius Marx in 1890, the brilliant comic actor who would later be known as Groucho was the most verbal of the famed comedy team, the Marx Brothers, his broad slapstick portrayals elevated by ingenious wordplay and double entendre. In his spirite...
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£10,99
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£16,99
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Warner Bros The Making of an American Movie Studio
ISBN: PB: 9780300244557, ISBN: HB: 9780300197600, Yale University Press, April 2019
232 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
"Warner Bros" charts the rise of an unpromising film studio from its shaky beginnings in the early twentieth century through its ascent to the pinnacle of Hollywood influence and popularity. The Warner Brothers – Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack – arrive...
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