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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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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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Ben Hecht Fighting Words, Moving Pictures
ISBN: HB: 9780300180428, Yale University Press, March 2019
264 pp., 21x14.6 cm
He was, according to Pauline Kael, "the greatest American screenwriter". Jean-Luc Godard called him "a genius" who "invented 80 percent of what is used in Hollywood movies today". Besides tossing off dozens of now-classic scripts – including "Scarfac...
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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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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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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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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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Dreamlands Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016
ISBN: HB: 9780300221879, Yale University Press, January 2017
256 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, 300 colour illus., 100 black&white illus.
A fascinating survey of pioneering work in experimental cinema and art from 1905 to the present day, revealing the high stakes and transformative potential of these forms This generously illustrated publication surveys the work of filmmakers and arti...
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Astro Noise A Survival Guide to Living Under Total Surveillance
ISBN: PB: 9780300217650, Yale University Press, May 2016
224 pp., 23.5x15.2 cm, 100 colour illus.
The filmmaker, artist, and journalist Laura Poitras has explored the themes of mass surveillance, "war on terror", drone program, Guantanamo, and torture in her work for more than ten years. In 2013, Poitras was contacted by Edward Snowden, a former...
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