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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
<p>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 cre...
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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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£25,00
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Beyond the Stars, Part 1 The Boy from Riga
ISBN: PB: 9780857424884, Seagull Books, February 2018
512 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 16 colour plates, 72 halftones, 1 map
Few figures in cinema history are as towering as Russian filmmaker and theorist Sergei Mikhailovitch Eisenstein (1898-1948). Not only did Eisenstein direct some of the most important and lasting works of the silent era, including "Strike", "October",...
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£20,00
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Transmedium Conceptualism 2.0 and the New Object Art
ISBN: PB: 9780226500904, ISBN: HB: 9780226500874, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 colour plates, 2 line drawings
If you attend a contemporary art exhibition lately, you're unlikely to see much traditional painting or sculpture. Indeed, artists today are preoccupied with what happens when you leave behind assumptions about particular media – such as painting, or...
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£22,00
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£67,00
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Film Studies in China Selected Writings from Contemporary Cinema
ISBN: HB: 9781783208265, Intellect, February 2018
155 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm,
Film Studies in China is a collection of selected articles chosen from issues of the journal Contemporary Cinema published throughout the year and translated for an English-speaking audience. As one of the most prestigious academic film studies journ...
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£135,00
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Movies That Mattered More Reviews from a Transformative Decade
ISBN: PB: 9780226495682, ISBN: HB: 9780226495545, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
Dave Kehr's writing about film has garnered high praise from both readers and fellow critics. Among his admirers are some of his most influential contemporaries. Roger Ebert called Kehr "one of the most gifted film critics in America". James Naremore...
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£17,00
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£56,00
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Time within Time The Diaries, 1970-1986
ISBN: PB: 9780857424921, Seagull Books, February 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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Australian Film Theory and Criticism Volume 3: Documents
ISBN: PB: 9781783208371, Intellect, February 2018
500 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm,
The third part of a three-volume work devoted to mapping the transnational history of Australian film studies, Volume 3: Documents concludes the project by gathering together the documents that were produced during the rise of film studies in Austral...
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£70,00
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Montage Life, Politics, Cinema
ISBN: PB: 9780857424983, Seagull Books, February 2018
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
One of the greatest ambassadors of Indian cinema on the global stage, Mrinal Sen has always seen his life and work as part of the social and political fabric of his time. Considered the enfant terrible of Indian cinema when he broke on the scene in t...
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£20,00
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