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People's Porn A History of Handmade Pornography in America
ISBN: HB: 9781789142266, Reaktion Books, June 2020
256 pp., 20.8x15.6 cm, 99 illus., 70 in colour
"The People's Porn" is the first history of American handmade and homemade pornography, which offers the back story to the explosion of amateur pornography on the Internet. In doing so, it is a much-needed counterweight to the ahistorical and ideolog...
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£30,00
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Afterimages On Cinema, Women and Changing Times
ISBN: HB: 9781789141221, Reaktion Books, October 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 50 illus.
Marking a return for Laura Mulvey to questions of film theory and feminism, as well as a reconsideration of new and old film technologies, this urgent and compelling collection of essays is essential reading for anyone interested in the power and ple...
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Second Sight The Selected Film Writing of Adam Mars-Jones
ISBN: HB: 9781789141542, Reaktion Books, September 2019
352 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
The film review can be a little art form, not just a consumer guide, as this collection shows. Covering more than 30 years of film releases, celebrated critic Adam Mars-Jones guides us through the most entertaining, most appalling, most fantastic fil...
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Show People A History of the Film Star
ISBN: HB: 9781789141566, Reaktion Books, September 2019
448 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 48 illus.
"Show People" offers a comprehensive history of the film star from Mary Pickford to Andy Serkis, traversing more than one hundred years and drawing on examples from America, Britain, Europe, Asia and elsewhere. Renowned film writer Michael Newton exp...
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£25,00
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Jim Jarmusch Music, Words and Noise
ISBN: PB: 9781780234410, Reaktion Books, May 2015
320 pp., 20x15 cm, 16 colour plates, 134 halftones
"Jim Jarmusch: Music, Words and Noise" is the first book to examine the films of Jim Jarmusch from a sound-oriented perspective. The three essential acoustic elements that structure a film – music, words and noise – propel this book's journey through...
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£20,00
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Latin American Cinema
ISBN: PB: 9781780233659, Reaktion Books, March 2015
240 pp., 20x15 cm, 20 colour illus., 60 black&white illus.
This book provides a succinct and comprehensive history of Latin American cinema from its origins in 1896 to the award-winning cinema of the present day. It analyses landmark films – including "El Megano" (1955), "Black God, White Devil" (1964), "The...
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£22,50
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Akira Kurosawa
ISBN: PB: 9781780233437, Reaktion Books, September 2014
224 pp., 20x13 cm, 35 illus.
"Most directors have one film for which they are known or possibly two", Francis Ford Coppola has said. "Akira Kurosawa has eight or nine". Through his many masterpieces such as "Rashomon", "Seven Samurai", "High and Low", "Yojimbo", "Kagemusha and R...
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£11,99
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Bollywood's India Hindi Cinema as a Guide to Contemporary India
ISBN: PB: 9781780232638, Reaktion Books, April 2014
272 pp., 20x15 cm, 80 illus.
"Bollywood's India" explores the nature of mainstream Hindi cinema, now best known as "Bollywood" and explains why it favours non-realistic depictions of everyday life in India. Rachel Dwyer argues that Hindi cinema's interpretations of India over th...
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£22,50
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Drive Journeys through Film, Cities and Landscapes
ISBN: PB: 9781780230269, Reaktion Books, October 2012
256 pp., 20x15 cm, 40 colour illus., 40 black&white illus.
This book explores the experience of driving cars as a way of encountering landscapes and cities around the world. A richly illustrated cultural history, drawing on social and urban history, art, literature and music, "Drive" explores in particular h...
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£20,00
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Dark Places The Haunted House in Film
ISBN: PB: 9781861893895, Reaktion Books, October 2008
240 pp., 17x12 cm, 82 illus.
Horror films revel in taking viewers into shadowy places where evil resides, whether it is a house, a graveyard or a dark forest. With "Dark Places", Barry Curtis leads us deep inside these haunted spaces to explore them – and the monstrous antagonis...
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£16,00
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