Books in category Performing Arts – Film & Video

  • Knock Me Up Knock Me Down

    Knock Me Up, Knock Me Down
    Kelly Oliver

    Kelly Oliver investigates this curious shift and its reflection of changing attitudes toward women's roles in reproduction and the family.

  • Movies Magnificent 150 Must See Cinema Classics

    Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics
    John Reid

    Few people would argue with the films selected for detailed notices and reviews in this book.

  • Bride of Frankenstein 75th Anniversary Article W Photos

    Bride of Frankenstein – 75th Anniversary Article W/Photos
    Scott Essman

    As we look back on key cinematic moments from the 115-year-long life of motion pictures, there is no denying the impact of classic horror films on the movie landscape.

  • Shivers Down Your Spine

    Shivers Down Your Spine
    Alison Griffiths

    Shivers Down Your Spine demonstrates how immersive and interactive museum display techniques such as large video displays, reconstructed environments, and touch-screen computer interactives have redefined the museum space, fueling the …

  • The Time of the Crime

    The Time of the Crime
    Domietta Torlasco

    Domietta Torlasco researches the relationship between time and vision as it emerges in five Italian motion pictures from the sixties and seventies.

  • The Horror Reader

    The Horror Reader
    Ken Gelder

    This study brings together writings on this controversial genre, spanning the history of horror in literature and film. It discusses texts from the United States, Europe, the Caribbean and Hong Kong.

  • Hollywood s Copyright Wars

    Hollywood’s Copyright Wars
    Peter Decherney

    Peter Decherney shows that the history of intellectual property in Hollywood has not always mirrored the evolution of the law and recounts these extralegal solutions and their impact on American media and culture.

  • Satyajit Ray on Cinema

    Satyajit Ray on Cinema
    Satyajit Ray, Sandip Ray

    Spanning forty years of Ray's career, these essays, for the first time collected in one volume, present the filmmaker's reflections on the art and craft of the cinematic medium and include his thoughts on sentimentalism, mass culture, …

  • Irish National Cinema

    Irish National Cinema
    Ruth Barton

    At the same time, for the emigrant Irish, particularly of Britain and America, the cinema articulated, responded to and fashioned their experiences of departure and arrival.Irish National Cinema argues that in order to understand the unique …

  • Keyframes

    Keyframes
    Matthew Tinkcom, Amy Villarejo

    Keyframes introduces the study of popular cinema of Hollywood and beyond and responds to the transformative effect of cultural studies on film studies.

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