Books in category Performing Arts – Individual Director

  • The Casablanca Man

    The Casablanca Man
    James C. Robertson

    This book surveys Curtiz's unequalled mastery over a variety of genres which include biography, comedy, horror, melodrama, musical, swashbuckler and western, and looks at his relationship with Hollywood studio moguls on the basis of …

  • Living Dangerously

    Living Dangerously
    Hans Schoots

    Highly prized biography of one of the Netherlands' most famous and controversial filmmakers.

  • Ojo Tachado

    Ojo Tachado
    Jenaro Taléns

    The Branded Eye offers a detailed analysis of the film, including its production background, Salvador Dali's influence in its making, biographical information on Bunuel, an annotated script of the film, shot-by-shot descriptions, and a …

  • Steven Spielberg s America

    Steven Spielberg’s America
    Frederick Wasser

    At the same time, American post war liberalism was breaking down. This fascinating new book explains the complex relationship between film and politics through the prism of an iconic filmmaker.

  • Steven Spielberg and Philosophy

    Steven Spielberg and Philosophy
    Dean Kowalski

    Impressive in scope, this volume illustrates the philosophical tenets of a wide variety of thinkers from Plato to Aquinas, Locke, and Levinas.

  • A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder
    Brigitte Peucker

    This is the first of its kind to engage with this important figure. Essays by an international group of scholars consider this controversial director's contribution to German cinema, German history, gender studies, and auteurship.

  • Atrapa el pez dorado

    Atrapa el pez dorado
    David Lynch

    En Atrapa el pez dorado el director de cine David Lynch abre una ventana a su mente y nos muestra su particular forma de crear.

  • The Cinema of Terrence Malick

    The Cinema of Terrence Malick
    Hannah Patterson

    This updated book continues its explorations of identity, place and existence in his films, with three new essays by Adrian Martin, Mark Cousins and James Morrison on his latest film The New World (2005), as well as analysis of Badlands …

  • The Searchers

    The Searchers
    Arthur M. Eckstein, Peter Lehman

    A series of in-depth examinations of the motion picture many consider to be Hollywood's finest western film.

  • D W Griffith Master of Cinema

    D.W. Griffith: Master of Cinema
    Ira H. Gallen

    Meticulously detailed, utilizing a wealth of archival documents and photographs, the book effectively details Griffith’s place as a film pioneer.

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