search for books and compare prices
PERFORMING ARTS / Film / History & Criticism matches 4813 work(s)
at beginning | displaying 1 to 25 | next 25 >
Jump to start at |
show results in order: alphabetically | oldest to newest | newest to oldest
Cover for 9781628926675 Cover for 9781501320224 Cover for 9780810134607 Cover for 9780810134591 Cover for 9781771122450 Cover for 9781623564971 Cover for 9781629632339 Cover for 9781250082374 Cover for 9780822363002 Cover for 9780822363156 Cover for 9781628923513 Cover for 9781501320118 Cover for 9781620409480 Cover for 9781501308383 Cover for 9781501308406 Cover for 9780231181228 Cover for 9780231181235 Cover for 9780231181211 Cover for 9780812998405 Cover for 9780812987935 Cover for 9780822360230 Cover for 9780822360414 Cover for 9781472820006 Cover for 9780231179850 Cover for 9780316382960 Cover for 9780316382953 Cover for 9781478910909 Cover for 9780231181181 Cover for 9780231181174 Cover for 9780819576583 Cover for 9780819576590 Cover for 9781782116646 Cover for 9781784536404 Cover for 9781784536862 Cover for 9780719091513 Cover for 9780809335381 Cover for 9781893121133
cover image for 9781501320224
Product Description: Taking its cue from Deleuze's definition of minor cinema as one which engages in a creative act of becoming, this collection explores the multifarious ways that music has been used in the cinemas of various countries in Australasia, Africa, Latin America and even in Europe that have hitherto received little attention...read more
By German Gil-curiel (editor)

Hardcover:

9781628926675, titled "Film Music in 'Minor' National Cinemas" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 25, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Taking its cue from Deleuze's definition of minor cinema as one which engages in a creative act of becoming, this collection explores the multifarious ways that music has been used in the cinemas of various countries in Australasia, Africa, Latin America and even in Europe that have hitherto received little attention.

Paperback:

9781501320224 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 24, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Taking its cue from Deleuze's definition of minor cinema as one which engages in a creative act of becoming, this collection explores the multifarious ways that music has been used in the cinemas of various countries in Australasia, Africa, Latin America and even in Europe that have hitherto received little attention.

cover image for 9780810134607
Product Description: The two primary goals of this ambitious study are to provide a new framework in which to interpret the films of Michael Haneke, including Funny Games, Caché, and others, and to show how the concept of intermediality can be used to expand the possibilities of film and media studies, tying the two more closely together...read more

Hardcover:

9780810134607 | Northwestern Univ Pr, March 15, 2017, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: The two primary goals of this ambitious study are to provide a new framework in which to interpret the films of Michael Haneke, including Funny Games, Caché, and others, and to show how the concept of intermediality can be used to expand the possibilities of film and media studies, tying the two more closely together.

Paperback:

9780810134591 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, March 15, 2017), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The two primary goals of this ambitious study are to provide a new framework in which to interpret the films of Michael Haneke, including Funny Games, Caché, and others, and to show how the concept of intermediality can be used to expand the possibilities of film and media studies, tying the two more closely together.

cover image for 9781771122450
Product Description: Cubism and futurism were closely related movements that vied with each other in the economy of renown. Perception, dynamism, and the dynamism of perception―these were the issues that passed back and forth between the two. Cubism, Futurism, and Technologies of the Spirit: Spiritual Machines and the Cinematic Effect shows how movement became, in the traditional visual arts, a central factor with the advent of the cinema: gone were the days when an artwork strived merely to lift experience out the realm of change and flow...read more

Hardcover:

9781771122450 | Wilfrid Laurier Univ Pr, March 15, 2017, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Cubism and futurism were closely related movements that vied with each other in the economy of renown.

cover image for 9781623564971
Product Description: The Bosnian war of 1992-1995 was one of the most brutal conflicts to have erupted since the end of the Second World War. But although the war occurred in 'Europe's backyard' and received significant media coverage in the West, relatively little scholarly attention has been devoted to cultural representations of the conflict...read more

Hardcover:

9781623564971 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 9, 2017, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The Bosnian war of 1992-1995 was one of the most brutal conflicts to have erupted since the end of the Second World War.

cover image for 9781629632339
Product Description: Breaking the Spell offers the first full-length study that charts the historical trajectory of anarchist-inflected video activism from the late 1960s to the present. Video plays an increasingly important role among activists in the growing global resistance against neoliberal capitalism...read more

Paperback:

9781629632339 | Pm Pr, March 1, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Breaking the Spell offers the first full-length study that charts the historical trajectory of anarchist-inflected video activism from the late 1960s to the present.

cover image for 9781250082374
Product Description: Can you live your life by what The Twilight Zone has to teach you? Yes, and maybe you should. The proof is in this lighthearted collection of life lessons, ground rules, inspirational thoughts, and stirring reminders found in Rod Serling’s timeless fantasy series...read more

Hardcover:

9781250082374 | Thomas Dunne Books, February 28, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Can you live your life by what The Twilight Zone has to teach you?

cover image for 9780822363156
Product Description: In Dying in Full Detail Jennifer Malkowski explores digital media's impact on one of documentary film's greatest taboos: the recording of death. Despite technological advances that allow for the easy creation and distribution of death footage, digital media often fail to live up to their promise to reveal the world in greater fidelity...read more

Hardcover:

9780822363002 | Duke Univ Pr, February 24, 2017, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: In Dying in Full Detail Jennifer Malkowski explores digital media's impact on one of documentary film's greatest taboos: the recording of death.

Paperback:

9780822363156 | Duke Univ Pr, February 24, 2017, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In Dying in Full Detail Jennifer Malkowski explores digital media's impact on one of documentary film's greatest taboos: the recording of death.

cover image for 9781501320118
Product Description: Studying landscape in cinema isn't quite new; it'd be hard to imagine Woody Allen without New York, or the French New Wave without Paris. But the focus on live-action cinema leaves a significant gap in studying animated films. With the almost total pervasiveness of animation today, this collection provides the reader with a greater sense of how the animated landscapes of the present relate to those of the past...read more
By Chris Pallant (editor)

Hardcover:

9781628923513, titled "Animated Landscapes: History, Form and Function" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 27, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Studying landscape in cinema isn't quite new; it’d be hard to imagine Woody Allen without New York, or the French New Wave without Paris.

Paperback:

9781501320118, titled "Animated Landscapes: History, Form and Function" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 23, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Studying landscape in cinema isn't quite new; it'd be hard to imagine Woody Allen without New York, or the French New Wave without Paris.

cover image for 9781620409480
Product Description: From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Searchers, the revelatory story behind the classic movie High Noon and the toxic political climate in which it was created. It's one of the most revered movies of Hollywood's golden era...read more

Hardcover:

9781620409480 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 21, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Searchers, the revelatory story behind the classic movie High Noon and the toxic political climate in which it was created.

cover image for 9781501308383
Product Description: Narrative Theory and Adaptation offers a concise introduction to narrative theory in jargon-free language and shows how this theory can be deployed to interpret Spike Jonze's critically acclaimed 2002 film Adaptation. Understanding narrative theory is crucial to make sense of the award-winning film Adaptation...read more
By Todd McGowan (editor)

Hardcover:

9781501308383 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 9, 2017, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Narrative Theory and Adaptation offers a concise introduction to narrative theory in jargon-free language and shows how this theory can be deployed to interpret Spike Jonze's critically acclaimed 2002 film Adaptation.

Paperback:

9781501308406 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 9, 2017, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Narrative Theory and Adaptation offers a concise introduction to narrative theory in jargon-free language and shows how this theory can be deployed to interpret Spike Jonze's critically acclaimed 2002 film Adaptation.

cover image for 9780231181235
Product Description: The history of documentary has been one of adaptation and change, as docu-mentarists have harnessed the affordances of emerging technology. In the last decade interactive documentaries (i-docs) have become established as a new field of practice within non-fiction storytelling...read more
By Mandy Rose (editor)

Hardcover:

9780231181228 | Wallflower Pr, February 7, 2017, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The history of documentary has been one of adaptation and change, as documentarists have harnessed the affordances of emerging technology.

Paperback:

9780231181235 | Reprint edition (Wallflower Pr, February 7, 2017), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The history of documentary has been one of adaptation and change, as docu-mentarists have harnessed the affordances of emerging technology.

cover image for 9780231181211
Product Description: The release of Italian director Dario Argento's Deep Red in 1975 saw both a return to form for the director and the crystallization of tropes of the giallo genre. While the film's immense popularity in Italy spawned a wave of copy-cat formula thrillers, this enthusiastic reception was not replicated by English-speaking audiences on its theatrical release...read more

Paperback:

9780231181211 | Wallflower Pr, February 7, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The release of Italian director Dario Argento's Deep Red in 1975 saw both a return to form for the director and the crystallization of tropes of the giallo genre.

cover image for 9780812987935
Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles from the author of the contemporary classic EdieJean Stein transformed the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie: American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol “superstar” Edie Sedgwick, which was edited with George Plimpton...read more

Hardcover:

9780812998405 | Random House Inc, February 9, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles from the author of the contemporary classic EdieJean Stein transformed the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie: American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol “superstar” Edie Sedgwick, which was edited with George Plimpton.

Paperback:

9780812987935 | Random House Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles from the author of the contemporary classic EdieJean Stein transformed the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie: American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol “superstar” Edie Sedgwick, which was edited with George Plimpton.

cover image for 9780822360230
Product Description: Taking 1959–1960 as a pivotal cultural and political moment, the contributors to Breathless Days reframe postwar Western art history, examining the aesthetic and ideological alliances and tensions in art throughout Western Europe and the Americas...read more
By John O'Brian (editor)

Hardcover:

9780822360230 | Duke Univ Pr, February 3, 2017, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: Taking 1959–1960 as a pivotal cultural and political moment, the contributors to Breathless Days reframe postwar Western art history, examining the aesthetic and ideological alliances and tensions in art throughout Western Europe and the Americas.

cover image for 9780822360414
Product Description: Taking 1959–1960 as a pivotal cultural and political moment, the contributors to Breathless Days reframe postwar Western art history, examining the aesthetic and ideological alliances and tensions in art throughout Western Europe and the Americas...read more
By John O'Brian (editor)

Paperback:

9780822360414 | Duke Univ Pr, February 3, 2017, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Taking 1959–1960 as a pivotal cultural and political moment, the contributors to Breathless Days reframe postwar Western art history, examining the aesthetic and ideological alliances and tensions in art throughout Western Europe and the Americas.

cover image for 9781472820006
Product Description: From the Battle of the Somme (1916) through to American Sniper (2014), war and military history has been a staple of the film industry. This new study details fifty of the greatest war films, including classics such as All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), and Hollywood epics such as The Dirty Dozen (1967) and Apocalypse Now (1979)...read more

Hardcover:

9781472820006 | Osprey Pub Co, January 24, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: From the Battle of the Somme (1916) through to American Sniper (2014), war and military history has been a staple of the film industry.

cover image for 9780231179850
Product Description: Despite its association with the broadly disparaged rape-revenge category, Abel Ferrara’s Ms. 45 is today considered one of the most significant feminist cult films of the 1980s. Straddling mainstream, arthouse, and exploitation film contexts, Ms...read more

Paperback:

9780231179850 | Wallflower Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Despite its association with the broadly disparaged rape-revenge category, Abel Ferrara’s Ms.

cover image for 9780316382953
Product Description: Entertainment Weekly's controversial critic of more than two decades looks back at a life told through the films he loved and loathed.Owen Gleiberman has spent his life watching movies-first at the drive-in, where his parents took him to see wildly inappropriate adult fare like Rosemary's Baby when he was a wide-eyed 9 year old, then as a possessed cinemaniac who became a film critic right out of college...read more

Hardcover:

9780316382960 | Hachette Books, February 23, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Entertainment Weekly's controversial critic of more than two decades looks back at a life told through the films he loved and loathed.

Paperback:

9780316382953 | Hachette Books, January 10, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Entertainment Weekly's controversial critic of more than two decades looks back at a life told through the films he loved and loathed.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781478910909 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 23, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: [*Read by the author - Owen Gleiberman] What molds a critic?

cover image for 9780231181174
Product Description: Since the spectacular success of The Artist (2011) there has been a resurgence of interest in silent cinema, and particularly in the lush and passionate screen dramas of the 1920s. This book offers an introduction to the cinema of this extraordinary period, outlining the development of the form between the end of the First World War and the introduction of synchronized sound at the end of the 1920s...read more

Hardcover:

9780231181181 | Wallflower Pr, January 3, 2017, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Since the spectacular success of The Artist (2011) there has been a resurgence of interest in silent cinema, and particularly in the lush and passionate screen dramas of the 1920s.

Paperback:

9780231181174 | Reprint edition (Wallflower Pr, January 3, 2017), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Since the spectacular success of The Artist (2011) there has been a resurgence of interest in silent cinema, and particularly in the lush and passionate screen dramas of the 1920s.

cover image for 9780819576583
Product Description: Today, movie theaters are packed with audiences of all ages marveling to exciting science fiction blockbusters, many of which are also critically acclaimed. However, when the science fiction film genre first emerged in the 1950s, it was represented largely by exploitation horror films—lurid, culturally disreputable, and appealing to a niche audience of children and sci-fi buffs...read more

Hardcover:

9780819576583 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, January 2, 2017, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Today, movie theaters are packed with audiences of all ages marveling to exciting science fiction blockbusters, many of which are also critically acclaimed.

Paperback:

9780819576590 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, January 2, 2017, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Today, movie theaters are packed with audiences of all ages marveling to exciting science fiction blockbusters, many of which are also critically acclaimed.

cover image for 9781782116646
Product Description: Whatever your ailment, the nation's best-loved film experts have the perfect cinematic prescription for you, whether it's a course of the Coens or a dose of Die Hard. And they're ready to cure the movies to,, taking their scalpels to bloated blockbusters and warning of the ill effects of overpraise...read more

Paperback:

9781782116646 | Canongate Books Ltd, January 1, 2017, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Whatever your ailment, the nation's best-loved film experts have the perfect cinematic prescription for you, whether it's a course of the Coens or a dose of Die Hard.

cover image for 9781784536404
Product Description: Action cinema is entering the drone age. At a time when technological advances are transforming cultures and supporting new automated military operations, action films engage the senses and, in doing so, allow viewers to embody combat roles...read more

Hardcover:

9781784536404 | Tauris Academic Studies, December 30, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Action cinema is entering the drone age.

cover image for 9781784536862
Product Description: In recent years, the representation of alternative sexuality in the horror film and television has "outed" itself from the shadows from which it once lurked, via the embrace of an outrageously queer horror aesthetic where homosexuality is often unequivocally referenced...read more

Hardcover:

9781784536862 | Tauris Academic Studies, December 30, 2016, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: In recent years, the representation of alternative sexuality in the horror film and television has "outed" itself from the shadows from which it once lurked, via the embrace of an outrageously queer horror aesthetic where homosexuality is often unequivocally referenced.

cover image for 9780719091513
Product Description: Family rhythms is the first textbook of its kind with an explicit focus on Ireland and Irish families. Uniquely, the book draws on original in-depth interviews with people of different ages to introduce contemporary scholarship on the family and to illustrate how Irish families have adapted and changed over time...read more

Hardcover:

9780719091513 | Manchester Univ Pr, December 30, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Family rhythms is the first textbook of its kind with an explicit focus on Ireland and Irish families.

cover image for 9780809335381
Product Description: Although the motion picture industry initially disparaged and feared television, by the late 1950s, studios saw the medium as a convenient dumping ground for thousands of films that had long been gathering dust in their vaults. As these films found their way to local TV stations, enterprising distributors grouped the titles by genre so programmers could showcase them accordingly...read more

Paperback:

9780809335381 | Reissue edition (Southern Illinois Univ Pr, February 9, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Although the motion picture industry initially disparaged and feared television, by the late 1950s, studios saw the medium as a convenient dumping ground for thousands of films that had long been gathering dust in their vaults.
9781893121133 | 1 edition (Everything Goes Media Llc, December 4, 2007), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The first comprehensive look at the horror movie programs that found their way to local TV stations in the 1950s, this book discusses how the motion picture industry initially disparaged and feared television but eventually began to embrace it, and it focuses on films grouped into the horror genre.

at beginning | displaying 1 to 25 | next 25 >