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Product Description: Most moviegoers think of editing and special effects as distinct components of the filmmaking process. We might even conceive of them as polar opposites, since effective film editing is often subtle and almost invisible, whereas special effects frequently call attention to themselves...read more
By Scott Higgins (contributor)

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9780813570822 | Rutgers Univ Pr, August 10, 2016, cover price $85.00

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9780813570815 | Reprint edition (Rutgers Univ Pr, August 10, 2016), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Most moviegoers think of editing and special effects as distinct components of the filmmaking process.

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Product Description: Marvel Studios has provided some of the biggest worldwide cinematic hits of the last eight years, from Iron Man (2008) to the record-breaking The Avengers (2012), and beyond. Having announced plans to extend its production of connected texts in cinema, network and online television until at least 2028, the new aesthetic patterns brought about by Marvel's 'shared' media universe demand analysis and understanding...read more

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9781501311895 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 2, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Marvel Studios has provided some of the biggest worldwide cinematic hits of the last eight years, from Iron Man (2008) to the record-breaking The Avengers (2012), and beyond.

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By Robert E. Kapsis (editor)

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9781628466935 | Rev upd edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, March 23, 2016), cover price $65.00

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9781496804457 | Rev upd edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 29, 2016), cover price $25.00

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Product Description: In a new edition of this popular guidebook, filmmakers Alan Rosenthal and Ned Eckhardt show readers how to utilize the latest innovations in equipment, technologies, and production techniques for success in the digital, web-based world of documentary film...read more

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9780809334582 | 5th edition (Southern Illinois Univ Pr, December 23, 2015), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In a new edition of this popular guidebook, filmmakers Alan Rosenthal and Ned Eckhardt show readers how to utilize the latest innovations in equipment, technologies, and production techniques for success in the digital, web-based world of documentary film.

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Product Description: Brought completely up to date, this insightful biography remains "a must for any self-respecting Coen fan" (Screentrade).This fully updated edition of the first biography of the Coen Brothers includes their complete work so far, from Blood Simple to Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), with a reassessment of their remarkable career as a whole...read more

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9781628725667 | 2 edition (Arcade Pub, January 5, 2016), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Brought completely up to date, this insightful biography remains "a must for any self-respecting Coen fan" (Screentrade).
9781560252542 | Da Capo Pr, September 7, 2000, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: Darren Aronofsky's Films and the Fragility of Hope offers the first sustained analysis of the current oeuvre of the film director, screenwriter, and producer Darren Aronofsky. Including Pi (1998), Requiem for a Dream (2000), The Fountain (2006), The Wrestler (2008), Black Swan (2010), and Noah (2014), Aronofsky's filmography is discussed with respect to his style and the themes of his films, making astute connections with the work of other directors, other movies and works of art, and connecting his films with other disciplines such as math, philosophy, psychology, and art history...read more

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9781501306976, titled "Darren Aronofsky's Films and the Fragility of Hope" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 19, 2015, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Darren Aronofsky's Films and the Fragility of Hope offers the first sustained analysis of the current oeuvre of the film director, screenwriter, and producer Darren Aronofsky.

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9780553262063, titled "Apache" | Bantam Books, August 1, 1987, cover price $4.99 | also contains Apache | About this edition: Renno, a descendant of the legendary Sachem of the Seneca, accompanied by a band of his trusted warriors, embarks on a sacred quest into the perils of Apache territory to find a cache of hidden gold

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Product Description: Peter Jackson is one of the most acclaimed and influential contemporary film-makers. This is the first book to combine the examination of Jackson's career with an in-depth critical analysis of his films, thus providing readers with the most comprehensive study of the New Zealand film-maker's body of work...read more

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9781623566531 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 17, 2015, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Peter Jackson is one of the most acclaimed and influential contemporary film-makers.

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Product Description: At once a pop culture icon, cult figure, and film industry outsider, master filmmaker David Lynch and his work defy easy definition. Dredged from his subconscious mind, Lynch’s work is primed to act on our own subconscious, combining heightened, contradictory emotions into something familiar but inscrutable...read more

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9780544343757 | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, November 3, 2015, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: At once a pop culture icon, cult figure, and film industry outsider, master filmmaker David Lynch and his work defy easy definition.

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9781501259500 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, November 3, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: At once a pop culture icon, cult figure, and film industry outsider, master filmmaker David Lynch and his work defy easy definition.
9781501259418 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, November 3, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: At once a pop culture icon, cult figure, and film industry outsider, master filmmaker David Lynch and his work defy easy definition.

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Product Description: This book introduces the diverse practices of three non-canonical practitioners: David MacDougall, Desire Machine Collective and Kumar Shahani. It offers analysis of their documentary methods and aesthetics, exploring how their oeuvres constitute a critical and self-reflexive approach to documentary-making in India...read more

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9781137395436 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 26, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book introduces the diverse practices of three non-canonical practitioners: David MacDougall, Desire Machine Collective and Kumar Shahani.
9780405077401, titled "Subject-Matter Index to Patents for Inventions Issued by the Us Patent Office from 1790 to 1873" | Reprint edition (Ayer Co Pub, April 1, 1976), cover price $53.00 | also contains Subject-Matter Index to Patents for Inventions Issued by the Us Patent Office from 1790 to 1873

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Product Description: How is the look of a film achieved? In Art Direction and Production Design, six outstanding scholars survey the careers of notable art directors, the influence of specific design styles, the key roles played by particular studios and films in shaping the field, the effect of technological changes on production design, and the shifts in industrial modes of organization...read more
By Lucy Fischer (editor)

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9780813564364 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 6, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: How is the look of a film achieved?

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9780813564357 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 6, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: How is the look of a film achieved?

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Product Description: Emir Kusturica is one of Eastern Europe's most celebrated and influential filmmakers. Over the course of a thirty-year career, Kusturica has navigated a series of geopolitical fault lines to produce subversive, playful, often satiric works...read more

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9780252038891 | Univ of Illinois Pr, December 30, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Emir Kusturica is one of Eastern Europe's most celebrated and influential filmmakers.

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9780252080449 | Univ of Illinois Pr, December 30, 2014, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Emir Kusturica is one of Eastern Europe's most celebrated and influential filmmakers.

Humphrey Jennings was one of Britain's greatest documentary film-makers. A member of the GPO Film Unit and director of canonical films such as Listen to Britain, he was also an acclaimed painter, photographer, poet and writer. This seminal collection of critical essays and archival material explores the life of Jennings and his many artistic works.

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9781844578023 | 2 edition (British Film Inst, December 19, 2014), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Humphrey Jennings was one of Britain's greatest documentary film-makers.

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9781844578016 | 2 edition (British Film Inst, December 19, 2014), cover price $27.00

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Product Description: Styles of filmmaking have changed greatly from classical Hollywood through to our digital era. So, too, have the ways in which film critics and scholars have analysed these transformations in film style. This book explores two central style concepts, mise en scène and dispositif, to illuminate a wide range of film and new media examples...read more

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9781137269942, titled "Mise en Scène and Film Style: From Classical Hollywood to New Media Art" | Palgrave Macmillan, November 4, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Styles of filmmaking have changed greatly from classical Hollywood through to our digital era.

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Product Description: Django Unchained is certainly Quentin Tarantino's most commercially-successful film and is arguably also his most controversial. Fellow director Spike Lee has denounced the representation of race and slavery in the film, while many African American writers have defended the white auteur...read more
By Oliver C. Speck (editor)

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9781628928396 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 31, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Django Unchained is certainly Quentin Tarantino's most commercially-successful film and is arguably also his most controversial.

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9781628926606 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, July 31, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Django Unchained is certainly Quentin Tarantino's most commercially-successful film and is arguably also his most controversial.

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Product Description: Sam Goldwyn’s career spanned almost the entire history of Hollywood. He made his first film, The Squaw Man, in 1913, and he died in 1974 at the age of ninety-one. In the many years between, he produced an enormous number of films―including such classics as Wuthering Heights, Street Scene, Arrowsmith, Dodsworth, The Little Foxes, and The Best Years of Our Lives―and worked with many luminaries―Gary Cooper, Ronald Colman, Laurence Olivier, George Balanchine, Lillian Hellman, Howard Hawks, John Ford, Eddie Cantor, Busby Berkeley, Danny Kaye, Merle Oberon, and Bob Hope among them...read more

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9781617039997 | 2 edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, May 5, 2014), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Sam Goldwyn’s career spanned almost the entire history of Hollywood.

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Product Description: A History of Video Art is a revised and expanded edition of the 2006 original, which extends the scope of the first edition, incorporating a wider range of artists and works from across the globe and explores and examines developments in the genre of artists' video from the mid 1990s up to the present day...read more

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9780857851772 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 2, 2014), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: A History of Video Art is a revised and expanded edition of the 2006 original, which extends the scope of the first edition, incorporating a wider range of artists and works from across the globe and explores and examines developments in the genre of artists' video from the mid 1990s up to the present day.

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9780857851789 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 2, 2014), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A History of Video Art is a revised and expanded edition of the 2006 original, which extends the scope of the first edition, incorporating a wider range of artists and works from across the globe and explores and examines developments in the genre of artists' video from the mid 1990s up to the present day.

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Product Description: Here, in his own colorful, slangy words, is the true American Dream saga of a self-proclaimed “film geek,” with five intense years working in a video store, who became one of the most popular, recognizable, and imitated of all filmmakers...read more
By Gerald Peary (editor)

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9781617038747 | Rev upd edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, October 16, 2013), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Here, in his own colorful, slangy words, is the true American Dream saga of a self-proclaimed “film geek,” with five intense years working in a video store, who became one of the most popular, recognizable, and imitated of all filmmakers.

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9781617038754 | Rev upd edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, October 3, 2013), cover price $25.00

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Product Description: When Pulp Fiction was released in theaters in 1994, it was immediately hailed as a masterpiece. The New York Times called it a "triumphant, cleverly disorienting journey," and thirty-one-year-old Quentin Tarantino, with just three feature films to his name, became a sensation: the next great American director...read more

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9780760344798 | Voyageur Pr, November 11, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: When Pulp Fiction was released in theaters in 1994, it was immediately hailed as a masterpiece.

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Product Description: Coates presents the face in film as a place where transformations begin, reflecting both the experience of modernity and such influential myths as that of Medusa. This is exemplified by a wide range of European and American films, including Ingmar Bergman's Persona .

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9780230298477 | Palgrave Macmillan, June 19, 2012, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Coates presents the face in film as a place where transformations begin, reflecting both the experience of modernity and such influential myths as that of Medusa.

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Product Description: The long and prolific career of Steven Soderbergh (b. 1963) defies easy categorization. From his breakout beginnings in 1989 with sex, lies, and videotape to 2013, when he retired from big-screen movie-making to focus on other pursuits including television, the director’s output resembles nothing less than an elaborate experiment...read more
By Anthony Kaufman (editor)

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9781628462098 | Rev upd edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, April 2, 2015), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The long and prolific career of Steven Soderbergh (b.
9781578064281 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, March 1, 2002, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Steven Soderbergh's cinema-making star has blazed with sex, lies, and videotape, sputtered with The Underneath, and flared again with the acclaimed movie Traffic.

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9781578064298 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, March 1, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Steven Soderbergh's cinema-making star has blazed with sex, lies, and videotape, sputtered with The Underneath, and flared again with the acclaimed movie Traffic.

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