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Hard-Boiled Hollywood

by Jon Lewis

Two spectacular dead bodies—Elizabeth Short, known as the Black Dahlia, found dumped and posed in a vacant lot in January 1947, and Marilyn Monroe, found dead in her home in August 1962—bookend this new...


Jazz and Cocktails: Rethinking Race and the Sound of Film Noir

by Jans B. Wager

Film noir showcased hard-boiled men and dangerous femmes fatales, rain-slicked city streets, pools of inky darkness cut by shards of light, and, occasionally, jazz. Jazz served as a shorthand for the seduction...


The Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies

by Thomas Leitch

This collection of forty new essays, written by the leading scholars in adaptation studies and distinguished contributors from outside the field, is the most comprehensive volume on adaptation ever published....


Mad Richard

by Lesley Krueger

A riveting story of talent and the price it exacts, set in a richly imagined Victorian England

Called the most promising artist of his generation, handsome, modest, and affectionate, Richard Dadd rubbed shoulders...


Director's Cut

by Josh Young, Ted Kotcheff & Mariska Hargitay

With six decades in show business, legendary director Ted Kotcheff looks back on his life

Born to immigrant parents and raised in the slums of Toronto during the Depression, Ted Kotcheff learned storytelling...


Charlton Heston

by Marc Eliot

This is the definitive biography of one of the most iconic, complex and enduring legends of Hollywood’s golden age, whose major presence in American film, radio, television, stage and theater lasted beyond...


Introduction to Documentary, Third Edition

by Bill Nichols

The third edition of Bill Nichols’s best-selling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. Designed for students in any field that makes use...


Words on Screen

by Michel Chion & Claudia Gorbman

Michel Chion is well known in contemporary film studies for his innovative investigations into aspects of cinema that scholars have traditionally overlooked. Following his work on sound in film in Audio-Vision...


Hollywood Aesthetic

by Todd Berliner

Hollywood makes the most widely successful pleasure-giving artworks the world has ever known. The industry operates under the assumption that pleasurable aesthetic experiences, among huge populations, translate...


Haunting Bollywood: Gender, Genre, and the Supernatural in Hindi Commercial Cinema

by Meheli Sen

Haunting Bollywood is a pioneering, interdisciplinary inquiry into the supernatural in Hindi cinema that draws from literary criticism, postcolonial studies, queer theory, history, and cultural studies. Hindi...


Harry Langdon

by Mabel Langdon, Gabriella Oldham & Harry Langdon Jr.

Among silent film comedians, three names stand out -- Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd -- but Harry Langdon indisputably deserves to sit among them as the fourth "king." In films such as The...


William Faulkner at Twentieth Century-Fox

by Sarah Gleeson-White

William Faulkner at Twentieth Century-Fox is a scholarly edition of the five screenplays that Faulkner wrote while under contract to Twentieth Century-Fox during the mid-1930s, and another he wrote in the early...


Intimate Violence

by David Greven

Intimate Violence explores the consistent cold war in Hitchcock's films between his heterosexual heroines and his queer characters, usually though not always male. Decentering the authority of the male hero,...


Split Screen Nation

by Susan Courtney

Split Screen Nation traces an oppositional dynamic between the screen West and the screen South that was unstable and dramatically shifting in the decades after WWII, and has marked popular ways of imagining...


Hollywood Made in China

by Aynne Kokas

China’s entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001 ignited a race to capture new global media audiences. Hollywood moguls began courting Chinese investors to create entertainment on an international scale—from...


Pier Paolo Pasolini: Performing Authorship

by Gian Maria Annovi

Mysteriously murdered in 1975, Pier Paolo Pasolini became famous—and infamous—not only for his groundbreaking films and literary works but also for his homosexuality and criticism of capitalism, colonialism,...


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Film is Like a Battleground

by Marsha Gordon

Film is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller's War Movies is the first book to focus on the genre that best defined the American director's career: the war film. It draws on previously unexplored archival materials,...


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