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Bringing Up Oscar: The Story of the Men and Women Who Founded the Academy

by Debra Ann Pawlak

The untold story of the innovative pioneers who helped make movies the preeminent art form of the twentieth century. The founders of the now infamous Academy were a motley crew as individuals, but when they...


Psychoanalytic Film Theory and The Rules of the Game

by Todd McGowan

The Film Theory in Practice Series fills a gaping hole in the world of film theory. By marrying the explanation of film theory with interpretation of a film, the volumes provide discrete examples of how film...


Adaptations in the Sound Era: 1927-37

by Deborah Cartmell

There is no disputing that the coming of sound heralded a new era for adaptations. We take it for granted today that a film is enhanced by sound but it was not a view unanimously held in the early period of...


As If!: The Oral History of Clueless as told by Amy Heckerling and the Cast and Crew

by Jen Chaney

Will we ever get tired of Clueless? Ugh, as if!

Acclaimed pop culture journalist Jen Chaney celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the classic film’s release in the first book of its kind, weaving together...


American Film History: Selected Readings, 1960 to the Present

by Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann & Art Simon

From the American underground film to the blockbuster superhero, this authoritative collection of introductory and specialized readings explores the core issues and developments in American cinematic history...


American Film History: Selected Readings, Origins to 1960

by Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann & Art Simon

This authoritative collection of introductory and specialized readings explores the rich and innovative history of this period in American cinema. Spanning an essential range of subjects from the early 1900s...


We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy

by Caseen Gaines

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the wildly successful and beloved Back to the Future trilogy, just in time for the 30th anniversary Long before Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled through time in a...


Keepers: The Greatest Films--and Personal Favorites--of a Moviegoing Lifetime

by Richard Schickel

From a legendary film critic and movie fan extraordinaire, the highlights reel of a life spent at the movies Richard Schickel has seen, by his own estimate, more than twenty thousand films. He has been a reviewer...


Enchanting David Bowie: Space/Time/Body/Memory

by Toija Cinque, Christopher Moore & Sean Redmond

A longstanding, successful and frequently controversial career spanning more than four decades establishes David Bowie as charged with contemporary cultural relevance. That David Bowie has influenced many lives...


Engaging the Past: Mass Culture and the Production of Historical Knowledge

by Alison Landsberg

Reading films, television dramas, reality shows, and virtual exhibits, among other popular texts, Engaging the Past examines the making and meaning of history for everyday viewers. Contemporary media can encourage...


Spinegrinder: The Movies Most Critics Won't Write About

by Clive Davies

First came video and more recently high definition home entertainment, through to the internet with its streaming videos and not strictly legal peer-to-peer capabilities. With so many sources available, today's...


Boxing Films, Mobsters, Dames!: Volume One;  How Kirk Douglas and Robert Ryan Fought Their Way To Stardom

by William Hare & Alvaro Armada Gonzalez

This work explores the success of great films of the early post World War Two era by exploring the links and dimensions of young men impoverished by the Great Depression seeking fame and fortune as professional...


The Horror of It All: One Moviegoer's Love Affair with Masked Maniacs, Frightened Virgins, and the Living Dead...

by Adam Rockoff

Pop culture history meets blood-soaked memoir as a horror film aficionado and screenwriter recalls a life spent watching blockbuster slasher films, cult classics, and everything in between.

Horror films have...


Errol Flynn Slept Here: The Flynns, the Hamblens, Rick Nelson, and the Most Notorious House in Hollywood

by Robert Matzen & Michael Mazzone

Documenting the most notorious house in Hollywood, this history spans the life and death of Mulholland Farm, the elegant and infamous mountaintop showplace built by film star Errol Flynn at the height of his...


The Subject of Torture: Psychoanalysis and Biopolitics in Television and Film

by Hilary Neroni

Considering representations of torture in such television series as 24, Alias, and Homeland; the documentaries Taxi to the Dark Side (2007), Ghosts of Abu Ghraib (2007), and Standard Operating Procedure (2008);...


Why Does the Screenwriter Cross the Road?: And other screenwriting secrets

by Joe Gilford

Writers will understand why they're stuck and how to get unstuck through proven methods of breaking the logjam of self-judging and second-guessing that keeps good screenplays from being finished. Attain confidence...


Neo-Noir

by Mark Bould, Kathrina Glitre & Greg Tuck

Neo-noir knows its past. It knows the rules of the game – and how to break them. From Point Blank (1998) to Oldboy (2003), from Get Carter (2000) to 36 Quai des Orfèvres (2004), from Catherine Tramell to Max...


Hide in Plain Sight

by Paul Buhle & Dave Wagner

Hidden in Plain Sight completes Buhle and Wagner's trilogy on the Hollywood blacklist. When the blacklistees were hounded out of Hollywood, some left for television where many worked on children's shows like...


Steven Soderbergh: Interviews, Revised and Updated

by Anthony Kaufman

Interviews with the film director of Erin Brockovich, Traffic, and Ocean's Eleven


Shooting the Moon

by Brian Willems

The first book to examine the multiple and contradictory strategies for putting the moon on film.