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Contemporary Masculinities in Fiction, Film and Television

by Brian Baker

While masculinity has been an increasingly visible field of study within several disciplines (sociology, literary studies, cultural studies, film and tv) over the last two decades, it is surprising that analysis...


After the Fact: The Holocaust in Twenty-First Century Documentary Film

by Brad Prager

After the Fact studies the terrain of Holocaust documentaries subsequent to the turn of the twenty-first century. Until now most studies have centered primarily on canonical films such as Shoah and Night and...


Dreaming of Cinema: Spectatorship, Surrealism, and the Age of Digital Media

by Adam Lowenstein

Adam Lowenstein argues that Surrealism's encounter with film can help redefine the meaning of cinematic spectatorship in an era of popular digital entertainment. Video games, YouTube channels, Blu-ray discs,...


Silver Screen Buddha: Buddhism in Asian and Western Film

by Sharon A. Suh

How do contemporary films depict Buddhists and Buddhism? What aspects of the Buddhist tradition are these films keeping from our view? By repeatedly romanticizing the meditating monk, what kinds of Buddhisms...


The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

by Whitney Crothers Dilley

Through suggestive readings of gender and identity, this book explores the international appeal of an acclaimed contemporary director. The author has revised the book’s introduction to reflect Ang Lee’s...


You Do Not Talk About Fight Club: I Am Jack's Completely Unauthorized Essay Collection

by Read Mercer Schuchardt & Chuck Palahniuk

Pervasive and multidisciplinary, this insightful exploration discusses how and why this seminal work developed, and continues to grow, such a cult following. When Fight Club punched its way onto the scene...


Emir Kusturica

by Giorgio Bertellini

Exploring the individual style and ever-shifting films of the award-winning Balkan auteur


Maya Deren: Incomplete Control

by Sarah Keller

Maya Deren (1917–1961) was a Russian-born American filmmaker, theorist, poet, and photographer working at the forefront of the American avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Influenced by Jean Cocteau and Marcel...


Film Worlds: A Philosophical Aesthetics of Cinema

by Daniel Yacavone

Film Worlds unpacks the significance of the “worlds” that narrative films create, offering an innovative perspective on cinema as art. Drawing on aesthetics and the philosophy of art in both the continental...


"It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

by Anthony Slide

Golden Age Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett was an extremely observant and perceptive chronicler of the entertainment industry during its most exciting years. He is best remembered as the writing partner...


Hearths of Darkness: The Family in the American Horror Film, Updated Edition

by Tony Williams

A thorough study of a movie genre that reached its cultural zenith in the 1970s but remains influential today


Cinema Novo x 5: Masters of Contemporary Brazilian Film

by Randal Johnson

With such stunning films as Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Bye Bye Brazil, and Pixote, Brazilian cinema achieved both critical acclaim and popular recognition in the 1970s and 1980s, becoming the premier cinema...


Visions of Dystopia in China's New Historical Novels

by Jeffrey C. Kinkley

The depiction of personal and collective suffering in modern Chinese novels differs significantly from standard Communist accounts and most Eastern and Western historical narratives. Writers such as Yu Hua,...


Projecting 9/11: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in Recent Hollywood Films

by Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo & Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo

Projecting 9/11 looks at how the themes of race, gender, and citizenship are treated in more than 20 recent movies. The book highlights racial and gender stereotypes and shows how characters are portrayed as...


Hollywood Hoofbeats: The Fascinating Story of Horses in Movies and Television

by Petrine Day Mitchum & Audrey Pavia

The horses that captured the moviegoers’ hearts are the common denominator in Hollywood Hoofbeats. As author Petrine Day Mitchum writes, “the movies as we know them would be vastly different without horses....


As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride

by Joe Layden, Cary Elwes & Rob Reiner

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled...


Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design

by Jan-Christopher Horak

Iconic graphic designer and Academy Award--winning filmmaker Saul Bass (1920--1996) defined an innovative era in cinema. His title sequences for films such as Otto Preminger's The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)...


The Architecture of David Lynch

by Richard Martin

From the Red Room in Twin Peaks to Club Silencio in Mulholland Drive, the work of David Lynch contains some of the most remarkable spaces in contemporary culture. Richard Martin's compelling study is the first...


Filming the End of the Holocaust: Allied Documentaries, Nuremberg and the Liberation of the Concentration Camps

by John J. Michalczyk

Filming the End of the Holocaust considers how the US Government commissioned the US Signal Corps and other filmmakers to document the horrors of the concentration camps during the April-May 1945 liberation....


Rex Ingram: Visionary Director of the Silent Screen

by Ruth Barton

Noted for his charisma, talent, and striking good looks, director Rex Ingram (1893−1950) is ranked alongside D. W. Griffith, Marshall Neilan, and Erich von Stroheim as one of the greatest artists of the silent...