Film and Video

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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 fan of horror and exploitation movie...

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By: Peter Rothbart

In The Synergy of Film and Music: Sight and Sound in Five Hollywood Films, Peter Rothbart examines a handful of motion pictures to convey how a variety of elements work together to create a singular experience. Rothbart considers the aural and vis...

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By: Brian Willems

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

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By: Adilifu Nama

Known for their violence and prolific profanity, including free use of the n-word, the films of Quentin Tarantino, like the director himself, chronically blurt out in polite company what is extremely problematic even when deliberated in private. C...

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By: Brian Taves

Even for those who have never read Jules Verne (1828--1905), the author's very name conjures visions of the submarine in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, the epic race in Around the World in Eighty Days, the spacecraft in From the Earth t...

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By: Kjetil, Dr Rødje

Through studying images of blood in film from the mid-1950s to the end of the 1960s, this path-breaking book explores how blood as an (audio)visual cinematic element went from predominately operating as a signifier, providing audiences with inform...

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By: Noah A. Tsika

In this comprehensive study of Nollywood stardom around the world, Noah A. Tsika explores how the industry's top on-screen talents have helped Nollywood to expand beyond West Africa and into the diaspora to become one of the globe's most prolific ...

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By: Writer's Store Editors

Screenwriting Market Intel You Won't Find Anywhere ElseMailing out submissions based on some contact information you found on the Internet isn't enough to get your script sold. What's truly valuable to an aspiring screenwriter is the kind of speci...

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By: Brian Kellow

“To call Sue Mengers a ‘character’ is an understatement, unless the word is written in all-caps, followed by an exclamation point and modified by an expletive. And based on Brian Kellow’s assessment in his thoroughly resear...

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By: Stanley Kauffmann

Stanley Kauffmann wrote film criticism for The New Republic for over 50 years, a tenure unsurpassed by any other major film critic. This collection of film criticism brings together reviews from the last 15 years of Stanley Kauffmann's life, from ...