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By Keith Reader
Focuses on "La Regle du jeu" in the context of both the time in which it was made and the currents of intertextuality by which it is traversed. This book examines sequences from the film itself, its themes, reception and critical approaches and readings.
Takes fresh approaches to the film "Un chien andalou", exploring how it can be seen both within and beyond the confines of Surrealism and reviewing its openness to so many readings and interpretations. This book reassesses Dali and Bunuel's account of the film as a model surrealist work and its...
Directed by the great Jean Renoir, "La Grande Illusion" 1937 is the finest of all anti-war films and a cinematic masterwork. This title shows how, not content to register the world as it is, the film plays off competing historical possibilities against each other, facing the public with their responsibility...
"Du rififi chez les hommes" 1955, directed by the exiled American film director Jules Dassin, recounts the nail-biting tale of a Parisian gangster heist gone wrong. This companion to the film reveals Dassin's role as a director of socially conscious Hollywood film noir.
By Jason Wood
This revised and updated new edition provides a guide to 100 of the most interesting and influential American independent films, from Bonnie and Clyde to Junebug by way of Reservoir Dogs and The Blair With Project with an introduction to the genre and a rich selection of images from the...
Explores and contextualises some of the most important films ever made in the United States. This volume includes coverage of: "Citizen Kane"; "Casablanca"; "Psycho"; "Taxi Driver"; "Blade Runner"; and, "Pulp Fiction".
The Greatest Movies Ever, Revised And Up-To-Date: The Ultimate Ranked List of the 101 Best Films of All Time
By Gail Kinn
Includes 101 movies that ever made - from around the world and across a full century. This title includes little-known facts, behind-the-scenes information, and hundreds of photographs that brings each film to life on the page.