Film theory & criticism

    Godard and Sound

    By Albertine Fox

    Hardback £70.46

    For the first time, this book brings together Jean-Luc Godard's later multimedia works with an analysis of their complex soundscapes.

    Film Noir

    Hardback £11.46

    Explore the dark and brooding elegance of Film Noir with this essential handbook to the genre, exploring key noir themes and their most representative movies. Copiously illustrated with film stills as well as original posters, the book also lists TASCHEN's top 50 noir classics. A must for amateurs and aficionados...

    Italian Style

    By Eugenia Paulicelli

    Paperback £26.45

    This is the first in-depth, book-length study on fashion and Italian cinema from the silent film to the present. Italian cinema launched Italian fashion to the world. The book is the story of this launch. The creation of an Italian style and fashion as they are perceived today, especially by...

    Stranger Than Paradise

    By Jamie Sexton

    Paperback £9.65

    This book probes the production history, initial reception, aesthetics, and legacy of Jim Jarmusch'sStranger than Paradise in order to understand its place in the cult film canon. It explores early-1980s New York downtown culture and Jarmusch's involvement in music as well as reflecting on the film's status alongside Jarmusch's subsequent...

    Straight Girls and Queer Guys

    By Christopher Pullen

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Examines the emergence of gay male and female heterosexual alliances within contemporary media.

    Refocus: the Films of Delmer Daves

    Paperback Save £3.79 = £21.20

    As the first comprehensive study of Daves's career, this collection of essays seeks to deepen our understanding of his work, and also to problematize existing conceptions of him as a competent, conventional and even naive studio man.

    Expressionism in the Cinema

    Hardback Save £3.79 = £21.20

    An innovative and wide-ranging collection, Expressionism in Cinema re-canonizes the classical Expressionist aesthetic, extending the critical and historical discussion beyond pre-existing scholarship into comparative and interdisciplinary areas of film research that reach across national boundaries.

    Talkies, Road Movies and Chick Flicks

    By Heidi Wilkins

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    This book explores a range of popular film genres throughout American history and uncovers the ways that sound is related to the depiction of gender in each.

    Major Realist Film Theorists

    By Ian Aitken

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    The first collection to address the writings of John Grierson, Siegfried Kracauer, Andre Bazin and Georg Lukacs in one volume.

    French and Spanish Queer Film

    By Chris Perriam

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Advancing the current state of film audience research and of our knowledge of sexuality in transnational contexts, French and Spanish Queer Film analyses how French LGBTQ films are seen in Spain and Spanish ones in France.

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7