Film theory & criticism

    Godard and Sound

    By Albertine Fox

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

    Film Noir

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    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

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    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

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    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

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

    Refocus: the Films of Delmer Daves

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    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

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    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

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    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.

    Spaghetti Westerns at the Crossroads

    By Austin Fisher

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    This comprehensive study brings together leading international scholars in a variety of disciplines to both revisit the Spaghetti Western genre s cultural significance and consider its on-going influence on international film industries.

    Major Realist Film Theorists

    By Ian Aitken

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

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