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A Critical Companion to Tim Burton

by Kyle Alkema, Orsolya Karácsony, Nicole R. Pramik & others

<p>Unlike anything currently available, <em>A Critical Companion to Tim Burton</em> is a comprehensive, up-to-date analysis of all the works of one of the world's most renowned directors and artists. Written by some of the top scholars working ...

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A Dream of Resistance

The Cinema of Kobayashi Masaki

by Stephen Prince

<p>Celebrated as one of Japan’s greatest filmmakers, Kobayashi Masaki’s scorching depictions of war and militarism marked him as a uniquely defiant voice in post-war Japanese cinema. A pacifist drafted into Japan’s Imperial Army, ...

ISBN: 9780813592374

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Albert Capellani: Pioneer of the Silent Screen

by Leteux, Christine

<P>In recent years, technology has given films of the silent era and their creators a second life as new processes have eased their restoration and distribution. Among the films benefitting from these developments are the works of director ...

ISBN: 9780813166452

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Altman on Altman

by David Thompson

<p>In <i>Altman on Altman</i>, one of American cinema's most incorrigible mavericks reflects on a brilliant career.</p><p>Robert Altman served a long apprenticeship in movie-making before his great breakthrough, the Korean War comedy <i>M*A*S*H ...

ISBN: 9780571261642

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An Interview with Steven Soderbergh about the making of Kafka

by Nicholas Pasquariello

<p>A three-hour interview about the making of Kafka (1992), Steven Soderbergh&apos;s second feature film. This is the first time the complete interview has been published in English. Portions of this interview were originally published in ...

ISBN: 9780965311489

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Ang Lee

Interviews

by Karla Rae Fuller

<p>Taiwanese born, Ang Lee (b. 1954) has produced diverse films in his award-winning body of work. Sometimes working in the West, sometimes in the East, he creates films that defy easy categorization and continue to amaze audiences worldwide. ...

ISBN: 9781626745797

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Barbara Kopple

Interviews

by Gregory Brown

<p>With a career spanning more than forty years, Barbara Kopple (b. 1946) long ago established herself as one of the most prolific and award-winning American filmmakers of her generation. Her projects have ranged from labor union documentaries ...

ISBN: 9781626745698

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Bertrand Tavernier

Interviews

by Lynn A. Higgins & T. Jefferson Kline

<p>Bertrand Tavernier (b. 1941) is widely considered to be the leading light in a generation of French filmmakers who launched their careers in the 1970s, in the wake of the New Wave. In just over forty years, he has directed twenty-two feature ...

ISBN: 9781496807694

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Blake Edwards

Interviews

by Gabriela Oldham

<p>Blake Edwards (1922-2010) was a multitalented, versatile director constantly exploring who he was, not only in filmmaking but also in life. Often typecast as a comedy director, he also created westerns, thrillers, musicals, and ...

ISBN: 9781496815675

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Boats on the Marne

Jean Renoir's Critique of Modernity

by PRAKASH YOUNGER

<p><em>Boats on the Marne</em> offers an original interpretation of Jean Renoir’s celebrated films of the 1930s, treating them as a coherent narrative of philosophical response to the social and political crises of the times. Grounded in a ...

ISBN: 9780253029423

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Boro, L'Ile d'Amour: The Films of Walerian Borowczyk

by Kuc, Kamila

<p> There has been a recent revival of interest in the work of Polish film director Walerian Borowczyk, a label-defying auteur and "escape artist" if there ever was one. This collection serves as an introduction and a guide to Borowczyk's ...

ISBN: 9781782387022

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Brian De Palma's Split-Screen

A Life in Film

by Douglas Keesey

<p>Over the last five decades, the films of director Brian De Palma (b. 1940) have been among the biggest successes (<em>The Untouchables, Mission: Impossible</em>) and the most high-profile failures (<em>The Bonfire of the Vanities</em>) in ...

ISBN: 9781628466980

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Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

by Keesey, Douglas

<p>A biographical approach to the films of a controversial and provocative director</p> ...

ISBN: 9781628467017

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Buccaneer

James Stuart Blackton and the Birth of American Movies

by Donald Dewey

<p>A man of many film firsts, James Stuart Blackton promoted motion pictures as a mass commercial medium by creating the first true movie studio, adopting the star system, pioneering film animation, and publishing <em>Motion Picture ...

ISBN: 9781442242593

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Charles Urban: Pioneering the Non-Fiction Film in Britain and America, 1897 - 1925

by McKernan, Luke

<p><p><BR>Based on original research from Charles Urban&rsquo;s own papers, this is the first biography of this influential film maker and innovator. It is also a historical study of the development of the non-fiction film in Britain and America

ISBN: 9780859899062

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Conversations with Gus Van Sant

by Mario Falsetto

<span><span>One of the most talented and imaginative artists of independent cinema, Gus Van Sant established himself with a number of important movies of the late 1980s and early 1990s. Beginning with </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Mala

ISBN: 9781442247673

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Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and Candy Stripe Nurses

Roger Corman: King of the B Movie

by Chris Nashawaty

<p> </p> <p>C<em>rab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and Candy Stripe Nurses</em> is an outrageously rollicking account of the life and career of Roger Corman one of the most prolific and successful independent producers, directors, and writers of ...

ISBN: 9781613129814

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D. A. Pennebaker

Interviews

by Keith Beattie & Trent Griffiths

<p>This wide-ranging and insightful collection of interviews with D. A. Pennebaker (b. 1925) spans the prolific career of this pioneer of observational cinema. From the 1950s to the present day, D. A. Pennebaker has made documentary films that ...

ISBN: 9781626745100

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Dancing to His Song

The singular cinema of Rolf de Heer

by Freebury & Jane

<p>A comprehensive study of the work of filmmaker Rolf de Heer, Australia’s acknowledged auteur, co-published by Currency Press and Currency House. Famed for never repeating himself, de Heer first gained national attention in 1993 with *Bad Boy ...

ISBN: 9781925005417

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Danny Boyle

Authorised Edition

by Amy Raphael

<p>In this revelatory career-length biography, produced through many hours of interviews with Danny Boyle, he talks frankly about the secrets behind the opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games as well as the struggles, joys and incredible ...

ISBN: 9780571301874

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