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The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead
The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead
Paperback      ISBN: 0859655423

For the first time in twenty-five years, the cast and crew of all five films in the cult horror-comedy franchise reveal the stories behind the movies' making in their own words, going into detail about life on the sets of some of the most fraught productions in cinema history, and the feuds, controversies, legal battles, and sackings that plagued the filmmakers.

Supported by dozens of cast and crew members including Dan O'Bannon, Linnea Quigley, Don Calfa, Brian Yuzna, Aimee Lynn Chadwick, William Butler, John Penny, Brian Peck, William Stout, William Munns, Ken Wiederhorn and many more, The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead features hundreds of previously unreleased behind-the-scenes photographs and exclusive art work. This eye-catching, comprehensive and unique book is the ultimate celebration of The Return of the Living Dead franchise and all those who contributed to its creation.
Contemporary Australian Cinema: An Introduction
Contemporary Australian Cinema
An Introduction
Paperback      ISBN: 0719053277

Provides an introduction to the products and context of the new Australian film industry which arose toward the end of the 1960s. Traces the development of Australian film, in terms of prominent directors and stars, consistent themes, styles and evolving genres. The evolution of the film genres peculiar to Australia, and the adaptation of conventional Hollywood forms (such as the musical and the road movie) are examined in detail through textual readings of landmark films. Films and trends discussed include: the period film and Picnic at Hanging Rock; the Gothic film and the Mad Max trilogy; camp and kitsch comedy and the Adventures of Pricilla, Queen of the Desert. The key issue of the revival (the definition, representation and propagation of a national image) is woven through analysis of the new Australian cinema.

Contemporary Cinema
Contemporary Cinema
Paperback      ISBN: 0748608362

This is a major study of key developments in the cinema over the last thirty years. It reworks Pasolini's landmark concept of 'the cinema of poetry' to look at the transformation of film form in its encounter with society, the sacred, the subjective and the presence of the camera.

Contemporary Hollywood Cinema
Contemporary Hollywood Cinema
Paperback      ISBN: 0415170109

A comprehensive overview of the film industry in Hollywood today, Contemporary Hollywood Cinema brings together leading international cinema scholars to explore the technology, institutions, film makers and movies of contemporary American film making.

Contemporary Hollywood Cinema
Contemporary Hollywood Cinema
Hardcover      ISBN: 0415170095

A comprehensive overview of the film industry in Hollywood today, Contemporary Hollywood Cinema brings together leading international cinema scholars to explore the technology, institutions, film makers and movies of contemporary American film making.

Contemporary Irish Cinema: From the Quiet Man to Dancing at Lughnasa
Contemporary Irish Cinema
From the Quiet Man to Dancing at Lughnasa
Hardcover      ISBN: 081562798x

Movies from and about Ireland have attracted huge augiences, capturing top international prizes (The Crying Game) and an Academy Award (My Left Foot). In this text, contributors take a variety of approaches to the treatment of films and film makers. They probe cinema's rewriting of Irish history, from Michael Collins and In the Name of the Father to Lost Beginnings.

Contemporary Korean Cinema: Culture, Identity and Politics
Contemporary Korean Cinema
Culture, Identity and Politics
Paperback      ISBN: 0719060087

The first in-depth, comprehensive study of Korean cinema offering original insight into the relationships between ideology and the art of cinema from East Asian perspectives. Combines issues of contemporary Korean culture and cinematic representation of the society and people in both North and South Korea. Covers the introduction of motion pictures in 1903, Korean cinema during the Japanese colonial period (1910-45) and the development of North and South Korean cinema up to the 1990s. Introduces the works of Korea's major directors, and analyses the Korean film industry in terms of film production, distribution and reception. Based on this historical analysis, the study investigates ideological constructs in seventeen films, eight from North Korea and nine from South Korea.

Contemporary Latin American C PB
Contemporary Latin American C PB
Paperback      ISBN: 0742539156

This engaging book explores some of the most significant films to emerge from Latin America since 2000, an extraordinary period of international recognition for the region's cinema. Each chapter assesses an individual film, with some contributors considering the reasons for the unprecedented commercial and critical successes of movies such as City of God, The Motorcycle Diaries, Y tu mam tambi n, and Nine Queens, while others examine why equally important films failed to break out on the international circuit. Written by leading specialists, the chapters not only offer textual analysis, but also trace the films' social context and production conditions, as well as critical national and transnational issues. Their well-rounded analyses provide a rich picture of the state of contemporary filmmaking in a range of Latin American countries. Nuanced and thought-provoking, the readings in this book will provide invaluable interpretations for students and scholars of Latin American film. Contributions by: Sarah Barrow, Nuala Finnegan, David William Foster, Miraim Haddu, Geoffrey Kantaris, Deborah Shaw, Lisa Shaw, Rob Stone, Else R. P. Vieira, and Claire Williams.

Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Breaking Into the Global Market
Contemporary Latin American Cinema
Breaking Into the Global Market
Hardcover      ISBN: 0742539148

This engaging book explores some of the most significant films to emerge from Latin America since 2000, an extraordinary period of international recognition for the region's cinema. Each chapter assesses an individual film, with some contributors considering the reasons for the unprecedented commercial and critical successes of movies such as City of God, The Motorcycle Diaries, Y tu mam tambi n, and Nine Queens, while others examine why equally important films failed to break out on the international circuit. Written by leading specialists, the chapters not only offer textual analysis, but also trace the films' social context and production conditions, as well as critical national and transnational issues. Their well-rounded analyses provide a rich picture of the state of contemporary filmmaking in a range of Latin American countries. Nuanced and thought-provoking, the readings in this book will provide invaluable interpretations for students and scholars of Latin American film. Contributions by: Sarah Barrow, Nuala Finnegan, David William Foster, Miraim Haddu, Geoffrey Kantaris, Deborah Shaw, Lisa Shaw, Rob Stone, Else R. P. Vieira, and Claire Williams.

Current Research in Film: Audiences, Economics, and Law; Volume 1
Current Research in Film
Audiences, Economics, and Law; Volume 1
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Hardcover      ISBN: 0893912697