Motion Pictures General
The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead
Paperback ISBN: 0859655423
In a book that includes interviews with more than 60 cast and crew members and hundreds of color and black-and-white photos, many of them never before published, the authors offer a unique behind-the-scenes look at the five films in this horror-movie franchise, which continues to serve as an inspiration to the zombie genre today. Original.
Contemporary Australian Cinema
Paperback ISBN: 0719053277
This introduction to the new Australian film industry explores prominent directors and stars, themes, styles, and evolving genres in an analysis of key films. The evolution of genres peculiar to Australia and adaptations of conventional Hollywood forms such as the musical and the road movie are examined through readings of landmark films, including Picnic at Hanging Rock, Mad Max trilogy, and The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. The key issue of the revival--the definition, representation, and propagation of a national image--is woven through the analysis.
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 Korean Cinema
Identity, Culture, and Politics
Paperback ISBN: 0719060087
This comprehensive book defines the significance of film-making and film viewing in Korea. Covering 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, Lee introduces the works of Korea's major directors, and analyzes the Korean film industry in terms of production, distribution, and reception.