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From Cyd Charisse to Psycho/a Book of Movie Bests
From Cyd Charisse to Psycho/a Book of Movie Bests
Paperback      ISBN: 0802773826
Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary
Star Wars
The Visual Dictionary
Hardcover      ISBN: 0789434814

Annotated photographs and movie stills describe every important feature of the characters, creatures, costumes, droids, weapons, and equipment in the Star Wars trilogy

Hairspray: The Complete Book and Lyrics of the Hit Broadway Musical
Hairspray
The Complete Book and Lyrics of the Hit Broadway Musical
Paperback      ISBN: 1557835144

Hairspray is the 2003 Tony Award(R) winner for Best Musical Based on filmmaker John Waters' affectionately subversive homage to his Baltimore youth, Hairspray takes place in 1962. Chubby Tracy Turnblad (Marissa Jaret Winokur, 2003 Tony winner for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical) is transformed into a teen celebrity on a local TV dance program. With her irresistible stage mother (Harvey Fierstein, 2003 Tony winner for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical) at her side, she attempts to win the heart of the local heartthrob and integrate "The Corny Collins Show" at the same time.

Gender and German Cinema - Volume II: Feminist Interventions
Gender and German Cinema - Volume II
Feminist Interventions
Paperback      ISBN: 0854963243

Volume I - Gender and Representation in New German CinemaVolume II - German Film History / German History on FilmInternational film has received some of its most original impulses from German film makers however the works by women directors in German speaking countries have been largely ignored in spite of the important social, political and historical issues they have raised. This is the first work to consider the broad spectrum of German cinema through the category of gender. These volumes will be standard handbooks in film studies for many years to come.

The Complete Night of the Living Dead Filmbook
The Complete Night of the Living Dead Filmbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0517561700
The Censorship Papers: Movie Censorship Letters from the Hays Office, 1934 to 1968
The Censorship Papers
Movie Censorship Letters from the Hays Office, 1934 to 1968
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0396089038
Keyframes: Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies
Keyframes
Popular Cinema and Cultural Studies
Paperback      ISBN: 0415202825
Keyframes introduces the study of popular cinema of Hollywood and beyond and responds to the transformative effect of cultural studies on film studies.
The contributors rethink contemporary film culture using ideas and concerns from feminism, queer theory, 'race' studies, critiques of nationalism, colonialism and post-colonialism, the cultural economies of fandom, spectator theory, and Marxism. Combining a film studies focus on the film industry, production and technology with a cultural studies analysis of consumption and audiences, Keframes demonstrates the breadth of approaches now available for understanding popular cinema. Subjects addressed include:
* Studying Ripley and the 'Alien' films
* Pedagogy and Political Correctness in Martial Arts cinema
* Judy Garland fandom on the net
* Stardom and serial fantasies: Thomas Harris's 'Hannibal'
* Tom Hanks and the globalization of stars
* Queer Bollywood
* Jackie Chan and the Black connection
* '12 Monkeys', postmodernism and urban space.
Manhattan on Film 2: More Walking Tours of Location Sites in the Big Apple
Manhattan on Film 2
More Walking Tours of Location Sites in the Big Apple
Paperback      ISBN: 0879109750

Another 13 walking tours, illustrated as before with movie stills and photographs of the actual sites. Chuck Katz ends his book with a walking tour of Lower Manhattan and Ground Zero, which he calls "America's heart."

The Mouse That Roared: Disney and the End of Innocence
The Mouse That Roared
Disney and the End of Innocence
Hardcover      ISBN: 0847691098

Today, cultural practices and institutions shape nearly every aspects of our lives. Giroux takes up this issue by looking at the world's most influential corporation. he explores the diverse ways in which the Disney Corporation has become a political force in shaping images of public memory, producing children as consuming subjects, and legitimating ideological positions that constitute a deeply conservative and disturbing view of the roles imparted to children and adults alike.

The Big Lebowski: The Making of a Coen Brothers Film
The Big Lebowski
The Making of a Coen Brothers Film
Paperback      ISBN: 0393317501

The Big Lebowski is a razor-sharp comedy thriller of mistaken identity, gangsters, bowling, kidnapping, and money gone astray, written by the Coens, directed by Joel Coen, and produced by Ethan Coen. In addition to Jeff Bridges and John Goodman, the film stars Steve Buscemi, Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Willem DaFoe, Sam Elliot, and Ben Gazzara.