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  1. Living Room Lectures
    With a breadwinner dad, a homemaker mom, and squeaky-clean kids, the 1950s television family has achieved near mythological status as a model of what real families "ought" to be. Yet feature films of the period often portrayed... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1995
    Paperback | £28.99
  2. Hollywood TV
    The 1950s was one of the most turbulent periods in the history of motion pictures and television. During the decade, as Hollywood's most powerful studios and independent producers shifted into TV production, TV replaced film as... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1994
    Paperback | £28.99
  3. High Concept
    Steven Spielberg once said, "I like ideas, especially movie ideas, that you can hold in your hand. If a person can tell me the idea in twenty-five words or less, it's going to make a pretty good movie." Spielberg's comment embodies... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1994
    Paperback | £20.99
  4. The Euro-American Cinema
    With McDonalds in Moscow and Disneyland in Paris and Tokyo, American popular culture is spreading around the globe. Regional, national, and ethnic cultures are being powerfully affected by competition from American values and... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1993
    Paperback | £16.99
  5. The New Latin American Cinema
    During the 1967 festival of Latin American Cinema in Viña del Mar, Chile, a group of filmmakers who wanted to use film as an instrument of social awareness and change formed the New Latin American Cinema. Nearly three decades... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1993
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. National Identity in Indian Popular Cinema, 1947-1987
    Although Indian popular cinema has a long history and is familiar to audiences around the world, it has rarely been systematically studied. This book offers the first detailed account of the popular film as it has grown and changed... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1993
    Paperback | £28.99
  7. Aesthetics of Film

    Aesthetics of Film

    Written by Jacques Aumont, Alain Bergala, Michel Marie and Marc Vernet, Translated by and Edited by Richard Neupert

    Series Texas Film and Media Studies Series

    University of Texas Press

    Winner, A Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic BookA concise, lively, and readable summary of classical and contemporary film theory, Aesthetics of Film is the work of experts who are defining the parameters of film criticism... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 1992
    Paperback | £23.99
  8. Glasnost—Soviet Cinema Responds
    With the coming of glasnost to the Soviet Union, filmmakers began to explore previously forbidden themes, and distributors released films that were suppressed by pre-glasnost-era censors. Soviet cinema underwent a revolution,... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1991
    Paperback | £16.99
  9. Soviet Cinema in the Silent Era, 1918–1935
    The golden age of Soviet cinema, in the years following the Russian Revolution, was a time of both achievement and contradiction, as reflected in the films of Eisenstein, Pudovkin, and Kuleshov. Tensions ran high between creative... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 1991
    Paperback | £28.99
  10. The Cult Film Experience
    "Play it again, Sam" is the motto of cult film enthusiasts, who will watch their favorite movie over and over, "beyond all reason." What is the appeal of cult movies? Why do fans turn up in droves at midnight movies or sit through... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1991
    Paperback | £20.99
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