• United Artists book cover

    United Artists

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Krämer, Gary Needham, Yannis Tzioumakis, Tino Balio

    This edited collection brings together leading film historians to examine key aspects of United Artists' centennial history from its origins to the sometimes chaotic developments of the last four decades. The focus is on several key executives – ranging from Joseph Schenck to Paula Wagner and Tom…

    Paperback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Hollywood Centenary Series

  • Why We Remake: The Politics, Economics and Emotions of Film and TV Remakes book cover

    Why We Remake

    The Politics, Economics and Emotions of Film and TV Remakes, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Rosewarne

    This examination of film and television remakes focuses explicitly on why – since the dawn of cinema – studios have remade films over and over again. Each chapter provides insight into the business of Hollywood, the motivations of filmmakers and also the pleasures for audiences, and offers a…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • American Pie: The Anatomy of Vulgar Teen Comedy book cover

    American Pie

    The Anatomy of Vulgar Teen Comedy, 1st Edition

    By Bill Osgerby

    American Pie represents the most commercially successful example of the vulgar teen comedy, and this book analyses the film's development, audience-appeal and cultural significance. American Pie (1999) is a film that exemplifies that most disparaged of movie genres – the vulgar teen comedy.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Hollywood Musicals book cover

    Hollywood Musicals

    1st Edition

    By Steven Cohan

    Hollywood Musicals offers an insightful account of a genre that was once a mainstay of twentieth-century film production and continues to draw audiences today. What is a film musical? How do musicals work, formally and culturally? Why have they endured since the introduction of sound in the late…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Film Guidebooks

  • Adapting Endings from Book to Screen: Last Pages, Last Shots book cover

    Adapting Endings from Book to Screen

    Last Pages, Last Shots, 1st Edition

    Edited by Armelle Parey, Shannon Wells-Lassagne

    This book offers a new perspective on adaptation of books to the screen; by focusing on endings, new light is shed on this key facet of film and television studies. The authors look at a broad range of case studies from different genres, eras, countries and formats to analyse literary and cinematic…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Terrence Malick: Sonic Style book cover

    Terrence Malick: Sonic Style

    1st Edition

    By James Wierzbicki

    In the course of a decades-spanning career as a filmmaker, Terrence Malick has carved out a distinctive cinematic aesthetic. Central to this style is the use of sound. James Wierzbicki offers the first comprehensive study of Malick's soundtracks, arguing that they create a distinctive sonic style…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Filmmakers and Their Soundtracks

  • Classical Hollywood Film Cycles book cover

    Classical Hollywood Film Cycles

    1st Edition

    By Zoe Wallin

    This book explores the ways in which Hollywood film cycles from the 1930s to the 1960s were shaped by their surrounding industrial contexts and market environments, to build an inclusive conception of the form, operation, and function of film cycles. By foregrounding patterns of distribution,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Kubrick Legacy book cover

    The Kubrick Legacy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mick Broderick

    The six chapters assembled in The Kubrick Legacy showcase important trends in the evolution of filmmaker Stanley Kubrick’s artistic legacy. In the 20 years since his death an enormous range of information and scholarship has surfaced, in part from the Kubrick estate’s public preservation,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • Film and the American Presidency book cover

    Film and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Menne, Christian B. Long

    The contention of Film and the American Presidency is that over the twentieth century the cinema has been a silent partner in setting the parameters of what we might call the presidential imaginary. This volume surveys the partnership in its longevity, placing stress on especially iconic presidents…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Tyler Perry: Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality book cover

    Interpreting Tyler Perry

    Perspectives on Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamel Santa Cruze Bell, Ronald L. Jackson II

    Tyler Perry has become a significant figure in media due to his undeniable box office success led by his character Madea and popular TV sitcoms House of Payne and Meet the Browns. Perry built a multimedia empire based largely on his popularity among African American viewers and has become a…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • Post-Production and the Invisible Revolution of Filmmaking: From the Silent Era to Synchronized Sound book cover

    Post-Production and the Invisible Revolution of Filmmaking

    From the Silent Era to Synchronized Sound, 1st Edition

    By George Larkin

    Post-Production and the Invisible Revolution of Filmmaking studies the discourses surrounding post-production, as well as the aesthetic effects of its introduction during the 1920s and 1930s, by exploring the philosophies and issues faced by practitioners during this transitional, transformative…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Black Women Filmmakers and Black Love on Screen book cover

    Black Women Filmmakers and Black Love on Screen

    1st Edition

    By Brandale N. Mills

    This book offers a thorough analysis of how romantic love between Black men and women (referred to here as Black Love) is portrayed in Hollywood films, specifically from the perspective of Black female filmmakers. Using historical and contemporary images of Black female representation in the media…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

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