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  • Stardom in Contemporary Global Hollywood

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Dix

    Through a geographically expansive series of case studies, tracking film performers from the United States, the Americas, Europe and parts of the Pacific Rim, this book explores the varieties and meanings of contemporary Hollywood stardom as it has become increasingly deterritorialized. Each…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Screening Characters

    Characterization in Film, Television, and Interactive Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    Characters are central to our experiences of screened fictions and invite a host of questions. The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical enquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give new, thought-provoking answers to these queries. Providing…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Branded Entertainment and Cinema

    The Marketisation of Italian Film, 1st Edition

    By Gloria Dagnino

    Branded Entertainment and Cinema addresses the increasing integration between media and advertising contents, specifically examining the case of brand/film integration in Italy. Framed within the global media context, the book offers a historical and contemporary account of the manifold…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The Freshman

    Comedy and Masculinity in 1920s Film and Youth Culture, 1st Edition

    By Christina G. Petersen

    Before the advent of the teenager in the 1940s and the teenpic in the 1950s, The Freshman (Taylor and Newmeyer, 1925) represented 1920s college youth culture as an exclusive world of leisure to a mass audience. Starring popular slapstick comedian Harold Lloyd, The Freshman was a hit with audiences…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • 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 – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Breakfast Club

    John Hughes, Hollywood, and the Golden Age of the Teen Film, 1st Edition

    By Elissa Nelson

    The Breakfast Club is a quintessential teen film. This book analyses how multiple factors coalesced to solidify the status of The Breakfast Club as one of the most emblematic films of the 1980s and one of the most definitive teen films of the genre. The film brought together genre-defining elements…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • The Kubrick Legacy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mick Broderick

    The six essays 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, archiving,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Richard Maltby, Philippe Meers

    The Routledge Companion to New Cinema History presents the most recent approaches and methods in the study of the social experience of cinema, from its origins in vaudeville and travelling exhibitions to the multiplexes of today. Exploring its history from the perspective of the cinemagoer, the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Found Footage Horror Films

    A Cognitive Approach, 1st Edition

    By Peter Turner

    This book adopts a cognitive theoretical framework in order to address the mental processes that are elicited and triggered by found footage horror films. Through analysis of key films, the book explores the effects that the diegetic camera technique used in such films can have on the cognition of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Halloween

    Youth Cinema and the Horrors of Growing Up, 1st Edition

    By Mark Bernard

    John Carpenter’s 1978 film Halloween, a landmark of American horror cinema, kick-started the slasher film cycle in the early 1980s. Slasher films appealed to youth markets, but this is only one example of how the idea of "youth" is central to understanding Halloween in its many contexts. This book…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Heavenly Creatures

    Queer Fantasy and the Coming-of-Age Film, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Scahill

    Heavenly Creatures (1994), an early film by blockbuster director Peter Jackson, chronicles the true story of Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme, two adolescent girls in 1954 New Zealand. In the film, the girls develop a deep romantic friendship based in shared fantasy, but their forced separation…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • 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

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