Cinema Studies & Popular Cinema Products

  • Urban History goes to the Movies

    The City in the American Popular Imagination

    By Sarah Schrank

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Halloween

    Youth Cinema and the Horrors of Growing Up

    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

  • Narratives of Place in Literature and Film

    Edited by Steven Allen, Kirsten Møllegaard

    Narratives of place link people and geographic location with a cultural imaginary through literature and visual narration. Contemporary literature and film often frame narratives with specific geographic locations, which saturate the narrative with cultural meanings in relation to natural and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Screening Characters

    Characterization in Film, Television, and Interactive Media

    Edited by Johannes Riis, Aaron Taylor

    The contributors to Screening Characters draw on archival material, interviews, philosophical enquiry, and conceptual analysis in order to give a robust and multifaceted account of characterization in moving image fictions. Areas of investigation include the importance of performer and stars, the…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • Heavenly Creatures

    Queer Fantasy and the Coming-of-Age Film

    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

  • Journalism, Democracy and Civil Society in India

    Edited by Shakuntala Rao, Vipul Mudgal

    Since independence in 1947 India has remained a stable and functioning democracy in the face of enormous challenges. Amid a variety of interlinking contraries and a burgeoning media – one of the largest in the world – there has been a serious dearth of scholarship on the role of journalists and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-09 
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Southern Screens: Cinema, Culture and the Global South

    Edited by Antonio Traverso

    Southern Screens: Cinema, culture and the global South adopts a transversal south-south approach to the study of screen culture across national and cultural territories. It examines the conditions by which screen culture participates in the generation, sharing, and circulation of new knowledge that…

    Paperback – 2018-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Emotion in Animated Films

    Edited by Meike Uhrig

    Ranging from blockbuster movies to experimental shorts or documentaries to scientific research, computer animation shapes a great part of media communication processes today. Be it the portrayal of emotional characters in moving films or the creation of controllable emotional stimuli in scientific…

    Hardback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Cinema & Gender

    Edited by Kristin Lené Hole, Dijana Jelača, E. Ann Kaplan, Patrice Petro

    The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Gender comprises forty-three innovative essays that offer both an overview of and an intervention into the field of cinema and gender. The contributions in this volume address a variety of geographical and cultural contexts through an analysis of cinema, from…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

  • Branded Entertainment and Cinema

    The Marketisation of Italian Film

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Japanese Media at the Beginning of the 21st Century

    Consuming the Past

    By Katsuyuki Hidaka

    Hailed by Japanese critics as a milestone in the study of contemporary Japanese media, this book explores the contemporary ‘boom’ in Japanese media representations of the recent past. Recent years have seen the production of an unprecedented number of films, animation, manga, and television…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare and Indian Cinemas

    "Local Habitations"

    Edited by Poonam Trivedi, Paromita Chakravarti

    This book is the first to explore the rich archive of Shakespeare in Indian cinemas, including less familiar, Indian language cinemas to contribute to the assessment of the expanding repertoire of Shakespeare films worldwide. Essays cover mainstream and regional Indian cinemas such as the better…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

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