Cinema Studies & Popular Cinema Products

  • Race, Philosophy, and Film

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo, Dan Flory

    This collection fills a gap in the current literature in philosophy and film by focusing on the question: How would thinking in philosophy and film be transformed if race were formally incorporated moved from its margins to the center? The collection’s contributors anchor their discussions of race…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Arab Cultural Studies

    History, Politics and the Popular, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anastasia Valassopoulos

    This book seeks to both showcase and further develop innovative research and debates on contemporary Arab cultural production. Popular culture in the form of cinema, popular music, literature, visual media and cyber-cultures, both local and imported, enjoy a central role in Arab cultural life, and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Film Theory

    An Introduction through the Senses, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas Elsaesser, Malte Hagener

    What is the relationship between cinema and spectator? This is the key question for film theory, and one that Thomas Elsaesser and Malte Hagener put at the center of their insightful and engaging book, now revised from its popular first edition. Every kind of cinema (and every film theory) first…

    Paperback – 2015-03-26
    Routledge

  • Bollywood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Dwyer

    Serious research on Bollywood—perhaps the most well-known and vital aspect of contemporary Indian culture—has flourished in recent decades. This new four-volume collection from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative anthology to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject’s large…

    Hardback – 2015-03-23
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Genre, Gender and the Effects of Neoliberalism

    The New Millennium Hollywood Rom Com, 1st Edition

    By Betty Kaklamanidou

    The romantic comedy has long been regarded as an inferior film genre by critics and scholars alike, accused of maintaining a strict narrative formula which is considered superficial and highly predictable. However, the genre has resisted the negative scholarly and critical comments and for the last…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action

    A Different Tune, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Howell

    Amanda Howell offers a new perspective on the contemporary pop score as the means by which masculinities not seen—or heard—before become a part of post-World War II American cinema. Popular Film Music and Masculinity in Action addresses itself to an eclectic mix of film, from Elvis and Travolta…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Imagining Ancient Cities in Film

    From Babylon to Cinecittà, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth, Óscar Lapeña Marchena

    In film imagery, urban spaces show up not only as spatial settings of a story, but also as projected ideas and forms that aim to recreate and capture the spirit of cultures, societies and epochs. Some cinematic cities have even managed to transcend fiction to become part of modern collective memory…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • LEGO Studies

    Examining the Building Blocks of a Transmedial Phenomenon, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark J.P. Wolf

    Since the "Automatic Binding Bricks" that LEGO produced in 1949, and the LEGO "System of Play" that began with the release of Town Plan No. 1 (1955), LEGO bricks have gone on to become a global phenomenon, and the favorite building toy of children, as well as many an AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO). LEGO…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge

  • Japanese Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nikki J.Y. Lee, Julian Stringer

    Japanese cinema is historically one of the world’s most important national film industries and one that continues to have a significant global influence. From the Golden Age of the 1930s and the 1950s art-house success of Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, and Ozu to the 1960s New Wave of Imamura and Oshima and…

    Hardback – 2014-09-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • South Asian Cinemas

    Widening the Lens, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara Dickey, Rajinder Dudrah

    This path-breaking collection explores the breadth and depth of South Asia’s many vibrant cinemas. It extends well beyond Bollywood to Nepali, Sri Lankan, Pakistani Panjabi, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Kannada, and early Tamil cinemas, while unpacking the category of 'Bollywood' itself. The coverage of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • The 'Evil Child' in Literature, Film and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karen J. Renner

    The 'evil child' has infiltrated the cultural imagination, taking on prominent roles in popular films, television shows and literature. This collection of essays from a global range of scholars examines a fascinating array of evil children and the cultural work that they perform, drawing upon…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine Haenni, Sarah Barrow, John White

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films comprises 200 essays by leading film scholars analysing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting films of all time. Arranged alphabetically, each entry explores why each film is significant for those who study film and explores the social,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-01
    Routledge

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