Cinema Studies & Popular Cinema Products

  • The Multiplex in India

    A Cultural Economy of Urban Leisure, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Athique, Douglas Hill

    During the decade of its existence in India, the multiplex cinema has been very much a sign of the times – both a symptom and a symbol of new social values. Indicative of a consistent push to create a ‘globalised’ consuming middle class and a new urban environment, multiplex theatres have thus…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Contemporary Black American Cinema

    Race, Gender and Sexuality at the Movies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mia Mask

    Contemporary Black American Cinema offers a fresh collection of essays on African American film, media, and visual culture in the era of global multiculturalism. Integrating theory, history, and criticism, the contributing authors deftly connect interdisciplinary perspectives from American studies,…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17

  • The Asian Cinema Experience

    Styles, Spaces, Theory, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Teo

    This book explores the range and dynamism of contemporary Asian cinemas, covering East Asia (China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan), Southeast Asia (Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia), South Asia (Bollywood), and West Asia (Iran), in order to discover what is common about them and to engender a…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Battlestar Galactica and International Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas J. Kiersey, Iver B. Neumann

    Looking at a television franchise like Battlestar Galactica (BSG) is no longer news within the discipline of International Relations. A growing number of scholars in and out of IR are studying the importance of cultural artifacts – popular or otherwise – for the phenomena that make up the core of…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • Gender, Media and Modernity in the Asia-Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Driscoll, Meaghan Morris

    This collection offers a range of cultural studies perspectives on the ways gender and modernity intersect in media produced in the Asia-Pacific region. It spans different ideas about modernity in the region, different approaches to cultural analysis, and different media forms: from Taiwanese…

    Hardback – 2014-05-14

  • British Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Murphy

    Serious scholarly writing and research on British cinema has burgeoned to a dizzying degree in recent decades, and this new four-volume collection from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative reference work to enable users to navigate and make sense of the subject’s large body of scholarship,…

    Hardback – 2013-12-11
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • French Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Powrie

    Of all European cinema, the most important is French. France annually produces more films than any other European nation, and throughout its history it has been the key competitor to Hollywood; it is Cannes that matters most after the Oscars. Moreover, the study of film as an academic discipline…

    Hardback – 2013-11-21
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1914 and 1996, Routledge Library Editions: Cinema (39 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering the movies. Volumes range from film propaganda to the epic film genre, women in cinema to Soviet cinema, teen film to horror series; and touch on…

    Hardback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • The Adaptation Industry

    The Cultural Economy of Contemporary Literary Adaptation, 1st Edition

    By Simone Murray

    Adaptation constitutes the driving force of contemporary culture, with stories adapted across an array of media formats. However, adaptation studies has been concerned almost exclusively with textual analysis, in particular with compare-and-contrast studies of individual novel and film pairings.…

    Paperback – 2013-07-08
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • After Taste: Cultural Value and the Moving Image

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Vassilieva, Constantine Verevis

    In the wake of the debates over high/low culture distinction spilling into the effective dismantling of the boundary that once separated them, the past decade has seen the explosion of ‘bad taste’ production on screen. Starting with paracinema or ‘badfilm’ – a movement that has grown up around…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31

  • Bollywood

    A Guidebook to Popular Hindi Cinema, 2nd Edition

    By Tejaswini Ganti

    'Bollywood' is the dominant global term to refer to the prolific Hindi language film industry in Bombay (renamed Mumbai in 1995). Characterised by music, dance routines, melodrama, lavish production values and an emphasis on stars and spectacle, Bollywood films have met with box-office success and…

    Paperback – 2013-02-13
    Routledge Film Guidebooks

  • Chinese Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Berry

    Chinese cinema is the only non-English language cinema to have a significant global presence. From multiplex blockbusters like Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon to festival hits such as Jia Zhangke’s Still Life, Chinese cinema succeeds like no other foreign-language cinema. The…

    Hardback – 2012-12-06
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

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