Cinema Studies & Popular Cinema Products

  • Japanese Cinema

    Texts and Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alastair Phillips, Julian Stringer

    Japanese Cinema includes twenty-four chapters on key films of Japanese cinema, from the silent era to the present day, providing a comprehensive introduction to Japanese cinema history and Japanese culture and society. Studying a range of important films, from Late Spring, Seven Samurai and In…

    Paperback – 2007-11-05

  • Brand Hollywood

    Selling Entertainment in a Global Media Age, 1st Edition

    By Paul Grainge

    From the growth in merchandising and product placement to the rise of the movie franchise, branding has become central to the modern blockbuster economy. In a wide-ranging analysis focusing on companies such as Disney, Dolby, Paramount, New Line and, in particular, Warner Bros., Brand Hollywood…

    Paperback – 2007-10-30

  • Chick Flicks

    Contemporary Women at the Movies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Ferriss, Mallory Young

    From An Affair to Remember to Legally Blonde, "chick flicks" have long been both championed and vilified by women and men, scholars and popular audiences. Like other forms of "chick culture," which the editors define as a group of mostly American and British popular culture media forms focused…

    Paperback – 2007-10-12

  • Brazilian National Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Shaw, Stephanie Dennison

    Brazilian cinema is one of the most influential national cinemas in Latin America and this wide-ranging study traces the evolution of Brazilian film from the silent era to the present day, including detailed studies of more recent international box-office hits, such as Central Station (1998) and…

    Paperback – 2007-08-20
    National Cinemas

  • Queer Screen

    A Screen Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jackie Stacey, Sarah Street

    Queer Screen: A Screen Reader brings together a selection of key articles on queer cinema published over the past two decades in the internationally renowned journal, Screen, with new introductory editorial material from Jackie Stacey and Sarah Street. Queer Screen features scholarship which…

    Paperback – 2007-05-17
    The Screen Readers

  • America First

    Naming the Nation in US Film, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mandy Merck

    At a time when the expanded projection of US political, military, economic and cultural power draws intensified global concern, understanding how that country understands itself seems more important than ever. This collection of new critical essays tackles this old problem in a new way, by…

    Paperback – 2007-03-08

  • Feminist Film Theorists

    Laura Mulvey, Kaja Silverman, Teresa de Lauretis, Barbara Creed, 1st Edition

    By Shohini Chaudhuri

    Focusing on the ground-breaking work of Laura Mulvey, Kaja Silverman, Teresa de Lauretis and Barbara Creed, this book explores how, since it began in the 1970s, feminist film theory has revolutionized the way that films and their spectators can be understood. Examining the new and distinctive…

    Paperback – 2006-08-24
    Routledge Critical Thinkers

  • Color, The Film Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Dalle Vacche, Brian Price

    This is the first anthology devoted exclusively to the subject of colour in film and its history, production and technology. Set out in thematic sections, the book addresses key issues in the field including: the development of colour technology how visual stule was affected by the shift from…

    Paperback – 2006-06-23
    In Focus: Routledge Film Readers

  • Screening World Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Grant, Annette Kuhn

    Screening World Cinema brings together a selection of the best articles on the topic of world cinema published in the esteemed Screen journal. Available in one volume for the first time, this collection allows readers to cross-reference debates and essays that have ranged across many issues of…

    Paperback – 2006-04-12
    The Screen Readers

  • British Queer Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Griffiths

    British Queer Cinema draws together a diverse range of innovative new essays that explore, for the first time, the provocative history of lesbian, gay and queer representation in British cinema. From the early years of ‘Pre-Gay’ film, through to the social upheaval of post-war ‘permissiveness’,…

    Paperback – 2006-03-02
    British Popular Cinema

  • Projecting a Camera

    Language-Games in Film Theory, 1st Edition

    By Edward Branigan

    In Projecting a Camera, film theorist Edward Branigan offers a groundbreaking approach to understanding film theory. Why, for example, does a camera move? What does a camera "know"? (And when does it know it?) What is the camera's relation to the subject during long static shots? What happens when…

    Paperback – 2006-01-13

  • Alfred Hitchcock

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Haeffner

    Nicholas Haeffner provides a comprehensive introduction to Alfred Hitchcock's major British and Hollywood films and usefully navigates the reader through a wealth of critical commentaries. One of the acknowledged giants of film, Hitchcock's prolific half-century career spanned the silent and sound…

    Paperback – 2005-07-14
    On Directors

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