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  • Post-Production and the Invisible Revolution of Filmmaking

    From the Silent Era to Synchronized Sound

    By George Larkin

    The introduction of post-production during the transition from silent cinema to the Synchronized Sound era in the 1920s' American studio system resulted in what has been a previously unheralded revolution in filmmaking. This transition made possible a product that could be easily mass-produced,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Inside Reality TV

    Producing Race, Gender, and Sexuality on "Big Brother"

    By Ragan Fox

    In the summer of 2010, Ragan Fox was one of twelve people selected to participate in the twelfth season of CBS's reality program Big Brother. The show heightens everyday life performance to a theatrical state where houseguests’ performances, no matter how humdrum, are turned into televisual…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Cinema: Concept & Practice

    By Edward Dmytryk

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    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Focal Press
    Edward Dmytryk: On Filmmaking

  • Fantasy/Animation

    Connections Between Media, Mediums and Genres

    Edited by Christopher Holliday, Alexander Sergeant

    This book examines the relationship that exists between fantasy cinema and the medium of animation. Animation has played a key role in defining our collective expectations and experiences of fantasy cinema, just as fantasy storytelling has often served as inspiration for our most popular animated…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17 
    Routledge
    AFI Film Readers

  • American Pie

    The Anatomy of the Vulgar Teen Comedy

    By Bill Osgerby

    This book examines American Pie (1999), a film that exemplifies that most disparaged of movie genres – vulgar teen comedy. Taking American Pie as its focus, Bill Osgerby explores the nature and appeal of gloriously ‘grossed out’ teen humour. The book considers the relationship between American Pie’…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Cinema and Youth Cultures

  • Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood

    By Stephen Teo

    The western, one of Hollywood’s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Politics Goes to the Movies

    Hollywood, Europe, and Beyond

    By Robert Kolker

    Politics Goes to the Movies introduces the topic of political representation and ideology by analyzing some of the most important politically themed films across the history of cinema in a refreshing and concise volume. Offering a survey of political cinema from 1915 to present day, topics include:…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge

  • MGM

    By Tino Balio

    This is the first comprehensive history of MGM from its origins in 1905 to the present. Following a straightforward chronology corresponding to specific periods of film industry history, each chapter describes how successive managements adjusted their production strategies and business practices in…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Hollywood Centenary Series

  • Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film

    Kill Bill with Flying Daggers

    By Joseph H. Kupfer

    Aesthetic Violence and Women in Film is a highly readable and timely analysis of the intersection of two recent cinematic trends in martial arts films: aesthetic violence and warrior women. Joseph Kupfer establishes specific categories of aesthetic film violence, including hyper-violence, a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Feminism and Film

  • Spectacle in "Classical" Cinemas

    Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s

    By Tom Brown

    Spectacle is not often considered to be a significant part of the style of ‘classical’ cinema. Indeed, some of the most influential accounts of cinematic classicism define it virtually by the supposed absence of spectacle. Spectacle in ‘Classical’ Cinemas: Musicality and Historicity in the 1930s…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Moralizing Cinema

    Film, Catholicism, and Power

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Daniela Treveri Gennari

    This volume is part of the recent interest in the study of religion and popular media culture (cinema in particular), but it strongly differs from most of this work in this maturing discipline. Contrary to most other edited volumes and monographs on film and religion, Moralizing Cinema will not…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Woman's Film of the 1940s

    Gender, Narrative, and History

    By Alison L. McKee

    This book explores the relationship among gender, desire, and narrative in 1940s woman’s films which negotiate the terrain between public history and private experience. The woman’s film and other form of cinematic melodrama have often been understood as positioning themselves outside history, and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

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