Books tagged: film studies

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Video Krypt's Bumper Book of Movie Reviews 2011-2013
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Video Krypt's Bumper Book of Movie Reviews is a must for all film buffs. Packed with insight, analysis, criticism, pithy observation and blunt sarcasm, this collection of over sixty reviews takes you on a cinematic journey from Rick's Cafe to the barren wastes of the Antarctic; from the beginning of the universe to the distant future!
Bruce Conner: in the Estheticization of Violence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,370. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Someday Bruce Conner will be considered as a pioneer of the post-modern aesthetic trend, along with the likes of Lawrence Stern or Marcel Duchamp. Strange claim you may think since none of them really created during the post-modern era. This claim is made clear in this book, which covers the filmic work of Bruce Conner, the pioneer of found footage filmmaking, so well-known nowadays for having
“Evil is Everywhere” The Politics of George Lucas and the Representations of War and Totalitarian Power in the Star Wars Prequels
You set the price! Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Essay » Author profile
This essay “Evil is Everywhere” discusses the personal politics of George Lucas and the ways in which war and totalitarian power are represented in his films with a case study of the Star Wars prequels.
Journey, Feast, Duel: Standard Situations in the Harry Potter Movies -- Presented at Prophecy 2007
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature
A lecture presented by Vera Cuntz at Prophecy 2007, a Harry Potter symposium. "This paper explains the term ‘standard-situation’ and determines and discusses the standard-situations specific to Harry Potter. Three exem-plary standard-situations are subject to a more detailed analysis: the journey to Hogwarts, the feast, and the final duel."
Mystery, Suspense, Film Noir and Detective Movies On DVD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,150. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
WINNER OF A BRONZE MEDAL in the 2011 Readers Favorite awards! Classic thriller movies are often available on two or more DVD labels. Which is the best? This book tells you. And surprise, surprise! The best is often the least expensive. Why pay $30 for a $2 DVD? Want to find titles you've never seen but would enjoy watching? This cleverly designed book helps you to swiftly examine over 1,200 DVDs.
HOLLYWOOD CLASSICS Index of Movie Titles BOOKS 1-16: "A" - "Z"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Illustrated with no less than 35 classic movie posters from the author's own collection, here is a full list of all the films (over 2,000 of them) extensively detailed and reviewed in books 1 through 16 of the acclaimed Hollywood Classics series. Details include the years of original release and title changes. Also listed are articles such as Best Movies of All Time, Raymond Chandler On Screen.
A to Z Guide to Film Terms
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
An insider's guide to the terms and phrases used by the people who make movies and tv shows. If you want to work in the "biz," or just enjoy movies and how they are made, then this book is for you. Initally released in 1995, the print edition has sold over 20,000 copies. Written by location scout Tim Moshansky, this book contains terms spoken on film sets by actual crews. A must for film buffs
Teaching Filmmaking Empowering Students Through Visual Storytelling
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This study tells the story of a filmmakers workshop, focusing on four of the students who took part in the class, from the point of view of their teacher/researcher who follows them on their journey. To read this journal-based study is to experience the thoughts, hopes, and struggles of the students and the teacher as they share the process of teaching and learning.
Hollywood Classics Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in Books 1 - 24
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Another essential book for a film buff's library, this one is packed with information and reviews. Some of the entries are quite extensive. JHR provides all the information you need, including complete cast and production staff. I find JHR's information invaluable. I like to read not only who acted in a movie, but who made it, both top-billed and lesser mortals. -- Ross Adams in DRESS CIRCLE mag.
Music, Thrills, Mystery, Comedy & Suspense on Video & DVD
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Wonderful movies for every taste are now on DVD. This book examines a rich selection from As Good As It Gets through You'll Never Get Rich. Musicals include Dolly Sisters and Wonder Bar, noir thrills come Out of the Past with T-Men, mysteries include Crossfire and Song of the Thin Man, comedies explore Another Fine Mess and Fun on a Weekend, suspense takes a Special Agent on Pursuit to Algiers.