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The Complete Lynch
The Complete Lynch
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ean: 9780753505984, isbn: 0753505983,

The only comprehensive study of the work of this cult director, which ranges from 1967's Six Figures Getting Sick, to The Straight Story and Mulholland Drive....


Etienne Decroux (Routledge Performance Practitioners)
Etienne Decroux (Routledge Performance Practitioners)
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ean: 9780415354370, isbn: 0415354374,

Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performanc...


Masters of Cinema: David Lynch
Masters of Cinema: David Lynch
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9782866425739, isbn: 2866425731,

David Lynch (USA, b. 1946) is perhaps the bestknown of all cult directors, whose Mulholland Drive marks cinema's arrival to the 21st century. His career began more than 30 years ago, with the groundbreaking, mystifying Eraserhead (1977). With Blue Ve...


The Tim Burton Encyclopedia
The Tim Burton Encyclopedia
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mpn: 22 black & white halftones, ean: 9780810892002, isbn: 0810892006,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Tim Burton is one of the most inventive filmmakers in the world. From his early work as an animator for Disney studios to his distinctive takes on iconic characters like Batman and Alice in Wonderland, Burton’s skewed vision of the world has inform...


Chantal Akerman: Moving Through Time and Space
Chantal Akerman: Moving Through Time and Space
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ean: 9780977802852, isbn: 097780285X,

Since 1968, Brussels-born, Paris-based Chantal Akerman has produced over 50 film and video works, in the genres of documentary and French New Wave-inspired fictional narrative. She is one of the foremost auteur-directors working today, yet she has ne...


American Philanthropy Abroad (Society and Philanthropy Series)
American Philanthropy Abroad (Society and Philanthropy Series)
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ean: 9780887387111, isbn: 088738711X,

This book tells for the first time, in rich detail, and without apologetics, what Americans have done, in the voluntary sector and often without official sanction, for human welfare in all parts of the world. Beneath the currently fashionable rhetori...


Nicholas Ray: The Glorious Failure of an American Director
Nicholas Ray: The Glorious Failure of an American Director
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From award-winning biographer Patrick McGilligan comes an eye-opening life of the troubled filmmaker behind Rebel Without a Cause Nicholas Ray spent the glory years of his career creating films that were dark, emotionally charged, and haunted by so...




The Laurel & Hardy Encyclopedia
The Laurel & Hardy Encyclopedia
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ean: 9781905287710, isbn: 1905287712,

Reissued in a more accessible format, this thorough reference includes synopses and critiques of all Laurel & Hardy films as well as comprehensive biographical information on both funny men. It also covers their influences, from Valentino to music h...


Hitchcock and Art: Fatal Coincidences
Hitchcock and Art: Fatal Coincidences
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ean: 9788820214180, isbn: 8820214180,

Movies are unquestionably one of the cutting-edge media in 20th-century artistic production, a discipline that has contributed more than any other to fashioning the visual culture of our contemporaries and of the artists of our day and age. The Cent...


A Companion to Woody Allen
A Companion to Woody Allen
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ean: 9781444337235, isbn: 1444337238,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Edited by two renowned Allen experts, A Companion to Woody Allen presents a collection of 26 original essays on the director’s films. Contributions offer a number of divergent critical perspectives while expanding the contexts in which his work is ...


Agitator: The Cinema of Takashi Miike
Agitator: The Cinema of Takashi Miike
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ean: 9781903254417, isbn: 1903254418,

This edition features a new and expanded colour section, completely updated DVD information, and several brand new reviews of Takashi Miike films that were unavailable for coverage at the time of the book's initial production....


Clint Eastwood: A Life in Pictures
Clint Eastwood: A Life in Pictures
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ean: 9780811861540, isbn: 0811861546,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Clint Eastwood's popularity is at an all-time high, with his recent successes as an Oscar-winning director building upon his fame as the consummate tough-guy movie star. This volume offers an intimate view into the life of a Hollywood great, mixingce...


Stan Brakhage: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)
Stan Brakhage: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)
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ean: 9781496810694, isbn: 1496810694,

In this volume, editor Suranjan Ganguly collects eight of Stan Brakhage's most important interviews in which the filmmaker describes his conceptual frameworks; his theories of vision and sound; the importance of poetry, music, and the visual arts in ...


Buffy, Ballads, and Bad Guys Who Sing: Music in the Worlds of Joss Whedon
Buffy, Ballads, and Bad Guys Who Sing: Music in the Worlds of Joss Whedon
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ean: 9780810869455, isbn: 0810869454,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
When writer and director Joss Whedon created the character Buffy the Vampire Slayer, he could hardly have expected the resulting academic interest in his work. Yet almost six years after the end of Buffy on television, Buffy studies—and academic wo...


Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012
Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012
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ean: 9780748693542, isbn: 0748693548,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
This reader is the first to bring together a selection of Mann's own interviews where he reflects on his film and television productions. The sixteen interviews provide historical context, interpretation and evaluation of the auteur's work. They enco...


A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder
A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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ean: 9781405191630, isbn: 1405191635,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder is the first of its kind to engage with this important figure. Twenty-eight essays by an international group of scholars consider this controversial director's contribution to German cinema, German history, gen...


American Stranger: Modernisms, Hollywood, and the Cinema of Nicholas Ray (SUNY Series, Horizons of Cinema)
American Stranger: Modernisms, Hollywood, and the Cinema of Nicholas Ray (SUNY Series, Horizons of Cinema)
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ean: 9781438464114, isbn: 1438464118,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Reconstructs how Ray became a “rebel auteur” in cinema culture....


Paul Sharits: Catalogue Raisonné 1962–1992: A Retrospective
Paul Sharits: Catalogue Raisonné 1962–1992: A Retrospective
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mpn: 188 colour, 7 b&w illustrations, ean: 9783863356811, isbn: 3863356810,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
American avant-garde filmmaker Paul Sharits (1943–93)―a protagonist of the "structural film" movement, alongside Michael Snow, Tony Conrad and others―was internationally acclaimed for his installations of endless film loops, multiple projection...


A Companion to Werner Herzog
A Companion to Werner Herzog
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ean: 9781405194402, isbn: 1405194405,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
A Companion to Werner Herzog showcases over two dozen original scholarly essays examining nearly five decades of filmmaking by one of the most acclaimed and innovative figures in world cinema. First collection in twenty years dedicated to examining...



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