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Cannes Memories - La grande histoire du festival de Cannes (1939-2017)

Placée sous le parrainage de Monica Bellucci, maîtresse de cérémonie en 2003 et membre du jury de la 59e édition du Festival en 2006, cette édition suivra une chronologie inversée de l’histoire du Festival scindée en deux grandes parties : “Festival d’aujourd’hui” Le Festival dans son siècle : de 2017 à 2000 “La Saga du Festival” au XXe Siècle de 1999 à 1939 Placée sous le parrainage de Monica Bellucci, deux fois maîtresse de cérémon...

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Hammer Films' Psychological Thrillers, 1950-1972

Hammer Film's is justly famous for Gothic horror but the company also excelled in the psychological thriller. Influenced by Henri-Georges Clouzot and Alfred Hitchcock, Hammer created its own approach to this genre in some of the company's very best films. This book takes a chronological, film-by-film approach to all of Hammer's thrillers. Well-known classics such as Seth Holt's The Nanny (1965) and Taste of Fear (1961) are discussed,...

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Rex Ingram: Visionary Director of the Silent Screen

Noted for his charisma, talent, and striking good looks, director Rex Ingram (18931950) is ranked alongside D. W. Griffith, Marshall Neilan, and Erich von Stroheim as one of the greatest artists of the silent cinema. Ingram briefly studied sculpture at the Yale University School of Art after emigrating from Ireland to the United States in 1911; but he was soon seduced by the new medium of moving pictures and abandoned his studies for...

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Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema

Bollywood movies have been long known for their colorful song-and-dance numbers and knack for combining drama, comedy, action-adventure, and music. But when India entered the global marketplace in the early 1990s, its film industry transformed radically. Production and distribution of films became regulated, advertising and marketing created a largely middle-class audience, and films began to fit into genres like science fiction and ...

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Cinematography: Theory and Practice, Second Edition: Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors

There's more to being a DP than holding a light meter! With this book as your guide, you are on your way to learning not only about the equipment and technology, but also about the concepts and thought processes that will enable you to shoot professionally, efficiently, and with artistic mastery. A leading book in the field, Cinematography has been translated into many languages and is a staple at the world's top film schools. Lavish...

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A Companion to Rainer Werner Fassbinder

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, gender studies, and auteurship. A fresh collection of original research providing diverse perspectives on Fassbinder’s work in films, television, poetry, and underground theatre. Rainer Wern...

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Captain America, Masculinity, and Violence: The Evolution of a National Icon

Regarding the Cinema: Fifteen Filmmakers and Their Films is a collection of essays on some of the most important films — and film artists — of our time. The films treated are from Italy, France, Germany, the United States, Sweden, Japan and England, by directors such as Federico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman, Jean Renoir, Michelangelo Antonioni, Woody Allen and John Schlesinger. Among the movies discussed are Tokyo Story, How We Won the Wa...

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Regarding the Cinema: Fifteen Filmmakers and Their Films

Regarding the Cinema: Fifteen Filmmakers and Their Films is a collection of essays on some of the most important films — and film artists — of our time. The films treated are from Italy, France, Germany, the United States, Sweden, Japan and England, by directors such as Federico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman, Jean Renoir, Michelangelo Antonioni, Woody Allen and John Schlesinger. Among the movies discussed are Tokyo Story, How We Won the Wa...

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Displaying the Shot: Photography Volume 3

You took the picture. Now what? How do you share it with the world or at least your friends? And how do you make it look its best? Flip inside for tips on loading files onto your computer, cropping shots and fixing red eyes, and displaying your photos in fun, unique ways.

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A Companion to the Historical Film

Broad in scope, this interdisciplinary collection of original scholarship on historical film features essays that explore the many facets of this expanding field and provide a platform for promising avenues of research. Offers a unique collection of cutting edge research that questions the intention behind and influence of historical film Essays range in scope from inclusive broad-ranging subjects such as political contexts, to focus...