Spanish Horror Film by Antonio Lázaro-Reboll (Lazaro)

Spanish Horror Film (Traditions in World Cinema) by Antonio Lázaro-Reboll
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Overview: This book explores the horror boom since the 1960s. ‘Spanish Horror Film’ is the first in-depth exploration of the genre in Spain from the ‘horror boom’ of the late 1960s and early 1970s to the most recent production in the current renaissance of Spanish genre cinema, through a study of its production, circulation, regulation and consumption. The examination of this rich cinematic tradition is firmly located in relation to broader historical and cultural shifts in recent Spanish history and as an important part of the European horror film tradition and the global culture of psychotronia. This is the first critical study of Spanish horror film to be published in English. It is an overview of key directors, cycles and representative films as well as of more obscure and neglected horror production. It is a detailed analysis of the work of directors such as Jesus Franco, Amando de Ossorio, Narciso Ibanez Serrador, Eloy de la Iglesia, Jaume Balaguero, Nacho Cerda and Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Spanish’ films. It has a focus on critical and cult contexts of reception in Spain, Great Britain and USA.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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How to Film Epic Travel Videos with Gopro & the 360 Fusion

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Total Film – June 2019

Film Sequels by Carolyn Jess-Cooke

Film Sequels: Theory and Practice From Hollywood to Bollywood by Carolyn Jess-Cooke
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Overview: The film sequel has been maligned in popular culture as a vampirish corporative exercise in profit-making and narrative regurgitation. Drawing upon a wide range of examples from early cinema to the twenty-first century, this volume reveals the increasing popularity of, and experimentation with, film sequels as a central dynamic of Hollywood cinema. Now creeping into world cinemas and independent film festivals, the sequel is persistently employed as a vehicle for cross-cultural dialogue and as a structure by which memories and cultural narratives can be circulated across geographical and historical locations. This book aims to account for some of the major critical contexts within which sequelisation operates by exploring sequel production beyond box office figures. Its account ranges from sequels in recent mainstream cinema, art-house and ‘indie’ sequels, non-Hollywood sequels, the effects of the domestic market on sequelisation, and the impact of the video game industry on Hollywood.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design (Screen Classics)


Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design (Screen Classics)
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The Guardian G2 Film & Music – June 7, 2019

The Guardian G2 Film & Music – June 7, 2019
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Overview: The Guardian, formerly (1821-1959) The Manchester Guardian, influential daily newspaper published in London, generally considered one of the United Kingdom’s leading newspapers.
Genre: Magazines & Newspapers

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The Philosophy of Film Noir by Mark T. Conard

The Philosophy of Film Noir by Mark T. Conard
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Overview: A drifter with no name and no past, driven purely by desire, is convinced by a beautiful woman to murder her husband. A hard-drinking detective down on his luck becomes involved with a gang of criminals in pursuit of a priceless artifact. The stories are at once romantic, pessimistic, filled with anxiety and a sense of alienation, and they define the essence of film noir. Noir emerged as a prominent American film genre in the early 1940s, distinguishable by its use of unusual lighting, sinister plots, mysterious characters, and dark themes. From The Maltese Falcon (1941) to Touch of Evil (1958), films from this classic period reflect an atmosphere of corruption and social decay that attracted such accomplished directors as John Huston, Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, and Orson Welles. The Philosophy of Film Noir is the first volume to focus exclusively on the philosophical underpinnings of these iconic films. Drawing on the work of diverse thinkers, from the French existentialist Albert Camus to the Frankurt school theorists Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno, the volume connects film noir to the philosophical questions of a modern, often nihilistic, world. Opening with an examination of what constitutes noir cinema, the book interprets the philosophical elements consistently present in the films―themes such as moral ambiguity, reason versus passion, and pessimism. The contributors to the volume also argue that the essence and elements of noir have fundamentally influenced movies outside of the traditional noir period. Neo-noir films such as Pulp Fiction (1994), Fight Club (1999), and Memento (2000) have reintroduced the genre to a contemporary audience. As they assess the concepts present in individual films, the contributors also illuminate and explore the philosophical themes that surface in popular culture. A close examination of one of the most significant artistic movements of the twentieth century, The Philosophy of Film Noir reinvigorates an intellectual discussion at the intersection of popular culture and philosophy.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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The Silence of the Lambs (BFI Film Classics) by Yvonne Tasker

The Silence of the Lambs (BFI Film Classics) by Yvonne Tasker
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Overview: In this study, Yvonne Tasker explores the way the film weaves together gothic, horror and thriller conventions to generate both a distinctive variation on the cinematic portrayal of insanity and crime, and a fascinating intervention in the sexual politics of genre.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Film Editing: Great Cuts Every Filmmaker by Gael Chandler

Film Editing: Great Cuts Every Filmmaker and Movie Lover Must Know by Gael Chandler
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Overview: Film Editing: Great Cuts Every Filmmaker and Movie Lover Must Know makes the invisible art of editing visible by using nearly 600 colorful frames from popular, recent films. The frames, accompanied by brisk descriptions, make it perfectly suited for quick study readers who like to ‘gaze’ rather than ‘graze’ and don’t want to read a book. Written by an editor and the author of Cut by Cut: How to Edit your Film or Video, it shows how editors can make or break a movie.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Chinatown (BFI Film Classics) by Michael Eaton

Chinatown (BFI Film Classics) by Michael Eaton
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Overview: This study analyzes Chinatown in the context of the figure of the detective in literature and film from Sophocles to Edgar Allan Poe and Alfred Hitchcock.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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A Primer for Film-Making by Kenneth H. Roberts

A Primer for Film-Making by Kenneth H. Roberts, Win Sharples Jr.
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Overview: A basic guide to film-making. Examines the aesthetic principles and practical techniques which govern the production of films
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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A Primer for Film-Making by Kenneth H. Roberts

A Primer for Film-Making by Kenneth H. Roberts, Win Sharples Jr.
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Overview: A basic guide to film-making. Examines the aesthetic principles and practical techniques which govern the production of films
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Thin-film Catalysts For Proton Exchange Membrane Water …

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Critical Theory And Film: Rethinking Ideology Through …

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