Castaways of the Image Planet

Castaways of the Image Planet

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ISBN Code : 9781582431901
Book Author : Geoffrey OBrien
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Total Pages : 242

Castaways of the Image Planet Book Detail/ Review :

Castaways of the Image Planet collects sixteen years worth of Geoffrey OBriens essays on film and popular culture, most originally published in The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, Film Comment, Filmmaker, and the New York Times. The topics range from the invention of cinema to contemporary F-X aesthetics; from Shakespeare films to Seinfeld; from 30s screwb

The Anarchy of the Imagination: Interviews, Essays, Notes

The Anarchy of the Imagination: Interviews, Essays, Notes

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ISBN Code : 9780801843693
Book Author : Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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Total Pages : 550

The Anarchy of the Imagination: Interviews, Essays, Notes Book Detail/ Review :

In Rainer Werner Fassbinders A Year of Thirteen Moons, the camera watches the prostitute Red Zora as she watches Fassbinder in a television interview. The actress is Ingrid Caven, the directors former wife and the woman with whom he claims to have his most important elective affinity. At once provocative and revealing, the scene illustrates Fassbinders interest in blu

Cinema Southwest

Cinema Southwest

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ISBN Code : 9780873587471
Book Author : John A. Murray
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Total Pages : 300

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In Cinema Southwest, John A. Murray has compiled an extensive list of box office hits that were filmed throughout the Southwest. From Stagecoach to Thelma and Louise to Star Wars the author discusses the significance of the landscapes, the literature related to the films, and the behind-the-scenes personalities that were so influential in Western filmmaking. An invaluable

The Philosophy of the Coen Brothers

The Philosophy of the Coen Brothers

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ISBN Code : 9780813125268
Book Author : Mark T. Conard
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Total Pages : 450

The Philosophy of the Coen Brothers Book Detail/ Review :

In 2008 No Country for Old Men won the Academy Award for Best Picture, adding to the reputation of filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, who were already known for pushing the boundaries of genre. They had already made films that redefined the gangster movie, the screwball comedy, the fable, and the film noir, among others. No Country is just one of many Coen brothers films to c

Forced Passages: Imprisoned Radical Intellectuals and the U.S. Prison Regime

Forced Passages: Imprisoned Radical Intellectuals and the U.S. Prison Regime

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ISBN Code : 9780816645619
Book Author : Dylan Rodriguez
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Total Pages : 454

Forced Passages: Imprisoned Radical Intellectuals and the U.S. Prison Regime Book Detail/ Review :

More than two million people are currently imprisoned in the United States, and the nation�s incarceration rate is now the highest in the world. The dramatic rise and consolidation of America�s prison system has devastated lives and communities. But it has also transformed prisons into primary sites of radical political discourse and resistance as they have become home to

The Marriage of Maria Braun(Rutgers Films in Print)

The Marriage of Maria Braun(Rutgers Films in Print)

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ISBN Code : 9780813511306
Book Author : Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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Total Pages : 308

The Marriage of Maria Braun(Rutgers Films in Print) Book Detail/ Review :

The Marriage of Maria Braun is the fourth volume in the Rutgers Films in Print Series and the most contemporary of those to appear in it thus far. Because of the enormous influence of New German Cinema and the importance of Fassbinder himself, the film is already considered a classic. Maria Braun is its directors attempt to recount and assess postwar German history th

Raising Hell: Ken Russell and the Unmaking of the Devils

Raising Hell: Ken Russell and the Unmaking of the Devils

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ISBN Code : 9781770410664
Book Author : Richard Crouse
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Total Pages : 305

Raising Hell: Ken Russell and the Unmaking of the Devils Book Detail/ Review :

The story of one of the most controversial films in history How did a movie by one of the most famous filmmakers in the world end up banned, censored, and shelved? Made by �the English Federico Fellini,� Ken Russell, The Devils is so contentious that even decades after its 1971 release, Warner Brothers keeps its most incendiary scene under lock and key. Featuring an exclus

War Games: The Story Of Aid And War In Modern Times

War Games: The Story Of Aid And War In Modern Times

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ISBN Code : 9780670918966
Book Author : Linda Polman
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Total Pages : 541

War Games: The Story Of Aid And War In Modern Times Book Detail/ Review :

From Rwanda to Afghanistan, from Sudan to Iraq, this brilliantly written and at times blackly funny work of reportage shows how the humanitarian aid industry, the media and warmongers the world over are locked in a cycle of mutual support.

Fare un film

Fare un film

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ISBN Code : 9788806174231
Book Author : Federico Fellini
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Total Pages : 441

Fare un film Book Detail/ Review :

Il regista americano Joseph Losey scrive a Fellini: Caro Federico, solo per dirti che la settimana scorsa ho rivisto alla televisione francese La dolce vita. Che film stupendo! Coraggio! E Fellini risponde: Caro Joseph, io non rivedo mai tutti i miei film e quando un amico me ne parla perche ne ha visto uno di recente, ho sempre un soprassalto, come se avessero scoperto

Orlando: A Biography: Film Screenplay

Orlando: A Biography: Film Screenplay

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ISBN Code : 9780571172955
Book Author : Sally Potter
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Total Pages : 515

Orlando: A Biography: Film Screenplay Book Detail/ Review :

Orlando, the film, has won more than 20 international awards. While addressing contemporary concerns about gender and identity, the screenplay adapts the original story to give it a striking cinematic form.

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