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Title: Movies as politics
Author: Rosenbaum, Jonathan
Published: University of California Press,  1997
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film | American Studies | Gender Studies
Publisher's Description: In this new collection of reviews and essays, Jonathan Rosenbaum focuses on the political and social dynamics of the contemporary movie scene. Rosenbaum, widely regarded as the most gifted contemporary American commentator on the cinema, explores the many links between film and our ideological ident . . . [more]
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42. cover
Title: Moving places: a life at the movies online access is available to everyone
Author: Rosenbaum, Jonathan
Published: University of California Press,  1995
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film | Autobiography
Publisher's Description: Moving Places is the brilliant account of a life steeped in and shaped by the movies - part autobiography, part film analysis, part social history. Jonathan Rosenbaum, one of America's most gifted film critics, began his moviegoing in the 1950s in small-town Alabama, where his family owned and manag . . . [more]
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43. cover
Title: The new German cinema: music, history, and the matter of style online access is available to everyone
Author: Flinn, Caryl
Published: University of California Press,  2003
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | German Studies | Music
Publisher's Description: When New German cinema directors like R. W. Fassbinder, Ulrike Ottinger, and Werner Schroeter explored issues of identity - national, political, personal, and sexual - music and film style played crucial roles. Most studies of the celebrated film movement, however, have sidestepped the role of music . . . [more]
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44. cover
Title: Overhearing film dialogue
Author: Kozloff, Sarah
Published: University of California Press,  2000
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Literary Theory and Criticism | American Studies | Film
Publisher's Description: Since the birth of cinema, film has been lauded as a visual rather than a verbal medium; this sentiment was epitomized by John Ford's assertion in 1964 that, "When a motion picture is at its best, it is long on action and short on dialogue." Little serious work has been done on the subject of film d . . . [more]
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45. cover
Title: Overtones and undertones: reading film music
Author: Brown, Royal S
Published: University of California Press,  1994
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film | Music
Publisher's Description: Since the days of silent films, music has been integral to the cinematic experience, serving, variously, to allay audiences' fears of the dark and to heighten a film's emotional impact. Yet viewers are often unaware of its presence. In this bold, insightful book, film and music scholar and critic Ro . . . [more]
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46. cover
Title: Performance artists talking in the eighties: sex, food, money/fame, ritual/death
Author: Montano, Linda 1942-
Published: University of California Press,  2001
Subjects: Art | Art History | Cinema  and  Performance  Arts
Publisher's Description: Performance artist Linda Montano, curious about the influence childhood experience has on adult work, invited other performance artists to consider how early events associated with sex, food, money/fame, or death/ritual resurfaced in their later work. The result is an original and compelling talking . . . [more]
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47. cover
Title: Placing movies: the practice of film criticism
Author: Rosenbaum, Jonathan
Published: University of California Press,  1995
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film
Publisher's Description: Jonathan Rosenbaum, longtime contributor to such publications as Film Quarterly, Sight and Sound, and The Village Voice , is arguably the most eloquent, insightful film critic writing in America today. Placing Movies , the first collection of his work, gathers together thirty of his most distinctive . . . [more]
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48. cover
Title: Play it again, Sam: retakes on remakes online access is available to everyone
Author: Horton, Andrew
Published: University of California Press,  1998
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film
Publisher's Description: Play It Again, Sam is a timely investigation of a topic that until now has received almost no critical attention in film and cultural studies: the cinematic remake. As cinema enters its second century, more remakes are appearing than ever before, and these writers consider the full range: Hollywood . . . [more]
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49. cover
Title: Playing with power in movies, television, and video games: from Muppet Babies to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles online access is available to everyone
Author: Kinder, Marsha
Published: University of California Press,  1991
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film | Television and Radio | Popular Culture
Publisher's Description: How do children today learn to understand stories? Why do they respond so enthusiastically to home video games and to a myth like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? And how are such fads related to multinational media mergers and the "new world order"? In assessing these questions, Marsha Kinder provides . . . [more]
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50. cover
Title: The red rooster scare: making cinema American, 1900-1910
Author: Abel, Richard 1941-
Published: University of California Press,  1999
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Cultural Anthropology | Sociology
Publisher's Description: Only once in cinema history have imported films dominated the American market: during the nickelodeon era in the early years of the twentieth century, when the Pathé company's "Red Rooster" films could be found "everywhere." Through extensive original research, Richard Abel demonstrates how crucial . . . [more]
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51. cover
Title: Redefining Black film
Author: Reid, Mark (Mark A.)
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film | African American Studies
Publisher's Description: Can films about black characters, produced by white filmmakers, be considered "black films"? In answering this question, Mark Reid reassesses black film history, carefully distinguishing between films controlled by blacks and films that utilize black talent, but are controlled by whites. Previous bl . . . [more]
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52. cover
Title: Roberto Rossellini online access is available to everyone
Author: Brunette, Peter
Published: University of California Press,  1996
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts
Publisher's Description: This is the first full-length study in any language of the most significant film director of Italian Neorealism. Peter Brunette combines close analyses of Roberto Rossellini's formal and narrative style with a thorough account of his position in the political and cultural landscape of postwar Italy. . . . [more]
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53. cover
Title: Romance and the "yellow peril": race, sex, and discursive strategies in Hollywood fiction
Author: Marchetti, Gina
Published: University of California Press,  1994
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film | Women's Studies
Publisher's Description: Hollywood films about Asians and interracial sexuality are the focus of Gina Marchetti's provocative new work. While miscegenation might seem an unlikely theme for Hollywood, Marchetti shows how fantasy-dramas of interracial rape, lynching, tragic love, and model marriage are powerfully evident in A . . . [more]
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54. cover
Title: Ruth Harriet Louise and Hollywood glamour photography
Author: Dance, Robert 1955-
Published: University of California Press,  2002
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Photography | California and the West
Publisher's Description: When Ruth Harriet Louise joined Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the studio with "more stars than there are in heaven," she was twenty-two years old and the only woman working as a portrait photographer for the Hollywood studios. In a career that lasted from 1925 until 1930, Louise (born Ruth Goldstein) photogr . . . [more]
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55. cover
Title: Six screenplays online access is available to everyone
Author: Riskin, Robert
Published: University of California Press,  1997
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film
Publisher's Description: Screenwriter Robert Riskin (1897-1955) was a towering figure even among the giants of Hollywood's Golden Age. Known for his unique blend of humor and romance, wisecracking and idealism, Riskin teamed with director Frank Capra to produce some of his most memorable films. Pat McGilligan has collected . . . [more]
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56. cover
Title: Sundance to Sarajevo: film festivals and the world they made
Author: Turan, Kenneth
Published: University of California Press,  2002
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film
Publisher's Description: Almost every day of the year a film festival takes place somewhere in the world--from sub-Saharan Africa to the Land of the Midnight Sun. Sundance to Sarajevo is a tour of the world's film festivals by an insider whose familiarity with the personalities, places, and culture surrounding the cinema ma . . . [more]
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57. cover
Title: Window shopping: cinema and the postmodern
Author: Friedberg, Anne
Published: University of California Press,  1993
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film | Popular Culture | Women's Studies
Publisher's Description: Departing from those who define postmodernism in film merely as a visual style or set of narrative conventions, Anne Friedberg develops the first sustained account of the cinema's role in postmodern culture. She explores the ways in which nineteenth-century visual experiences - photography, urban st . . . [more]
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58. cover
Title: Writing the character-centered screenplay
Author: Horton, Andrew
Published: University of California Press,  1994
Subjects: Cinema  and  Performance  Arts | Film | Writing
Publisher's Description: "We need good screenwriters who understand character." Everywhere Andrew Horton traveled in researching this book - from Hollywood to Hungary - he heard the same refrain. Yet most of the standard how-to books on screenwriting follow the film industry's earlier lead in focusing almost exclusively on . . . [more]
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