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Screen Decades: American Culture/American Cin...

In ten original essays American Cinema of the 1920s examines the film industry... In ten original essays American Cinema of the 1920s examines the film industry s continued growth and prosperity while focusing on important themes of the era that witnessed the birth of the star system that supported the meteoric rise and celebrity... more

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Collaboration in Theatre: A Practical Guide f...

Finally a book that addresses one of the most important elements of theatrical... Finally a book that addresses one of the most important elements of theatrical production the collaboration between director and designer. This accessible and helpful guide addresses the crucial relationship between theatrical production team members.... more

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Star Decades: American Culture/American Cinem...

Larger Than Life offers a comprehensive view of the star system in 1950s Holly... Larger Than Life offers a comprehensive view of the star system in 1950s Hollywood and also in-depth discussions of the decade s major stars including Montgomery Clift Judy Holliday Jerry Lewis James Mason Marilyn Monroe Kim Novak Bing Crosby Gene... more

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Queer Film Classics: Word Is Out: A Queer Fil...

A Queer Film Classic on the groundbreaking 1977 documentary that profiles the ... A Queer Film Classic on the groundbreaking 1977 documentary that profiles the lives of gay men and lesbians of different ages races and backgrounds and played a role in the then-nascent struggle for gay rights (being released at the same time as Anita... more

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Star Decades: American Culture/American Cinem...

With its sharp focus on stardom during the 1920s Idols of Modernity reveals st... With its sharp focus on stardom during the 1920s Idols of Modernity reveals strong connections and dissonances in matters of storytelling and performance that can be traced both backward and forward across Europe Asia and the United States from the... more

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Blood on the Stage 1950-1975 : Milestone Play...

Discussing more than 120 full-length plays this volume provides an overview of... Discussing more than 120 full-length plays this volume provides an overview of the most important and memorable theatrical works of crime and detection produced between 1950 and 1975. In Blood on the Stage 1950-1975: Milestone Plays of Crime Mystery... more

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Screen Decades: American Culture/American Cin...

The essays in American Cinema of the 1990s examine the big-budget blockbusters... The essays in American Cinema of the 1990s examine the big-budget blockbusters and critically acclaimed independent films that defined the decade. The 1990s most popular genre action channeled anxieties about global threats such as AIDS and foreign... more

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Investigating Cult TV Dexter: Investigating C...

Based upon the successful Jeff Lindsay novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter Showtime s... Based upon the successful Jeff Lindsay novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter Showtime s and FX s Dexter continues to raise the bar on television drama as it chronicles the grisly exploits of a police blood spatter expert who moonlights as a serial killer (or... more

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Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Stu...

Considers representations of masculine identity and sexuality in popular film ... Considers representations of masculine identity and sexuality in popular film across the work of several American directors and genres. In Shadows of Doubt: Negotiations of Masculinity in American Genre Films Barry Keith Grant questions the idea that... more

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Philosophy of Popular Culture: Steven Spielbe...

Has any film director had a greater impact on popular culture than Steven Spie... Has any film director had a greater impact on popular culture than Steven Spielberg? Whether filming Holocaust heroes and villains soldiers dinosaurs extraterrestrials or explorers in search of the Holy Grail Spielberg has given filmgoers some of the... more

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Shooting Script: Slumdog Millionaire: The Sho...

Winner 8 Academy Awards(R) including Best Picture Best Director and Best Adapt... Winner 8 Academy Awards(R) including Best Picture Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay Today is the biggest day in Jamal Malik s life. A penniless eighteen-year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai he s one question away from winning a staggering... more

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Goodbye Cinema Hello Cinephilia : Film Cultur...

The esteemed film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum has brought global cinema to Ameri... The esteemed film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum has brought global cinema to American audiences for the last four decades. His incisive writings on individual filmmakers define film culture as a diverse and ever-evolving practice unpredictable yet subject... more

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Leonard Maltin s Classic Movie Guide Leonard ...

The definitive guide to classic films from one of America s most trusted film ... The definitive guide to classic films from one of America s most trusted film critics From the author of the bestselling annual Movie Guide comes this ultimate guide for fans of classic films both familiar and obscure. The Classic Movie Guide covers... more

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My Story Can Beat Up Your Story! : Ten Ways t...

My Story Can Beat Up Your Story! is the same powerful easy-to-learn system tha... My Story Can Beat Up Your Story! is the same powerful easy-to-learn system that industry insiders have used to generate millions of dollars in script sales and ?assignments. In a clear step-by-step fashion this book is a fun eye-opening... more

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Off-Broadway Musicals since 1919: From Greenw...

In this volume Thomas Hischak looks at more than 375 Off-Broadway productions ... In this volume Thomas Hischak looks at more than 375 Off-Broadway productions from the early decades of the 20th century through 2010. These musicals are described discussed and analyzed with particular attention given to their books scores performers... more

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Introducing Philosophy Through Film: Key Text...

Introducing Philosophy through Film Introducing Philosophy Through Film is a t... Introducing Philosophy through Film Introducing Philosophy Through Film is a truly wonderful introduction to the core problems of philosophy. Its combination of great films classic articles from both historical and contemporary philosophers wonderfully... more

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In Focus: Routledge Film Readers Exhibition T...

From the kinetoscope used by one viewer at a time to the lavish movie palaces ... From the kinetoscope used by one viewer at a time to the lavish movie palaces of Hollywood s golden era the experience of watching films has varied enormously across film. Exhibition The Film Reader traces the emergence of a culture of moviegoing... more

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Pretty Things: The Last Generation of America...

The most comprehensive study on the era of burlesque. --V Magazine Training he... The most comprehensive study on the era of burlesque. --V Magazine Training her journalist s eye on the glitter and glamour of American burlesque s Greatest Generation Liz Goldwyn takes readers on an enthralling tour of the original queens of the... more

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Finding Lost - Season Four

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Don t Stop Believin : The Unofficial Guide to...

The ultimate resource for truly dedicated fans. -- School Library Journal The ... The ultimate resource for truly dedicated fans. -- School Library Journal The kids in McKinley High School s glee club New Directions might not be the most popular but for six years Glee was unquestionably a runaway hit. During its spectacular run from... more

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