Eric Rohmer: Film as Theology

By Keith Tester

Because the Fifties Eric Rohmer has been one of many significant presences in French cinema as critic and director. This booklet is a cosmopolitan engagement together with his paintings during which Keith Tester argues that Rohmer isn't the naïve realist he's frequently claimed to be. Instead, his movies are published as a sustained workout in Catholic theology.

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The Sound of Music Companion

By Laurence Maslon

The definitive e-book at the world's such a lot loved musical, The Sound of track Companion charts the outstanding and enduring tale of Maria von Trapp and her tale during the last hundred years - from Maria's delivery in Vienna in 1905 to the fiftieth anniversary of the film's unlock in 2015. The publication info each step within the evolution of this masterwork from real-life to web page to degree to movie to foreign phenomenon. It profiles each artistic artist who has helped to form the musical model of the von Trapp relations tale - from Rodgers and Hammerstein and Mary Martin to Robert clever, Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer - and comprises landmark foreign level productions, the motion picture in popular culture and the 2012 television motion picture.

Folded into the saga are visitor appearances by way of Petula Clark, Carol Burnett, John Coltrane, Noel Coward, Carrie Underwood and Connie Walsh. integrated are greater than one hundred seventy images, many by no means noticeable ahead of, as well as: * whole lyrics to a dozen songs * infrequent manuscript pages from the pens of Rodgers and Hammerstein * A map of Salzburg and the film's destinations * Unseen storyboards from the movie * Updates at the Sing-A-Long phenomenon

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Peter Bogdanovich: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Series)

Before he used to be the Academy Award–nominated director of The final photograph Show, Peter Bogdanovich (b. 1939) interviewed a few of cinema’s nice masters: Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, John Ford, and others. given that changing into an acclaimed filmmaker himself, he has given numerous interviews to the clicking approximately his personal career.

This quantity collects 13 of his top, such a lot entire, and so much insightful interviews, many lengthy out of print and several other by no means earlier than released of their entirety. They hide greater than 40 years of directing, with Bogdanovich conversing candidly approximately his nice triumphs, resembling The final photo Show and What’s Up, Doc?, and his ignored gem stones, resembling Daisy Miller and They All Laughed.

Assembled via acclaimed critic Peter Tonguette, additionally writer of a brand new severe biography of Bogdanovich, those interviews reveal that Bogdanovich isn't just one in every of America’s most interesting filmmakers, but additionally certainly one of its such a lot eloquent while discussing movie and his personal extraordinary movies.

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Heat Wave: The Life and Career of Ethel Waters

By Donald Bogle

“Mr. Bogle remains to be our so much famous black-cinema historian.”
—Spike Lee

“Donald Bogle [is a] pioneering safe-keeper of the heritage of blacks in film.”

From Donald Bogle, writer of the bestselling Dorothy Dandridge and Toms, Coons, Mulattos, Mammies, and Bucks, a groundbreaking historical past of African American portrayals in Hollywood, comes the long-awaited, definitive biography of 1 of America’s brightest and such a lot bothered theatrical stars: actress and singer Ethel Waters. In Heat Wave, Bogle explores Waters’ relationships with different acting greats, together with Lena Horne, count number Basie, Vincent Minnelli, and so forth, and paints a bright, deeply human portrait of this mythical performer—a must-read for any fan of jazz, blues, and vintage American cinema.

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Entertainment Weekly (11 January 2013)

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The leisure WEEKLY electronic version positive factors every little thing you've come to anticipate from the journal. leisure WEEKLY is the 1st to grasp concerning the most sensible (and worst) in leisure. Your loose time is worthwhile – we ensure you utilize it by way of being:
• Your crucial weekly advisor to the newest video clips, television, song, publication and more!
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French Comedy on Screen: A Cinematic History

By Rémi Fournier Lanzoni

French movie comedies have continually been very hot with English-speaking audiences, particularly in the US with the varied Hollywood remakes of comedies from France. those movies occupy a selected cultural house and are prompted through nationwide traditions and shared cultural references, yet even as they've got regularly been tough to categorise. usually a mixture of a number of genres, they are often defined as a hybrid artwork shape, incorporating simple slapstick parts (the Lumière's brothers L'arroseur arosé, 1895) the entire option to quite bold, even soft topics akin to struggle (Autant-Lara's los angeles traversée de Paris, 1956) or racism (Philippe de Chauveron's Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait au Bon Dieu? 2014). the range of disciplines - heritage, linguistics, social and political sciences - that shape the history of this research promises various techniques. French Comedy on reveal investigates the various tools within which those comedies textually inscribed and exemplified various cultural and ancient landmarks.

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Despotic Bodies and Transgressive Bodies: Spanish Culture from Francisco Franco to Jesus Franco (Suny Series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture)

By Tatjana Pavlovi?

Examines the most important moments of transition in Spanish tradition and society in the course of either dictatorship and democracy.Focusing on Spanish tradition and society within the moment half the 20 th century, Despotic our bodies and Transgressive our bodies traverses quite a few disciplines: literature, movie reviews, cultural reports, feminist thought, and background, to check the most important moments of cultural transition. starting with an research of the interval of autarky—Spain’s monetary, cultural, and ideological isolation less than Francisco Franco’s regime— Pavlovic then explores the tumultuous passage to capitalism within the past due Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties. She follows this by means of revisiting the complicated political scenario following Franco’s loss of life and issues out the problems in Spain’s transition from dictatorship to democracy. Combining a robust theoretical heritage with an in depth examine of marginalized texts (La fiel infantería), genres (the Spanish comedy often called the comedia horny celtibérica), and picture administrators (Jesús Franco), Pavlovic finds the development of Spanish nationwide identification via years of cultural tensions.

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French Film Theory and Criticism: A History/Anthology, 1907-1939. Volume 2: 1929-1939 (French Film Theory & Criticism)

These volumes study an important yet formerly missed second in French cultural background: the emergence of French movie idea and feedback earlier than the essays of Andr Bazin. Richard Abel has devised an organizational scheme of six approximately symmetrical classes that serve to "bite into" the discursive stream of early French writing at the cinema. all the classes is mentioned in a separate and wide ancient creation, with convincing explications of some of the thoughts present on the time. In every one example, Abel is going directly to offer a complementary anthology of chosen texts in translation. Amounting to a transportable archive, those anthologies make to be had a wealthy number of approximately 100 and fifty very important texts, so much of them by no means sooner than released in English.

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The Everything Filmmaking Book: From Script to Premiere -a Complete Guide to Putting Your Vision on the Screen

Filmmaking is a notoriously tricky box to damage into - a script's probability of creating it to creation is a spectacular 1 in each 140,000. however the hundreds of thousands of aspiring filmmakers can up their odds with "The "Everything" Filmmaking Book". This attractive, easy-to-follow consultant takes readers step by step during the filmmaking strategy, together with: Writing a marketable script; figuring out all elements of pre-production; taking pictures on place; operating with the forged; enhancing and post-production; and allotting the completed movie. "The "Everything" Filmmaking e-book" is the proper advisor for destiny Spielbergs all over!

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Hitchcock's Romantic Irony (Film and Culture Series)

By Richard Allen

Is Hitchcock a superficial, although remarkable, entertainer or a moralist? Do his movies have fun the suitable of romantic love or subvert it? In a brand new interpretation of the director's paintings, Richard Allen argues that Hitchcock orchestrates the narrative and stylistic idioms of renowned cinema to immediately have fun and subvert the appropriate of romance and to forge a particular worldview-the amoral outlook of the romantic ironist or aesthete. He describes intimately how Hitchcock's attribute tone is completed via a titillating blend of suspense and black humor that subverts the ethical framework of the romantic mystery, and a meticulous method of visible sort that articulates the entice of human perversity at the same time definitely the right of romance is being deliriously affirmed. Discussing greater than thirty movies from the director's English and American sessions, Allen explores the filmmaker's adoption of the idioms of overdue romanticism, his orchestration of narrative standpoint and suspense, and his precise visible suggestions of aestheticism and expressionism and surrealism.

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