Traces the rise of black participation in cyberspace.
Investigates the literary voices of six Black women entertainers and how they negotiated the tensions between the entertainment industries and the Black community.
How these two cinemas portray complex and changing notions of national and racial identity.
Looks at how detective films have reflected and shaped our ideas about masculinity, heroism, law and order, and national identity.
Interviews with prominent filmmakers, actors, and others on the art, craft, and business of moviemaking.
Examines the many forms of cinematic "badness" over the past one hundred years, from Nosferatu to The Talented Mr. Ripley.
Explores issues of representation and rebellion in Mexican and Mexican American cinema.
Explores the ways that stereotypes of heterosexuality are portrayed and constructed in film.
A comprehensive look at film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays.
Addresses the important role of remakes in film culture, from early cinema to contemporary Hollywood.
Examines the screenplays of the master British dramatist and screenwriter Harold Pinter.
Examines gender roles in contemporary foreign and Hollywood films amid changing social, political, cultural, and economic conditions.
Explores the historical evolution of Belgian cinema as well as its contemporary situation within the evolving contexts of global media and European unity.
Examines the cultural, historical, and ideological factors influencing British cinema during World War II and the postwar years, with attention to male-female relationships as well as to utopian desires for a better postwar world.
Integrates contemporary film theory into the teaching of film production, presenting alternatives to the standard Hollywood model of filmmaking.
Contemplates the future of cinema in light of emerging digital technologies and new systems of distribution.
New essays by prominent film scholars address recent developments in American genre filmmaking.
Critically surveys the films of Tony Richardson, one of Britain’s most inventive directors of stage and screen.
Offers new perspectives on the work of a major filmmaker while making a significant contribution to the study of American cinema.
Examines the film industry's fascination with bondage and captivity.
Examines the work and aspirations of women filmmakers in Latin America, Africa, and Asia, as well as in marginalized communities within the United States, with particular attention to issues of gender, race, nation, and aesthetics.
Examines the Italian popular cinema's preoccupation with theatricality in the 1930s and early 1940s, arguing that theatricality was a form of politics--a politics of style.
A history of the near-simultaneous emergence of moving pictures in several countries in the mid-1890s and a thorough reevaluation of the development of the technology. CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book 1999
This broad-ranging collection, the first of its kind, gathers essays on the representation of women in recent German cinema, as well as recent interviews with German women filmmakers.
The first book to focus on the representation of character in film, encompassing the art cinema, popular movies, and documentaries.
Explores the work of lesser-known American experimental filmmakers whose films, though well-received and influential, have been excluded from the dominant film canon.
A generously illustrated overview of, and introduction to, the entirety of Godard's work as a filmmaker and video artist.
Shows how film, literature, photography, and television news broadcasts construct myths about race, gender, sexuality, and nation and reinforce socialized ways of looking at these identities, and examines how some creative works and public reactions challenge these myths.