How Hollywood biopics both showcase and modify various notions of what it means to be an American.
Analyzes the diverse roles and pervasive presence of disability in Latin American literature and film.
A wide-ranging and accessible approach to Godard’s later work, and a major intervention in the study of film and ethics.
Assesses the range and magnitude of Robert Gardner’s achievements as a filmmaker, photographer, writer, educator, and champion of independent cinema.
Informative and entertaining introduction to the study of popular culture.
Argues that Indian cinema’s deep nineteenth-century past continues to play a vital role in its twenty-first-century present.
Provides sophisticated theoretical approaches to Latin American cinema and sexual culture.
A rare look at Spike Lee’s creative appropriation of the documentary film genre.
Highlights Merleau-Ponty’s interest in film and connects it to his aesthetic theory.
Updated version of an engaging overview of the television situation comedy.
Documents a volatile and productive moment in the development of film studies.
Considers the significance of female Chinese action stars in national and transnational contexts.
Examines the complexities and contradictions that arise when the monsters in the movies are children.
Everything you wanted to know about the Lacanian critique of deconstruction, but were afraid to ask the Coen Brothers.
Explores how the trope of racial passing continues to serve as a touchstone for gauging public beliefs and anxieties about race in this multiracial era.
How a collective of artists, storytellers, and activists exploited the new technology of portable video for creative and political purposes.
Traces the development of Indian cinema from the 1920s to the mid-1990s, before "Bollywood" erupted onto the world stage.
A range of approaches to the director's life and work.
Discusses both depictions of Buddhism in film and Buddhist takes on a variety of films.
Considers films that lurk on the boundaries of acceptability in taste, style, and politics.
Tracks the influence of Italian cinema on American film from the postwar period to the present.
Looks at the fate of Hong Kong’s unique culture since its reversion to China.
A psychoanalytic theory of biopolitics.
A fresh look at the director’s career.
Offers a new interpretation of the century-long relationship between the Western film genre and Native American filmmaking.