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  • American Beauty

    Ball, Alan; Mendes,Sam
    (538653)

    The screenplay of the 1999 film follows Lester Burnham, whose family's and employer's contempt motivate him to make changes in his life

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    Transgression in Anglo-American Cinema -...

    Joel Gwynne
    (9453845)

    Sexuality within mainstream Hollywood cinema features primarily in comedy or rom-com genres, where lightness of tone permits audience engagement with what would otherwise be difficult affective terrain. Focusing on marginal productions in...

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    Teen Movies - American Youth on Screen

    Shary,Timothy
    (5531212)

    Teen Movies: American Youth on Screen is a detailed look at the depiction of teens on film and its impact throughout film’s history. Timothy Shary looks at the development of the teen movie – the rebellion, the romance, the sex and the horror – up to...

  • American Eccentric Cinema

    Wilkins, Kim
    (10132831)

    Since the late 1990s a new language has emerged in film scholarship and criticism in response to the popularity of American directors such as Wes Anderson, Charlie Kaufman, and David O. Russell. Increasingly, adjectives like 'quirky', 'cute', and...

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  • American Cinema/American Culture

    Belton,John
    (8504895)

    American Cinema/American Culture looks at the interplay between American cinema and mass culture from the 1890s to 2011. It begins with an examination of the basic narrative and stylistic features of classical Hollywood cinema. It then studies the...

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    American Classic Screen Profiles

    Tibbetts,John C.
    (3439472)

    In American Classic Screen Profiles, editors John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh have assembled some of the most significant and memorable profiles written for the magazine over its ten-year history. This collection contains rare insights into some...

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    American Classic Screen Interviews

    Welsh,James M.; Tibbetts,John C.; Brownlow,Kevin; Tibbetts/welsh; Tibbetts,John; Welsh,James
    (3062295)

    In American Classic Screen Interviews, editors John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh have assembled some of the most significant and memorable interviews conducted for the magazine over its ten-year history. This collection contains rare conversations...

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    American Classic Screen Features

    Tibbetts,John C.
    (3439471)

    In American Classic Screen Features, editors John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh have assembled some of the most significant and memorable essays and critical pieces written for the magazine over its ten-year history. This collection contains...

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    American Science Fiction Film and Television

    Geraghty,Lincoln
    (9834926)

    American Science Fiction Film and Television presents a critical history of late 20th Century SF together with an analysis of the cultural and thematic concerns of this popular genre.Science fiction film and television were initially inspired by the...

  • John Ford And the American West

    Cowie,Peter
    (166927)

    A visual exploration of the western films of John Ford relates them to the paintings and sculptures of such artists as Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Remington, and Charles M. Russell, discussing such topics as the inspiration for the filmmaker's classic...

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    American Films of the 70s - Conflicting...

    Lev,Peter
    (9588966)

    While the anti-establishment rebels of 1969's Easy Rider were morphing into the nostalgic yuppies of 1983's The Big Chill, Seventies movies brought us everything from killer sharks, blaxploitation, and disco musicals to a loving look at General...

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    American Political Movies - An Annotated...

    COMBS,JAMES
    (9816462)

    Essays here explore the relationship between politics and explicitly political feature films from the beginning of the movie industry to World War I, and for each decade through to the 1980'apos;s. The included filmography is particularly useful....

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    American Film Cycles - Reframing Genres,...

    Amanda Ann Klein
    (9818531)

    A series of movies that share images, characters, settings, plots, or themes, film cycles have been an industrial strategy since the beginning of cinema. While some have viewed them as 'subgenres,' mini-genres, or nascent film genres, Amanda Ann...

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    American Cinema American Culture - Sociology,...

    CTI Reviews
    (9666482)

    Facts101 is your complete guide to American Cinema American Culture. In this book, you will learn topics such as CLASSICAL HOLLYWOOD CINEMA: STYLE, THE STUDIO SYSTEM, THE STAR SYSTEM, and SILENT FILM MELODRAMA plus much more. With key features such...

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    American Cinema, American Culture - Arts,...

    CTI Reviews
    (7391550)

    Facts101 is your complete guide to American Cinema, American Culture. In this book, you will learn topics such as CLASSICAL HOLLYWOOD CINEMA: STYLE, THE STUDIO SYSTEM, THE STAR SYSTEM, and SILENT FILM MELODRAMA plus much more. With key features such...

  • American Beauty

    Ball, Alan
    (565605)

    The screenplay of the 1999 film follows Lester Burnham, whose family's and employer's contempt motivate him to make changes in his life

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  • American Silent Film

    Everson,William K.
    (521358)

    This history tells you everything you need to know about American silent film, from the nickelodeons in the early 1900s to the birth of the first 'talkies' in the late 1920s. The author provides vivid descriptions of classic pictures such as The...

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    The Euro-American Cinema

    Lev,Peter
    (9668326)

    With McDonalds in Moscow and Disneyland in Paris and Tokyo, American popular culture is spreading around the globe. Regional, national, and ethnic cultures are being powerfully affected by competition from American values and American popular forms....

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    The American Dream and Contemporary Hollywood...

    Winn,J. Emmett
    (9680906)

    While the myth of a classless America endures in the American Dream, the very stratification that it denies unfairly affects the majority of Americans. Study after study shows that it'apos;s increasingly difficult for working class people to achieve...

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    Modern American Drama on Screen

    Palmer,R. Barton
    (5988283)

    From its beginnings, the American film industry has profited from bringing popular and acclaimed dramatic works to the screen. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive account, focusing on key texts, of how Hollywood has given a second and...

  • The New American Cinema

    Lewis,Jon
    (508907)

    The New American Cinema

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    Historical Dictionary of African American...

    Berry,Venise T.; Berry,Torriano S.
    (6899275)

    Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema includes everything from The Birth of a Nation to Crash. In addition to the films, brief biographies of African American actors and actresses such as Sidney Poitier, James Earl Jones, Halle Berry,...

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    Escape Velocity - American Science Fiction...

    Bradley Schauer
    (9458248)

    A cultural and economic history of science fiction cinema, from B-movies to blockbusters

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    Post-9/11 Horror in American Cinema

    Jr. Kevin J. Wetmore
    (9594593)

    Examines how horror cinema has changed as a result of 9/11 and, conversely, how horror films construct and give meaning to 9/11.

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    Fade to Gray - Aging in American Cinema

    Shary,Timothy; Nancy McVittie
    (9535024)

    Americans are living longer and reinventing both work and retirement, but Hollywood movies barely hint at this reality of contemporary society. In many popular films, older characters fade into irrelevance, inactivity, or absurdity, or else they stay...

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    Euro Horror - Classic European Horror Cinema...

    Olney,Ian
    (4902942)

    Beginning in the 1950s, 'quot;Euro Horror'quot; movies materialized in astonishing numbers from Italy, Spain, and France and popped up in the US at rural drive-ins and urban grindhouse theaters such as those that once dotted New York'apos;s Times...

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    The Contemporary Femme Fatale - Gender, Genre...

    Katherine Farrimond
    (10132188)

    The femme fatale occupies a precarious yet highly visible space in contemporary cinema. From sci-fi alien women to teenage bad girls, filmmakers continue to draw on the notion of the sexy deadly woman in ways which traverse boundaries of genre and...

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    The Contemporary Femme Fatale - Gender, Genre...

    Katherine Farrimond
    (10132189)

    The femme fatale occupies a precarious yet highly visible space in contemporary cinema. From sci-fi alien women to teenage bad girls, filmmakers continue to draw on the notion of the sexy deadly woman in ways which traverse boundaries of genre and...

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    The A to Z of African American Cinema

    Berry,S. Torriano; Berry,Venise T.
    (9509693)

    Through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, black-&-white photos, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on actors, actresses, movies, producers, organizations, awards, film credits, and terminology, The A to...

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    Movie Journal - The Rise of New American...

    Mekas,Jonas
    (9672338)

    In his Village Voice “Movie Journal” columns, Jonas Mekas captured the makings of an exciting movement in 1960s American filmmaking. Works by Andy Warhol, Gregory Markapoulos, Stan Brakhage, Jack Smith, Robert Breer, and others echoed experiments...

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    The Gangster Film - Fatal Success in American...

    Wilson,Ron
    (9603842)

    This volume examines the gangster film in its historical context with an emphasis on the ways the image of the gangster has adapted and changed as a result of socio-cultural circumstances. From its origins in Progressive-era reforms to its use as an...

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    Film Propaganda and American Politics - An...

    COMBS,JAMES; Sara T. Combs
    (9816516)

    Originally published in 1994, this important book traces the rise of film propaganda in the 20th Century, discussing specifically how film can be used to manipulate public perception and opinions. Two distinct areas are covered: war propaganda,...

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    Historical Dictionary of African-American...

    Fearn-Banks,Kathleen
    (8069222)

    From Amos 'n' Andy to The Jeffersons to Family Matters, this work covers it all. There are entries on all different genres and performers. Additionally, information can be found on general issues, ranging from African American audiences and...

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    The Complete History of American Film...

    JERRY
    (3696028)

    The Complete History of American Film Criticism is a chronicle of the lives and work of the most influential film critics of the past 100 years. From the first movie review in the New York Times in 1896 through the Silent Era, the pre- and postwar...

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    American Theology, Superhero Comics, and...

    Mills,Anthony
    (9516371)

    Stan Lee, who was the head writer of Marvel Comics in the early 1960s, co-created such popular heroes as Spider-Man, Hulk, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, and Daredevil. This book traces the ways in which American theologians and comic...

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    A History of American Movies - A Film-by-Film...

    Monaco,Paul
    (2965120)

    A History of American Movies provides a survey of the narrative feature film from the 1920s to the present. The book focuses on 170 of the most highly regarded and recognized feature films selected by the Hollywood establishment: each Oscar winner...

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    Generation Multiplex - The Image of Youth in...

    Shary,Timothy
    (9800206)

    Generation Multiplex (2002) was the first comprehensive study of the representation of teenagers in American cinema since David Considine's Cinema of Adolescence in 1985. This updated and expanded edition reaffirms the idea that films about youth...

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    Black Lenses, Black Voices - African American...

    Reid,Mark A.
    (9762808)

    Black Lenses, Black Voices is a provocative look at films directed and written-and sometimes produced-by African Americans, as well as black-oriented films whose directors and or screenwriters are not black. Taking us through the development of...

  • Evolving Images - Jewish Latin American...

    GLICKMAN ,NORA
    (9940678)

    Jews have always played an important role in the generation of culture in Latin America, despite their relatively small numbers in the overall population. In the early days of cinema, they served as directors, producers, screenwriters, composers, and...

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  • Evolving Images - Jewish Latin American...

    GLICKMAN ,NORA
    (9939418)

    Jews have always played an important role in the generation of culture in Latin America, despite their relatively small numbers in the overall population. In the early days of cinema, they served as directors, producers, screenwriters, composers, and...

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  • The Great American Playwrights on the Screen

    Roberts,Jerry
    (915827)

    The Great American Playwrights on the Screen

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    Reconstructing American Historical Cinema

    Smyth, J.E.
    (3653636)

    Reconstructing American Historical Cinema explores Hollywood's pivotal interpretations of national history during the height of the studio system. In a radical departure from traditional studies of film and history, J. E. Smyth looks at rarely...

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    The Solaris Effect - Art and Artifice in...

    Dillon,Steven
    (9818539)

    What do contemporary American movies and directors have to say about the relationship between nature and art? How do science fiction films like Steven Spielberg's A.I. and Darren Aronofsky's ? represent the apparent oppositions between nature and...

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    Buccaneer - James Stuart Blackton and the...

    Dewey,Donald
    (9501684)

    This is an in-depth look at the life and career of James Stuart Blackton (1875-1941), the first great commercial vendor of cinema who grasped that motion pictures were not merely a technical innovation, but a popular entertainment form for the...

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