all ebooks in category: Movie History & Criticism

Unwatchable
English | January 14, 2019 | ISBN: 0813599598, 081359958X | PDF | 412 pages | 40.38 MB

We all have images that we find unwatchable, whether for ethical, political, or sensory and affective reasons. From news coverage of terror attacks to viral …

War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film
English | March 31, 2011 | ISBN: 0786447184 | True PDF | 342 pages | 8.6 MB

Superhero adventure comics have a long history of commenting upon American public opinion and government policy, and the surge in the popularity of comics since …

Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present
English | May 23, 2017 | ISBN: 0231181922, 0231181930 | PDF | 264 pages | 4.35 MB

What does it mean to call something “contemporary”? More than simply denoting what’s new, it speaks to how we come to know the present we’re …

Cinematic Hamlet: The Films of Olivier, Zeffirelli, Branagh, and Almereyda
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0821419447 | PDF | pages: 264 | 1.2 mb

Hamlet has inspired four outstanding film adaptations that continue to delight a wide and varied audience and to offer provocative new interpretations of Shakespeare’s most …

Communicating Marginalized Masculinities: Identity Politics in TV, Film, and New Media
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0415623073, 1138816175 | 264 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB

For years, research concerning masculinities has explored the way that men have dominated, exploited, and dismantled societies, asking how we might make sense of marginalized …

French Animation History
English | March 3, 2014 | ISBN: 1444338366 | 216 pages | PDF | 3.19 Mb

French Animation History is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of animation, illuminating the exceptional place France holds within that history. Selected by …

Drawing on Tradition: Manga, Anime, and Religion in Contemporary Japan [Repost]
English | October 31, 2012 | ISBN: 0824835891 | 216 pages | PDF | 2.02 Mb

Manga and anime (illustrated serial novels and animated films) are highly influential Japanese entertainment media that boast tremendous domestic consumption as well as worldwide distribution …

«Splatter Capital» by Mark Steven
English | ISBN: 9781910924860 | EPUB | 0.2 MB

Splatter Capital shows how a popular sub-genre of cinematic horror has developed a uniquely sensitive perspective on the cycles of capitalism. It argues that the …