Girls on Film Lessons From a Life of Watching Women in Movies

With humor and honesty, Girls on Film looks at the good, the bad, and the unfairly written women in film. A celebration of the power of cinema and the hidden messages within media...

Best Pick A Journey through Film History and the Academy Awards

A fascinating history of motion pictures through the lens of the Academy Awards, the Best Picture winners, and the box-office contenders.In Best Pick: A Journey through Film...

Aim High in Creation! A One-of-a-Kind Journey Inside North Korea's Propaganda Machine

When Anna Broinowski learned that fracking had invaded downtown Sydney, she had a brilliant idea: she would seek guidance for a kryptonite-powerful anti-fracking movie from the...

Memoirs of a Professional Cad

What might we dare to expect from an actor's autobiography, even one from a star as personable as George Sanders? In the case of Memoirs of A Professional Cad, we possibly get...

Men, Women, and Chain Saws Gender in the Modern Horror Film

From its first publication in 1992, Men, Women, and Chain Saws has offered a groundbreaking perspective on the creativity and influence of horror cinema since the mid-1970s....

A Very Nervous Person's Guide to Horror Movies

Why your worst nightmares about watching horror movies are unfoundedFilms about chainsaw killers, demonic possession, and ghostly intruders make some of us scream with joy. But...

Save the Cat!

Here's what started the phenomenon: the bestseller, for over fifteen years, that's been used by screenwriters around the world! Blake Snyder tells all in this fast, funny, and...

Was It Yesterday? Nostalgia in Contemporary Film and Television

Explores how nostalgia operates in contemporary US film and television.Bringing together prominent transatlantic film and media scholars, Was It Yesterday? explores the impact of...

The Making of Some Like It Hot My Memories of Marilyn Monroe and the Classic American Movie

Some Like It Hot occupies a unique place in American culture. This beloved classic showcases five comic geniuses: Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, I. A. L. Diamond, Billy Wilder, and...

Horror A Very Short Introduction

Fear is one of the most primal human emotions, and one of the hardest to reason with and dispel. So why do we scare ourselves? It seems almost mad that we would frighten ourselves...

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