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The Cinema of Béla TarrThe Circle Closes

The Cinema of Béla Tarr: The Circle Closes

András Bálint Kovács

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165310
eISBN:
9780231850377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165310.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a critical analysis of the work of Hungary's most prominent and internationally best known film director, written by a scholar who has followed Béla Tarr's career through a close ... More

The Cinema of Clint EastwoodChronicles of America

The Cinema of Clint Eastwood: Chronicles of America

David Sterritt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172011
eISBN:
9780231850711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172011.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

He became a movie star playing The Man With No Name, and today his name is known around the world. Measured by longevity, productivity, and profits, Clint Eastwood is the most successful ... More

A Cinema of ContradictionSpanish Film in the 1960s

A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film in the 1960s

Sally Faulkner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621606
eISBN:
9780748651078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621606.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A key decade in world cinema, the 1960s was also a crucial era of change in Spain. This book focuses in depth on this period in Spain, and analyses six films that reflect and interpret these ... More

The Cinema of George A. RomeroKnight of the Living Dead

The Cinema of George A. Romero: Knight of the Living Dead

Tony Williams

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173551
eISBN:
9780231850759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173551.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In placing George A. Romero's oeuvre in the context of literary naturalism, this book explores the relevance of the director's films within American cultural traditions and thus explains the potency ... More

The Cinema of István SzabóVisions of Europe

The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

John Cunningham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

István Szabó is one of Hungary's most celebrated and best-known film directors, and the only Hungarian to have won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, for Mephisto (1981). In a career ... More

The Cinema of James CameronBodies in Heroic Motion

The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

James Clarke

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the massively popular cinema of writer-director James Cameron. It couches Cameron's films within the evolving generic traditions of science fiction, melodrama, and the cinema of ... More

The cinema of Lucrecia Martel

The cinema of Lucrecia Martel

Deborah Martin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090349
eISBN:
9781526109606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090349.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the release of her debut feature, La ciénaga, in 2001, Argentine director Lucrecia Martel has gained worldwide recognition for her richly allusive, elliptical and sensorial film-making. The ... More

The Cinema of Michael MannVice and Vindication

The Cinema of Michael Mann: Vice and Vindication

Jonathan Rayner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167291
eISBN:
9780231850490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167291.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Michael Mann is one of the most important American filmmakers of the past forty years. His films exhibit the existential concerns of art cinema, articulated through a conspicuous and recognizable ... More

The Cinema of Michael WinterbottomBorders, Intimacy, Terror

The Cinema of Michael Winterbottom: Borders, Intimacy, Terror

Bruce Bennett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167376
eISBN:
9780231850537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167376.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study of prolific British filmmaker Michael Winterbottom explores the thematic, stylistic, and intellectual consistencies running through his eclectic and controversial body of work. It ... More

The cinema of Oliver StoneArt, authorship and activism

The cinema of Oliver Stone: Art, authorship and activism

Ian Scott and Henry Thompson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719099168
eISBN:
9781526115010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099168.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book charts and analyses the work of Oliver Stone – arguably one of the foremost political filmmakers in Hollywood during the last thirty years. Drawing on previously unseen production files ... More

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