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  1. Fifty Hollywood Directors

    Edited by Suzanne Leonard, Yvonne Tasker

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Hollywood Directors introduces the most important, iconic and influential filmmakers who worked in Hollywood between the end of the silent period and the birth of the blockbuster. By exploring the historical, cultural and technological contexts in which each director was working, this book...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Fifty Contemporary Film Directors

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Tasker

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Contemporary Film Directors examines the work of some of today’s most popular and influential cinematic figures. It provides an accessible overview of each director’s contribution to cinema, incorporating a discussion of their career, major works and impact. Revised throughout and with twelve...

    Published August 27th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Memory Stick: Film Studies

    Film Studies The Basics; Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers; The Basics of Essay Writing

    By Amy Villarejo, Yvonne Tasker, Nigel Warburton

    Routledge’s best-selling student guides in Film Studies are now available on a handy memory stick, with plenty of room for your own notes and essays. Film Studies: The Basics Whether it’s The Matrix or A Fistful of Dollars that’s brought you to film studies, this is a lively and thorough...

    Published September 17th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Action and Adventure Cinema

    Edited by Yvonne Tasker

    This exciting collection addresses action and adventure from the silent to the contemporary period exploring diverse questions of aesthetics, industry and ideology. Action has established itself as one of the leading commercial genres of the New Hollywood cinema, generating extensive debate in the...

    Published August 19th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers

    Edited by Yvonne Tasker

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Contemporary Filmmakers examines the work of some of today's most popular, original and influential cinematic voices. Each entry offers both an overview and critique of its subject's career and works, looking at the genres in which they work and their relationship to other film and filmmakers...

    Published January 24th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Working Girls

    Gender and Sexuality in Popular Cinema

    By Yvonne Tasker

    Working Girls investigates the thematic concerns of contemporary Hollywood cinema, and its ambivalent articulation of women as both active, and defined by sexual performance, asking whether new Hollywood cinema has responded to feminism and contemporary sexual identities. Whether analysing the rise...

    Published April 9th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Spectacular Bodies

    Gender, Genre and the Action Cinema

    By Yvonne Tasker

    Series: Comedia

    While films such as Rambo, Thelma and Louise and Basic Instinct have operated as major points of cultural reference in recent years, popular action cinema remains neglected within contemporary film criticism.Spectacular Bodies unravels the complexities and pleasures of a genre often dismissed as `...

    Published November 11th 1993 by Routledge

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