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  1. Fifty Key American Films

    Edited by John White, Sabine Haenni

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key American Films explores and contextualises some of the most important films ever made in the United States. With case studies from the early years of cinema to the present day, this comprehensive Key Guide provides accessible analyses from a range of theoretical perspectives. This...

    Published March 11th 2009 by Routledge

  2. South African National Cinema

    By Jacqueline Maingard

    Series: National Cinemas

    South African National Cinema examines how cinema in South Africa represents national identities, particularly with regard to race. This significant and unique contribution establishes interrelationships between South African cinema and key points in South Africa’s history, showing how cinema...

    Published December 13th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Hooked: Drug War Films in Britain, Canada, and the U.S.

    By Susan C. Boyd

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Drug prohibition emerged at the same time as the discovery of film, and their histories intersect in interesting ways. This book examines the ideological assumptions embedded in the narrative and imagery of one hundred fictional drug films produced in Britain, Canada, and the U.S. from 1912 to 2006...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Japanese Cinema

    Texts and Contexts

    Edited by Alastair Phillips, Julian Stringer

    Japanese Cinema includes twenty-four chapters on key films of Japanese cinema, from the silent era to the present day, providing a comprehensive introduction to Japanese cinema history and Japanese culture and society. Studying a range of important films, from Late Spring, Seven Samurai and In...

    Published November 4th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Brand Hollywood

    Selling Entertainment in a Global Media Age

    By Paul Grainge

    From the growth in merchandising and product placement to the rise of the movie franchise, branding has become central to the modern blockbuster economy. In a wide-ranging analysis focusing on companies such as Disney, Dolby, Paramount, New Line and, in particular, Warner Bros., Brand Hollywood...

    Published October 29th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Chick Flicks

    Contemporary Women at the Movies

    Edited by Suzanne Ferriss, Mallory Young

    From An Affair to Remember to Legally Blonde, "chick flicks" have long been both championed and vilified by women and men, scholars and popular audiences. Like other forms of "chick culture," which the editors define as a group of mostly American and British popular culture media forms focused...

    Published October 11th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Brazilian National Cinema

    By Lisa Shaw, Stephanie Dennison

    Series: National Cinemas

    Brazilian cinema is one of the most influential national cinemas in Latin America and this wide-ranging study traces the evolution of Brazilian film from the silent era to the present day, including detailed studies of more recent international box-office hits, such as Central Station (1998) and...

    Published August 19th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Queer Screen

    A Screen Reader

    Edited by Jackie Stacey, Sarah Street

    Series: The Screen Readers

    Queer Screen: A Screen Reader brings together a selection of key articles on queer cinema published over the past two decades in the internationally renowned journal, Screen, with new introductory editorial material from Jackie Stacey and Sarah Street. Queer Screen features scholarship which...

    Published May 16th 2007 by Routledge

  9. America First

    Naming the Nation in US Film

    Edited by Mandy Merck

    At a time when the expanded projection of US political, military, economic and cultural power draws intensified global concern, understanding how that country understands itself seems more important than ever. This collection of new critical essays tackles this old problem in a new way, by...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy Goes to the Movies

    An Introduction to Philosophy, 2nd Edition

    By Christopher Falzon

    Drawing on a wide range of films from around the world, and the ideas of a diverse selection of thinkers from Plato and Descartes to Marcuse and Foucault, Philosophy Goes to the Movies introduces and discusses central areas of philosophical concern, including: *the theory of knowledge *...

    Published February 21st 2007 by Routledge