New Fall Cinema Books

Framing pictures : film and the visual arts Fine Arts Collection Stacks PN1995.25 .J33 2011
Covers artists’ films and experimental films, video art, documentaries, art house cinema, and mainstream feature films.

Indie : an American film culture Fine Arts Collection Stacks PN1993.5.U6 N49 2011
Looks at the mid-eighties to the mid 2000s, analyzing films such as Welcome to the Dollhouse, Lost in Translation, Pulp Fiction, and, Juno, along with the work of Nicole Holofcener, Jim Jarmusch, John Sayles, Steven Soderbergh, and the Coen brothers.

The Epic film in world culture Fine Arts Collection Stacks PN1995.9.E79 E76 2011
Explores the rebirth of the epic film genre in the contemporary period, covering such films as 300, The Passion of the Christ, Gladiator, and the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Horror noir : where cinema’s dark sisters meet Fine Arts Collection Stacks PN1995.9.F54 M44 2011
The influence of 1930s- and 1940s-era horror films on the development of noir is detailed, with analyses of more than 100 motion pictures.

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