New Cinema Books


Shakespeare and world cinema, by Mark Thornton Burnett. PR3093 .B876 2013

 

 

 


The feminist spectator in action : feminist criticism for the stage and screen, by Jill Dolan. Fine Arts  PN1995.9.W6 D62 2013

 

 

 

Film and fairy tales : the birth of modern fantasy, by Kristian Moen.   Fine Arts PN1995.9.F34 M64 2013

 

 

 

 


Nightmare alley : film noir and the American dream, by Mark Osteen.  Fine Arts PN1995.9.F54 O88 2013

 

 

 

Game on, Hollywood! : essays on the intersection of video games and cinema, edited by Gretchen Papazian and Joseph Michael Sommers. E-book

 

 

 

Direct theory : experimental motion pictures as major genre, by Edward S. Small and Timothy W. Johnson.  Fine Arts PN1995.9.E96 S62 2013

 

 

 


Postfeminism and contemporary Hollywood cinema,  edited by Joel Gwynne. Fine Arts PN1995.9.W6 P67 2013

 

 

 

Bollywood : a guidebook to popular Hindi cinema, by Tejaswini Ganti. Fine Arts  PN1993.5.I8 G28 2013

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New Faculty Publication–Theodor Adorno and Film Theory

 Fine Arts PN1995 .W345 2013

Fine Arts PN1995 .W345 2013

Binghamton University Cinema faculty member, Brian Wall, has authored a new book entitled Theodor Adorno and film theory:  the fingerprint of spirit. Theodor Adorno was was a German sociologist, philosopher, and musicologist, with great insight into the twentieth century avant-garde movement.

 

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Jonathan Walley

As part of the Cinema department’s Visiting Artist series, Jonathan Walley will be giving lecture on Tuesday, April 9, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in Lecture Hall 6.   Walley is a professor of Cinema at Denison University, specializing in experimental and avant-garde film. He focuses in particular on “expanded cinema” (multi-screen works, film-based performance, film/video installation, paracinema, etc.)  The Libraries own a book with contributions by Professor Walley, listed below.

Anthony McCall: the solid light films and related works, with texts by Branden W. Joseph and Jonathan Walley ; edited by Christopher Eamon. Fine Arts N6797.M335 J67 2005

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert, famed film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times, the television shows, Sneak Previews and Siskel & Ebert At the Movies, (among others), founder of the Ebertfest film festival, author of numerous books, blog writer, and co-writer of the the camp classic Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, died last week. Ebert had a huge impact on popular film criticism.  The Libraries have many of Ebert’s works.  A selection is listed below.

Life itself: a memoir, by Roger Ebert. Fine Arts PN1998.3.E327 A3 2011

 

 

 

 

Roger Ebert’s four star reviews, 1967-2007, by Roger Ebert. Special Collections Rogg Collection PN1995 .E3175 2007

 

 

 

Your movie sucks, by Roger Ebert. Fine Arts Collection Stacks PN1995 .E319 2007

 

 

 

Awake in the dark: the best of Roger Ebert ; forty years of reviews, essays, and interviews, by Roger Ebert. Fine Arts Collection Stacks  PN1995 .E313 2006

 

 

 

Roger Ebert’s book of film, edited by Roger Ebert. Fine Arts Collection Stacks  PN1994 .R5625 1997

 

 

 

I hated, hated, hated this movie, by Roger Ebert. Special Collections Rogg Collection  PN1995 .E317 2000

 

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Kid With a Bike

The Dardenne brothers’ (Luc &  Jean-Pierre) 2011 film, Kid With a Bike will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday, Nov. 9 and 11, in LH-6 as part of the Harpur Cinema film series. The Friday showing will be introduced by Professor Chantal Rodais.  Inspired, in part, by the famous Italian neo-realism film  The Bicycle Thieves, the plot centers around a boy searching for his stolen bicycle, who longs to find the father who abandoned him. The Libraries have several works by and about the Dardenne brothers, listed below.

 

Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, by Joseph Mai.  Library Annex Restricted Collection  PN1998.3.D364 M35 2010

 

 

 

La promesse, by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne. Newcomb Reading Room(Bartle) Circulation Desk (VHS) PN1997 .P765 1998

 

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New Cinema Books

De-westernizing film studies, edited by Saër Maty Bâ and Will Higbee. Fine Arts PN1995 .D494 2012

 

 

 

French cinema from the liberation to the New Wave, 1945-1958, by Andre ́Bazin ; translated and edited by Bert Cardullo. Fine Arts PN1993.5.F7 B3413 2012

 

 

 

Peckinpah today : new essays on the films of Sam Peckinpah, edited with an introduction by Michael Bliss. Fine Arts PN1998.3.P43 P46 2012

 

 

 

Alfred Hitchcock’s Frenzy : the last masterpiece, by Raymond Foery. Fine Arts PN1997.F7442 F64 2012

 

 

 

Glorious catastrophe : Jack Smith, performance and visual culture, by Dominic Johnson. Fine Arts PN1998.3.S586 J6 2012

 

 

 

Contemporary black american cinema : race, gender and sexuality at the movies, edited by Mia Mask. Fine Arts PN1995.9.N4 C59 2012

 

 

 

The avant-garde feature film : a critical history, by William E. B. Verrone. Fine Arts PN1995.9.E96 V48 2012

 

 

 

History on film/film on history, by Robert A. Rosenstone. Fine Arts Collection PN1995.2 .R667 2012

 

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American Politics and Film

American film has a long history of portraying elections, Presidents, and politics in general.  To inaugurate the final stages of this election season, here is a selected list of books from the Libraries’ holdings.

Cinema wars : Hollywood film and politics in the Bush-Cheney era by Douglas Kellner. Fine Arts  PN1995.9.P6 K45 2010

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of politics, the media, and popular culture by Brian Cogan and Tony Kelso. Bartle P95.82.U6 C62 2009

 

 

 

Politics and film : the political culture of film in the United States by Daniel P. Franklin. Fine Arts  PN1995.9.P6 F73 2006

 

 

 

Projecting politics : political messages in American film by Terry Christensen and Peter J. Haas. Fine Arts PN1995.9.P6 C47 2005

 

 

 

American film and politics from Reagan to Bush Jr edited by Philip John Davies and Paul Wells. Fine Arts PN1995.9.P6 A48 2002

 

 

 

 

Hollywood modernism : film and politics in the age of the New Deal by Saverio Giovacchini. Fine Arts Collection PN1993.5.U65 G552 2001

 

 

 

Here’s looking at you : Hollywood, film, and politics by Ernest Giglio. Fine Arts PN1995.9.P6 G56 2000

 

 

 

Politics and politicians in American film by Phillip L. Gianos. Fine Arts  PN1995.9.P6 G53 1998

 

 

 

 

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Chris Marker

Famed French filmmaker and multimedia artist Chris Marker (born Christian François Bouche-Villeneuve) died this week at the age of 91.  Marker’s work included La Jetee (inspiration for the film 12 Monkeys), San Soleil, and A Grin Without a Cat. His work had a huge impact on experimental film and documentaries. In addition to film, he worked with video installations, the internet, and other forms of technology. A few works by and about Chris Marker are listed below.

DVD

A Grin without a cat Newcomb Reading Room (DVD) – D849 .G75 2009

La jetée ; Sans soleil Newcomb Reading Room (DVD) PN1997 .J482 2007

Books & CD-ROM

Immemory : a cd-rom by Chris Marker. Fine Arts TR646.F72 P3345 2002

 

 

 

Chris Marker, La jetée by Janet Harbord.  Fine Arts PN1997.J444 H37 2009

 

 

 

 

Chris Marker by Sarah Cooper. Fine Arts PN1998.3.M33887 C66 2008

 

 

 

 

Chris Marker by Nora M. Alter. Fine Arts PN1998.3.M366 A48 2006

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New Cinema Books

Recent acquisitions

Southeast Asian independent cinema : essays, documents, interviews edited by Tilman Baumgärtel. Fine Arts  PN1995.9.I457 S68 2012

 

 

 

Holocaust impiety in literature, popular music and film by Matthew Boswell.  PN56.H55 B67 2012

 

 

 

 

World cinema and the visual arts edited by David Gallagher. Fine Arts  PN1995.25 .W67 2012

 

 

 

Bollywood travels : culture, diaspora and border crossings in popular Hindi cinema by Rajinder Dudrah. Fine Arts PN1993.5.I8 D85 2012

 

 

 

The film encyclopedia : the complete guide to film and the film industry by Ephraim Katz, with Ronald Dean Nolen. Bartle Library Reference  PN1993.45 .K34 2012

 

 

Inception and philosophy: because it’s never just a dream edited by David Johnson. e-book

 

 

 

Women in Chinese martial arts films of the new millennium : narrative analyses and gender politics by Ya-chen Chen. Fine Arts Collection Stacks PN1995.9.H3 C54 2012

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Ken Jacob part of Cinema’s Spring Visiting Artists Series

The Cinema Department will present Ken Jacobs as part of its spring visiting artists series on Tuesday, April 24. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature a film showing at 7:30 p.m. in LH-6. An informal discussion by the video artist about the film will follow each screening. Jacobs is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the Cinema Department.  The Libraries have a number of works both by and about Professor Jacob.  A selected list is below:

DVD & VHS

New York ghetto fishmarket 1903 Newcomb Reading Room Circulation Desk (DVD) PN1995.9.E96 N496 2007

Celestial subway lines: salvaging noise Newcomb Reading Room Circulation Desk (DVD)  PN1995.9.E96 C45 2005

Tom, Tom the piper’s son Newcomb Reading Room Circulation Desk (VHS)  PN1995.75 .T66 2002

Books

Optic antics : the amazing cinema of Ken Jacobs edited by Michele Pierson, David E. James, and Paul Arthur. Fine Arts Collection Stacks PN1998.3.J2655 O58 2010

 

 

 

Ken Jacobs : interview by Lindley Hanlon. Special Collections Rogg Collection PN1998.3.J266 H36 1979

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