Books in category Performing Arts – Individual Director

  • Steven Spielberg

    Steven Spielberg
    Molly Haskell

    A film-centric portrait of the extraordinarily gifted movie director whose decades-long influence on American popular culture is unprecedented Everything about me is in my films, Steven Spielberg has said.

  • Jacques Demy

    Jacques Demy
    Waldron Darren

    This wide-ranging book addresses many of the key aspects of Demy's cinema, including his associations with the New Wave, his unique approach to musicals, his adaptations of fairytales, his representations of gender and sexuality and his …

  • The Body and the Screen

    The Body and the Screen
    Kate Ince

    This new volume in the "Thinking Cinema” series draws on feminist philosophers and theorists from Simone de Beauvoir on to offer readings of a range of the most important and memorable of these films from the 1990s and 2000s, focusing as …

  • Alan Clarke

    Alan Clarke
    Richard T. Kelly

    This volume is a tribute to Clarke, made out of the thoughts and memories of those who worked with him and knew him best, and includes a celebatory essay by eminent critic, David Thomson.

  • Aim for the Heart

    Aim for the Heart
    Howard Hughes

    Entertaining, illuminating and packed with information, up to and including The Changeling, this is the first book to cover his full life in the movies, from his beginnings in 1950s B-movies and in TV’s Rawhide to Gran Torino showing how …

  • Brian De Palma

    Brian De Palma
    Leonardo Gandini

    Brian De Palma a commencé sa carrière de réalisateur à la fin des années soixante, à un moment où le système hollywoodien tout entier traversait une période de changements radicaux.

  • Claude Sautet

    Claude Sautet
    Sandra Marti

    Essayant toujours d'aller plus loin, expérimentant des variations sur des thèmes qui lui étaient chers, craignant toujours d'en faire dire trop à ses personnages, tout en nuances, Claude Sautet déclara après avoir tourné son dernier …

  • Steven Spielberg and Philosophy

    Steven Spielberg and Philosophy
    Dean Kowalski

    Impressive in scope, this volume illustrates the philosophical tenets of a wide variety of thinkers from Plato to Aquinas, Locke, and Levinas.

  • Start to Finish

    Start to Finish
    Eric Lax

    Eric Lax has been with Woody Allen almost every step of the way. He chronicled Allen's transformation from stand-up comedian to filmmaker in On Being Funny (1975).

  • Quentin Tarantino

    Quentin Tarantino
    Gerald Peary

    Through ethnographic photographs and authentic collected commentary from participants, this book uncovers how hunting dogs and coyotes both have shaped and been shaped by human aesthetic sensibilities in ongoing folkloric and biological …

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