Tom Hertweck, “Food on Film” (Rowman and Littlefield, 2014)
Movies and television shows often include scenes of eating, either as a side activity of the actors or as an integralpart of a scene. University of Nevada, Reno Professor Tom Hertweck compiled 14 essays in his collection, Food on Film: Read More
Hugo Frey, “Nationalism and the Cinema in France” (Berghahn Books, 2014)
Hugo Frey‘s new book, Nationalism and the Cinema in France: Political Mythologies and Film Events, 1945-1995 (Berghahn Books, 2014) distinguishes between a national cinema (films made in France) and a nationalist cinema motivated by the specific agenda to promote… Read More
Chris Morgan, “The Comic Galaxy of Mystery Science Theater 3000” (McFarland, 2015)
While there are many well known cult television shows still revered by fans, MST3K continues to have an incredibly large following with a thriving following 25 years after its final episode. Chris Morgan‘s book The Comic Galaxy of Mystery Read More
Kathryn Cramer Brownell, “Showbiz Politics: Hollywood in American Political Life” (UNC Press, 2014)
We are all aware how important professional movie makers are to modern campaigns. Many trace this importance to John F. Kennedy’s presidential victory in 1960. Yet, as Kathryn Cramer Brownell shows in her new book Showbiz Politics: Hollywood in American Read More
Joan Kramer and David Heeley, “In the Company of Legends” (Beaufort Books, 2015)
There are a variety of great documentaries about famous films and film artists. Two of the most successful producers of these movies are Joan Kramer and David Heeley. Their book In the Company of Legends (Beaufort Books, 2015) is a… Read More
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