Trends and Traditions in Contemporary Film Performance
Insightful, focused case studies of screen performance from diverse directors with a range of contemporary styles and approaches.
Essays and Reflections on John Ford’s Classic Western
A series of in-depth examinations of the motion picture many consider to be Hollywood’s finest western film.
Selected Essays from the Hitchcock Annual
An engaging look at Alfred Hitchcock’s work from all angles, culled from an authoritative source of Hitchcock film commentary.
The Hidden Stages of Weimar Cinema
An insightful overview of an important era in cinema.
The Silent Scenario and the Japanese Pure Film Movement
A new look at an important era of Japanese cinema, featuring translations of key scripts.
Studies of National Cinemas
This volume comprises essays on the development of the New Latin American Cinema as a comparative national project.
A Reader on Film & Television Melodrama
This collection of important essays examines melodrama from a variety of perspectives—chronological, theoretical, international, and feminist.
Ferro discusses how film reveals the conscious values of its creators, the dominant ideology of the society in which the film was created, and also unconscious or subverted meanings and values.