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Nixon at the Movies: A Book about Belief
Mark Feeney begins this quirky, largely successful study, by acknowledging that in some ways Richard Nixon makes for an odd match with the movies: JFK...more
May 03, 2014
Apr 26, 2014
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls
Like the 70s and the film that helped define it, this book is a slightly incoherent, somewhat frustrating, and for all of that engrossing mess. The bo...more
Mar 25, 2014
Jul 04, 2011
Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood
Chock full of interesting information and anecdotes about the five films nominated for the 1968 Oscars (for movies released in 1967). It's a telling l...more
Mar 06, 2014
Feb 27, 2014
In the Blink of an Eye
One of the very best books about how to watch film and the choices that go into what we see on the screen. Murchison was one of the truly great film e...more
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Feb 06, 2014
Elements Of Film
Still the best introduction to the way films are put together. Read it in my junior year high school film class--the first offered at my high school--...more
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Nov 09, 2013
Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films
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Oct 12, 2011
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