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Searching For Wisdom In Movies 2016

RRP $274.99

In this volume, Richard Gilmore explores film as a channel through which to engage in philosophical reflection and analyzes the relationship between philosophy and film. This book argues that philosophy and film can and should be used for the amelioration of life's difficulties and the promotion of life's boons. Gilmore identifies how philosophy and film complement and enrich one another and explores their relationship by connecting classic wisdom texts to significant movies. For example, the volume analyzes the Coen brothers' films The Big Lebowski and A Serious Man in light of The Book of Job. Gilmore considers the ancient idea of philosophy as "spiritual exercise" and a way of life. The volume concludes by examining what the author labels "sublime conversations" as the highest expression of philosophy. The book identifies and dissects these conversations in movies directed by the likes of Robert Bresson, Yasujiro Ozu, Jean-Luc Godard, and Ingmar Bergman, among others.


A Kid's Guide To The Movies

RRP $14.99

The block-busted, short-cut guide to the movies for kids. Over 300 film entries, sub-divided into key categories (including starred choices for boys, girls and the whole family), reviews, fascinating facts plus when to fast forward to the best bits. Also includes, the greatest movie gaffs, great quotes, catch phrases, songs, scary moments, funny moments and the worse films ever.


The Mammoth Book Of Slasher Movies

RRP $27.95

An engrossing A-Z of over 60 gory years of slasher and splatter movies, from Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later to Lucio Fulci's Zombie Flesh Eaters.

An engrossing A-Z of over 60 gory years of slasher and splatter movies, from Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later to Lucio Fulci's Zombie Flesh Eaters.

Here you will find the low-down on over 250 movies with entries from 23 different countries. The index, which includes every movie mentioned in the A-Z and accompanying notes, runs to 540 movies. The book includes the list of video nasties which the UK government attempted to ban.

About the Author

Peter Normanton is the editor of The Mammoth Book of Best Horror Comics along with twenty- eight issues of the horror comics fan publication From the Tomb. He is currently writing a series of short biographies for PS Publication's fifteen-volume Harvey Horrors.



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