Here’s a diary of film-related books that I’ve managed to read (and write about, in some cases). The books are rated using (surprise!) s. The rating may vary from to . As usual, the ratings might vary over time.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

BOOK

AUTHOR/​TRANSLATOR/​EDITOR

YEAR

RATING

Andrei Tarkovsky
Sean Martin
2005
Cahiers du Cinéma, The 1950s: Neo-Realism, Hollywood, New Wave
Jim Hillier
1985
Ideology And The Image: Social Representation in the Cinema and Other Media
Bill Nichols
1981
Devotional Cinema
Nathaniel Dorsky
2004
Victor F. Perkins
1972
Film Genre: From Iconography To Ideology
Barry Keith Grant
2007
Hitchcock’s Films Revisited
Robin Wood
1989
Movies As Politics
Jonathan Rosenbaum
1997
Robert Bresson/Jonathan Griffin
1977
On Film Editing
Edward Dmytryk
1984
Satyajit Ray
1976
Political Film: The Dialectics Of Third Cinema
Mike Wayne
2001
Martin Scorsese/David Thompson, Ian Christie
1979
Akira Kurosawa/Audie E. Bock
1983
Alexander Walker
1976
Tarantino
Jim Smith
2005
Robert Kolker
1983
Alberto Elena/Belinda Coombes
2005
The Films Of Akira Kurosawa
Donald Richie
1984
The New Wave: Truffaut, Godard, Chabrol, Rohmer, Rivette
James Monaco
1977
Beat Presser
2002
André Bazin/Hugh Gray
1967
André Bazin/Hugh Gray
1971

6 Responses to “Books”

  1. Sudipto Basu Says:

    I don’t know if you’re aware, but a lot of ebooks on cinema are available for free download on Scribd. Just search for “cinema”, and voila!


    1. Yes, Sudipto, I do. But I wish I could download free time from somewhere…

      Cheers!

  2. mostlycinema Says:

    hi i have been reading your blog for some time with great admiration, i think we have some mutual association,i assisted Girish Kasaravalli on his last film Kurmawatara.I am writing a film blog now called mostlycinema.com
    do have a look.would love to have your feedback.regards
    amit


    1. Nice to hear that, Amit, and thank you for reading. I was glad to chat up with Mr. Kasaravalli after a long time at BIFFES last week.

      Cheers, Happy New Year!

      1. mostlycinema Says:

        BTW are the same Mr Shrikant that Mr Gopal Pai introduced me to last year at the BIFF?

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