Fade to BlackOmnibus Press. 2021
The lives and deaths of over 1,000 movie greats. These fascinating biographies of stars, producers and directors include Bogart, Cagney, Chaplin, Dean, Garbo, McQueen, Monroe, Olivier, Sellers, Sinatra, Stewart. Valentino and hundreds more who achieved international fame in their lifetimes but proved immortal only on the silver screen.
Too Bold for the Box OfficeScarecrow Press. 2012
In Too Bold for the Box Office, Cynthia J. Miller has assembled essays by scholars and filmmakers who examine the unique cinematic form of mockumentary. Individually, each of these essays looks at a given instance of mockumentary parody and subversion, examining the ways in which each calls into question our assumptions, pleasures, beliefs, and even our senses. Writing about national film, television, and new media traditions as diverse as their backgrounds, this volume’s contributors...