This title offers a clear and concise overview of and introduction to Deleuze's theories of cinema. "Cinema After Deleuze" offers a clear and lucid introduction to Deleuze's writings on cinema which will appeal both to undergraduates and specialists in film studies and philosophy. The book provides explanations of the many categories and classifications found in Deleuze's two landmark books on cinema and offers assessments of a range of films and directors, including works by John Ford, Sergei Eisenstein, Alfred Hitchcock, Michelangelo Antonioni and Alain Resnais. Richard Rushton also discusses contemporary directors such as Steven Spielberg, Lars von Trier, Martin Scorsese and Wong Kar-Wai in the light of Deleuze's theories and in doing so brings Deleuze's "Cinema" books right up to date. "Cinema After Deleuze" demonstrates why Deleuze is rightly considered today to be one of the great theorists of cinema. The book is essential reading for students in philosophy and film studies alike. "The Deleuze Encounters" series provides students in philosophy and related subjects with concise and accessible introductions to the application of Deleuze's work in key areas of study. Each book demonstrates how Deleuze's ideas and concepts can enhance present work in a particular field.