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- Touchstone 2014; US$ 26.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride , comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
The Pixar Touch is a lively chronicle of Pixar Animation Studios' history and evolution, and the ?fraternity of geeks? who shaped it. With the help of animating genius John Lasseter and visionary businessman Steve Jobs, Pixar has become the gold standard of animated filmmaking, beginning with a short special effects shot made at Lucasfilm in 1982... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
Part One of this wonderfully entertaining exploration of screwball comedies and their later offspring begins midcentury discussing the careers and love of popular super stars such as Cary Grant and Carole Lombard and well-known supporting players like Walter Connally and Ralph Bellamy (also Asta, top animal star of the 1930s!). Writers and directors... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 39.95
This comprehensive study of the Western covers its history from the early silent era to recent spins on the genre in films such as No Country for Old Men , There Will Be Blood , True Grit , and Cowboys & Aliens . While providing fresh perspectives on landmarks such as Stagecoach , Red River , The Searchers , The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 84.95
A classic in its field since its original publication, The Technique of the Professional Make-Up Artist is now revised, updated and paperback for a new generation of professionals. This encyclopedic resource covers all of the current studio make-up methods and lab techniques, with text and art contributions from some of the leading experts in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
New to CINEMA 4D and looking for an accessible way to get up to speed quickly? Do you already know the basics of the software but need to know the new features or take your skills and understanding a little deeper? If so, look no further than CINEMA 4D Apprentice , your one-stop shop for learning this powerful application. With guidance that takes... more...
- DK Publishing 2006; US$ 18.95
Sit back, grab some popcorn, and let the credits roll. The Complete Idiot's GuideŽ to Classic Movies provides comprehensive information on the best classic films from the silent era up through 1969, cross-referenced several different ways for easy access. Also contains fun, "insider" trivia and facts about the movies, the stars, and factors... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 14.57
Since the late 1990s, a subtle, subversive element has been at work within the staid confines of the Hollywood dream factory. Young filmmakers like Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Michel Gondry, David O. Russell, Richard Linklater, and Sofia Coppola rode in on the coattails of the independent film movement that blossomed in the early 1990s and have managed... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 30.38
At the end of the nineteenth century, audiences were enthralled by the flickering image of an oncoming train in a Lumičre Brothers' short film; more than a hundred years later the immersive fantasy of Avatar enveloped audiences around the globe. Film is a communal dream in which our fears and fantasies are revealed, often to startling... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 32.00
Action cinema is a popular and familiar form which reflects the cultural, industrial and historical landscape from which it emerges. Lisa Purse analyses the genre's pleasures and complexities in the light of both its cinematic history and the latest critical debates. Focussing on action cinema of the 2000s, this book explores issues of visual style,... more...