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- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 29.95
Federico Fellini's script for perhaps the most famous unmade film in Italian cinema, The Journey of G. Mastorna (1965/6), is published here for the first time in full English translation. It offers the reader a remarkable insight into Fellini's creative process and his fascination with human mortality and the great mystery of death. Written in collaboration... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
Caddyshack is the ultimate golfer's cult movie. Released in 1980 and starring Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, and others, the movie is unquestionably the raunchiest, funniest golf movie ever made. The Book of Caddyshack gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at this classic comedy and includes: *Full descriptions of all scenes,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
This is an extended analysis of the film, from different perspectives. The first half is largely a discussion of the cinematic technique, with key sequences analyzed shot by shot. The second half approaches the film from many other angles, including its history, the critical reception, Renoir's life and career, and film theory, e.g., film in relation... more...
- Open Court 2013; US$ 17.99
The Passion of the Christ, Mel Gibson's spectacular film about the death of Jesus, has quickly become one of the most widely-viewed movies of all timeand one of the most fiercely vilified. It is more loved and simultaneously more loathed than any previous work of cinematographic art. Some maintain that this film has brought them to a new faith in... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
An examination of the groundbreaking 1960 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, including the story's origins in real-life graverobber Ed Gein. The book presents material from the script and how it was adapted from Robert Bloch's novel; details of the film's production, particularly the shower scene and other technical difficulties; actors... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
Incest, explicit violence, homosexual rape--all presented in graphic clarity for general movie audiences. The fight for artistic freedom in Hollywood movies reached a boiling point when Bob Guccione combined traditional and adult filmmaking values in 1979's controversial Caligula. Guccione, the publisher of Penthouse, was passionate about taking... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 9.99
The Hunger Games movie, based on the internationally-bestselling novel of the same name, has smashed box office records grossing nearly $700m worldwide - and future installments of the series are hotly anticipated. Jennifer, Liam and Josh: An Unauthorized Biography of the Stars of the Hunger Games lifts the lid on the movie's three stars, who have... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 14.99
1964: Mods clash with Rockers in Brighton, creating a moral panic. 1973: ex-Mod band The Who release Quadrophenia, a concept album following young Mod Jimmy Cooper to the Brighton riots and beyond. 1979: Franc Roddam directs Quadrophenia, a film based on Pete Townshend's album narrative; its cult status is immediate. 2013: almost fifty years on from... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 30.99
This volume shares the fascinating story of the cinematic adaptation of one of the world?s most influential novels. An all-encompassing account of the film?s production and reception, the account is filled with little-known facts and valuable insight into Solzhenitsyn?s complex relationship with filmmaking. more...