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- Touchstone 2013; US$ 16.99
A phenomenal account, newly updated, of how twelve innovative television dramas transformed the medium and the culture at large, featuring Sepinwall?s take on the finales of Mad Men and Breaking Bad. In The Revolution Was Televised, celebrated TV critic Alan Sepinwall chronicles the remarkable transformation of the small screen over the past... more...
- Currency Press 2011; US$ 17.99
In 1945 Sheila and Bridie were freed from a Japanese POW camp. Now after a half-century separation, the filming of a TV documentary forces them to relive the past. Woven into their fifty years of separation are a shoe-horn and the threads of loyalty and love which form their 'uncommon bond' (2 acts, 2 women). more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 6.79
Jean-Luc Godard's early films revolutionized the language of cinema. Hugely prolific in his first decade-- Breathless, Contempt, Pierrot le Fou, Alphaville , and Made in USA are just a handful of the seminal works he directed--Godard introduced filmgoers to the generation of stars associated with the trumpeted sexuality of postwar movies and culture:... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 5.99
In Othello , Shakespeare creates powerful drama from a marriage between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona that begins with elopement and mutual devotion and ends with jealous rage and death. Shakespeare builds many differences into his hero and heroine, including race, age, and cultural background. Yet most readers and audiences... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2014; US$ 16.00
John Cleese?s huge comedic influence has stretched across generations; his sharp irreverent eye and the unique brand of physical comedy he perfected with Monty Python, on Fawlty Towers , and beyond now seem written into comedy?s DNA. In this rollicking memoir, So, Anyway? , Cleese takes readers on a Grand Tour of his ascent in the entertainment... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2014; US$ 8.99
John Lydon has secured prime position as one of the most recognizable icons in the annals of music history. As Johnny Rotten, he was the lead singer of the Sex Pistols - the world's most notorious band, who shot to fame in the mid-1970s with singles such as 'Anarchy in the UK' and 'God Save the Queen'. So revolutionary was his influence, he was even... more...
- Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99
With a foreword by George Clooney: From Kirk Douglas, Hollywood royalty and bestselling author of The Ragman?s Son and My Stroke of Luck, comes the candid story of the making of Spartacus , the blockbuster film that broke the blacklist One of the world?s most iconic movie stars, Kirk Douglas has distinguished himself as a producer, philanthropist,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95
A Director Prepares is a thought-provoking examination of the challenges of making theatre. In it, Anne Bogart speaks candidly and with wisdom of the courage required to create 'art with great presence'. Each chapter tackles one of the seven major areas Bogart has identified as both potential partner and potential obstacle to art-making. They are... more...
- Pocket Books 2011; US$ 17.00
From the author of dozens of #1 New York Times bestsellers and the creator of many unforgettable movies comes a vivid, intelligent, and nostalgic journey through three decades of horror as experienced through the eyes of the most popular writer in the genre. In 1981, years before he sat down to tackle On Writing, Stephen King decided to address the... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 7.50
Peter Meineck and Paul Woodruff?s collaboration on this new translation combines the strengths that have recently distinguished both as translators of Greek tragedy: expert knowledge of the Greek and of the needs of the teaching classicist, intimate knowledge of theatre, and an excellent ear for the spoken word. Their Oedipus Tyrannus features... more...