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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 38.99
Now over twenty years old, the original edition of Nightmare Movies has retained its place as a true classic of cult film criticism. In this new edition, Kim Newman brings his seminal work completely up-to-date, both reassessing his earlier evaluations and adding a second part that assess the last two decades of horror films with all the wit, intelligence... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2003; US$ 14.95
The first indisputable masterpiece of post-Stalin cinema, The Cranes Are Flying is a fascinating intersection of politics and art. A product of ?the thaw? promoted by Krushchev, it combines several trends apparent in other films, including the choice of WWII as a source for hero-images. more...
- Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 17.99
John Truby is one of the most respected and sought-after story consultants in the film industry, and his students have gone on to pen some of Hollywood's most successful films, including Sleepless in Seattle , Scream, and Shrek . The Anatomy of Story is his long-awaited first book, and it shares all of his secrets for writing a compelling script.... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 25.00
Iconic, groundbreaking interviews of Alfred Hitchcock by film critic François Truffaut?providing insight into the cinematic method, the history of film, and one of the greatest directors of all time. In Hitchcock , film critic François Truffaut presents fifty hours of interviews with Alfred Hitchcock about the whole of his vast directorial career,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 34.95
To judge from many speculative fiction films and books, the future will be full of cities that resemble Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Shanghai, and it will be populated mainly by cold, unfeeling citizens who act like robots. Techno-Orientalism investigates the phenomenon of imagining Asia and Asians in hypo- or hyper-technological terms in literary, cinematic,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 18.00
The dramatic inside story of the downfall of Michael Eisner?Disney Chairman and CEO?and the scandals that drove America?s best-known entertainment company to civil war. ?When You Wish Upon a Star,? ?Whistle While You Work,? ?The Happiest Place on Earth??these are lyrics indelibly linked to Disney, one of the most admired and best-known companies in... more...
- OUP Oxford 1996; US$ 26.99
The Oxford History of World Cinema, is the most authoritative, up-to-date history of the cinema ever undertaken. It traces the history of the twentieth-century's most enduringly popular entertainment form, covering all aspects of its development, stars, studios, and cultural impact. An invaluable and entertaining guide and resource for the student... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 7.28
The hottest, sexiest autobiography of spring 2011. International film star Brigitte Nielsen was married to Sylvester Stallone and her lovers include Arnold Schwarzenegger but life has not always been full of Hollywood glitz. In this compelling and deeply personal autobiography Brigitte describes how she survived incredible lows including a suicide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
Whether it's a crew of two hundred shooting a cast of thousands on horseback, or a crew of twelve filming one person in a room, each and every successful movie production requires a strong First Assistant Director (AD) at its helm. In Running the Show, veteran First AD Liz Gill walks you through the entire filmmaking process through the perspective... more...