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- Oldcastle Books 2010; US$ 18.94
Over the decades, gay cinema has reflected the community's journey from persecution to emancipation to acceptance. Politicised dramas like Victim in the 60s, The Naked Civil Servant in the 70s, and the AIDS cinema of the 80s have given way in recent years to films which celebrate a vast array of gay life-styles. Gay films have undergone a major shift,... more...
- Picador 2003; US$ 21.99
From The New York Trilogy to The Book of Illusions , Paul Auster's novels have earned him a reputation as "one of American's most spectacularly inventive writers." Here, published together for the first time, are the screenplays of the three films he made in the 1990s. Smoke (starring Harvey Keitel, William Hurt, Forest Whitaker, and Stockard... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 14.53
Turned down by all the major film companies, The Quiet Man brought together John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara for only the second time on screen, won two Oscars and was showered with both critical and popular praise on both sides of the Atlantic. Even today, its worldwide video and DVD sales are quite outstanding. The Quiet Man is rightly... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00
Many of the movies we love are best captured in their final scenes, from the Tracy-Hepburn love fest in Adam's Rib to the image of Dorothy back in her bed in Kansas. Turning the pages of this irresistible little book is like reliving the final moments of America's favorite movies, including: The African Queen Citizen Kane E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 24.68
With just thirteen feature films in half a century, Stanley Kubrick established himself as one of the most accomplished directors in motion picture history. Kubrick created a landmark and a benchmark with every film; working in almost every genre imaginable, including film noir, war movie, SF, horror, period drama, historical epic, love story and... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 24.68
Martin Scorsese's obsession with sin and redemption, conflict and violence runs through much of his work. This essential guide to Scorsese explores his career from his early student works, including It's Not Just You, Murray!: through his personal examinations of his Italian American heritage in Mean Streets, Italianamerican and Goodfellas: the extreme... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 10.19
Nicolas Roeg is one of the most distinctive and influential film-makers of his generation. The generation of film-makers who define contemporary movie-making - Danny Boyle, Kevin Macdonald ( The Last King of Scotland ), Christopher Nolan ( The Dark Knight ), James Marsh ( Man on Wire ), and Guillermo Del Toro ( Pan's Labyrinth ), all acknowledge... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 14.57
In this revelatory career-length biography, produced through many hours of interviews with Danny Boyle, he talks frankly about the secrets behind the opening ceremony as well as the struggles, joys and incredible perseverance needed to direct such well-loved films as Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, 28 Days Later and Shallow Grave . Throughout... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 29.99
Now in Paperback! Straight from the Horse's Mouth provides a fascinating, first-hand account of a unique filmmaker, who began his career as assistant cameraman on Hitchcock's first talkie, Blackmail, and went on to direct Maggie Smith, Judy Garland, Walter Matthau, and many other prominent performers. The book includes tales of the on-and-off-the-set... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
Based on the bestselling novel by Mohsin Hamid Internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair offers the reader an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the creation of her most ambitious film yet: The Reluctant Fundamentalist. Covering every aspect of the film-making process, this magnificently designed film book comprises an incredible array of images... more...