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  • Jackby Edward Douglas

    HarperCollins 2004; US$ 11.99

    Jack Nicholson is one of the longest-lasting and most recognized sex symbols of our time. This sizzling biography goes deep in-depth, relating exclusive interviews with past flames and flings, to shed light on the unique charisma and magnetism of one of America's most respected and desired movie stars. In Jack , Edward Douglas offers us a provocative,... more...

  • Aussiewoodby Michaela Boland; Michael Bodey

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 27.22

    A generation of Australians have conquered Hollywood - Boland and Bodey interview the A-list to find out how they got there. more...

  • Breakfast with Sharksby Michael Lent

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 15.99

    What They Didn?t Teach You in Your Screenwriting Course Screenwriters, listen up! Breakfast with Sharks is not a book about the craft of screenwriting. This is a book about the business of managing your screenwriting career, from advice on choosing an agent to tips on juggling three deal-making breakfasts a day. Prescriptive and useful, Breakfast... more...

  • What Happens Nextby Marc Norman

    Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 19.99

    Screenwriters have always been viewed as Hollywood?s stepchildren. Silent-film comedy pioneer Mack Sennett forbade his screenwriters from writing anything down, for fear they?d get inflated ideas about themselves as creative artists. The great midcentury director John Ford was known to answer studio executives? complaints that he was behind schedule... more...

  • The Power of Moviesby Colin McGinn

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    How is watching a movie similar to dreaming? What goes on in our minds when we become absorbed in a movie? How does looking ?into? a movie screen allow us to experience the thoughts and feelings of a movie?s characters? These and related questions are at the heart of The Power of Movies, a thoughtful, invigorating, and remarkably accessible book... more...

  • De mechanisering van het wereldbeeldby Eduard J. Dijksterhuis

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 78.50

    Het standaardwerk van Dijksterhuis over de ontwikkeling van het wetenschappelijk denken more...

  • Other Worldsby Gonzalo Aguilar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 120.00

    Respected film critic Gonzalo Aguilar offers a lucid and sophisticated analysis of Argentine films of the last decade. This is the most complete and up-to-date work in English to examine the 'new Argentine cinema' phenomenon. Aguilar looks at highly relevant films, including those by Lucrecia Martel and Sergio Rejtman. more...

  • All about Almodóvarby Brad Epps; Despina Kakoudaki

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00

    One of world cinema?s most exciting filmmakers, Pedro Almodóvar has been delighting, provoking, arousing, shocking, and?above all?entertaining audiences around the globe since he first burst on the international film scene in the early 1980s. All about Almodóvar offers new perspectives on the filmmaker?s artistic vision and cinematic preoccupations,... more...

  • Hermes in the Academyby Wouter Hanegraaff; Joyce Pijnenburg

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 47.50

    This volume shows how, over the past ten years, the Center for History of Hermetic Philosophy and Related Currents (GHF) at the University of Amsterdam has developed into the leading international center for research and teaching in this domain. more...

  • From Grain to Pixelby Giovanna Fossati

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    Film is in a state of rapid change: the transition from analog to digital is profoundly affecting not just filmmaking and film distribution but a number of other facets of the industry, including the ways in which films are archived. In From Grain to Pixel ?the first volume in the new Framing Filmseries from Amsterdam University Press?Giovanna... more...