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- ECW Press 2015; US$ 8.99
Damn good coffee, cherry pie, and the "big bang of auteur television"In 1990, avant garde filmmaker David Lynch (Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Dune, Blue Velvet) and acclaimed television writer Mark Frost (Hill Street Blues) teamed up to create a television show that would redefine what the medium could achieve in a one-hour drama. With Twin... more...
- ECW Press 2015; US$ 16.99
Get to know the eccentric alien known as the Doctor From his beginnings as a crotchety, anti-heroic scientist in 1963 to his current place in British pop culture as the mad and dangerous monster-fighting saviour of the universe, the titular character of Doctor Who has metamorphosed in his 50 years on television. And yet the questions about him remain... more...
- ECW Press 2015; US$ 13.99
An essential companion to the hit BBC showHes been depicted as a serious thinker, a master of deduction, a hopeless addict, a bare-knuckle fighter. His companion is a bumbler, a sympathetic equal, someone helpless in the face of his friends social inadequacies. Sherlock Holmes and John Watson remain the most-adapted fictional characters... more...
- Abrams 2015; US$ 20.21
Mad Men Carousel is an episode-by-episode guide to all seven seasons of AMC's Mad Men . This book collects TV and movie critic Matt Zoller Seitz?s celebrated Mad Men recaps ?as featured on New York magazine's Vulture blog?for the first time, including never-before-published essays on the show?s first three seasons. Seitz?s writing digs... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 79.99
This book explores the multiple types of irony?technological, invasive, martial, sociopolitical, and domestic?that were employed by the classic television show The Twilight Zone. Each of these uses of irony acts as a critique of a specific aspect of American culture, but all inform each other, creating a larger sense of social critique. more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available
The television crime drama has been a constant of the television landscape since it first migrated from film and radio onto the small screen in the 1950s. Since then, from Dixon of Dock Green to The Wire, from Minder to The Sopranos or Cracker to Dexter, the crime drama has continued to attract large audiences even as the depiction of the crime, the... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 25.00
Doctor Who is the longest running science fiction television series in the world and is regularly watched by millions of people across the globe. While its scores of fans adore the show with cult-like devotion, the fan-contributors to this book argue that there is an uncharted dimension to Doctor Who. Bringing together diverse perspectives on race... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2015; US$ 19.00
When The Rocky Horror Picture Show was released in 1975 it initially received an indifferent reception in movie theatres but began to gain notoriety after it was embraced by audiences at midnight screenings in New York City and elsewhere. A homage to campy B-movies, sci-fi, and horror films, the movie was ? and still is ? more than the sum of its parts.... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2016; US$ 4.99
The Untold History of Television provides an exciting glimpse behind the scenes of the groundbreaking series that have defined the landscape of popular culture. The X-Files was a risky choice for network television when it premiered in 1993, but the show?s seemingly niche premise immediately captured a large, loyal fanbase that continued on even... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99
During his career Stanley Kubrick became renowned for undertaking lengthy and exhaustive research prior to the production of all his films. In the lead-up to what would eventually become Dr. Strangelove (1964), Kubrick read voraciously and amassed a substantial library of works on the nuclear age. With rare access to unpublished materials, this... more...