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- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2005; US$ 7.99
Tim Burton is a contradiction - a film-maker who has a unique style and yet remains grounded in the Hollywood studio system. How can someone who has such a distinctive personal vision survive in an aggressive and increasingly bland marketplace? How can he command such large budgets to realise his ideas? The answer is simple - Tim Burton may well be... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 79.99
Tim Burton has been a major director for a quarter of a century, producing both cult classics and blockbuster films including Edward Scissorhands , Beetlejuice , Ed Wood , Batman , Mars Attacks! , Sweeney Todd , Alice in Wonderland , and Dark Shadows . An A-Z list of all things Burton, including his live action films, his... more...
- Running Press 2016; US$ 25.00
Showcasing 52 Essential films from the golden age to the present, Turner Classic Movies invites you into a world filled with stirring performances, dazzling musical numbers, and bold directorial visions that mark the greatest moments in film history. These are movies that define what it means to be a classic. Readers can enjoy one film per week,... more...
- Fachverlag Schiele & Schön 2014; US$ 15.13
Dieser Ratgeber erklärt die effektivsten Handgriffe und Tricks der Filmprofis. Leicht verständlich mit spannenden Hintergrundberichten. Videos von Hobbyfilmern zeigen oft die gleichen Fehler: Es wird zu viel gewackelt, zu viel gezoomt und zu viel geschwenkt. Das muss nicht sein! Denn es ist im Grunde genommen gar nicht so geheimnisvoll, wie ein Profi... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 27.18
This indispensable guide provides a thorough chronological examination of Ridley Scott's directorial career. All of Scott's films are included, along with information on his frequent collaborators, his thoughts on his own films, and a section on his unrealised projects. This is the essential reference guide to one of mainstream cinema's most diverse... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 27.18
War films have existed since the birth of cinema, typically gung-ho tales of macho derring-do. But war films are not always about bravado and bravery, they also detail the horrors of war, the sadness, the brotherhood of soldiers and comedy that can be found in the bleakest of situations, as well as the excitement of the battlefield. War Films explores... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 41.99
The only person to receive four Academy Awards for best director, John Ford is considered by some to be America?s greatest homegrown filmmaker. This book looks at the two genres of films for which Ford was most well-known?Westerns such as She Wore a Yellow Ribbon , The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance ?and military films... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 24.95
Peter Bogdanovich, award-winning director, screenwriter, actor and critic, interviews 16 legendary directors over a 15-year period. Their richly illuminating conversations combine to make this a riveting chronicle of Hollywood and picture making. NOTE: This edition does not include photographs. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 44.99
This book lists 365 films, one for each day of the year, organized by the date on which at least one scene in the movie occurs on that date. For example, The Longest Day , a movie about the 1944 Normandy invasion, is the entry for June 6. For some films the scene that occurred on the date only lasts a few moments, but is pivotal to the film; for... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 40.00
Abraham Polonsky (1910-1999), screenwriter and filmmaker of the mid-twentieth-century Left, recognized his writerly mission to reveal the aspirations of his characters in a material society structured to undermine their hopes. In the process, he ennobled their struggle. His auspicious beginning in Hollywood reached a zenith with his Oscar-nominated... more...