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- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99
?Hypnotic?.It is ever tempting to try to fathom his restless spirit and his determination to challenge fate.? ?Janet Maslin, New York Times Werner Herzog ( Grizzly Man ) is one of the most revered and enigmatic filmmakers of our time, and Fitzcarraldo is one of his most honored and admired films. More than just Herzog?s journal... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 15.99
Award-winningfilm historian Patrick McGilligan follows hisacclaimed biographies of Alfred Hitchcock and Oscar Micheauxwith a revelatory look at the life of Nicholas Ray, the troubled director of Ina Lonely Place , We Can?t GoHome Again , and Rebel Without a Cause . McGilligancharts the cerebral struggles, astonishing adventures, and artistic triumphsthat... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 23.98
Of all the myriad stars and celebrities Hollywood has produced, only a handful have achieved the fame - and, some would say, infamy - of Orson Welles, the creator and star of what is arguably the greatest film ever, Citizen Kane . Many books have been written about him, detailing his achievements as an artist as well as his foibles as a human being.... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 29.00
The High School outsider takes off her glasses, puts on a dress, and becomes the Prom Queen; the dowdy woman has her hair done, buys some chic new clothes and starts to attract the men. Cinderella and Pygmalion stories still provide inspiration for the plots of Hollywood romantic comedies, dramas, and even action films. Their perennial use prompts... more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 11.65
James Inverne is one of the UK's leading arts journalists. He was the editor of Gramophone from 2005-2011, and before that spent more than five years with Time magazine as European Performing Arts Correspondent. He has regularly written reviews and major features for many publications, including the Wall Street Journal , the Sunday Telegraph... more...
- Rough Guides Ltd 2007; Not Available
The Rough Guide to Film is a bold new guide to cinema. Arranged by director, it covers the top moguls, mavericks and studio stalwarts of every era, genre and region, in addition to lots of lesser-known names. With each film placed in the context of its director?s career, the guide reviews thousands of the greatest movies ever made, with lists highlighting... more...
- Octopus 2011; Not Available
"I have, by the way, seen 943 of the 1001 movies, and am carefully rationing the remaining titles to prolong my life." - Roger Ebert "1001 ways to give cinema new scope." - The Herald Expert critics in each genre of film, from romance to horror and sci-fi, have once again painstakingly revised this list of essential must... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 15.25
260 movies, past and present, are reviewed in this high-energy, very funny journey through the world of film, as Marc Fennell, Hungry Beaster, TripleJ film reviewer, polymath, kills your social life by programming your DVD viewing for every weekend of the year. SO MANY MOVIES ... But which ones are worth watching? With Marc Fennell's that Movie Book... more...
- Touchstone 2012; US$ 25.00
Newly revised and updated, Film Lighting is an indispensible sourcebook for the aspiring and practicing cinematographer, based on extensive interviews with leading cinematographers and gaffers in the film industry. Film lighting is a living, dynamic art influenced by new technologies and the changing styles of leading cinematographers. A combination... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.78
From the team who brought you The Empire Film Guide , here are all the obscure, indecent and downright bizarre movie facts and figures that were not considered sensible for a practical film guide. Discover which country translated GI Jane as Satan Female Soldier, which Hollywood heartthrob is the lead singer of 30 Odd Foot of Grunts,... more...