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- New World Library 2014; US$ 22.95
When cameras roll and directors call, ?Action,? some of the most dependable, funniest, and most enthusiastic actors stand poised on four legs, with ears alert. These charming and sometimes hilarious stories will give you a new appreciation for the skill and patience it takes to teach nonhuman actors to perform on camera, from Joey in War Horse to the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 17.00
From a legendary film critic and movie fan extraordinaire, the highlights reel of a life spent at the movies Richard Schickel has seen, by his own estimate, more than twenty thousand films. He has been a reviewer since 1965 (long for Time magazine), has written almost forty books on the subject, and has produced and directed thirty documentaries.... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 17.99
With more than one hundred new entries, from Amy Adams, Benedict Cumberbatch and Cary Joji Fukunaga to Joaquin Phoenix, Mia Wasikowska and Robin Wright, and completely updated, here from David Thomson - 'The greatest living writer on the movies' (John Banville, New Statesman ); ' Our most argumentative and trustworthy historian of the screen' (Michael... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 4.99
Were you a fan of the 1980s cult American series Magnum P.I.? Can you remember the names of the four main characters? Was Magnum P.I. one of your favourite TV shows from yesteryear? If so, you wont want to be without this new quiz book. What was Magnums iconic Hawaiian shirt called? Who was the original composer of the Magnum P.I.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 90.00
There has been a recent revival of interest in the work of Polish film director Walerian Borowczyk, a label-defying auteur and "escape artist" if there ever was one. This collection serves as an introduction and a guide to Borowczyk's complex and ambiguous body of work, including panoramic views of the director's output, focused studies of particular... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
This invaluable resource by one of the world?s leading experts in French cinema presents a coherent overview of French cinema in the 20th century and its place and function in French society. Each filmography includes 101 films listed chronologically (Volume 1: 1929?1939 and Volume 2: 1940?1958) and provides accessible points of entry into the remarkable... more...
- University Press, Nigeria 2014; US$ 40.00
Beginning from an auteur standpoint, this book interrogates extant cinematic re-presentation of African and Nigerian postcolonial realities in Nollywood. It makes a case, using Kunle Afolayan?s The Figurine, for a critical space-clearing gesture around the notion of a neo-Nollywood, which transcends the formulaic cinematic re-presentation of African... more...
- Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 9.99
In Her Voice is the first book that takes the words and experiences of a diverse group of celebrated women film directors and puts their voices front and center. This unique volume of interviews presents more than 40 feature and documentary directors from around the world, including Debra Granik ( Winter?s Bone ), Courtney Hunt ( Frozen River ),... more...