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  • The Complete A–Z of Everything Carry Onby Richard Webber

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 15.28

    The complete guide to everyone’s favourite films… saucy! more...

  • 1939by Thomas S. Hischak

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 42.00

    This book is a day-by-day chronicle of 1939 Hollywood’s greatest year. Each entry will focus on major news events—national and international—as well as minor curiosities or news items that would prove to be more important in the future. This will be followed by a full description and commentary on the Hollywood movies that were released each day.... more...

  • The Monster Movies of Universal Studiosby James L. Neibaur

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 36.00

    Universal Studios produced some of the most famous movie monsters in history including Dracula , Frankenstein , The Mummy , The Invisible Man , and The Wolf Man . This book looks at each of the key films produced by Universal from 1931 until The Creature Walks among Us in 1956. A concluding chapter will discuss the continued impact... more...

  • Kubrick's Story, Spielberg's Filmby Julian Rice

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 42.00

    Kubrick's Story, Spielberg's Film looks at the evolution A.I. Artificial Intelligence —from a science fiction short story by Brian Aldiss to a screenplay and treatment by Stanley Kubrick, and finally to the finished work by Steven Spielberg. more...

  • Gentlemen of the Shadeby Lee Jen Sookfong

    ECW Press 2017; US$ 8.99

    Gus Van Sant’s film and the ’90s cult of the alternative. Gus Van Sant’s 1991 indie darling My Own Private Idaho perplexed and provoked, inspiring a new ethos for a new decade: being different was better than being good. Gentlemen of the Shade examines how the film was a coming-of-age for a generation of young people who would embrace... more...

  • Talking Picturesby Ann Hornaday

    Basic Books 2017; US$ 34.00

    Whether we are trying to impress a date after an art-house film screening or discussing Oscar nominations with friends, we all need ways to watch and talk about movies. But with so much variety between an Alfred Hitchcock thriller and a Nora Ephron romantic comedy, how can everyday viewers determine what makes a good movie? In Talking Pictures ,... more...

  • 30 of the Weirdest YouTube Videosby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2017; US$ 1.49

    YouTube is one website that can truly be considered a ‘game-changer’. Before now, the only people you saw on your screen were the professionals, people paid to say their piece to camera. Then one day everything changed - ANYONE could record a video and share it with the rest of the world. As this model no longer relied on viewing figu... more...

  • Ida Lupino, Directorby Therese Grisham; Julie Grossman

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 27.95

    Ida Lupino, Director shines a long-awaited spotlight on one of our greatest filmmakers, one whose movies depicted the plights of postwar women and exposed the dark underside of American society. The authors show Lupino as a trailblazing feminist auteur who created a distinctive style in film and television that was both highly expressionistic and... more...

  • Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinthby Guillermo Del Toro; Nick Nunziata; Mark Cotta Vaz

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 29.99

    Discover the dark secrets of Guillermo del Toro’s masterpiece, Pan's Labyrinth , in this thrilling exploration of the film’s creation. Released in 2006, Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth was hailed as a dark, thrilling masterpiece and announced the filmmaker as a major creative force, garnering him a loyal fan base attracted to his technical... more...

  • Investing in Moviesby Joseph N. Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Investing in Movies: Strategies for Investors and Producers is a useful guide for investors and producers looking for an analytical framework to assess the opportunities and pitfalls of film investments. The book traces macroeconomic trends and the globalization of the business, as well as the impact these have on potential returns. It offers a... more...