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- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 17.95
For the adoptive family that loves to watch movies, this is the ultimate collection exploring adoption. Perfect if your family struggles to talk about the difficult issues surrounding adoption, recommendations are accompanied by a discussion of the key themes. Adoption at the Movies will be a lifeline even for those who didn't know they needed one. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.98
This study sees the nineteenth century supernatural as a significant context for cinema?s first years. The book takes up the familiar notion of cinema as a ?ghostly,? ?spectral? or ?haunted? medium and asks what made such association possible. Examining the history of the projected image and supernatural displays, psychical research and telepathy,... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2017; US$ 25.00
This collection was originally edited by the late Peter Brunette in 1999 and is now revised and extensively updated by Robert Ribera. It traces Scorsese?s evolution from the earliest days of the New American Cinema, his work with Roger Corman, and his days at New York University?s film program to his efforts to preserve the legacy of cinema, his documentary... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 27.95
Movie Comics is the first book to study the long history of comics-to-film and film-to-comics adaptations, covering everything from silent films starring Happy Hooligan to sound films and serials featuring Dick Tracy and Superman to comic books starring John Wayne and Bob Hope. Blair Davis tracks the artistic coevolution of films and comics, investigates... more...
- Atlantic Books 2017; US$ 11.99
Orry-Kelly created magic on screen, from Casablanca and The Maltese Falcon to Some Like It Hot . He won three Oscars for costume design. He dressed all the biggest stars, from Bette Davis to Marilyn Monroe. Yet few know who Orry-Kelly really was - until now. Discovered in a pillowcase, Orry-Kelly's long-lost memoirs reveal a wildly talented... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2016; US$ 19.99
Paramount: City of Dreams brings to life the world?s grandest movie lot as never before by opening its famous gates and revealing?for the first time?the stages and sets where Paramount produced the world?s most famous films. With hundreds of rare photographs, readers are taken on a tour of Hollywood?s first, most famous and most mysterious studio.... more...
- Palazzo Editions LTD 2016; US$ 8.99
Johnny Depp is one of the most enigmatic, alluring and gifted actors of his generation, whose charismatic screen presence has brought to life some of cinema's most enduring characters, from the tragi-comic Edward Scissorhands and the fantastical Willy Wonka to the murderous Sweeney Todd and the swashbuckling Captain Jack Sparrow. This retrospective... more...
- Regan Arts. 2016; US$ 50.00 US$ 36.99
THE PUBLISHING SENSATION OF THE YEAR FOR EVERY FILM FAN The never-before-published edition of Francis Ford Coppola?s notes and annotations on The Godfather novel by Mario Puzo reveals the story behind one of the world?s most iconic films. The most important unpublished work on one of the greatest films of all time, The Godfather , written ... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99
In J.J. Abrams vs. Joss Whedon , Wendy Sterba compares the parallel careers in film and television of two creative masterminds?pitting one against the other in a light-hearted competition. The author looks back upon the beginnings of both men?s careers?Whedon?s stint as a writer on Roseanne and Abrams? early scripts for films like Regarding... more...