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  • The Anatomy of Storyby John Truby

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 11.90

    John Truby is one of the most respected and sought-after story consultants in the film industry, and his students have gone on to pen some of Hollywood's most successful films, including Sleepless in Seattle , Scream, and Shrek . The Anatomy of Story is his long-awaited first book, and it shares all of his secrets for writing a compelling script.... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Alfred Hitchcockby Jonathan Freedman

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 26.00

    This Companion provides a set of new perspectives on a much-loved and hugely influential director. more...

  • Difficult Conversationsby Douglas Stone; Bruce Patton; Sheila Heen; Roger Fisher

    Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.32

    The 10th-anniversary edition of the New York Times business bestseller-now updated with "Answers to Ten Questions People Ask" We attempt or avoid difficult conversations every day-whether dealing with an underperforming employee, disagreeing with a spouse, or negotiating with a client. From the Harvard Negotiation Project, the organization... more...

  • The Mummy Unwrappedby Thomas M. Feramisco

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 39.95

    The mummy came to life in the 1940s out of Universal Pictures' need to produce quick turnaround, low budget "B" movies. Universal produced The Mummy's Hand, The Mummy's Tomb, The Mummy's Ghost, and The Mummy's Curse (originally The Mummy's Return) and thus created a popular franchise that is still supported today by... more...

  • White Zombieby Gary D. Rhodes

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95

    The 1932 horror film White Zombie starring Bela Lugosi has received controversial attention from film reviewers and scholars--but it is unarguably a cult classic worthy of study. This book analyzes the film text from nearly every possible viewpoint, using both academic and popular film theories. Also supplied is an extensive intellectual history of... more...

  • Creating Unforgettable Charactersby Linda Seger

    Henry Holt and Co. 1990; US$ 12.59

    In this book, Linda Seger shows how to create strong, multidimensional characters in fiction, covering everything from research to character block. Interviews with today's top writers complete this essential volume. more...

  • Why We Make Moviesby George Alexander

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 15.95

    A sparkling collection of interviews with African American directors and producers. Bringing together more than thirty candid conversations with filmmakers and producers such as Spike Lee, Gordon Parks, Julie Dash, Charles Burnett, and Robert Townsend, Why We Make Movies delivers a cultural celebration with the tips of a film-school master class.... more...

  • Why Is the Netherlands the Best Country?by Siv Gustafsson

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 10.50

    Bevolkingseconomie gaat over het leven van het individu. Kwesties als: de optimale leeftijd om kinderen te krijgen, carri├Ęreplanning, het huwelijk en de scheiding zijn vragen waar elk individu over moet beslissen. Al deze besluiten worden be├»nvloed door de economische situatie, maar hebben ook economische gevolgen. Daarom draagt de economie van de... more...

  • Mystery Movie Series of 1940s Hollywoodby Ron Backer

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00

    Many of the 20th century's most celebrated fictional sleuths appeared in Hollywood movie mystery series of the forties. This volume focuses on 19 series (146 films): The Saint, The Lone Wolf, Sherlock Holmes, The Shadow, Nick Carter, Michael Shayne, Ellery Queen, Boston Blackie, The Falcon, Mr. District Attorney, Wally Benton, Crime Doctor, The... more...

  • Self and Society in the Films of Robert Wiseby Justin E.A. Busch

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 65.00

    One of the most versatile Hollywood filmmmakers, Robert Wise had a number of renowned films under his directorial belt, including The Day The Earth Stood Still, West Side Story, The Sound of Music, and Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Nonetheless, Wise remains a rarely studied Hollywood figure--while many filmgoers know and love his films, few recognize... more...