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  • The Filmmaker's Guide to Production Designby Vincent LoBrutto

    Allworth Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    Learn to turn a simple screenplay into a visual masterpiece! Top production designers share their real-life experiences to explain the aesthetic, narrative, and technical aspects of the craft. Step by step, aspiring filmmakers will discover sound instruction on the tools of the trade, and established filmmakers will enjoy a new outlook on production... more...

  • Concert Lightingby James Moody; Paul Dexter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Concert Lighting: Tools, Techniques, Art, and Business Fourth Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology. The authors have reorganized the book into three comprehensive and thoroughly revised sections, covering history, equipment and technology, and design, and containing... more...

  • The Silence of the Lambsby Cynthia J. Miller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 76.00

    The Silence of the Lambs : Critical Essays on a Cannibal, Clarice, and a Nice Chianti brings together scholarship from across the disciplines to examine not only themes commonly associated with the film—such as gender, cannibalism, and psychopathy—but also unexpected themes such as the film’s use of humor, language, and forensic science, as well... more...

  • Woman in Lars von Trier’s Cinema, 1996–2014by Ahmed Elbeshlawy

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.58

    This book discusses the figure of Woman in Lars von Trier’s distinctive cinematic productions from 1996 to 2014. It takes the notorious legacy of violence against women in von Trier’s cinema beyond the perceived gender division, elevating the director’s image above being a mere provocateur. By raising fundamental questions about woman, sexuality,... more...

  • Woody Allen: A Retrospectiveby Tom Shone

    Palazzo Editions LTD 2016; US$ 8.99

    December 1, 2015 marked Woody Allen’s 80th birthday, followed four months later by the 50th anniversary of his screen debut as one of the major writer-directors of modern cinema. With nearly 50 movies to his credit, from cult slapstick films, to romantic comedies, to introspective character studies and crime thrillers, Woody Allen’s work is still keenly... more...

  • Billy Wilderby Glenn Hopp

    Oldcastle Books 2016; US$ 7.99

    A bullet-riddled body floats in the pool of a faded screen star. A desperate wife and a crafty insurance man mix lust with murder. Two musicians flee Prohibition gangsters by joining an all-girl band. A likeable loser climbs the corporate ladder by pimping for his bosses. Only in the skewed world of Billy Wilder would such situations provide the context... more...

  • Clintby Richard Schickel; Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood

    Palazzo Editions LTD 2016; US$ 8.99

    Over the course of a celebrated and spellbinding career – both on screen and behind the camera – Clint Eastwood has become one of the all-time Hollywood greats. From early starring roles in Sergio Leone’s genre busting Spaghetti Western A Fistful of Dollars to recent movies such as Gran Torino, he has captivated audiences with his tough guy persona... more...

  • Roman Polanskiby James Greenberg; Roman Polanski Roman Polanski

    Palazzo Editions LTD 2016; US$ 8.99

    Roman Polanski: A Retrospective is the ultimate tribute to an unrivalled directing talent. Movie by movie, acclaimed critic James Greenberg offers unparalelled insight into every one of Polanski's films, from the early days of Knife in the Water to his latest masterpiece, Carnage (2011). Richly illustrated with more than 260 photographs, including... more...

  • J.J. Abrams vs. Joss Whedonby Wendy Sterba

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.00

    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...

  • Martin Scorseseby Tom Shone

    Palazzo Editions LTD 2016; US$ 8.99

    Martin Scorsese: A Retrospective is the definitive illustrated biography of one of cinema’s most enduring talents. From Scorsese’s debut feature to The Wolf of Wall Street, this new critical monograph charts the director’s glittering 50-year career at the helm of filmmaking. Renowned movie critic Tom Shone draws on his in-depth knowledge and distinctive... more...