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Films, cinema books

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Hammer Complete The Films, the Personnel, the Company, A-Z by Howard Maxford Hammer Complete The Films, the Personnel, the Company, A-Z

Think you know everything there is to know about Hammer Films, the fabled Studio that Dripped Blood? The lowdown on all the imperishable Technicolor classics of horror? What about the company's less blood-curdling back catalog? What about the musicals, comedies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/09/2017

Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers Indie Film and the Power of the Crowd by Richard (Screenwriter, Producer and Founder & CEO of Stage 32 (stage32.com)) Botto Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers Indie Film and the Power of the Crowd
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Whether you're a producer, screenwriter, filmmaker, or other creative, you probably have a project that needs constant exposure, or a product to promote. But how do you rise above the noise? In Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers: Indie Film and the Power...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers Indie Film and the Power of the Crowd by Richard (Screenwriter, Producer and Founder & CEO of Stage 32 (stage32.com)) Botto Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers Indie Film and the Power of the Crowd
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Whether you're a producer, screenwriter, filmmaker, or other creative, you probably have a project that needs constant exposure, or a product to promote. But how do you rise above the noise? In Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers: Indie Film and the Power...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema by Marvin D'Lugo The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema

The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema is the most comprehensive survey of Latin American cinemas available in a single volume. While highlighting state-of-the-field research, essays also offer readers a cohesive overview of multiple facets of filmmaking in the region,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

The Dark Crystal the Ultimate Visual History by Caseen Gaines The Dark Crystal the Ultimate Visual History

Dark Crystal: The Ultimate Visual History is the definitive collection of rare artwork, interviews, and on-set photos from the beloved Jim Henson fantasy classic.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Spanish Lessons Cinema and Television in Contemporary Spain by Paul Julian Smith Spanish Lessons Cinema and Television in Contemporary Spain

Spanish Lessons provides an engaging exploration of the nation's visual culture in an era of collapsing genre boundaries, accelerating technological change, and political-economic tumult.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

The Little White Lies Guide to Making Your Own Movie In 39 Steps by Little White Lies The Little White Lies Guide to Making Your Own Movie In 39 Steps

Whether you're posting a clip on Facebook, making a presentation video, introducing yourself to others online, or just sending out a greeting to friends, today everyone is filmmaker. This book cuts away the jargon to offer a highly accessible, no-fuss...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Bollywood The Films! The Songs! The Stars! by DK Bollywood The Films! The Songs! The Stars!

Discover historical insights, lesser-known facts, and incredible photography of iconic movies including Mother India, Mughal-e-Azam, Sholay, and Bajirao Mastani with this gorgeous celebration of the world's biggest film industry. Bollywood charts the world of Hindi cinema year-by-year from the pioneering...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

The Short-Fiction Scenario by Sergei Eisenstein The Short-Fiction Scenario

Few figures in cinema history are as towering as Russian filmmaker and theorist Sergei Mikhailovitch Eisenstein (1898-1948). Not only did Eisenstein direct some of the most important and lasting works of the silent era, including Strike, October, and Battleship Potemkin,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

On Disney by Sergei Eisenstein On Disney

Few figures in cinema history are as towering as Russian filmmaker and theorist Sergei Mikhailovitch Eisenstein (1898-1948). Not only did Eisenstein direct some of the most important and lasting works of the silent era, including Strike, October, and Battleship Potemkin,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Time Within Time The Diaries, 1970-1986 by Andrei, Jr. Tarkovsky Time Within Time The Diaries, 1970-1986
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Tarkovsky for me is the greatest, wrote Ingmar Bergman. Andrey Tarkovsky only made seven films, but all are celebrated for its striking visual images, quietly patient dramatic structures, and visionary symbolism.Time within Time is both a diary and a notebook,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

David Bowie The Man Who Fell to Earth by Paul Duncan David Bowie The Man Who Fell to Earth

Loving the Alien Behind the scenes of Nic Roeg's 1976 sci-fi masterpiece starring David Bowie First advertised as a mind-stretching experience, Nicolas Roeg's 1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth stunned the cinema world. A tour-de-force of science fiction as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

On the Detective Story by Sergei Eisenstein, Jay Leyda On the Detective Story
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Few figures in cinema history are as towering as Russian filmmaker and theorist Sergei Mikhailovitch Eisenstein (1898-1948). Not only did Eisenstein direct some of the most important and lasting works of the silent era, including Strike, October, and Battleship Potemkin,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Star Wars Made Easy by Christian Blauvelt Star Wars Made Easy

Don't know your Wookiees from your Wampas? If the Star Wars saga has you stumped, we've got your back. Star Wars Made Easy gives you everything you need to get you around the galaxy. Star Wars is a global phenomenon...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Religion and Film Cinema and the Re-creation of the World by S. Brent Plate Religion and Film Cinema and the Re-creation of the World

Religion and cinema share a capacity for world making, ritualizing, mythologizing, and creating sacred time and space. Through cinematography, mise-en-scene, editing, and other production activities, film takes the world out there and refashions it. Religion achieves similar ends by setting...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Coming Soon

The Princess Bride Talking Book by Running Press The Princess Bride Talking Book

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2017, The Princess Bride is one of the most beloved and iconic films of all time. This unique kit, featuring an interactive molded plastic book that plays 15 of the movie's unforgettable quotes, will be...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 26/09/2017

The French Cinema Book by Michael Temple The French Cinema Book

The French Cinema Book offers an innovative and accessible account of the richness and diversity of French film history from the 1890s to the 2010s. This revised, updated and expanded new edition contains contributions from thirty-six leading commentators on French...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Raindance Writers' Lab Write + Sell the Hot Screenplay by Elliot Grove Raindance Writers' Lab Write + Sell the Hot Screenplay

If you're looking for a straightforward, practical, no-nonsense guide to scriptwriting that will hold your hand right the way through the process, read on! The Raindance Writers' Lab guides you through the tools that enable you to execute a strong...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

There's No Place Like Home The Migrant Child in World Cinema by Stephanie Hemelryk Donald There's No Place Like Home The Migrant Child in World Cinema

The Wizard of Oz brought many now-iconic tropes into popular culture: the yellow brick road, ruby slippers and Oz. But this book begins with Dorothy and her legacy as an archetypal touchstone in cinema for the child journeying far from...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Star Wars Episode 8 The Last Jedi Official Desk Easel 2018 Calendar - Month To View Desk Format by Star Wars Episode 8 The Last Jedi Official Desk Easel 2018 Calendar - Month To View Desk Format


Format: Calendar - Released: 01/10/2017

American Gothic: Six Decades of Classic Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby American Gothic: Six Decades of Classic Horror Cinema

A landmark study of the Hollywood horror film from its 19th-century beginnings through to the arrival of Vincent Price as a genre star. This 60-year period encompasses the shadowy nightmares of the silent era, the breakthrough hits in the early...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Star Wars: A New Hope Official Celebration Special by Titan Magazines Star Wars: A New Hope Official Celebration Special

1977 saw the release of a space fantasy like no other: Star Wars. With this Celebration Special, go behind the scenes to discover how this timeless classic was created.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

The Routledge Companion to World Cinema by Rob (University of Birmigham, UK) Stone The Routledge Companion to World Cinema
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The Routledge Companion to World Cinema explores and examines a global range of films and filmmakers, their movements and audiences, comparing their cultural, technological and political dynamics, identifying the impulses that constantly reshape the form and function of the cinemas...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

Movie Geek The Den of Geek Guide to the Movieverse by Simon Brew Movie Geek The Den of Geek Guide to the Movieverse

A comprehensive compendium of cult website Den of Geek's most popular articles combined with new material to create the ultimate alternative encyclopedia of film.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Sweet & Savage The World Through the Mondo Film Lens by Mark Goodall Sweet & Savage The World Through the Mondo Film Lens


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Alien: Augmented Reality Survival Manual by Owen Williams Alien: Augmented Reality Survival Manual

Written for new recruits of the US Colonial Marines and to impart knowledge of identification and combat of Xenomorphs, this book lets you study a Xenomorph autopsy, witness an Alien egg hatch in real-time, and see the deadly attacks of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Grip of Film by Richard Ayoade The Grip of Film

Gordy LaSure's alwaystalking about films and how they'd be a shit ton better if only people would pull their asses out of their ears and listen to Gordy LaSure.The voyage of this book can be categorised as an attempt to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Our le Mans The Movie the Friendship the Facts by Hans Hamer Our le Mans The Movie the Friendship the Facts

Documents the friendship between Steve McQueen and his Le Mans co-star Siegfried Rauch, including documents and photographs from the film set and Rauch's family album.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Zombie Theory A Reader by Sarah Juliet Lauro Zombie Theory A Reader

Zombies first shuffled across movie screens in 1932 in the low-budget Hollywood film White Zombie and were reimagined as undead flesh-eaters in George A. Romeros The Night of the Living Dead almost four decades later. Today, zombies are omnipresent in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Zombie Theory A Reader by Sarah Juliet Lauro Zombie Theory A Reader

Zombies first shuffled across movie screens in 1932 in the low-budget Hollywood film White Zombie and were reimagined as undead flesh-eaters in George A. Romeros The Night of the Living Dead almost four decades later. Today, zombies are omnipresent in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Classic Movie Fight Scenes 75 Years of Bare Knuckle Brawls, 1914-1989 by Gene Freese Classic Movie Fight Scenes 75 Years of Bare Knuckle Brawls, 1914-1989

Both brawls and elaborate martial arts have kept movie audiences on the edges of their seats since cinema began. But the filming of fight scenes has changed significantly through the years - mainly for the safety of the combatants -...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

Divine Work: Japanese Colonial Cinema and its Legacy by Kate E. Taylor-Jones Divine Work: Japanese Colonial Cinema and its Legacy

By analyzing cinema in terms of Imperialism and Colonialism, Divine Work directly contributes to the understanding of cinema produced during Japan s colonial period and its lingering legacies.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Homosexuality and Italian Cinema From the Fall of Fascism to the Years of Lead by Mauro Giori Homosexuality and Italian Cinema From the Fall of Fascism to the Years of Lead

Besides tracing the evolution of representations through both art and popular films, this book also analyses connections with consumer culture, film criticism and politics. Through archival research and a survey of more than 600 films, the author enriches our understanding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

When Warners Brought Broadway to Hollywood, 1923-1939 by Martin Shingler When Warners Brought Broadway to Hollywood, 1923-1939

This book offers a different take on the early history of Warner Bros., the studio renowned for introducing talking pictures and developing the gangster film and backstage musical comedy. The focus here is on the studio's sustained commitment to produce...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/08/2017

Making Your First Feature Film Lessons I Learned the Hard Way by Dominick Bagnato Making Your First Feature Film Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

The tools for independent filmmaking are more accessible today than ever. Yet there is much more to successfully creating a film than access to equipment and software. Chronicling the making of his premier feature film, A Convenient Truth (2015), the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

The Great War and the Moving Image by Michael (University of Southampton, UK) Hammond The Great War and the Moving Image
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The Great War and the Moving Image focuses upon the Allied war effort on the Western Front and in the Mediterranean. In doing so, the book addresses topics ranging from how carefully selected images projected a positive portrayal of ambulance...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Cinema Studies The Key Concepts by Susan (University of Exeter, UK) Hayward Cinema Studies The Key Concepts
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Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is essential reading for anyone interested in film. Providing accessible coverage of a comprehensive range of genres, movements, theories and production terms, this is a must-have guide to a fascinating area of study and arguably...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Montage Life, Politics, Cinema by Mrinal Sen Montage Life, Politics, Cinema

One of the greatest ambassadors of Indian cinema on the global stage, Mrinal Sen has always seen his life and work as part of the social and political fabric of his time. Considered the enfant terrible of Indian cinema when...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Cinema Studies The Key Concepts by Susan (University of Exeter, UK) Hayward Cinema Studies The Key Concepts
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Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts is essential reading for anyone interested in film. Providing accessible coverage of a comprehensive range of genres, movements, theories and production terms, this is a must-have guide to a fascinating area of study and arguably...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

American and Chinese-Language Cinemas Examining Cultural Flows by Lisa Funnell American and Chinese-Language Cinemas Examining Cultural Flows

Critics frequently describe the influence of America, through Hollywood and other cultural industries, as a form of cultural imperialism. This unidirectional model of interaction does not address, however, the counter-flows of Chinese-language films into the American film market or the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2017

Subversive Adaptations Czech Literature on Screen behind the Iron Curtain by Petr Bubenicek Subversive Adaptations Czech Literature on Screen behind the Iron Curtain

This book deals with film adaptations of literary works created in Communist Czechoslovakia between 1954 and 1969, such as The Fabulous World of Jules Verne (Zeman 1958), Marketa Lazarova (Vlacil 1967), and The Joke (Jires 1969). Bubenicek treats a historically...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/08/2017

Saudade in Brazilian Cinema The History of an Emotion on Film by Jack A Draper Saudade in Brazilian Cinema The History of an Emotion on Film

The Brazilian Portuguese idea of saudade is often translated as a powerful relative of nostalgia, which brings together love and grief, a melancholia and a longing focused on a memory, an absence. Saudade in Brazilian Cinema looks specifically at how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2017

Female Stars of British Cinema The Women in Question by Melanie Williams Female Stars of British Cinema The Women in Question

Female Stars of British Cinema uses case studies of seven female stars whose careers span the 1940s to the present day Jean Kent, Diana Dors, Rita Tushingham, Glenda Jackson, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Lloyd, and Judi Dench to explore how...
Format: Electronic book text - Released: 31/07/2017

Universal Horrors The Studio's Classic Films, 1931-1946 by Tom Weaver, John Brunas Universal Horrors The Studio's Classic Films, 1931-1946
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Revised and updated since its first publication in 1990, this acclaimed critical survey covers the classic chillers produced by Universal Studios during the golden age of hollywood horror, 1931 to 1946. The authors offer a definitive study of the 86...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Star Wars: A New Hope Official by Star Wars: A New Hope Official

A behind-the-scenes souvenir special devoted to the first Star Wars movie. Featuring in-depth character profiles on Luke, Leia, Han, Chewie, Ben Kenobi, Darth Vader, and many more iconic characters from A New Hope!
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

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