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Films, cinema

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Blade Runner 2049 - Interlinked - The Art

Blade Runner 2049 - Interlinked - The Art

Author: Tanya Lapointe Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/05/2020

Film audiences experienced a bold, breathtaking vision of the future in 1982's ground-breaking Blade Runner. With the critically acclaimed Blade Runner 2049, director Denis Villeneuve returned to that world, as a young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. A companion to The Art and Soul of Blade Runner 2049, Interlinked offers an unprecedented look into the creative process that went into making Blade Runner 2049, illustrating how director Villeneuve and his team took Scott's 1982 movie as a starting point and expanded the world by creating a new visual language infused with the original Blade Runner DNA.

The Making of Aliens

The Making of Aliens

Author: J.W. Rinzler Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/05/2020

Comprehensive and definitive volume telling the complete story of how Aliens was made, featuring new interviews with some of the cast and production crew, and including many rarely seen photos and illustrations from the Fox archives. As one of the most highly regarded movie sequels of all time, Aliens quickly embedded itself in the minds of cinemagoers around the world when it was released in 1986. Driven by the singular vision of director James Cameron and guided by producer Gale Ann Hurd, its relentless action and unforgettable characters helped cement its place as an undisputed classic of 1980s cinema. The Making of Aliens tells the complete story of how Cameron and Hurd, together with their immensely talented cast and crew, brought heroine Ellen Ripley back to the big screen-and upped the stakes by introducing a whole army of aliens for her to face. Interviews with the cast and crew, alongside revealing photography and fascinating concept art, illustrate the film's eventful journey from its beginnings as a sequel that nobody wanted to make through to its transformation into one of the highest-grossing blockbusters of the decade.

Cinemasaurus Russian Film in Contemporary Context

Cinemasaurus Russian Film in Contemporary Context

Author: Nancy Condee Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Cinemasaurus examines contemporary Russian cinema as a new visual economy, emerging over three decades after the Soviet collapse. Focusing on debates and films exhibited at Russian and US public festivals where the films have premiered, the volume's contributors-the new generation of US scholars studying Russian cinema-examine four issues of Russia's transition: (1) its imperial legacy, (2) the emergence of a film market and its new genres, (3) Russia's uneven integration into European values and hierarchies, (4) the renegotiation of state power vis-a-vis arthouse and independent cinemas. An introductory essay frames each of the four sections, with 90 films total under discussion, concluding with a historical timeline and five interviews of key film-industry figures formative of the historical context.

Cinemasaurus Russian Film in Contemporary Context

Cinemasaurus Russian Film in Contemporary Context

Author: Nancy Condee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Cinemasaurus examines contemporary Russian cinema as a new visual economy, emerging over three decades after the Soviet collapse. Focusing on debates and films exhibited at Russian and US public festivals where the films have premiered, the volume's contributors-the new generation of US scholars studying Russian cinema-examine four issues of Russia's transition: (1) its imperial legacy, (2) the emergence of a film market and its new genres, (3) Russia's uneven integration into European values and hierarchies, (4) the renegotiation of state power vis-a-vis arthouse and independent cinemas. An introductory essay frames each of the four sections, with 90 films total under discussion, concluding with a historical timeline and five interviews of key film-industry figures formative of the historical context.

Dad Made Dirty Movies The Erotic World of Stephen C. Apostolof

Dad Made Dirty Movies The Erotic World of Stephen C. Apostolof

Author: Jordan Todorov, Joe Blevins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Strippers, zombies, fugitives and jewel thieves. These were just some of the characters who inhabited the weird, wild films of director Stephen C. Apostolof in the 1960s and 1970s. But Apostolof's own life was every bit as improbable as the plots of his lurid movies. Escaping the clutches of the communists in his native Bulgaria, he came to America in 1952 and decided on a whim to reinvent himself as a Hollywood filmmaker, right down to the cigars, sunglasses and Cadillacs. He produced a string of memorable sexploitation classics, including the infamous Orgy of the Dead. Along the way, he married three times, fathered five children and forged a personal and professional relationship with the notorious Ed Wood, Jr. Drawing on rare archival material and interviews with those who knew him best, this first biography of Apostolof chronicles the life and career of a cult film legend.

Harry Potter: The Film Vault - Volume 8: The Order of the Phoenix and Dark Forces

Harry Potter: The Film Vault - Volume 8: The Order of the Phoenix and Dark Forces

Author: Jody Revenson Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/04/2020

The Harry Potter Film Vault series condenses the rich concept art of the Harry Potter film series into twelve collectible volumes. Harry Potter: The Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Each intricately designed book features gorgeous concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive paired with striking insights about bringing JK Rowling's Wizarding World to the big screen. In addition, a collectible poster accompanies each volume.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Special

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 40th Anniversary Special

Author: Titan Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in this special behind-the-scenes retrospective edition, collecting together a wealth of features and interviews, including key cast and crew members, and presenting rare photos and behind the scenes trivia! A 40th anniversary special edition celebrating Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. This deluxe collector's edition presents interviews, features and unseen images from the fan favorite movie.

Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson

Author: Richard Carson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2020

We Are Rockers

We Are Rockers

Author: Ted Bafaloukos, Seb Carayol Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/04/2020

No Time To Die: The Making of the Film

No Time To Die: The Making of the Film

Author: Mark Salisbury Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/04/2020

The official making of book for No Time To Die, the 25th official James Bond 007 film. Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology. This lavish coffee table hardback takes readers behind the scenes of the 25th official James Bond film and reveals the locations, characters, gadgets, weapons, and cars of No Time To Die, with exclusive on-set photography, concept art, costume designs, stunt breakdowns, and more, accompanied by cast and crew interviews.