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Film guides & reviews books

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Fans, Blockbusterisation, and the Transformation of Cinematic Desire Global Receptions of The Hobbit Film Trilogy by Carolyn Michelle, Charles Davis, Ann Hardy, Craig Hight Fans, Blockbusterisation, and the Transformation of Cinematic Desire Global Receptions of The Hobbit Film Trilogy
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This book explores the evolution of audience receptions of Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy (2012-14) as an exemplar of the contemporary blockbuster event film franchise.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

The Year of the Geek 365 Adventures from the Sci-Fi Universe by James Clarke The Year of the Geek 365 Adventures from the Sci-Fi Universe

A stylish fresh take on the world of sci-fi and geek culture through stories, illustrations, and infographics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die by Steven Jay Schneider 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Completely revised and updated edition of the ultimate guide to film.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Radio Times Guide to Films by Radio Times  Film Unit Radio Times Guide to Films


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Lights, Camera, Game Over! How Video Game Movies Get Made by Luke Owen Lights, Camera, Game Over! How Video Game Movies Get Made

Since 1993, Hollywood has been rendering popular video games on the silver screen, mainly to critical derision and box office failure. While a few have succeeded, many have been hailed as the worst movie ever and left gamers asking: how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

Star Wars - Heroes of the Force by Samuel, Jr. Titan Star Wars - Heroes of the Force
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The official magazine of the greatest space fantasy saga focuses on interviews with the actors, crew members, and authors behind the good guys of Star Wars.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2017

1939 Hollywood's Greatest Year by Thomas S. Hischak 1939 Hollywood's Greatest Year

This book is a day-by-day chronicle of 1939 Hollywood's greatest year. Each entry will focus on major news events-national and international-as well as minor curiosities or news items that would prove to be more important in the future. This will...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2017

British Films of the 1970s by Dr. Paul Newland British Films of the 1970s

British Films of the 1970s offers highly detailed and insightful critical analysis of a range of individual films of the period. This analysis draws upon an innovative range of critical methodologies which place the film texts within a rich variety...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/06/2017

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The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema by Michael Vaughn The Ultimate Guide to Strange Cinema

It isn't every film that features man-eating zombie sushi. But for those searching for just that and more strange things in their viewing queue, this film guide is for you. Organized by genre, including comedy, horror, action, drama, fantasy, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

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Opening Wednesday at a Theater or Drive-In Near You The Shadow Cinema of the American '70s by Charles Taylor Opening Wednesday at a Theater or Drive-In Near You The Shadow Cinema of the American '70s


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Dying Harder Action Movies of the 1980s by Colin M. Barron Dying Harder Action Movies of the 1980s


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

The Bad Movie Bible The Ultimate Modern Guide to Movies That are So Bad They're Good by Rob Hill The Bad Movie Bible The Ultimate Modern Guide to Movies That are So Bad They're Good

Analysis and reviews of 101 of the best so bad they're good movies of the last fifty years, including interviews with heroes and villains as diverse as Dame Joan Collins and Tommy Wiseau. Also features first-hand accounts from genre legends,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

The Art and Making of Kong Skull Island by Simon Ward The Art and Making of Kong Skull Island

Welcome to the jungle. The origin of one of cinema's most beloved and most fearsome monsters is explained in Kong: Skull Island. This official companion to the blockbuster movie features the breath-taking art, storyboards, designs, and set photos that conjure...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017

Movies of the 2000s by Jurgen (Nur) Muller Movies of the 2000s

2000s: A cinematic odyssey The films that defined the noughties Our Movies series enters the 21st century with this definitive line-up of 99 of the most important films made during the 2000s, an age of evergreen franchises, historical epics, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2017

Sell Your Story to Hollywood Writer's Pocket Guide to the Business of Show Business by Kenneth Atchity Sell Your Story to Hollywood Writer's Pocket Guide to the Business of Show Business


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 12/01/2017

Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by Lucasfilm Ltd Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

An official behind-the-scenes companion to Rogue One provides an in-depth tour of the production's art department, profiling key droids, vehicles, and weapons through hundreds of concept paintings, sketches, storyboards, matte paintings, and designs.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/12/2016

150 Timeless Movies by Susan Granger 150 Timeless Movies


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 06/12/2016

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