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  • The Method

    How the Twentieth Century Learned to Act

    by Isaac Butler ...
    A New Yorker Best Book of 2022 * A Time Must-Read Book of 2022 * A 2022 New York Times Holiday Gift Guide selection“Entertaining and illuminating.”--The New Yorker * “Compulsively readable.”--New York Times * “Delicious, humane, probing.”--Vulture * “The best and most important book about acting I've ever read.”--Nathan LaneFrom the coauthor of The World Only Spins Forward</e... ... Read more

    $17.99 USD $5.99 USD

  • Thunderbook

    The World of Bond According to Smersh Pod

    by John Rain ...
    The creator of SMERSH Pod explores his favorite Bond films (and the other ones, too) in this irreverent celebration of the spy thriller franchise.The Bond films have entertained annoyed, excited, bored, aroused and invigorated moviegoers for generations. Who hasn’t wanted to kick a big bloke with metal teeth in the groin? Fly a small plane out of a pretend horse’s bottom? Or push a middle-aged man ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Hollywood's Dark History

    Silver Screen Scandals

    by Matt MacNabb ...
    Thirteen sensational tales of sex, lies, violence, and murder from the early decades of Hollywood.The dawning of the nineteenth century brought with it a new era for entertainment. Vaudeville was the preferred form of entertainment, until the popularization of the silent film. This new medium proved to be a draw for many of the stars of the Vaudevillian stage and soon they migrated to the exciting ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Music Supervision: Selecting Music for Movies, TV, Games & New Media

    Music Supervision, or matching music to TV, film, new media, video games, live events, brands, and a host of other media, is a fast-growing career path. This book guides you through real-world scenarios and legal landmines, profiles key players, explores mixing and sound design, and provides time-saving project form templates.For those who want to break into the field of music supervision, this ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Ava Gardner

    "Love Is Nothing"

    by Lee Server ...
    "The most complete and engrossing biography yet of this exotic Southern girl...Excellent."—Liz SmithShe was the sex symbol who dazzled all the other sex symbols. She was the temptress who drove Frank Sinatra to the brink of suicide and haunted him to the end of his life. Ernest Hemingway saved one of her kidney stones as a sacred memento, and Howard Hughes begged her to marry him—but she knocked ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Cinema Speculation

    The long-awaited first work of nonfiction from the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: a deliriously entertaining, wickedly intelligent cinema book as unique and creative as anything by Quentin Tarantino.In addition to being among the most celebrated of contemporary filmmakers, Quentin Tarantino is possibly the most joyously infectious movie lover alive. For ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Star Wars Complete Vehicles New Edition

    Explore the epic Star Wars saga through incredible cross-sectionsMore than 100 magnificent cross-section artworks bring the vehicles of Star Wars to life. New cross-sections, amazing detail, and comprehensive text make this the ultimate reference to the craft of a galaxy far, far away....SEE- Poe Dameron's X-wing in action- The terrifying power of Darth Vader's TIE Advanced x1- Obi-Wan Kenobi's ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Hitchcock Lost & Found

    The Forgotten Films

    series Screen Classics
    “It seems there is still plenty to discover and to say about Alfred Hitchcock . . . a host of impressive new research.” —Journal of Film PreservationAudiences worldwide know him for Psycho, The Birds, Vertigo, and other classics—but in Hitchcock Lost and Found, fans and film students alike can explore forgotten, incomplete, lost, and recovered productions from all stages of Alfred Hitchcock’s ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Fritz Lang

    The Nature of the Beast

    The name of Fritz Lang—the visionary director of Metropolis, M, Fury, The Big Heat, and thirty other unforgettable films—is hallowed the world over. But what lurks behind his greatest legends and his genius as a filmmaker? Patrick McGilligan, placed among “the front rank of film biographers” by the Washington Post, spent four years in Europe and America interviewing Lang’s dying contemporaries, ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Alright, Alright, Alright

    The Oral History of Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused

    by Melissa Maerz ...
    The definitive oral history of the cult classic Dazed and Confused**, featuring behind-the-scenes stories from the cast, crew, and Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater.**Dazed and Confused not only heralded the arrival of filmmaker Richard Linklater, it introduced a cast of unknowns who would become the next generation of movie stars. Embraced as a cultural touchstone, the 1993 film would ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The James Bond Movie Encyclopedia

    "Nobody does 007 encyclopedias better than Bond historian Steven Jay Rubin. Buy this one. M's orders." —George Lazenby, James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret ServicePacked with behind-the-scenes information, fascinating facts, trivia, bloopers, classic quotes, character bios, cast and filmmaker bios, and hundreds of rare and unusual photographs of those in front of and behind the cameraIan Fleming ... Read more

    $23.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • The Strange Case of Dr. Mabuse

    A Study of the Twelve Films and Five Novels

    by David Kalat ...
    The Mabuse phenomenon is recognized as an icon of horror in Germany as Frankenstein and Dracula are in the United States. A study of the 12 motion pictures and five books (and some secondary films) that make up the eight decades of adventures of master criminal Mabuse, created by author Norbert Jacques in the best-selling 1922 German novel and brought to the screen by master filmmaker Fritz Lang ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Bong Joon Ho

    Dissident Cinema

    by Karen Han ...
    Brilliantly illustrated and designed by the London-based film magazine Little White Lies, Bong Joon Ho: Dissident Cinema examines the career of the South Korean writer/director, who has been making critically acclaimed feature films for more than two decades. First breaking out into the international scene with festival-favorite Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000), Bong then set his sights on the story ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • Silent Stars

    From one of America's most renowned film scholars: a revelatory, perceptive, and highly readable look at the greatest silent film stars -- not those few who are fully appreciated and understood, like Chaplin, Keaton, Gish, and Garbo, but those who have been misperceived, unfairly dismissed, or forgotten.Here is Valentino, "the Sheik," who was hardly the effeminate lounge lizard he's been branded ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Autobiography of Mr. Spock

    The Life of a Federation Legend

    by Una McCormack ...
    The iconic Star Trek character’s lifestory appears for the first time in his own words; perfect for fans of the upcoming Star Trek: Strange New Words.One of Starfleet’s finest officers and the Federation’s most celebrated citizens reveals his life story. Mr Spock explores his difficult childhood on Vulcan with Michael Burnham, his controversial enrolment at Starfleet Academy, his time on the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Hitchcock's Partner in Suspense

    The Life of Screenwriter Charles Bennett

    series Screen Classics
    The colorful life and creative career of the writer behind six of Hitchcock’s thrillers: “An intriguing and revealing story.” —Times Literary SupplementWith a career that spanned from the silent era to the 1990s, British screenwriter Charles Bennett lived an extraordinary life. His experiences as an actor, director, playwright, film and television writer, and novelist in both England and Hollywood ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Hawks on Hawks

    series Screen Classics
    A portrait of the renowned film director based on seven years of interviews: “I am very happy that this book exists.” —François TruffautHoward Hawks is often credited as the most versatile of the great American directors, having worked with equal ease in screwball comedies, westerns, gangster movies, musicals, and adventure films. He directed an impressive number of Hollywood’s greatest stars ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • LIFE Jaws

    In 1975, Steven Spielberg's Jaws transformed the Hollywood landscape, sparked a cultural phenomenon and took a huge bite out of the collective psyche, with the public always wondering what lurked just beneath the surface of the water. The first true summer blockbuster was a masterpiece of the thriller genre, following the terrifying ordeal of a beach community under attack by a monstrous great ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • By Myself and Then Some

    by Lauren Bacall ...
    The epitome of grace, independence, and wit, Lauren Bacall continues to project an audacious spirit and pursue on-screen excellence. The product of an extraordinary mother and a loving extended family, she produced, with Humphrey Bogart, some of the most electric and memorable scenes in movie history. After tragically losing Bogart, she returned to New York and a brilliant career in the theatre. A ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Psychoanalytic Film Theory and The Rules of the Game

    series Film Theory in Practice
    The Film Theory in Practice Series fills a gaping hole in the world of film theory. By marrying the explanation of film theory with interpretation of a film, the volumes provide discrete examples of how film theory can serve as the basis for textual analysis. The first book in the series, Psychoanalytic Film Theory and The Rules of the Game, offers a concise introduction to psychoanalytic film ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

  • Hunting Girls

    Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape

    by Kelly Oliver ...
    Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games), Bella Swan (Twilight), Tris Prior (Divergent), and other strong and resourceful characters have decimated the fairytale archetype of the helpless girl waiting to be rescued. Giving as good as they get, these young women access reserves of aggression to liberate themselves—but who truly benefits? By meeting violence with violence, are women turning victimization ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • Critical Race Theory and Bamboozled

    series Film Theory in Practice
    The Film Theory in Practice series fills a gaping hole in the world of film theory. By marrying the explanation of film theory with interpretation of a film, the volumes provide discrete examples of how film theory can serve as the basis for textual analysis. The third book in the series, Critical Race Theory and Bamboozled, offers a concise introduction to Critical Race Theory in jargon-free ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • Out Spoken: A Vito Russo Reader, Reel One

    by Vito Russo ...
    Now assembled as a special two-volume edition for the very first time, A Vito Russo Reader is a companion piece to VITO, the highly-acclaimed new HBO documentary by filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz.Reel One contains the segments: Show People, A Lavender Lens and Russo on FilmFrom the rough-and-tumble beginnings of the gay and lesbian movement in New York City in the late-1960s, A Vito Russo Reader ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Still Foolin' 'Em

    Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?

    by Billy Crystal ...
    Hilarious and heartfelt observations on aging from one of America's favorite comedians as he turns 65, and a look back at a remarkable career in this New York Times bestseller.Billy Crystal is turning 65, and he's not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old, from insomnia to memory loss to leaving dinners with half ... Read more

    $2.99 USD