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  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay

    by J.K. Rowling ...
    series Fantastic Beasts #1
    When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone...Inspired by the original Hogwart’s textbook by Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original screenplay marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • All About Me!

    My Remarkable Life in Show Business

    by Mel Brooks ...
    **At 95, the legendary Mel Brooks continues to set the standard for comedy across television, film, and the stage. Now he shares his story for the first time in “a wonderful addition to a seminal career” (San Francisco Chronicle), “infused with nostalgia and his signature hilarity” (Parade).“Laugh-out-loud hilarious and always fascinating, from the great Mel Brooks. What else do you expect from ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Planet of the Apes

    The Complete History

    by Sean Egan ...
    Planet of the Apes started life in 1963 as a quirky work by Pierre Boulle, the French literary novelist famous for The Bridge over the River Kwai. His concept of a world where humans are ruled over by apes proceeded to become one of the biggest multi-media sensations in history.The 1968 Charlton Heston motion-picture adaptation of Boulle's book was celebrated and successful but was just the ... Read more

    $18.39 USD

  • The Autobiography of Mr. Spock

    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

  • The Works of John Leguizamo

    Freak, Spic-o-rama, Mambo Mouth, and Sexaholix

    John Leguizamo's smash–hit one–man shows have been acclaimed by critics and fans alike. In this new Harper Paperback edition, all four shows are compiled into one phenomenally entertaining volume.Mambo Mouth (1991), Leguizamo's first show, was an off Broadway sensation. Leguizamo's portrayal of seven different Latino characters earned him both Obie and Outer Critics Circle awards. His follow up, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Pimps, Hos, Playa Hatas, and All the Rest of My Hollywood Friends

    My Life

    Fans of John Leguizamo's smash-hit one-man shows (Mambo Mouth, Spic-o-rama, Freak, and Sexaholix) have already gotten a glimpse into his life, but this book tells the whole story, carrying readers along on a wild journey from his childhood in Queens to his current home at the top of the Hollywood pyramid. An acclaimed director, producer, and play-wright, and one of the highest-paid Latin actors in ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Agatha Christie’s Poirot: The Greatest Detective in the World

    From the very first book publication in 1920 to the upcoming film release of Death on the Nile, this investigation into Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot celebrates a century of probably the world’s favourite fictional detective.This book tells his story decade-by-decade, exploring his appearances not only in the original novels, short stories and plays but also across stage, screen and radio ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Queer Images

    A History of Gay and Lesbian Film in America

    by Benshoff, Griffin ...
    series Genre and Beyond: A Film Studies Series
    Queer Images chronicles representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer sexualities over one hundred years of American film. The most up-to-date and comprehensive book of its kind, it explores the ever-changing images of queer characters onscreen as well as the work of queer filmmakers and the cultural histories of queer audiences--from the works of discreetly homosexual filmmakers during ... Read more

    $44.99 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

  • El fracaso del mestizo

    series Fuera de colección
    El fracaso del mestizo indaga en el cine mexicano, desde Santa hasta Amores perros, con Los olvidados de por medio , y también en la narrativa, en un recorrido que parte de Al filo del agua y pasa por Pedro Páramo y Balún Canán para llegar a La región más transparente y cuestionar el tema más espinoso de nuestro siglo XX: la identidad. El proyecto cultural del Estado mexicano es así desmontado ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Future of Television

    Your Guide to Creating TV in the New World

    The book’s journey into the future of television begins with “You Are Here,” delving into “The Great Convergence” of television and Internet and the vortex of change we all inhabit now. Then, glancing back, we explore “The Old World” of broadcast television to understand how we got to this moment of transition. Next, traveling “Between Worlds,” we visit cable television and see how the boundaries ... Read more

    $16.59 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

    $14.79 USD

  • A New History of Documentary Film

    Second Edition

    A New History of Documentary Film, Second Edition offers a much-needed resource, considering the very rapid changes taking place within documentary media. Building upon the best-selling 2005 edition, Betsy McLane keeps the same chronological examination, factual reliability, ease of use and accessible prose style as before, while also weaving three new threads - Experimental Documentary, Visual ... Read more

    $30.79 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

  • Fiasco

    A History of Hollywood's Iconic Flops

    A longtime industry insider and acclaimed Hollywood historian goes behind the scenes to tell the stories of 15 of the most spectacular movie megaflops of the past 50 years, such as Cleopatra, The Cotton Club, and Waterworld. He recounts, in every gory detail, how enormous hubris, unbridled ambition, artistic hauteur, and bad business sense on the parts of Tinsel Town wheeler-dealers and superstars ... Read more

    $15.99 USD $14.39 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

    $22.19 USD

  • The Essential Elizabeth Montgomery

    A Guide to Her Magical Performances

    Bewitched star Elizabeth Montgomery was one of the most prolific and popular actresses of the twentieth century. In her more than five hundred appearances on television, film and the stage, Elizabeth Montgomery’s talent, charisma, and personalityhave charmed millions for decades.This delightful new book delineates, dissects, and celebrates the diversity and minutia of Montgomery’s remarkable ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Confessions of a Video Vixen

    Part tell-all, part cautionary tale, this emotionally charged memoir from a former video vixen nicknamed 'Superhead' goes beyond the glamour of celebrity to reveal the inner workings of the hip-hop dancer industry—from the physical and emotional abuse that's rampant in the industry, and which marked her own life—to the excessive use of drugs, sex and bling.Once the sought-after video girl, this ... Read more

    $12.99 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

    $19.69 USD

  • The Power of Film

    by Howard Suber ...
    America's most distinguished film professor provides the definitive A to Z course on the intricacies of film. Each entry in this remarkable book, which represents a lifetime of teaching film, has already inspired and educated several generations of Hollywood's greatest filmmakers and writers. This book examines the patterns and principles that make films popular and memorable, and will be useful ... Read more

    $20.19 USD

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay

    by J.K. Rowling ...
    series Fantastic Beasts #2
    At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured in New York with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings.In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Bollywood

    Gods, Glamour, and Gossip

    by Kush Varia ...
    series Short Cuts
    While we have become familiar with the idea of "Bollywood" here in the West, we know little about the industry's films beyond a certain celebration of kitsch. Bollywood, the latest in Wallflower Press's Short Cuts introductory series, surveys this style of filmmaking from its origins in colonial times to the present, tracing its impact on both the Indian and global imagination. Chapters explore ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • The Art of Adaptation

    Turning Fact And Fiction Into Film

    by Linda Seger ...
    Adaptations have long been a mainstay of Hollywood and the television networks. Indeed, most Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winning films have been adaptations of novels, plays, or true-life stories. Linda Seger, author of two acclaimed books on scriptwriting, now offers a comprehensive handbook for screenwriters, producers, and directors who want to successfully transform fictional or factual ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Alfred Hitchcock

    by Peter Ackroyd ...
    Alfred Hitchcock rigorously controlled his public image, drawing certain carefully selected childhood anecdotes into full focus and blurring out all others. In this gripping short biography, Peter Ackroyd wrests the director’s chair back from the master of control to reveal a lugubriously jolly man fond of practical jokes, who smashed a once-used tea cup every morning to remind himself of the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD