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The most popular Film: styles & genres books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood Forever
The definitive account of the kings of comedy who ruled eighties Hollywood
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Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange. Book & DVD Set
Kubrick's extraordinary gift for thought-provoking entertainment is the driving force behind A Clockwork Orange, which tells the story of a young man subjected to inhumane treatment to "cure" him of his violent behavior. Each set in the Making of a Masterpiece series comes in a deluxe LP-sized folio and includes the remastered DVD, the original...
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Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Book & DVD Set
Stanley Kubrick's epic mind-expanding adventure traces man's journey from prehistory into the uncharted universe of the future, inviting us to rethink everything we thought we knew. Each set in the Making of a Masterpiece series comes in a deluxe LP-sized folio and includes a DVD of the remastered film, the original poster, interviews, and...
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Stephen King at the Movies
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Harry Potter: Hogwarts Foil Note Cards
Show your Hogwart pride with this classic set of ten Hogwarts note cards, the newest addition to Insight Editions' best-selling Harry Potter stationery series! Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, founded by Godric Gryffindor, Helga Hufflepuff, Rowena Ravenclaw, and Salazar Slytherin, is located in the grand Hogwarts castle. These embossed foil note cards celebrate the iconic school by showcasing its classic crest in a clean, minimal design. A perfect accessory to the beloved Harry Potter films, the Hogwarts Crest Foil Note Cards invite fans to show their love for the magical series.
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How to Survive A Horror Movie: All the Skills to Dodge the Kills
Written by bestselling author, screenwriter, and producer Grahame-Smith (The Lego Batman Movie; Stephen King's It), this is a hilarious must-read for any horror movie fan--and it just might save his or her life.life.
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Making Moon: A British Sci-Fi Cult Classic
The official 10th anniversary making of book for the Duncan Jones directed sci-fi film Moon.
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Star Wars: Rogues, Scoundrels & Bounty Hunters
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Making of Quadrophenia
This is the definitive account of the making of Britain's greatest youth movie.
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99 Ways to Die in the Movies
There have been many spectacular, tragic, shocking and downright gruesome deaths in Hollywood films over the years, and this little compendium brings together 99 of the most memorable.
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Alita: Battle Angel - The Art and Making of the Movie
Delve into the world of Alita in this glossy hardback filled with concept art, stills and interviews with the creatives, including Rodriguez and Cameron.
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10,000 Ways To Die
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Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon. Book & DVD Set
Barry Lyndon is a cinematic masterwork without equal. At first misunderstood upon its 1975 release, it is now widely considered to be one of Kubrick's finest achievements. Each set in the Making of a Masterpiece series comes in a deluxe LP-sized folio and includes a DVD of the remastered film, the original poster, essays, interviews, and...
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Science of Monsters: The Truth about Zombies, Witches, Werewolves, Vampires, and Other Legendary Creatures
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American Film: A History
A closer look at the captivating history of American cinema.
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Shawshank Redemption Revealed: How One Story Keeps Hope Alive
A 25th anniversary history and celebration of The Shawshank Redemption, one of the most cherished American films of the late twentieth century and one of the finest movies made from a Stephen King story. Featuring behind the scenes photography and new interviews with the cast and crew!
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Inside the Star Wars Empire: A Memoir
Inside the Star Wars Empire is the very funny and insightful tell-all about the two decades author Bill Kimberlin spent as a department director at LucasFilm Industrial Light and Magic (ILM), the special effects studio founded by the legendary filmmaker George Lucas.
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Harry Potter: Gryffindor Foil Note Cards
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Horror Cinema
Get ready to quake in fear with this revised and expanded edition of our history of horror cinema. From serial killers to satanists, The Shining to Scream, some 600 pages explore the genre's favorite themes, mythologies, and motifs, and get up close and trembling to 50 top horror masterworks from the 1920s to the 2000s.
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Alfred Hitchcock. The Complete Films
Meet the inventor of modern horror. This complete guide to the Hitchcock canon is a movie buff's dream: from his 1925 debut The Pleasure Garden to 1976's swan song Family Plot, we trace the filmmaker's entire life and career. With a detailed entry for each of Hitchcock's 53 movies, this clothbound book combines insightful texts, photography,...
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Solo: A Star Wars Story: The Official Collector's Edition
An all-new Star Wars story arrives in cinemas returns as the hotly anticipated stale of Han Solo's early years. Meet the characters including familiar acquaintances such as Lando Calrissian and the mighty Chewbacca!
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Making of Alien
To celebrate Alien's fortieth anniversary, author J.W. Rinzler (The Making of Star Wars) tells the story of how it evolved from a simple idea into one of the most memorable sci-fi horror thrillers of all time.
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Dictionary of Film Terms: The Aesthetic Companion to Film Art - Fifth Edition
Now in its fifth edition, Frank Beaver's Dictionary of Film Terms has become an indispensable reference tool for the study of films and filmmaking. The updated and expanded edition includes new definitions ranging from "bullet-time" optical effects, to the coming-of-age narrative, and LED lighting technology in science fiction films. More than 200 film title references have been added.
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American Independent Cinema: Second Edition
This introduction to American Independent Cinema offers both a comprehensive industrial and economic history of the sector from the early twentieth century to the present and a study of key individual films, filmmakers and film companies.
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Blade Runner 2049: A Philosophical Exploration
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Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde
At the vivid intersection of cinematic and graphic design history, this book gathers 250 film posters from 1920s and 1930s Russia to explore a world of innovative, revolutionary aesthetics. Brimming with bold colors, dramatic angles, and eye-catching typography, these startling designs bear witness to the experimental avant-garde of the pre-...
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'Broadsword Calling Danny Boy': On Where Eagles Dare
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Rick and Morty: Ruled Notebook
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Film: A Very Short Introduction
Film is considered to be the dominant art form of the twentieth century. It can be considered many other things; a record of events, a modern mythology, a career, an industry, an art, a hobby, and much else. Michael Wood explores the history of film, its venture into the digital age, and its role and impact on modern society.
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Green Hollow
In 1966 a coal slag heap collapsed on a school in south Wales, killing 144 people, most of them children. Perhaps most significantly: what is Aberfan like today? The Green Hollow is a historical story with a deeply urgent contemporary resonance;
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American Independent Cinema: Second Edition
This introduction to American Independent Cinema offers both a comprehensive industrial and economic history of the sector from the early twentieth century to the present and a study of key individual films, filmmakers and film companies.
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Geek's Guide to SF Cinema: 30 Key Films that Revolutionised the Genre
From one of the key contributors to popular website Den of Geek. Once a cult phenomenon, now a fixture of contemporary pop culture, SF cinema is explored through key turning points in its history through 30 significant films.
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Hidden Tools of Comedy: The Serious Business of Being Funny
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Talking Films and Songs: Javed Akhtar in conversation with Nasreen Munni Kabir
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Film Noir
Explore the dark and brooding elegance of Film Noir with this essential handbook to the genre, exploring key noir themes and their most representative movies. Copiously illustrated with film stills as well as original posters, the book also lists TASCHEN's top 50 noir classics. A must for amateurs and aficionados alike.
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Vampire Movies
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Where No Black Woman Has Gone Before: Subversive Portrayals in Speculative Film and TV
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Ultimate Superhero Movie Guide: The definitive handbook for comic book film fans
A history and celebration of superhero movies.
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10,000 Ways To Die: A Director's Take on the Spaghetti Western
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Equipping James Bond: Guns, Gadgets, and Technological Enthusiasm
Taking a wide-ranging look at factual (and fictional) technology, Millard views the James Bond universe as evidence for popular perceptions of technological development as both inevitably progressive and apocalyptically threatening.
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Teenage Slasher Movie Book, 2nd Revised and Expanded Edition
Packed with slasher movie reviews and illustrated with an extensive collection of distinctive and often graphic color poster artwork, The Teenage Slasher Movie Book, 2nd Revised and Expanded Edition also looks at the political, cultural, and social influences on the slasher movie and its own effect on other film genres.
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Lost in Space: The Art of Juan Ortiz
Lost in Space<br>Juan Ortiz turns his unique eye for poster design to the classic sci-fi series Lost In Space. Each episode is lovingly reimagined as a visually striking poster, creating a one of a kind collection to accompany one of the most influential and celebrated sci-fi series of all time. Each poster has a different aesthetic, taking inspiration from 60s movie posters, comic books, pulp novel covers and blacklight posters.<br>
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Best of Star Wars Insider Volume 11
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Making of Planet of the Apes
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Green Hollow
In 1966 a coal slag heap collapsed on a school in south Wales, killing 144 people, most of them children. Perhaps most significantly: what is Aberfan like today? The Green Hollow is a historical story with a deeply urgent contemporary resonance;
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Secret Life of the Movies
Hidden motifs, references, background details, set design, cameos, crossovers, inspirations and oddities in the history of cinema.
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Star Trek: Costumes
Showcasing the unique costumes featured in the Star Trek franchise, from Mr. Spock's Starfleet uniform to Uhura's mirror universe ensemble. The book features a wardrobe gallery that explores beautiful and innovative fashions from the various film and television versions of Star Trek.
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Monsters, Demons and Psychopaths: Psychiatry and Horror Film
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Who'S in the Money?: The Great Depression Musicals and Hollywood s New Deal
Using newly unearthed primary sources, this ground-breaking book examines the bitter and little known struggle in Hollywood and Washington D.C. during 1933 to create a National Recovery Administration (NRA) code of practice for the motion picture industry.
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Voluptuous Terrors 2: 120 Horror & Exploitation Film Posters From Italy