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The most popular Film: styles & genres books currently available. Updated weekly.
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
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...
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...
Film Fourth Edition: A Critical Introduction
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.
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
Making Moon: A British Sci-Fi Cult Classic
The official 10th anniversary making of book for the Duncan Jones directed sci-fi film Moon.
Star Wars: Rogues, Scoundrels & Bounty Hunters
Making of Quadrophenia
This is the definitive account of the making of Britain's greatest youth movie.
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.
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.
Alien Vault: The Definitive Story Behind the Film
Fully authorized and illustrated throughout, the updated Alien Vault is the ultimate tribute to a film that changed cinema forever.
10,000 Ways To Die
American Film: A History
A closer look at the captivating history of American cinema.
Science of Monsters: The Truth about Zombies, Witches, Werewolves, Vampires, and Other Legendary Creatures
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...
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!
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.
Harry Potter: Gryffindor Foil Note Cards
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.
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!
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.
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;
Play Time: Jacques Tati and Comedic Modernism
Malcolm Turvey examines Jacques Tati's unique comedic style and evaluates its significance for the history of film and modernism. Richly illustrated with images from the director's films, Play Time offers an illuminating and original understanding of Tati's work.
Blade Runner 2049: A Philosophical Exploration
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.
Talking Films and Songs: Javed Akhtar in conversation with Nasreen Munni Kabir
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.
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.
Where No Black Woman Has Gone Before: Subversive Portrayals in Speculative Film and TV
10,000 Ways To Die: A Director's Take on the Spaghetti Western
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.
Secret Life of the Movies
Hidden motifs, references, background details, set design, cameos, crossovers, inspirations and oddities in the history of cinema.
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>
James Bond Archives
The ultimate companion to all things 007, covering the making of every single movie in the James Bond franchise, from Dr. No to Spectre. With more than 1,000 images and an oral history recorded from 150 cast and crew members, this re-edition of the original XL book, as comprehensive as it is compact, will delight fans of the most successful and...
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.
Flaming Creatures
Banned soon after its first midnight screenings, Jack Smith's incendiary Flaming Creatures (1963) quickly became a cause celebre of the New York underground. This study of Smith's magnum opus explores its status as a cult film that appropriates the visual texture, erotic nuance, and overt fabrication of old Hollywood exoticism.
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.
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.
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.
Vampire Movies
Avengers Assemble!: Critical Perspectives on the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Avengers Assemble! explores the cinematic and televisual branches of the Marvel Cinematic Universe from a diverse range of critical perspectives. Beginning with Iron Man, it considers them as both embodiments of the changing blockbuster film and affective cultural artifacts that are immersed in the turbulent political climate of their era.
Ultimate Superhero Movie Guide: The definitive handbook for comic book film fans
A history and celebration of superhero movies.
Say What Happened: A Story of Documentaries
"People increasingly are using documentaries as journalism, younger audiences want to see change in the world," Fraser says. In this book, he lists his top one-hundred documentaries, and where readers can watch them. Nick Fraser is the author of The Voice of Modern Hatred and The Importance of Being Eton.
Rick and Morty: Ruled Notebook
Best of Star Wars Insider Volume 11
Monsters, Demons and Psychopaths: Psychiatry and Horror Film
Monster Movies of Universal Studios
Universal Studios produced some of the most famous movie monsters in history including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, and The Wolf Man. This book looks at each of the key films produced by Universal from 1931 until The Creature Walks among Us in 1956. A concluding chapter will discuss the continued impact of the films.
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.