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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Written by David Thomson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101874707
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Sixth Edition
Written by David Thomson


Format: eBook, 1168 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $22.99

For almost thirty years, David Thomson’s Biographical Dictionary of Film has been not merely “the finest reference book ever written about movies” (Graham Fuller, Interview), not merely the “desert island book” of art critic David Sylvester, not merely “a great, crazy masterpiece” (Geoff Dyer, The Guardian), but also “fiendishly seductive” (Greil... Read more >
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Written by David Thomson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711848
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Sixth Edition
Written by David Thomson


Format: Trade Paperback, 1168 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $29.95

With more than 100 new entries, from Amy Adams, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Cary Joji Fukunaga to Joaquin Phoenix, Mia Wasikowska, and Robin Wright, and completely updated,  here from David Thomson—“The greatest living writer on the movies” (John Banville, New Statesman); “Our most argumentative and trustworthy historian of the screen” (Michael Ondaatje)—is... Read more >
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Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide
Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide
Written by Richard Alleman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804137775
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Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide
The Ultimate Insider Tour of Movie L.A.
Written by Richard Alleman


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

The classic guide to who-did-what-where in Los Angeles, on- and off-screen, including:

Film & TV locations: the Hollywood Hills house where Barbara Stanwyck seduced Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity...the funky apartment building where William Holden lived in Sunset Boulevard...the exotic Frank Lloyd Wright mansion that's housed everyone from Harrison Ford in Blade... Read more >
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New York: The Movie Lover's Guide
New York: The Movie Lover's Guide
Written by Richard Alleman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804137782
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New York: The Movie Lover's Guide
The Ultimate Insider Tour of Movie New York
Written by Richard Alleman


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

The classic guide to who-did-what-where in New York, on- and off-screen, including:

Classic film and TV locations: Marilyn Monroe’s infamous Seven Year Itch subway grating . . . the deli where Meg Ryan famously faked an orgasm in When Harry Met Sally . . . the diner where Courteney Cox (in... Read more >
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The 50 Movie Starter Kit
The 50 Movie Starter Kit
Written by Ty Burr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345804945
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The 50 Movie Starter Kit
What You Need to Know if You Want to Know What You're Talking About
Written by Ty Burr


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $2.99

In this ebook exclusive, Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr introduces the fifty films every movie lover must know.

This carefully curated list of great movies spans over a century of filmmaking, from the silent era to the last decade, from American favorites to international classics. Including recognized masterpieces such as "City... Read more >
Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen
Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen
Written by Adam Lukeman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307523471
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Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen
A Celebration of the World's Most Unheralded Fright Flicks
Written by Adam Lukeman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2011
Price: $9.99

A FEAST OF FRIGHTFUL FLICKS WAITING TO BE REDISCOVERED

As the leading name in the world of horror, Fangoria magazine has been the source of information for fans of fright flicks for more than twenty years—covering feature films, video games, comic books, collectibles, and all aspects of horror entertainment. Working closely with... Read more >
Peter Bogdanovich's Movie of the Week
Peter Bogdanovich's Movie of the Week
Written by Peter Bogdanovich
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307757678
Our Price: $2.99
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Peter Bogdanovich's Movie of the Week

Written by Peter Bogdanovich


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $2.99

A FRONT-ROW SEAT TO A YEAR'S WORTH OF MUST-SEE FILMS

Director, producer, screenwriter, author, actor, and film critic, Peter Bogdanovich knows movies. Now, in this unique new book, he shares his passion with a connoisseur's insight and delight by inviting the reader to join him for a year at the movies--fifty-two weeks... Read more >
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Four Screenplays
Four Screenplays
Written by Syd Field
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307569523
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Four Screenplays
Studies in the American Screenplay
Written by Syd Field


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2009
Price: $14.99

In a field being transformed by technology, Syd  Field shows you what works and why and how to find  new ways to create a truly outstanding film using  four extraordinary examples: Thelma &  Louise, Terminator 2: Judgement  Day, The Silence Of The  Lambs, and Dances With  Wolves.


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Advanced Cinematherapy
Advanced Cinematherapy
Written by Beverly West and Nancy Peske
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307481184
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Advanced Cinematherapy
The Girl's Guide to Finding Happiness One Movie at a Time
Written by Beverly West and Nancy Peske


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $11.99

MOVIES ARE MORE THAN ENTERTAINMENT–THEY’RE A BUBBLE BATH FOR THE SOUL.

On the verge of yet another major life change? Recovering from a rough day at the office? Or trying to figure out what makes him tick? Take heart–no matter what your issue, the help you need is no farther away than... Read more >
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Cinema Nirvana
Cinema Nirvana
Written by Dean Sluyter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307420435
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Cinema Nirvana
Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies
Written by Dean Sluyter


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Movie fans and spiritual seekers, unite! In Cinema Nirvana, meditation teacher and award-winning film critic Dean Sluyter illuminates the hidden enlightenment teachings of Casablanca, Jaws, The Graduate, The Godfather, Memento, and ten other classic films, revealing spiritual wisdom in everything from 007’s secret weapons to the colors of the Seven Dwarfs’... Read more >
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Cinema Nirvana
Cinema Nirvana
Written by Dean Sluyter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400049745
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Cinema Nirvana
Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies
Written by Dean Sluyter


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2005
Price: $14.00

Movie fans and spiritual seekers, unite! In Cinema Nirvana, meditation teacher and award-winning film critic Dean Sluyter illuminates the hidden enlightenment teachings of Casablanca, Jaws, The Graduate, The Godfather, Memento, and ten other classic films, revealing spiritual wisdom in everything from 007’s secret weapons to the colors of the Seven Dwarfs’... Read more >
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Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide
Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide
Written by Richard Alleman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767916356
Our Price: $17.99
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Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide
The Ultimate Insider Tour of Movie L.A.
Written by Richard Alleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $17.99

The classic guide to who-did-what-where in Los Angeles, on- and off-screen, including:

Film & TV locations: the Hollywood Hills house where Barbara Stanwyck seduced Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity...the funky apartment building where William Holden lived in Sunset Boulevard...the exotic Frank Lloyd Wright mansion that's housed everyone from Harrison Ford in Blade... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
New York: The Movie Lover's Guide
New York: The Movie Lover's Guide
Written by Richard Alleman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767916349
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New York: The Movie Lover's Guide
The Ultimate Insider Tour of Movie New York
Written by Richard Alleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $17.99

The classic guide to who-did-what-where in New York, on- and off-screen, including:

Classic film and TV locations: Marilyn Monroe’s infamous Seven Year Itch subway grating . . . the deli where Meg Ryan famously faked an orgasm in When Harry Met Sally . . . the diner where Courteney Cox (in... Read more >
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