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De Niro

(Available October 28, 2014)
De Niro
Written by Shawn Levy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307716781
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De Niro
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $32.50

REMARKABLE BIOGRAPHY OF AN ICON

There’s little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time--if not, in fact, the greatest. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparalleled. Mean Streets, the Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver, the Deer... Read more >
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De Niro
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.99

REMARKABLE BIOGRAPHY OF AN ICON

There's little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparalleled. Mean Streets, the Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
De Niro
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.50

REMARKABLE BIOGRAPHY OF AN ICON

There's little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparalleled. Mean Streets, the Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver... Read more >
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Event
Event
Written by Slavoj Zizek
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194110
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Event
A Philosophical Journey Through A Concept
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.95

Probably the most famous living philosopher, Slavoj Žižek explores the meaning of events in this short and digestible book

An event can be an occurrence that shatters ordinary life, a radical political rupture, a transformation of reality, a religious belief, the rise of a new art form, or an intense... Read more >
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Event
A Philosophical Journey Through A Concept
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.95

Probably the most famous living philosopher, Slavoj Žižek explores the meaning of events in this short and digestible book

An event can be an occurrence that shatters ordinary life, a radical political rupture, a transformation of reality, a religious belief, the rise of a new art form, or an intense... Read more >
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Desire Unlimited
Desire Unlimited
Written by Paul Julian Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681770
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Desire Unlimited
The Cinema of Pedro Almodovar
Written by Paul Julian Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

In the last decade, Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar has grown from critical darling of the
film circuit scene to mainstream success. Frequently comic, often deadly serious, always
visually glorious, his recent films range from the Academy Award–winning drama Talk to
Her
to the 2011 horror film The Skin I Live In... Read more >
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Desire Unlimited
The Cinema of Pedro Almodovar
Written by Paul Julian Smith


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $26.95

In the last decade, Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar has grown from critical darling of the
film circuit scene to mainstream success. Frequently comic, often deadly serious, always
visually glorious, his recent films range from the Academy Award–winning drama Talk to
Her
to the 2011 horror film The Skin I Live In... Read more >
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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
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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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A Short History of Cahiers du Cinema

Written by Emilie Bickerton


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $17.95

Cahiers du Cinéma was the single most influential project in the history of film. Founded in 1951, it was responsible for establishing film as the ‘seventh art,’ equal to literature, painting or music, and it revolutionized film-making and writing. Its contributors would put their words into action: the likes of Godard... Read more >
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Welcome to Mars
Welcome to Mars
Written by Ken Hollings, Foreword by Erik Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947616
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Welcome to Mars
Politics, Pop Culture, and Weird Science in 1950s America
Written by Ken Hollings
Foreword by Erik Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

Welcome to Mars is a captivating look at the culture of postwar America and its dream of limitless technological and human development. Utilizing declassified government archives, newspaper records, ad campaigns, and B-movies of the period, Hollings weaves an intricate web of Cold War politics, UFO scares, psychedelic research, and 1950s pop... Read more >
I Do and I Don't
I Do and I Don't
Written by Jeanine Basinger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804169745
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I Do and I Don't
A History of Marriage in the Movies
Written by Jeanine Basinger


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $17.95

Here is “happily ever after”—except when things aren’t happy, and when “ever after” is abruptly terminated by divorce, tragedy . . . or even murder. With her large-hearted understanding of how movies—and audiences—work, leading film historian Jeanine Basinger traces the many ways Hollywood has tussled with the tricky subject of marriage...

Read more >
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Which Lie Did I Tell?
Which Lie Did I Tell?
Written by William Goldman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307764799
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Which Lie Did I Tell?
More Adventures in the Screen Trade
Written by William Goldman


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Princess Bride (he also wrote the novel), and the bestselling author of Adventures in the Screen Trade comes a garrulous new book that is as much a screenwriting how-to (and how-not-to) manual as it is a feast of... Read more >
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The CG Story
The CG Story
Written by Christopher Finch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933575
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The CG Story
Computer-Generated Animation and Special Effects
Written by Christopher Finch


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $75.00

The Art of Walt Disney author Christopher Finch tells the story of the pioneers of CG films: producer/directors like George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and Ridley Scott; and John Lasseter and Ed Catmull, founders of Pixar.

Computer generated imagery, commonly called “CG,” has had as big an impact on the movie industry... Read more >
Recreating First Contact
Expeditions, Anthropology, and Popular Culture
Edited by Joshua A. Bell, Alison K. Brown and Robert J. Gordon


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $49.95

Recreating First Contact explores themes related to the proliferation of adventure travel which emerged during the early twentieth century and that were legitimized by their associations with popular views of anthropology. During this period, new transport and recording technologies, particularly the airplane and automobile and small, portable, still and motion-picture cameras... Read more >
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Film After Film
Film After Film
Written by J. Hoberman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681435
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Film After Film
Or, What Became Of 21St Century Cinema?
Written by J. Hoberman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $16.95

One of the world’s most erudite and entertaining film critics on the state of cinema in the post-digital—and post-9/11—age. This witty and allusive book, in the style of classic film theorists/critics like André Bazin and Siegfried Kracauer, includes considerations of global cinema’s most important figures and films, from Lars von Trier... Read more >
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British Film Studios
British Film Studios
Written by Kiri Walden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812845
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British Film Studios

Written by Kiri Walden


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

 This history of British film studios will open the doors on the glamour, gossip, trials and tribulations of film-making in Britain, starting with the early development of film in Britain and bringing the story up to date with the current renaissance of film production in the UK. With a chapter on... Read more >
Critical Mass
Critical Mass
Written by James Wolcott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385527798
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Critical Mass
Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs
Written by James Wolcott


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $30.00

A career-spanning collection of critical essays and cultural journalism from one of the most acute, entertaining, and sometimes acerbic (but in a good way) critics of our time

From his early-seventies dispatches as a fledgling critic for The Village Voice on rock ’n’ roll, comedy, movies, and television to the literary criticism... Read more >
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Critical Mass
Critical Mass
Written by James Wolcott
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536912
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Critical Mass
Four Decades of Essays, Reviews, Hand Grenades, and Hurrahs
Written by James Wolcott


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.99

A career-spanning collection of critical essays and cultural journalism from one of the most acute, entertaining, and sometimes acerbic (but in a good way) critics of our time

From his early-seventies dispatches as a fledgling critic for The Village Voice on rock ’n’ roll, comedy, movies, and television to the literary criticism... Read more >
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The Devil Finds Work
The Devil Finds Work
Written by James Baldwin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804149686
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The Devil Finds Work

Written by James Baldwin


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

James Baldwin At The Movies...  Provocative, timeless, brilliant.

Bette Davis's eyes, Joan Crawford's bitchy elegance, Stepin Fetchit's stereotype, Sidney Poitier's superhuman black man...  These are the movie stars and the qualities that influenced James Baldwin...  and now become part of his incisive look at racism in American movies.

Baldwin challenges the underlying assumptions in such... Read more >
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Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
Written by Marc Eliot
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307952370
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Michael Douglas
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $16.00

A groundbreaking portrait of one of Hollywood’s most successful stars, from critically acclaimed  and bestselling biographer Marc Eliot
 
Through determination, inventiveness, and charisma, Michael Douglas emerged from the long shadow cast by his movie-legend father, Kirk Douglas, to become his own man and one of the film industry’s most... Read more >
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Recreating First Contact
Recreating First Contact
Edited by Joshua A. Bell, Alison K. Brown and Robert J. Gordon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623144
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Recreating First Contact
Expeditions, Anthropology, and Popular Culture
Edited by Joshua A. Bell, Alison K. Brown and Robert J. Gordon


Format: Hardcover, 276 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2013
Price: $49.95

Recreating First Contact explores themes related to the proliferation of adventure travel which emerged during the early twentieth century and that were legitimized by their associations with popular views of anthropology. During this period, new transport and recording technologies, particularly the airplane and automobile and small, portable, still and motion-picture cameras... Read more >
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Gods Like Us
Gods Like Us
Written by Ty Burr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307390844
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Gods Like Us
On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame
Written by Ty Burr


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

With 8 Pages of Black-and-White Photographs

In this captivating history of stardom, Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr traces our obsession with fame from the dawn of cinema through the age of the Internet. Why do we obsess over the individuals we come to call stars? How has both the image of...

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My Life with Cleopatra
My Life with Cleopatra
Written by Walter Wanger and Joe Hyams, Afterword by Kenneth Turan
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ISBN: 9780345804051
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My Life with Cleopatra
The Making of a Hollywood Classic
Written by Walter Wanger and Joe Hyams
Afterword by Kenneth Turan


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.00

Cleopatra faced countless problems during its filming and production: passionate casting disputes, broken contracts, a costly re-location from London to Rome, an emergency tracheotomy for its star, Elizabeth Taylor, scandal-ridden gossip surrounding relationships on set, and a budget of $2 million that ballooned to final costs of $44 million. Legendary producer Walter... Read more >
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My Life with Cleopatra
My Life with Cleopatra
Written by Walter Wanger and Joe Hyams, Afterword by Kenneth Turan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345804068
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My Life with Cleopatra
The Making of a Hollywood Classic
Written by Walter Wanger and Joe Hyams
Afterword by Kenneth Turan


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

Cleopatra faced countless problems during its filming and production: passionate casting disputes, broken contracts, a costly re-location from London to Rome, an emergency tracheotomy for its star, Elizabeth Taylor, scandal-ridden gossip surrounding relationships on set, and a budget of $2 million that ballooned to final costs of $44 million. Legendary producer Walter... Read more >
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