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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
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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 Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
Written by J. W. Rinzler, Foreword by Brad Bird
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345511461
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The Making of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Written by J. W. Rinzler
Foreword by Brad Bird


Format: Hardcover, 372 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $85.00

Just as Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi completed the most successful cinematic trilogy of its generation, perhaps of all time, this splendid thirtieth-anniversary tribute completes New York Times bestselling author J. W. Rinzler’s trio of fascinating behind-the-scenes books celebrating George Lucas’s classic films.
 
Once again, the... Read more >
Burt Lancaster
Burt Lancaster
Written by Kate Buford
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ISBN: 9780804151283
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Burt Lancaster
An American Life
Written by Kate Buford


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2013
Price: $13.99

Startlingly handsome, witty, fanatically loyal, charming, scary, and intensely sexual, Burt Lancaster was the quintessential bête du cinéma, one of Hollywood's great stars. He was, as well, an intensely private man, and he authorized no biographies in his lifetime. Kate Buford is the first writer to win the cooperation of Lancaster's... Read more >
The Devil Finds Work
The Devil Finds Work
Written by James Baldwin
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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
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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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Tu galan de pelicula
Tu galan de pelicula
Written by Doly Mallet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9786073115643
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Tu galan de pelicula
De Johnny Depp a George Clooney. Encuentra tu estilo de hombre
Written by Doly Mallet


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $17.00

El descanso, Diario de una pasión, Titanic, Crepúsculo. En este libro, Doly Mallet analiza a los galanes de película para que descubramos qué tipo de hombre es el que queremos.

Que sea proveedor, pero que acepte su lado femenino como Johnny Depp. Que sea sensible como Robert Pattinson, pero que luche como... Read more >
A Woman's View
A Woman's View
Written by Jeanine Basinger
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ISBN: 9780307831545
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A Woman's View
How Hollywood Spoke to Women, 1930-1960
Written by Jeanine Basinger


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $18.99

Now, Voyager, Stella Dallas, Leaver Her to Heaven, Imitation of Life, Mildred Pierce, Gilda…these are only a few of the hundreds of “women’s films” that poured out of Hollywood during the thirties, forties, and fifties. The films were widely disparate in subject, sentiment, and technique, they nonetheless shared one dual purpose... Read more >
In Spite of Myself
In Spite of Myself
Written by Christopher Plummer, Read by Christopher Plummer
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385359696
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In Spite of Myself

Written by Christopher Plummer
Read by Christopher Plummer


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $25.00

A rollicking, rich portrait of a life. And what a life! By one of today’s greatest living actors.

He was born a Canadian on a Friday the thirteenth in 1929—the year of the Crash. His boyhood was one of privilege: an ancestor was a Governor General; his great-grandfather Sir John Abbott was... Read more >
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Inside Out
Inside Out
Written by Walter Bernstein
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ISBN: 9780804150484
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Inside Out
A Memoir of the Blacklist
Written by Walter Bernstein


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2013
Price: $12.99

In an immensely alive and pointed memoir by a writer who was himself blacklisted during what Lillian Hellman so aptly called "scoundrel time, " Bernstein recounts his passage from idealist to scapegoat. Chronicling his writing careers in Hollywood and then television, Bernstein tells of the blacklisting for communism which brought ostracism... Read more >
The Three Stooges
The Three Stooges
Written by Michael Fleming
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ISBN: 9780307832047
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The Three Stooges
An Illustrated History, From Amalgamated Morons to American Icons
Written by Michael Fleming


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2013
Price: $11.99

More people today can name the members of the Three Stooges than can name three justices of the Supreme Court. The Stooges are comedy icons whose enduring appeal and slapstick legacy have made them one of the most famous and beloved comedy troupes in the world. Michael Fleming's The Three StoogesTM... 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
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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
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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
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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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The West, The War, and The Wilderness
The West, The War, and The Wilderness
Written by Kevin Brownlow
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ISBN: 9780307830647
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The West, The War, and The Wilderness

Written by Kevin Brownlow


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $17.99

Here, from one of today’s leading authorities on film history, is the  story, told brilliantly and for the first time, of the pioneering movie makers who as early as 1905 traveled beyond the studio stages to make feature films on location—and in so doing recorded the real history and real life... Read more >
My Last Sigh
My Last Sigh
Written by Luis Bunuel
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ISBN: 9780345803702
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My Last Sigh
The Autobiography of Luis Bunuel
Written by Luis Bunuel


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $16.00

A provocative memoir from Luis Buñuel, the Academy Award winning creator of some of modern cinema's most important films, from Un Chien Andalou to The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie.

Luis Buñuel’s films have the power to shock, inspire, and reinvent our world. Now, in a memoir that carries all the surrealism... Read more >
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My Last Sigh
My Last Sigh
Written by Luis Bunuel
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ISBN: 9780345803719
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My Last Sigh
The Autobiography of Luis Bunuel
Written by Luis Bunuel


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

A provocative memoir from Luis Buñuel, the Academy Award winning creator of some of modern cinema's most important films, from Un Chien Andalou to The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie.

Luis Buñuel’s films have the power to shock, inspire, and reinvent our world. Now, in a memoir that carries all the surrealism... Read more >
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Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide
Hollywood: The Movie Lover's Guide
Written by Richard Alleman
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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
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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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I Do and I Don't
I Do and I Don't
Written by Jeanine Basinger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269164
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I Do and I Don't
A History of Marriage in the Movies
Written by Jeanine Basinger


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $30.00

From one of our leading film historians and interpreters: a brilliantly researched, irresistibly witty, delightfully illustrated examination of “the marriage movie”; what it is (or isn’t) and what it has to tell us about the movies—and ourselves.

As long as there have been feature movies there have been marriage movies, and yet...

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I Do and I Don't
I Do and I Don't
Written by Jeanine Basinger
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ISBN: 9780307962225
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I Do and I Don't
A History of Marriage in the Movies
Written by Jeanine Basinger


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $14.99

From one of our leading film historians and interpreters: a brilliantly researched, irresistibly witty, delightfully illustrated examination of “the marriage movie”; what it is (or isn’t) and what it has to tell us about the movies—and ourselves.

As long as there have been feature movies there have been marriage movies, and yet...

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Conversations with Scorsese
Conversations with Scorsese
Written by Richard Schickel
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ISBN: 9780307388797
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Conversations with Scorsese

Written by Richard Schickel


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $24.95

Now in paperback, and with a new afterword: the history and process of moviemaking in general, and of Martin Scorsese's brilliant and varied films in particular, through the words and wit of the master director.

With Richard Schickel as the canny and intelligent guide, these conversations take us deep into Scorsese's life... Read more >
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The Hollywood Studios
The Hollywood Studios
Written by Ethan Mordden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828170
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The Hollywood Studios

Written by Ethan Mordden


Format: eBook, 317 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2013
Price: $28.99

Hollywood in the years between 1929 and 1948 was a town of moviemaking empires. The great studios were estates of talent: sprawling, dense, diverse. It was the Golden Age of the Movies, and each studio made its distinctive contribution. But how did the studios, "growing up" in the same time and... Read more >
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