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Tough Without a Gun
Tough Without a Gun
Written by Stefan Kanfer
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ISBN: 9780307271006
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Tough Without a Gun
The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart
Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
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Humphrey Bogart: it’s hard to think of anyone who’s had the same lasting impact on the culture of movies. Though he died at the young age of fifty-seven more than half a century ago, his influence among actors and filmmakers, and his enduring appeal for film lovers around the world, remains... Read more >
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Tough Without a Gun
Tough Without a Gun
Written by Stefan Kanfer
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ISBN: 9780307595317
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Tough Without a Gun

Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

Humphrey Bogart: it’s hard to think of anyone who’s had the same lasting impact on the culture of movies. Though he died at the young age of fifty-seven more than half a century ago, his influence among actors and filmmakers, and his enduring appeal for film lovers around the world, remains... Read more >
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Peter Bogdanovich's Movie of the Week
Peter Bogdanovich's Movie of the Week
Written by Peter Bogdanovich
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ISBN: 9780307757678
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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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Who the Hell's in It
Who the Hell's in It
Written by Peter Bogdanovich
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ISBN: 9780307757838
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Who the Hell's in It
Conversations with Hollywood's Legendary Actors
Written by Peter Bogdanovich


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $13.99

Peter Bogdanovich, known primarily as a director, film historian and critic, has been working with professional actors all his life. He started out as an actor (he debuted on the stage in his sixth-grade production of Finian’s Rainbow); he watched actors work (he went to the theater every week from the... Read more >
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The Art of the Moving Picture
The Art of the Moving Picture
Written by Vachel Lindsay, Afterword by Kent Jones, Introduction by Stanley Kauffmann
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ISBN: 9780307769657
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The Art of the Moving Picture

Written by Vachel Lindsay
Afterword by Kent Jones
Introduction by Stanley Kauffmann


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $11.99

"In the field of film aesthetics, it is the first important American work, still important--The Art of the Moving Picture is astonishing."
--Stanley Kauffmann

Written in 1915, The Art of the Moving Picture by poet Vachel Lindsay is the first book to treat movies as art. Lindsay writes a brilliant analysis of the... Read more >
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The Art of Plotting
The Art of Plotting
Written by Linda J. Cowgill
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ISBN: 9780307875136
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The Art of Plotting
Add Emotion, Suspense, and Depth to your Screenplay
Written by Linda J. Cowgill


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $15.99

The complete, clear guide to creating compelling plots for film
-Integrate plot, characterization, and exposition to make stories real
- Examples from new and classic movies examine great plots in action

Plot must be as much about the emotions of the characters as it is about the events of the story.

That’s the message... Read more >
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"Have You Seen . . . ?"
"Have You Seen . . . ?"
Written by David Thomson
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ISBN: 9780375711343
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"Have You Seen . . . ?"
A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
Written by David Thomson


Format: Trade Paperback, 1024 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $29.95

More than one thousand pages in the voice of our most provocative contemporary film critic and historian—a generous history of film and an enticing critical appraisal written with as much humor and passion as historical knowledge.

Juxtaposing the fanciful and the fabulous, the old favorites and the forgotten, this sweeping collection presents... Read more >
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Robert Altman
Robert Altman
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff
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ISBN: 9780307387912
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Robert Altman
The Oral Biography
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $18.00

Robert Altman—visionary director, hard-partying hedonist, eccentric family man, Hollywood legend—comes roaring to life in this rollicking oral biography.  After an all-American boyhood in Kansas City, a stint flying bombers in World War II, and jobs ranging from dog tattoo entrepreneur to television director, Robert Altman burst onto the scene in 1970...

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An Empire of Their Own
An Empire of Their Own
Written by Neal Gabler
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ISBN: 9780307773715
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An Empire of Their Own
How the Jews Invented Hollywood
Written by Neal Gabler


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $14.99

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award for history, this "wonderful history of the golden age of the movie moguls" (Chicago Tribune ) is a provocative, original, and richly entertaining group biography of the Jewish immigrants who were the moving forces behind the creation of America's motion picture industry.


From the... Read more >
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Leo Fuchs
Leo Fuchs
Text by Leo Fuchs, Afterword by Bruce Weber, Introduction by Alexandre Fuchs
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875582
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Leo Fuchs
Special Photographer from the Golden Age of Hollywood
Text by Leo Fuchs
Afterword by Bruce Weber
Introduction by Alexandre Fuchs


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $65.00

Leo Fuchs is a Hollywood veteran who spent over 40 years shooting some of the most moving and memorable images ever made of 50s and 60s film icons. Fuchs’ introduction to moviemaking came as one of the world’s leading “special photographers” on movie sets in Europe and North America. Starting as a freelance magazine photographer, he... Read more >
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Written by David Thomson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307271747
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Fifth Edition, Completely Updated and Expanded
Written by David Thomson


Format: Hardcover, 1088 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $45.00

David Thomson’s New Biographical Dictionary of Film topped Sight & Sound magazine’s 2010 poll of international critics and writers as the best film book of all time.

Now in its fifth edition, updated, and with more than 130 new entries—from Judd Apatow to Lena Horne—the classic, beloved film book is better than... Read more >
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Writing Short Films
Writing Short Films
Written by Linda J. Cowgill
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ISBN: 9780307875143
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Writing Short Films
Structure and Content for Screenwriters
Written by Linda J. Cowgill


Format: eBook, 275 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $16.99

This new edition has been completely updated and revised along with the addition of several new chapters. Currently, this title remains the best selling university text book on writing short film screenplays. Read more >
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The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
Written by J. W. Rinzler, Foreword by Ridley Scott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345509611
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The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Written by J. W. Rinzler
Foreword by Ridley Scott


Format: Hardcover, 372 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $85.00

In this lavish thirtieth-anniversary tribute to the blockbuster film Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, New York Times bestselling author J. W. Rinzler draws back the curtain to reveal the intense drama and magnificent wizardry behind the hit movie—arguably the fan favorite of the Star Wars Saga.
 
Following... Read more >
The Futurist
The Futurist
Written by Rebecca Keegan
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ISBN: 9780307460325
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The Futurist
The Life and Films of James Cameron
Written by Rebecca Keegan


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $15.00

With the release of Avatar in December 2009, James Cameron cements his reputation as king of sci-fi and blockbuster filmmaking. It’s a distinction he’s long been building, through a directing career that includes such cinematic landmarks as The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss, and the highest grossing movie of all time, Titanic... Read more >
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American Rebel
American Rebel
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307336897
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American Rebel
The Life of Clint Eastwood
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $16.99

As an actor, he seduces us with his tough-guy charm. As a director and producer, he amazes us with his artistry and technical savvy. As a Hollywood icon, Clint Eastwood, one of film's greatest living legends, represents some of the finest cinematic achievements in the history of American cinema.

In American... Read more >
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Making Movies
Making Movies
Written by Sidney Lumet
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ISBN: 9780307763662
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Making Movies

Written by Sidney Lumet


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2010
Price: $13.99

From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from Long Day's Journey Into Night to The Verdict, Lumet explains the... Read more >
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The Art of Alfred Hitchcock
The Art of Alfred Hitchcock
Written by Donald Spoto
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ISBN: 9780307567147
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The Art of Alfred Hitchcock
Fifty Years of His Motion Pictures
Written by Donald Spoto


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2010
Price: $18.99

This completely revised and updated edition of the classic text describes and analyzes every movie made by master filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Lacan (But Were Afraid to Ask Hitchcock)
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Lacan (But Were Afraid to Ask Hitchcock)
Edited by Slavoj Zizek, Contribution by Pascal Bonitzer, Miran Bozovic, Michel Chion and Mladen Dolar
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ISBN: 9781844676217
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Lacan (But Were Afraid to Ask Hitchcock)

Edited by Slavoj Zizek
Contribution by Pascal Bonitzer, Miran Bozovic, Michel Chion and Mladen Dolar


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $26.95

The contributors bring to bear an unrivaled enthusiasm and theoretical sweep on the entire Hitchcock oeuvre, analyzing movies such as Rear Window and Psycho. Starting from the premise that ‘everything has meaning,’ the authors examine the films’ ostensible narrative content and formal procedures to discover a rich proliferation of hidden ideological... Read more >
The Making of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The Making of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Edited by Stephanie Schwam, Introduction by Jay Cocks
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ISBN: 9780307757609
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The Making of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Edited by Stephanie Schwam
Introduction by Jay Cocks


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2010
Price: $13.99

"If 2001 has stirred your emotions, your subconscious, your mythological yearnings, then it has succeeded."--Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick's extraordinary movie 2001: A Space Odyssey was released in 1969. The critics initially disliked it, but the public loved it. And eventually, the film took its rightful place as one of the most innovative... Read more >
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Screenplay Workbook
Screenplay Workbook
Written by Jeremy Robinson and Tom Mungovan
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ISBN: 9780307875204
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Screenplay Workbook
The Writing Before the Writing
Written by Jeremy Robinson and Tom Mungovan


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2010
Price: $15.99

An instructional manual combined with proprietary worksheets, charts and fill-in lists designed to give screenwriters a better way to focus on the task of writing a screenplay. Read more >
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Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, 4th edition
Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, 4th edition
Written by Chris Gore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875082
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Chris Gore's Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, 4th edition
The Essential Companion for Filmmakers and Festival-Goers
Written by Chris Gore


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $14.99

The guerrilla guide to marketing and selling an indie film.

Some people are just there for the loot bags. But most of the people at a film festival are trying to market and sell an independent film. Don’t be just one of the horde. Use Chris Gore’s Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide...

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The Film Director Prepares
The Film Director Prepares
Written by Myrl A. Schreibman
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ISBN: 9780307875334
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The Film Director Prepares
A Complete Guide to Directing for Film and Tv
Written by Myrl A. Schreibman


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $18.99

• Insider author gives no-nonsense advice

• Required reading for film students, educators, anyone interested in film



From script analysis to post production, here is the all-inclusive guide to directing for film and television. Written by noted director-producer Myrl Schreibman, The Film Director Prepares offers practical insights on filmmaking, using real-life examples directors... Read more >
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What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood
What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood
Written by Brian Dzyak
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ISBN: 9780307875167
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What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood
A Guide to Real Jobs in the Film Industry
Written by Brian Dzyak


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $14.99

Go Hollywood—with a complete, insightful look at the biggest jobs on the movie set. What I Really Want to Do on Set in Hollywood is one-stop shopping for anyone who wants to work in film. It's the only behind-the-scenes title that offers a detailed look at the industry explores more than... Read more >
Hollywood Animal
Hollywood Animal
Written by Joe Eszterhas
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307530875
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Hollywood Animal

Written by Joe Eszterhas


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $14.99

Joe Eszterhas had everything Hollywood could offer. A combination of insider and rebel, he saw and participated in the fights, the deals, the backstabbing, and all the sex and drugs. But here, in his candid and heartwrenching memoir, we see the rest of the story: the inspiring account of the child of Hungarian... Read more >
Paul Newman
Paul Newman
Written by Shawn Levy
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ISBN: 9780307353764
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Paul Newman
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $16.00

Paul Newman, the Oscar-winning actor with the legendary blue eyes, achieved superstar status by playing charismatic renegades, broken heroes, and winsome antiheroes in such revered films as The Hustler, Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Verdict, The Color of Money, and Nobody’s Fool. But Newman was also... Read more >
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