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Creativity, Inc.
Creativity, Inc.
Written by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace, Read by Peter Altschuler
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Creativity, Inc.
Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
Written by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace
Read by Peter Altschuler


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On Sale: April 8, 2014
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“What does it mean to manage well?”

 
From Ed Catmull, co-founder (with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter) of Pixar Animation Studios, comes an incisive book about creativity in... Read more >
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Welcome to Mars
Welcome to Mars
Written by Ken Hollings, Foreword by Erik Davis
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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
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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
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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...

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Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers
What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Greatest Directors
Written by Robert Schnakenberg
Illustrated by Mario Zucca


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $16.95

Strange-But-True Tales of Cross-Dressers, Drug Addicts, Foot Fetishists, and Other Legendary Filmmakers.
 
With outrageous and uncensored profiles of everyone from D. W. Griffith to Quentin Tarantino, Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers reveals the little-known secrets of all your favorite directors. Why did Charlie Chaplin refuse to bathe for weeks at... Read more >
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Conversations at the American Film Institute with the Great Moviemakers
Conversations at the American Film Institute with the Great Moviemakers
Written by George Stevens, Jr.
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Conversations at the American Film Institute with the Great Moviemakers
The Next Generation
Written by George Stevens, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $20.00

A rich companion volume to George Stevens, Jr.’s much admired book of American Film Institute seminars with the pioneering moviemakers of Hollywood's Golden Age, this time with a focus on filmmakers of the 1950s to present day.
 
The Next Generation brings together conversations with moviemakers at work from the 1950s—during the studios&rsquo...

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Which Lie Did I Tell?
Which Lie Did I Tell?
Written by William Goldman
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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
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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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The View from the Train
The View from the Train
Written by Patrick Keiller
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781681404
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The View from the Train
Cities and Other Landscapes
Written by Patrick Keiller


Format: Hardcover, 228 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.95

“Robinson believed that, if he looked at it hard enough, he could cause the surface of the city to reveal to him the molecular basis of historical events, and in this way he hoped to see into the future.”

In his sequence of films, Patrick Keiller retraces the hidden story of the places... Read more >
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The View From The Train
Cities And Other Landscapes
Written by Patrick Keiller


Format: eBook, 228 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.95

“Robinson believed that, if he looked at it hard enough, he could cause the surface of the city to reveal to him the molecular basis of historical events, and in this way he hoped to see into the future.”

In his sequence of films, Patrick Keiller retraces the hidden story of the places... Read more >
Nicholson
Nicholson
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307888372
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Nicholson
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $26.00

THE GROUNDBREAKING NEW BIOGRAPHY OF A MAN WITH ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC AND FASCINATING CAREERS—AND LIVES—IN HOLLYWOOD.
 
For five decades, Jack Nicholson has been part of film history. With twelve Oscar nominations to his credit and legendary roles in films like Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, Terms of Endearment, The Shining, and... Read more >
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Nicholson
Nicholson
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307888396
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Nicholson
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

THE GROUNDBREAKING NEW BIOGRAPHY OF A MAN WITH ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC AND FASCINATING CAREERS—AND LIVES—IN HOLLYWOOD.
 
For five decades, Jack Nicholson has been part of film history. With twelve Oscar nominations to his credit and legendary roles in films like Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, Terms of Endearment, The Shining, and... Read more >
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American Movie Palaces
American Movie Palaces
Written by Rolf Achilles
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ISBN: 9780747812821
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American Movie Palaces

Written by Rolf Achilles


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $9.95

Beginning with the Nickelodeons and penny arcades in the 1890s, the American movie theater evolved as films did, in sophistication and mass appeal, reaching new heights in architecture, décor and glamour by the 1920s and 30s. This book is the story of the American Movie Palace and how the emergence of... Read more >
British Film Studios
British Film Studios
Written by Kiri Walden
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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
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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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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: $11.99

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
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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
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ISBN: 9780385359696
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In Spite of Myself

Written by Christopher Plummer
Read by Christopher Plummer


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On Sale: August 13, 2013
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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 >
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