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20th Century-Fox: Darryl F. Zanuck and the Creation of the Modern Film Studio

March 20, 2019 marked the end of an era -- Disney took ownership of the movie empire that was Fox. For almost a century before that historic date, Twentieth Century-Fox was one of the preeminent produ..

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All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business

A funny, irreverent, gossipy, nostalgic tour through the life of one of the most influential comedians of all time. At 95, the legendary Mel Brooks continues to set the standard for comedy across..

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Apocalypse Now:  Lost Photo Archive, The

Hired in 1976 by Francis Ford Coppola as the still photographer for his masterpiece Apocalypse Now, Chas Gerretsen's private archive of hundreds of photographs propels readers immediately into the cha..

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Best Wishes, Warmest Regards: The Story of Schitt's Creek

This beautifully produced, lavishly illustrated book is the ultimate celebration of the series, the town, the characters, and the state of mind that is Schitt's Creek. Capturing the essence and alchem..

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Blood, Sweat & Chrome:  Wild and True Story of Mad Max: Fury Road

A full-speed-ahead oral history of the nearly two-decade making of the cultural phenomenon Mad Max: Fury Road-with more than 130 new interviews with key members of the cast and crew, including Charliz..

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Blue Velvet

For many, Blue Velvet is David Lynch's masterpiece. It represents a unique act of cinema: an 80s Hollywood studio film as radical, visionary and cabalistic as anything found in the avant-gar..

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Chasing The Light: How I Fought My Way into Hollywood - THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

*** THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER "I loved it. An amazing book." - Louis Theroux "A rip-roaring read. It left me breathless." - Chris Evans, Virgin Radio "..

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Cowboy Bebop: Making The Netflix Series

Who's ready to be blasted into the future? The live-action Cowboy Bebop is set to send viewers to the year 2071 to tag along with a misfit group of bounty hunters outrunning their pasts and chasing do..

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Dark Matter: Independent Filmmaking in the 21st Century

"Eye-opening and addictively readable." Total Film Who and what decides if a film gets funded? How do those who control the purse strings also determine a film's content and even its message?..

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Duck Soup

The Marx Brothers are universally considered to be classic Hollywood's preeminent comedy team and Duck Soup is generally regarded as their quintessential film. A topical satire of dictatorship and gov..

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Dune:  Graphic Novel, Book 1: Dune: Deluxe Collector's Edition

Dune, Frank Herbert's epic science-fiction masterpiece, set in the far future amidst a sprawling feudal interstellar society, tells the story of Paul Atreides as he and his family accept control of ..

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Feminist Film Guide: 100 great films to see (that also pass the Bechdel test)

Have you noticed something about every "100 Greatest Movies Ever Made," or "100 Films to See Before You Die" list? The people in those movies ... they're almost all men. With so much incredible cinema..

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Filming the Colonial Past: The New Zealand Wars on Screen

The New Zealand Wars were defining events in the nations history. Filming the Colonial Past, an engaging new book from Annabel Cooper, tells a story of filmmakers fascination with these conflicts over..

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Ghibliotheque: The Unofficial Guide to the Movies of Studio Ghibli

Based on the Ghibliotheque podcast, which leafs through the library of films from the world's greatest animation studio, Studio Ghibli. A fully illustrated book that reviews each Studio Ghibli movie i..

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Gosden Years

Bill Gosden was at the forefront of Aotearoa film culture from 1980 to 2019. The Gosden Years is a record of his enormous legacy as director of the New Zealand International Film Festival-the country'..

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Guillermo del Toro: The Iconic Filmmaker and his Work

Loaded with rich imagery and a chapter dedicated to each of his films - including Oscar winners Pan's Labyrinth and The Shape of Water alongside blockbuster hits such as Hellboy and Pacific Rim - disc..

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James Bond Film Guide

Featuring easy-to-find facts on the characters, the actors, the vehicles, the stunts, the soundtracks and the unforgettable scenes, this authorized guide takes you through six decades of one of the gr..

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Kevin Smith: His Films and Fans

This anthology of first-person stories by the American independent filmmaker Kevin Smith features fun and unseen visuals like on-set stills, candid personal photos, memorabilia, and international fan ..

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Live Like a Vulcan, Love Like a Wookiee, Laugh Like a Hobbit: Life Lessons from Pop Culture

Much like a dragon-guarded mountain filled with stolen dwarf gold, Pop Culture is far more than just a side quest or afternoon's entertainment- it contains a veritable treasure trove overflowing with ..

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Man Who Invented Motion Pictures, The :  True Tale of Obsession, Murder and the Movies, A

In 1888 Louis Le Prince shot the world's first motion picture in Leeds, England. In 1890, weeks before the public unveiling of his camera and projector - a year before Thomas Edison announced tha..

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Man Who Leapt Through Film:  Art of Mamoru Hosoda

Journey into the mind and creative process of one of the most celebrated anime directors working today with The Man Who Leapt Through Film: The Art of Mamoru Hosoda. Written by renowned animation crit..

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Matter of Life and Death

Produced in the aftermath of the Second World War, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's A Matter of Life and Death (1946) stars David Niven as an RAF pilot poised between life and death, his love f..

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Mike Nichols: A Life

One of People'stop ten books of 2021 . An instant New York Times bestseller.Named a best book of the year by NPR and Time A magnificent biography of one of the most protean creative forces in Am..

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My Favourite Movies: From a century of films and the world's best directors

Wondering what to watch next? Discover a new movie or a new director among David Stratton's personal favourites! These are the movies Australia's best-loved film critic, David Stratton, has watch..

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Peaky Blinders Compendium:  Official A-Z Guide to the World of Peaky Blinders

From the clothes to the cars, the customs and, of course, the caps, this is a celebration of the swagger and cool of the Shelby family enterprise and the era that made their name. The Pea..

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RIVALS: Gods & Machines

A gorgeous art book showcasing the surreal character and costume designs of Paul Gerrard. This film industry veteran is known for his designs for sci-fi icons Hellboy, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles..

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Rock, The

Hiram Garcia is a childhood friend, former brother-in-law, and producing partner of Dwayne Johnson, "The Rock." He's also a talented amateur photographer, who has shot images on many of the Seven Buck..

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Secrets of the Force: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Wars

From the authors of The Fifty-Year Mission and So Say We All, comes the first and only comprehensive oral history of the Star Wars movie franchise. For the past four decades, no film saga has t..

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Silence of the Lambs, The

Released in 1990, The Silence of the Lambs is one of the defining films of late twentieth century American cinema. Adapted from the Thomas Harris novel and directed by the late Jonathan Demme, its cen..

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Star Trek Book New Edition

A fully updated, in-depth exploration of the Star Trek Universe featuring specially curated essays, illuminating infographics, and stunning stills from the timeless movies, animated programs, and tele..

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Star Wars Insider Presents: Star Wars: The Mandalorian Season Two Collectors Ed Vol.1

A deluxe collector's edition exploring the second season of the acclaimed Star Wars TV show, now streaming on Disney+. This special edition celebrates the action-packed second season of The Mand..

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The 30 Rock Book: Inside the Iconic Show, from Blerg to EGOT

It's hard to remember a time when Tina Fey wasn't a star, but back in the early 2000s, she was an SNL writer who was far from a household name. It's even harder to remember when Fey's sitcom 30 Rock w..

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The Exorcist

Inspired by an alleged real case of demonic possession in 1949, The Exorcist became an international phenomenon on its release in 1973. A blockbusting adaptation of a best-selling novel, it was praise..

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Thing, The

An extra-terrestrial alien, capable of replicating any living form it touches, infiltrates an isolated research base in the Antarctic, and sows suspicion and terror among the men trapped there. Which ..

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Trainspotting

In 1996 Trainspotting was the biggest thing in British culture. Brilliantly and aggressively marketed, it crossed into the mainstream despite being a black comedy set against the backdrop of heroin ad..

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Unseen Photos of Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street, The

The Unseen Photos of Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street expands on the film's exploration of the origins and legacy of Sesame Street with exclusive interviews and previously unpublished photogra..

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World of Avatar:  Visual Exploration

Released in anticipation of Avatar 2, this lavish celebration of the first movie is the ultimate refresher for existing fans and the ideal introduction for newcomers to the series Celebrate th..

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