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Monsters in the Movies

Which 1932 film is considered the first feature-length zombie movie?Learn everything there is to know about special effects in films and what it goes into designing iconic monsters that still show up ..

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Monsters of the Week: The X-Files Complete Critical Companion

In 1993, Fox debuted a strange new television show called The X-Files. Little did anyone suspect that the series would become one of the network's biggest hits-and change the landscape of television i..

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Monty Python Speaks! Revised and Updated Edition: The Complete Oral History

The complete oral history of Monty Python - one of comedy's most legendary and influential troupes - publishing to coincide with the 50th anniversary of their BBC debut. With a foreword by John O..

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Monty Python's Flying Circus: Complete And Annotated...All The Bits

THE must-have book for every Monty Python fan is now in paperback! Monty Python's Flying Circus: Complete and Annotated... All the Bits includes every script from every episode of the innovative, hila..

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Most of Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron's brilliantly funny writing paved the way for female wits like Lena Dunham and Tina Fey. Here is a comprehensive anthology of Nora Ephron' writings on journalism, feminism, and being a wom..

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Motel Chronicles & Hawk Moon

Shepard chronicles his own life birth in Illinois, childhood memories of Guam, Pasadena and rural Southern California, adventures as ranch hand, waiter, rock musician, dramatist, and film actor. Scene..

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Movie Book

The Movie Book makes you an offer you can't refuse, chronicling more than 100 of the best movies ever made and bringing cinema to life. Beginning with the iconic La Voyage Dans La Lune from 1902, righ..

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Movie Geek: The Den of Geek Guide to the Movieverse

Movie Geek is a nerdy dive into popular movies, brought to you by the award-losing Den Of Geek website, with a foreword by the UK's foremost film critic, Mark Kermode. Discover hidden stories behind m..

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Movie Misquote Game, The

Film magazine Little White Lies invites you to relive 300 movie moments-from the iconic to the downright filthy-in this hilarious new party game for movie lovers. Simply pick a quote, and ask your fri..

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Movie Musical!, The

Leading film historian Jeanine Basinger reveals, with her trademark wit and zest, the whole story of the Hollywood musical--in the most telling, most incisive, most detailed, most gorgeously illustrat..

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Movie Quiz Book, The

Imagine the best movie-themed pub quiz you've ever been to, but without suffering the hangover the next morning! From heroic heroines, famous final lines and award-winning directors, to Holly..

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Never Grow Up

Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing,..

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Never Grow Up

Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing,..

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New York Movies (Close-Ups, Book 3)

The indispensable, illustrated pocket guide to New York movies, from Martin Scorsese and Woody Allen to Lena Dunham and Noah Baumbach. ALSO AVAILABLE: Close-Ups: Wes Anderson Close-Ups: Va..

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Nice and Accurate Good Omens TV Companion, The

The ultimate TV companion book to GOOD OMENS, a massive new television launch on Amazon Prime Video and the BBC for 2019, written and show-run by Neil Gaiman and adapted from the internationally belov..

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Nobody Does it Better: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of James Bond

For over five decades, the cinematic adventures of James Bond have thrilled moviegoers. Now, bestselling authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross take you behind-the-scenes of the most famous and belov..

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Paper View: The Best of Sunday Times Television Reviews
Photography of Game of Thrones, The

Enter the world of HBO's global television phenomenon Game of Thrones with The Photography of Game of Thrones - the definitive photographic collection from the set of the hit series. This delux..

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Predator: The Art and Making of the Film

Embargoed to the 14th of September 2018 Official companion book to the new blockbuster sci-fi movie from Shane Black, containing stunning concept art and behind-the-scenes photography from the fi..

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Producing Videos : A Complete Guide 3e

Producing Videos has been called the 'bible' of video making. A bestseller over many years, it offers a comprehensive and user friendly guide to all aspects of video production - from the first chapte..

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Quentin Tarantino: The iconic filmmaker and his work

Quentin Tarantino is undoubtedly the cult filmmaker of our generation. From his early writing work on films such as True Romance and From Dusk Till Dawn, to the magnificent genre-defining Reservoir Do..

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Radio Times Guide to Films: 2017


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Reading the Silver Screen: A Film Lover's Guide to Decoding the Art Form That Moves

From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Read Literature Like a Professor comes an indispensable analysis of our most celebrated medium, film.No art form is as instantly and continuously g..

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In May 2019, audiences are invited to discover the fantastical story of Sir Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music, to a global superstar, through his influential..

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Room to Dream: A Life in Art

The extraordinary and highly anticipated memoir from visionary filmmaker David Lynch. In this memoir, David Lynch opens up about a lifetime of extraordinary creativity, the friendships he has mad..

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Science(ish): The Peculiar Science Behind the Movies

A Sunday Times Book of the Year 2017 A New Scientist Gift Pick 2017 "Bright, nerdy and funny! Of course I loved it." Dara O Briain In Science(ish), Rick Edwards and Dr Michael Brooks confr..

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Secret Life of the Movies, The

Get ready to spot hundreds of things you've never seen before across a wide range of films, in this brand new book from the creator of Den Of Geek. From the small references and insp..

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Selling of New Zealand Movies, The

Launching New Zealand movies at the Cannes Film Festival for the first time in 1980, author Lindsay Shelton discovered that the rest of the world knew very little about New Zealand - and even less abo..

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Selling the Movie: The Art of the Film Poster

Selling the Movie book showcases the best movie posters by the top designers in the field. It charts the history of the poster and how it lured audiences to cinemas across the globe to make an industr..

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Set Phasers to Stun: 50 Years of Star Trek

Forty-seven years after NBC killed it off, Star Trek celebrates its half-century in a state of rude health. Boldly going where several other people have been before, Marcus Berkmann tells the story of..

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Signs and Meaning in the Cinema

First published in 1969, Signs and Meaning in the Cinema transformed the emerging discipline of film studies. Remarkably eclectic and informed, Peter Wollen's highly influential and groundbreaking wor..

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Sky is Falling!: The Unexpected Politics of Hollywood's Superheroes and Zombies, The

Are Batman and 24's Jack Bauer heroic loners defending our way of life - or right-wing vigilantes attacking it? Is Avatar just a National Geographic version of Star Wars or a passionate assault on cap..

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Slayers and Vampires: The Complete Uncensored, Unauthorized, Oral History of Buffy the Vampire Slayer & Angel

In 1997 the first episode of a new show called Buffy the Vampire Slayer aired. It's fair to say that following the critically panned and commercially unsuccessful film of the same name five years prev..

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Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece

The definitive story of the making of 2001: A Space Odyssey, acclaimed today as one of the greatest films ever made, and of director Stanley Kubrick and writer Arthur C. Clarke-"a tremendous explicati..

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Star Wars Complete Locations

Explore the fascinating Star Wars(TM) galaxy with this updated edition of Star Wars: Complete Locations. Discover all the locations and film settings featured in the entire Star Wars saga. Incredible..

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Star Wars: The Rebel Files

This top-secret cache reproduces highly sensitive intelligence that traces the Rebel Alliance from its formation through its tireless fight against the Empire and the First Order. From its ..

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Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy

Heroes, villains, renegades, role models, and everything in between, the women of Star Wars have changed their galaxy while driving its stories forward at every level. This richly illustrated book pro..

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Still Friends: 25 Years of the TV Show That Defined an Era

Twenty-five years on from when it first aired, STILL FRIENDS is an entertaining, fascinating and deeply researched behind-the-scenes look at the success of the hit show, FRIENDS, featuring exclusive i..

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Story of Film

This new edition of The Story of Film, published to coincide with the fascinating 15-hour film documentary airing in September 2011, updates the most accessible and compelling history of the medium ye..

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Stranger Things Field Guide: Everything you need to know about the weird, wonderful and terrifying world of Hawkins and the Upside Down

Let this unofficial field guide take you deep into the world of Stranger Things-and discover everything you need to know about the world of Hawkins, the Upside Down, and the making of the cult Netflix..

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Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies

Whether we are trying to impress a date after an art-house film screening or discussing Oscar nominations with friends, we all need ways to watch and talk about movies. But with so much variety betwee..

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Tao of Bill Murray: Real-Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing

People love Bill Murray movies, but even more, they love crazy stories about Bill Murray out in the world. Bill reads poetry to construction workers. Bill joins in strangers' kickball games. Bill stea..

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Tarantino Tribute


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Tarantino: A Retrospective

Quentin Tarantino is one of the most influential and distinctive filmmakers at work in the world today. His films are so admired that nearly every one he makes becomes an instant cult classic. Here, T..

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Tim Burton: The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work

Tim Burton is one of the most popular and remarkable filmmakers of the last 30 years, being responsible for such films as Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride and Alice in..

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Tim Burton: The Monster and the Crowd: A Post-Jungian Perspective

Tim Burton's films are well known for being complex and emotionally powerful. In this book, Helena Bassil-Morozow employs Jungian and post-Jungian concepts of unconscious mental processes along with f..

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Ultimate Superhero Movie Guide, The

The Ultimate Superhero Movie Guide is a thrilling journey through the history of the world's favourite movie genre. From the early glories of Superman and Tim Burton's Batman, to the modern dominance ..

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Video Production: Putting Theory into Practice

It's tempting to skip over theory when you want to get on with the practice of video production. But understanding theory can actually give you the confidence to make good practical decisions and to p..

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Wall Will Tell You, The

The master speaks, in this unique guide for screenwriters -- and writers and artists of all kinds. In short paragraphs--oracular and enigmatic, hardhitting and concrete--the man Forbes called a "creat..

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We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy

Long before Marty McFly and Doc Brown travelled through time in a flying DeLorean, director Robert Zemeckis, and his friend and writing partner Bob Gale, worked tirelessly to break into the industry w..

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Werner Herzog - A Guide for the Perplexed: Conversations with Paul Cronin

Herzog was once hailed by Francois Truffaut as the most important director alive. Famous for his frequent collaborations with mercurial actor Klaus Kinski - including the epics Aguirre, the Wrath of G..

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