This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped film since its inception. Entertaining and intelligent, it provides a concise history as well as being a fascinating resource..
This is the ultimate book for the Netflix and boxset generation, featuring all the greatest drama series ever broadcast as well as the weirdest game shows, controversial reality TV experiments and bre..
With a fresh new design, 500 original movie posters and a completely revised and updated list of titles, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is the essential guide for any movie lover. The book su..
Updated for 2015, this book is a treasure trove of the most obscure, eccentric, controversial, and downright weird movies ever made. Steven Jay Schneider has gathered together cult movie specialists f..
From the early Prohibition-era classics of Mervyn LeRoy and William A. Wellman to the mean streets and Mafiosi of Francis Ford Coppola, Brian de Palma, and Martin Scorsese, 101 Gangster Movies You Mus..
Whether it be internal demons, real-life vampires, anonymous serial killers, crazed spouses, vengeful ghosts or Satan himself, horror films have gripped audiences and filmmakers alike since the very b..
The twentieth edition of "The Time Out Film Guide" weighs in with more than 18,800 reviews, all written by knowledgeable critics who love film. Every review lists credits for cast and other key creati..
A copy of this valuable book is destined to find its way into the home of every true movie fan, cinema scholar, and film critic. It's a chronological compendium that profiles the 501 most important fi..
A striking, design-led reference book, A-Z Great Film Directors features Andy Tuohy's portraits of 52 directors significant for their contribution to cinema including kings of world cinema Wong Kar-Wa..
Emerging filmmakers need to know the basics of their art form: the language of the camera, and lenses, the different crew roles, the formats, the aspect ratios. They also need to know some bare-bones ..
Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would pl..
In 2009 little-known Finnish video game company Rovio Entertainment wowed the world when it unleashed an unlikely gaming phenomenon: Angry Birds. Ingeniously simple and highly addictive, the game's in..
From scriptwriting through to production, this introduction to animation for students surveys key technical processes and examines a variety of stylistic approaches. The book includes visual examples ..
Maureen Furniss surveys the cultural, political and economic context of how this dynamic industry evolved, emphasizing both artistic and technical achievements from around the world - from Hollywood t..
This book celebrates 40 years of the Aardman studio by taking the reader on a tour through its archives. The studio responsible for creating Academy Award(R) winning and nominated movies such as Walla..
Walt Disney Animation Studios' Big Hero 6 is the story of brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada who must foil a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo..
This deluxe slipcased two-volume set is an insider's tour of twenty years of film-making magic at Weta Workshop and Weta Digital, the creative companies behind such celebrated films as The Lord of the..
Witness the incredible artwork behind the creation ofGhost in the Shell, the live-action feature film based on theJapanese manga classic and starring Scarlett Johansson.As well as featuring beautiful ..
This book is a visual chronicle of the Lucasfilm art department s creation of new worlds, unforgettable characters, and newly imagined droids, vehicles, and weapons for the first movie in the Star War..
Step inside the Lucasfilm art departments for the creation of fantastical worlds, unforgettable characters, and unimaginable creatures. The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens will take you there, fro..
Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson are teaming up to launch The Adventures of Tintin in late 2011. This first of two movies brings to life the enormously popular books by Herge in performance-captured..
Directed by Jorge Gutierrez (Mad, 2010, Warner Bros.) and produced by Guillermo Del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth, 2006, Estudios Picasso), The Book of Life is set to become one of the most popular animated m..
The Princess Bride has been a family favourite for close to three decades. Ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the top 100 Greatest Love Stories and by the Writers Guild of America as one ..
Become a part of history with this exploration of the art and creation of the Assassin's Creed film. Based on the highly popular game series, the fight between the Assassins and Templars comes to the ..
In this book Richard Ayoade - actor, writer, director, and amateur dentist - reflects on his cinematic legacy as only he can: in conversation with himself. Over ten brilliantly insightful and often er..
Great Scott! Go Back to the Future with Doc Brown and Marty McFly in this visually stunning look at the creation of one of the most beloved movie trilogies of all time.Few films have made an impact on..
For nine seasons Rainn Wilson played Dwight Schrute in the The Office. Viewers fell in love with the character and grew to love the actor who played him even more. In The Bassoon King, he tells his ow..
Discovered in the Batcave, The Batman Files is Bruce Wayne's secret journal, containing all the intricate information needed to carry on his mission, just in case ...Batman is a cultural, super-hero i..
Batman's tech has been reimagined and reinvigorated in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the new blockbuster from director Zack Snyder releasing in March 2016. This book takes an exclusive, in-depth..
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: The Art at the Film, takes tans deep into this world, accompanied by insight and interviews with cast and crew, including an afterward by director Zack Snyder. Pack..
Benedict Cumberbatch is an award-winning actor with a bright future. His portrayal of Sherlock Holmes and his role as the main antagonist in Star Trek Into Darkness have made him one of the biggest na..
Porn is everywhere - a multi-billion dollar force that flows from the smallest peep show booth to the biggest convention hall. Porn is good. Porn is right. And now more than ever, porn is pervasive, J..
Relive, or discover, the Broadway productions that have enthralled, enchanted, and enraptured audiences for more than 100 years. The Book of Broadway is a celebratory, gorgeous tome dedicated to what ..
This is a comprehensive, jargon-free guide for all budding screenwriters. Its aim is not just to guide you through the techniques and skills you need to write for the screen (film and television), but..
One of the most critically acclaimed series ever produced, Breaking Bad won legions of avid viewers who debated its every nuance as they followed the story of how terminally ill high-school teacher Wa..
The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Brilliant Screenwriting is a sh..
In But Enough About Me, legendary film actor and Hollywood superstar Burt Reynolds recalls the people who shaped his life and career, for better or for worse. From Robert Altman, Cary Grant, Clint Ea..
The stories and secrets behind BBC television's most-loved show. The official companion to series 1 and 2, as well as the forthcoming Christmas special. The Life and Times of Call the Midwife gives fa..
The Caped Crusade is a fascinating, critically acclaimed chronicle of the rises and falls of one of the world's most iconic superheroes and the fans who love him-now with a new afterword. For nearly a..
Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened? Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the 'u' back in 'aUtobiography'?..
In this engaging new study, Maurizio Ascari reassesses Katherine Mansfield's literary career through the critical lens of silent film, showing how the author's imagination developed in a cultural clim..
Cinema, Cross-Cultural Collaboration, and Criticism is a manifesto for a developing area, one that provides a new model for reading films about indigeneity. Davinia Thornley investigates specific prod..
Have you ever wondered...* What year Alfred Hitchcock released his first film? * Which film made the biggest box office loss of all time? * Who were the first actors to receive separate Oscars for pla..
One of the most comprehensive and lavish books on the history of motion pictures,The Classics explores the history of many of Hollywood's greatest films in the 20th century. Showcasing over 600 photog..