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101 Things I Learned in Film School

An illustrated, accessible introduction to filmmaking from a Hollywood screenwriter, producer, script consultant, and film school professor Bringing a film to life requires skills in storytelling..

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30-Second Cinema

Are you an art-movie buff or a blockbuster enthusiast? Can you reel off a list of New Wave masterpieces, or are you more interested in classic Westerns? Most of us love the movies in one form or anoth..

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60 Years of Coronation Street

Everything you need to know about Britain's longest-running and most popular soap is found here in this impressive book. Celebrating 60 years since the show's creation, this book is an exh..

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A Light in the Dark

In little more than a century of cinema - Birth of a Nation was one hundred years old in 2015 - our sense of what a film director is, or should be, has shifted in fascinating ways. A director was once..

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Ayoade on Top

A message from the Captain: 'On behalf of myself and the entire Ayoade team, welcome to Ayoade on Top. At last, the definitive book about perhaps the best cabin-crew dramedy ever filmed: View fro..

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Binge Watch Guide: The best television and streaming shows reviewed, The

You may have viewing time on your hands - this guide will give you ideas for what to watch next, with reviews of more than 100 of the best shows around, from the BBC, ITV, C4, HBO, Amazon Prime, Sky A..

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But What I Really Want to Do is Direct: Lessons from a Life Behind the Camera

Ken Kwapis has worked for more than thirty years in Hollywood. With time has come experience, and with experience he has charted a career full of hits, from The Office to The Sisterhood of the Traveli..

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Chasing The Light: How I Fought My Way into Hollywood - From the 1960s to Platoon

In this powerful and evocative memoir, Oscar-winning director and screenwriter, Oliver Stone, takes us right to the heart of what it's like to make movies on the edge. In Chasing The Ligh..

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Cleo de 5 a 7

Cleo de 5 a 7 (Cleo from 5 to 7), Agnes Varda's classic 1962 work depicts, in near real-time, 90 minutes in the life of Cleo, a young woman in Paris awaiting the results of medical tests that she fear..

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Doctor Who: The Monster Vault

You're going to need a bigger sofa...Doctor Who's biggest and most comprehensive monster guide yet, The Monster Vault takes you on the ultimate tour of the Whoniverse, discovering and cataloguing eve..

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Empire Strikes Back, The

The Empire Strikes Back (1980), the second film in the original Star Wars trilogy, is often cited as the 'best' and most popular Star Wars movie. In her compelling study, Rebecca Harrison draws on pr..

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Ennio Morricone: Master of the Soundtrack

The first major work dedicated entirely to the discography of the maestro Ennio Morricone. Unique in its genre, it originates from the idea of the collector, author and cinema expert Maurizio Baroni, ..

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Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Twilight Zone: A Fifth-Dimension Guide to Life

Can you live your life by what The Twilight Zone has to teach you? Yes, and maybe you should. The proof is in this lighthearted collection of life lessons, ground rules, inspirational thoughts, and st..

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Film Book: A Complete Guide to the World of Cinema, The

The essential and authoritative guide to films, directors, genres, and styles Step into the world of cinema and discover everything there is to know about movies, directors, genres, and styles..

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Film Directing: Shot by Shot: Visualizing from Concept to Screen

Shot by Shot is the world's go-to directing book, now newly updated for a special 25th Anniversary edition! The first edition sold over 250,000 copies, making it one of the bestselling books on film d..

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Film Festivals: History, Theory, Method, Practice

The last decade has witnessed an explosion of interest in film festivals, with the field growing to a position of prominence within the space of a few short years. Film Festivals: History, Theory, Met..

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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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Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon: Game of Thrones and the Official Untold Story of an Epic Series

___ THE UNTOLD STORY OF A GLOBAL OBSESSION DIRECT FROM THE SHOW'S CAST AND CREATORS... Game of Thrones is the biggest television drama ever to have graced our screens. The epic saga of warring ..

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Matrix, The

The Matrix (1999), directed by the Wachowski sisters and produced by Joel Silver, was a true end-of-the-millennium movie, a statement of the American zeitgeist, and, as the original film in a blockbus..

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Night of the Living Dead

George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead is a cult classic that has resonated with audiences and independent filmmakers ever since its release in 1968. It redefined horror cinema and launched the m..

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Nobody Does it Better

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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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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Normal People: The Scripts

'You know, I did used to think that I could read your mind at times.' 'In bed you mean.' 'Yeah. And afterwards but I dunno maybe that's normal.' 'It's not.' Connell and Marianne grow up in ..

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Off the Back of a Truck: Unofficial Contraband for the Sopranos Fan

Unleash your inner Soprano and relive all your favorite moments with this companion guide to the award-winning television series The Sopranos. We all know and love The Sopranos, one of the most i..

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Office:  Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s:  Oral History

In 2018, Rolling Stone writer Andy Greene wrote his most popular piece of all time- an oral history of just one episode of The Office, a fan favorite titled "The Dinner Party." The stories he uncovere..

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino's long-awaited first work of fiction -- at once hilarious, delicious, and brutal -- is the always surprising, sometimes shocking new novel based on his Academy Award- winning film. ..

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Once Upon A Time In The West: Shooting a Masterpiece

"You could say that Once Upon a Time in the West was the movie that made me consider film-making... but more, how to make an impact as a film-maker..." Quentin Tarantino Sergio Leone's film Once Upon..

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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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Ridley Scott: A Retrospective

Illustrated with images as iconic as they are stunning and including the author's first-hand experiences on set and interviews with the great director, this magnificent book charts the extraordinary j..

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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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Shit, Actually: The Definitive, 100% Objective Guide to Modern Cinema

One of the "Best Books of 2020" by NPR's Book Concierge **Your Favorite Movies, Re-Watched** New York Times opinion writer and bestselling author Lindy West was once the in-house movie critic for Seat..

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Star Wars

The release of Star Wars in 1977 marked the start of what would become a colossal global franchise. Star Wars remains the second highest-grossing film in the United States, and George Lucas's six-part..

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Story of Film,The

An updated edition - with completely new chapters - of the most accessible and compelling history of the cinema yet published, now also a fascinating 15-hour film documentary The Story of Film: An Ody..

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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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True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee

Stan Lee--born Stanley Martin Lieber in 1922--is one of the most beloved and influential entertainers to emerge from the twentieth century. He served as editor in chief of Marvel Comics for three deca..

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Watching Doctor Who: Fan Reception and Evaluation

Through a richly detailed account of fan cultures and media over the over fifty-year history of the show, Watching Doctor Who explores fandom's changing attitudes towards this much-loved TV series. W..

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We'll Always Have Casablanca:  Life, Legend, & Afterlife of Hollywood's Most Beloved Movie

Released in 1942, Casablanca won four Oscars, including Best Picture, and featured unforgettable performances by Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. We'll Always Have Casablanca offers a rich acc..

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Welcome to Pawnee: The Ultimate Fan's Guide to Parks and Recreation

This illustrated book is a celebration of everyone's favorite municipal mockumentary TV series, Parks and Recreation. Throughout its seven-season run, Parks and Recreation was nominated for a staggeri..

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Women vs Hollywood: The Fall and Rise of Women in Film

'An enlightening page-turner, stacked with stories and stats that will have your jaw on the floor' Anna Smith, host of the Girls On Film podcast 'This is the film history we need: one ..

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