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..
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..
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..
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..
Since the debut of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the Harry Potter film franchise has become one of the most popular and successful in the world. Beautifully crafted and presented in a deluxe,..
Explore the making of My Little Pony: The Movie with exclusive behind-the-scenes material from the creators of the film. This gorgeous hardcover volume includes concept sketches, notes, character desi..
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..
Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered box-office records as one of the highest-grossing films of all time, and its eagerly awaited sequel, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, is sure to do the same. Written an..
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..
Whether you realise it or not, you probably enjoy bad movies. If you've ever been amused by cheesy '80s action, or laughed at a shoddy horror movie monster then you've paddled in the so-bad-it's-good ..
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..
KA-POW! This is the book Bat-Fans have been waiting for! For the first time, the classic 1960s TV series starring Adam West and Burt Ward as the dynamic duo Batman and Robin gets the lavish, in-depth ..
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..
Discover historical insights, lesser-known facts, and incredible photography of iconic movies including Mother India, Mughal-e-Azam, Sholay, and Bajirao Mastani with this gorgeous celebration of the w..
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 ..
AMC's Breaking Bad is among the most beloved, critically acclaimed American television series of our time. Created by Vince Gilligan, the series charts the transformation of high school science teache..
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 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..
Acclaimed artist Andrew DeGraff has created beautiful hand-painted maps of all your favorite films, from King Kong and North by Northwest to The Princess Bride, Fargo, Pulp Fiction, even The Breakfast..
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..
Brought completely up to date, this insightful biography remains "a must for any self-respecting Coen fan" ("Screentrade"). This fully updated edition of the first biography of the Coen Brothers inclu..
Through indepth and informative text written by film journalist Ian Nathan, The Coen Brothers Archivewith re-examine the brothers most famous work including Raising Arizona, Fargo, The Big Lebowski, O..
As a young man, Ed Catmull had a dream: to make the world's first computer-animated movie. He nurtured that dream first as a Ph.D. student at the University of Utah, where many computer science pionee..
This deluxe, illustrated official companion to The Dark Tower movie - based on Stephen King's bestselling eight volume series - explores the art and creation of this extraordinary film, starring Idris..
Part of the "Directory of World Cinema" series, this title includes contributions from some of the leading academics and critics in the field. It features film recommendations from a range of genres f..
In 2003, an independent film called The Room - starring and written, produced, and directed by a mysteriously wealthy social misfit named Tommy Wiseau - made its disastrous debut in Los Angeles. Descr..
Celebrate the world of Disney in The Disney Book, from the beautiful animations and amazing live action movies to the magical Disney parks and attractions. Go behind-the-scenes of Disney's famous movi..
Anyone who has ever seen a Disney movie knows that the iconic images are beautifully conveyed via the magnificent posters. The tone of the movie and the full range of emotions we experience in seeing ..