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..
Everything I Know About Life I Learned In The Movies collects over 200 timeless quotes from the movies and film characters who have long captured the hearts and minds of all who see them. Assembled an..
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..
Luvvies. Tyrannical directors. Useless agents. Less job security than an England football manager. Who'd be an actor? Michael Simkins isn't sure, even though he's been one himself for over thirty year..
Doctor Who stories are many things: thrilling adventures, historical dramas, tales of love and war and jelly babies. They're also science fiction - but how much of the science is actually real, and ho..
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..
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..
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..
A collection of intimate, hilarious conversations with the biggest names in comedy-including Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Roseanne, Harold Ramis, Louis CK, Chris Rock, and Lena Dunham. Bef..
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..
In March 1965 the film of The Sound of Music was released - and the love affair between moviegoers and the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical began. Rarely has a film so captured the love and ima..
Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the film's release, this is the definitive story of the making of 2001: A Space Odyssey, acclaimed today as one of the greatest films ever made, including the i..
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..
Boldly go where no Trekkie has gone before Star Trek the Visual Dictionary is the final frontier. Charting each and every one of the the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its mission: to explore eve..
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..
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..
In recent years, the television landscape has seen the glorious rise of women to key positions of power within the industry, from writers to producers to directors. Successes like Shonda Rhimes's Holy..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Andrey Tarkovsky was the most important Russian filmmaker of the post-war era, and one of the world's most renowned cinematic geniuses. He directed the first five of his seven films - Ivan's Childhood..
Binge watching. The trendsetters and triumphs of the TV boom. Their names are Walter White, Birgitte Nyborg and Don Draper and they are the stars of a cultural revolution. In the last decade, shows li..
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..
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..
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..
The characters of The Walking Dead live in a desolate postapocalyptic world, filled with relentless violence and death. In reality, how would such neverending trauma affect the psyche? By understandin..
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..
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..
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..
The Wes Anderson Collection: Isle of Dogs is the only book to take readers behind the scenes of the beloved auteur's newest stop-motion animated film. ?Through the course of several in-depth interview..
In the cut-throat world of the film industry, you need every advantage you can get to rise above the competition and make a name for yourself. This essential guide combines a practical, no-nonsense ap..
Pacific Films was founded on the belief that without locally made feature films, a country imperils its very identity. Led by its idiosyncratic producer John O'Shea, the story of Pacific Films begins ..
JUST HOW TALL IS THE MASTER? WHO WAS KILLED BY PSYCHIC SPIDER ELECTRICITY? WHAT CAN'T A SONIC SCREWDRIVER DO? More colourful than Tom Baker's scarf, and more clever than Osgood, Whographica explores t..
Patty Jenkins Wonder Woman sees the hero brought to the big screen for the first time in her own movie, and fully realizes the breathtaking wonder, strength, and grace of such an historic character. S..
Wonderland follows Alice's journey through her many cinematic appearances from 1930's silent Alice in Wonderland to the recent Tim Burton blockbusters, looking at the importance of Lewis Carroll's cre..
Experience the world through the eyes of the Dark Knight, as Batman shares the secrets of his relentless battle against the villains of Gotham City. Filled with insight on everything from his tragic o..