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Magic Lantern: How Movies Got to Move

By: Thurman, Judith

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 0689306288

ISBN: 0689306288

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Men, Makeup, and Monsters: Hollywood's Maters of Illusion and FX

By: Timpone, Anthony

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 2/2/2017

Seller ID: 9780312146788

ISBN: 0312146787

Condition: USED


Cinema is illusion, and in this book you'll find profiles of twelve masters of screen magic, the best you can find in Hollywood, including: -Dick Smith, a living legend whose work has graced "The Godfather, The Hunger, "and many other films -Stan Winston, the man behind "Terminator 2 "and "Aliens" -Tom Savini, whose work for George A. Romero's "Living Dead" movies made him a leader in the milieu of splatter effects -Rick Baker, whose apes have conquered the screen in "Greystoke, Congo, "and "Gorillas in the Mist" These masters and eight other specialists-including today's h... View more info

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Rebels & Chicks: A History of the Hollywood Teen Movie

By: Tropiano, Stephen

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9780823097012

ISBN: 0823097013

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- Entertaining yet insightful analysis of more than 100 films for and about teenagers--illustrated with photos of iconic moments - Filmography of teen movies From Mickey and Judy putting on a show, to James Dean rebelling without a cause, to Molly Ringwald crying on her sixteenth birthday, teen movies have reflected the social, political, and cultural climate of their times for more than fifty years. The book begins with a look at the image of teenagers in pre-1950s Hollywood cinema. Among the topics discussed are exploitation films of the 1930s, such as "Reefer Madness" and "Cocain... View more info

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Not to Be Missed: Fifty-Four Favorites from a Lifetime of Film

By: Turan, Kenneth

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9781610396318

ISBN: 1610396316

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Turner Classic Movies: The Essentials: 52 Must-See Movies and Why They Matter

By: Turner Classic Movies

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 9780762459469

ISBN: 0762459468

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Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact with Hitler

By: Urwand, Ben

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780674724747

ISBN: 0674724747

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To continue doing business in Germany after Hitler's ascent to power, Hollywood studios agreed not to make films that attacked the Nazis or condemned Germany's persecution of Jews. Ben Urwand reveals this bargain for the first time--a "collaboration" "(Zusammenarbeit)" that drew in a cast of characters ranging from notorious German political leaders such as Goebbels to Hollywood icons such as Louis B. Mayer. At the center of Urwand's story is Hitler himself, who was obsessed with movies and recognized their power to shape public opinion. In December 1930, his Party rioted against the Be... View more info

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Shooting to Kill : How an Independent Producer Blasts Through the Barriers to Ma

By: Vachon, Christine/ Edelstein,

Price: $6.00

Publisher: AVON BOOKS: 9/1/2013

Seller ID: 9780380798544

ISBN: 0380798549

Condition: USED


Complete with behind-the-scenes diary entries from the set of Vachon's best-known fillms, Shooting to Kill offers all the satisfaction of an intimate memoir from the frontlines of independent filmmakins, from one of its most successful agent provocateurs -- and survivors. Hailed by the New York Times as the "godmother to the politically committed film" and by Interview as a true "auteur producer," Christine Vachon has made her name with such bold, controversial, and commercially successful films as "Poison," "Swoon," Kids," "Safe," "I Shot Andy Warhol," and "Velvet Goldmine."Over the last deca... View more info

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Making Meaning in Indian Cinema

By: Vasudevan, Ravi S.

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9780195658675

ISBN: 0195658671

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This volume brings together some of the most distinguished film theorists working in India today to examine the phenomenon of popular Indian cinema from silent films to today's blockbusters. The articles explore the political implications of Indian popular cinema through formal and narrative analysis, archival resources and oral testimony, across a range of key films. View more info

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WAJDA ON FILM: A MASTER'S NOTES

By: Wajda, Andrzej

Price: $10.00

Publisher: ACROBAT BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780918226297

ISBN: 0918226295

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Distilling his many years of film work into a concise, engaging book, Wajda offers an introduction to filmmaking in the form of an anecdotal memoir. View more info

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My Lunches with Orson: Conversations between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles

By: Welles, Orson

Price: $7.50

Publisher: PICADOR:

Seller ID: 9781250051707

ISBN: 1250051703

Condition: USED


Based on long-lost recordings, a set of riveting and revealing conversations with America's great cultural provocateurThere have long been rumors of a lost cache of tapes containing private conversations between Orson Welles and his friend the director Henry Jaglom, recorded over regular lunches in the years before Welles died. The tapes, gathering dust in a garage, did indeed exist, and this book reveals for the first time what they contain.Here is Welles as he has never been seen before: talking intimately, disclosing personal secrets, reflecting on the highs and lows of his astonis... View more info

This is Orson Welles

By: Welles, Orson/Bogdanovich, P

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 2/26/2013

Seller ID: 9780060166168

ISBN: 0060166169

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Citizen Welles

By: Welles, Orson/Brady

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 0684189828

ISBN: 0684189828

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Sunset Boulevard : Screenplay

By: WIlder, Billy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR:

Seller ID: 9780520218550

ISBN: 0520218558

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"Sunset Boulevard" (1950) is one of the most famous films in the history of Hollywood, and perhaps no film better represents Hollywood's vision of itself. Billy Wilder collaborated on the screenplay with the very able Charles Brackett, and with D. M. Marshman Jr., who later joined the team. Together they created a film both allusive and literate, with Hollywood's worst excesses and neuroses laid out for all to see. After viewing "Sunset Boulevard" Louis B. Mayer exclaimed: "We should throw this Wilder out of town " The "New York Times," however, gave the movie a rave review, praising "that rar... View more info

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Wong Kar-wai (Contemporary Film Directors)

By: Wong Kar-wai/Brunette

Price: $8.50

Publisher: UNIV OF ILLINOIS PR:

Seller ID: 9780252072376

ISBN: 0252072375

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"Wong Kar-Wai" traces this immensely exciting director's perennial themes of time, love, and loss, and examines the political implications of his films, especially concerning the handover of former British colony Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China. This book is the first in any language to cover all of Wong's work, from his first film, As Tears Go By, to his most recent, the still unreleased 2046. It also includes his best?known, highly honored films, "Chungking Express, Happy Together, " and above all, "In the Mood for Love." Most importantly, Peter Brunette describes the way... View more info

Zavattini: sequences from a cinematic life

By: Zavattini, Cesare

Price: $9.50

Seller ID: 13983916X

ISBN: 13983916X

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