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Altering Eye: Contemporary International Cinema

By: Kolker, Robert Phillip

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 10/23/2016

Seller ID: 0195033027

ISBN: 0195033027

Condition: USED


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Rick's Cafe: Bringing the Film Legend to Life in Casablanca

By: Kriger, Kathy

Price: $9.00

Publisher: LYONS PR: 1/18/2014

Seller ID: 9780762772896

ISBN: 0762772891

Condition: USED


For more than 60 years, tourists visiting Casablanca tried to visit Rick's Cafe Americain only to discover that Warner Brothers had built the entire set on a studio back lot. It was a Hollywood fantasy--until Kathy Kriger came along, that is, and decided after 9/11 to bring the imaginary gin joint to life. In RICK'S CAFE, she takes us through souk back alleys, the Marche Central's overflowing food stalls, and the shadowy Moroccan business world, all while producing, directing, casting, and playing lead actress in her own story. Instead of letters of transit, she begged for letters of credit; t... View more info

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Men Who Would Be King: An almost epic tale of moguls, movies, and a company call

By: Laporte, Nicole

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 5/5/2013

Seller ID: 9780547134703

ISBN: 0547134703

Condition: USED


For sixty years, since the birth of United Artists, the studio landscape was unchanged.Then came Hollywood's Circus Maximus--created by director Steven Spielberg, billionaire David Geffen, and Jeffrey Katzenberg, who gave the world "The Lion King"--an entertainment empire called DreamWorks. Now Nicole LaPorte, who covered the company for "Variety," goes behind the hype to reveal for the first time the delicious truth of what happened.Readers will feel they are part of the creative calamities of moviemaking as LaPorte's fly-on-the-wall detail shows us Hollywood's bizarre rules of business... View more info

David Lean: A Biography

By: Lean, DAvid/Brownlow

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780312168100

ISBN: 0312168101

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One of the greatest biographies of all timeAn epic biography of an epic moviemaker by, an esteemed film historian.Lean's own life as well as details of the making of such classics as The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, and Doctor Zhivago, are contained in a volume hailed as a masterpiece of bookmaking: -- More than 150 black and white photos throughout text-- 32-page insert of art quality black and white photos-- 16-page insert of color photos-- Filmography and bibliographyGratifying comprehensive" -- The New York Times Book Review"A magnificient, esse... View more info

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Do the Right Thing

By: Lee, Spike

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 9/12/2011

Seller ID: 9780671682651

ISBN: 0671682652

Condition: USED


The phenomenon of Spike Lee continues with this revealing and engaging look at his outstanding career, his creative process, and the screenplay for his dynamic movie Do The Right Thing. Spike Lee burst full formed into the screen world with his award-winning, commercially successful independent film She's Gotta Have It. In the few short years following this stellar debut he has established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the film industry and in American popular culture. This book reveals Spike Lee as a Hollywood iconoclast and gifted visionary and takes us though the dramatic sequen... View more info

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Showdown: Confronting Modern America in the Western Film (Illini Book)

By: Lenihan, John H.

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Publisher: UNIV OF ILLINOIS PR:

Seller ID: 0252012542

ISBN: 0252012542

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New American Cinema

By: Lewis, Jon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DUKE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780822321156

ISBN: 0822321157

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This collection of essays provides the first comprehensive survey of Hollywood and independent films from the mid-sixties to the present. Deliberately eclectic and panoramic, "The New American Cinema" brings together thirteen leading film scholars who present a range of theoretical, critical, and historical perspectives on this rich and pivotal era in American cinema.The essays are divided into three sections: "Movies and Money," "Cinema and Culture," and "Independents and Independence." The first section focuses on the economics of the industry and analyzes the connection between the film... View more info

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Art of the Moving Picture

By: Lindsay, Vachel

Price: $5.50

Publisher: MODERN LIB: 10/10/2010

Seller ID: 9780375756139

ISBN: 0375756132

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Films of Merchant Ivory

By: Long, Robert Emmet

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 7/27/2017

Seller ID: 9780810936188

ISBN: 0810936186

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A Room with a View, Heat and Dust, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge...the acclaimed films of Merchant Ivory are celebrated in this generously illustrated volume, now fully updated, which provides a rare view of the 35-year film collaboration of producer Ismail Merchant, screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, and director James Ivory.Merchant Ivory's films have long been distinguished by their literate character, superb ensemble acting, and refusal to bow to passing cinematic trends. This book, originally published in 1991, has been revised to include Merchant Ivory's most recent films -- Howards End, The Re... View more info

Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood

By: Longworth, Karina

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780062440518

ISBN: 0062440519

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Totally, Tenderly, Tragically

By: Lopate, Phillip

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 8/25/2012

Seller ID: 9780385492508

ISBN: 0385492502

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My First Movie: Take Two: Ten Celebrated Directors Talk About Their First Film

By: Lowenstein, Stephen

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Seller ID: 9780375423475

ISBN: 0375423478

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NOBODY FORGETS THEIR FIRST TIME--AND FILM DIRECTORS ARE NO EXCEPTION. In these strikingly candid interviews, ten internationally acclaimed directors--Richard Linklater, Richard Kelly, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Takeshi Kitano, Shekhar Kapur, Emir Kusturica, Agnes Jaoui, Lukas Moodysson, Terry Gilliam, and Sam Mendes--talk about the struggles and rewards of making their first film. Each chapter is devoted to a particular director and his or her debut--"Slacker, Donnie Darko, Amores Perros, Jabberwocky, "and "American Beauty "among them--and reveals telling details about the inside sto... View more info

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George Lucas's Blockbusting: A Decade-by-Decade Survey of Timeless Movies Includ

By: Lucas, George

Price: $7.50

Publisher: DEY STREET BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780061778896

ISBN: 0061778893

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By meticulously compiling the details of how movies have been made and financed since the medium′s inception, chronicling their performances at the box office, and offering expert commentary about the most important trends of the last one hundred years, the authors of this book have given readers a singularly unique perspective on the film-making industry and a superlative blueprint for future successful filmmaking ventures. Taking us decade by decade, this book focuses on the revenues, costs, production and distribution of 300 of the most critically and financially successful mov... View more info

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Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity: 10th Anniversa

By: Lynch, David

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Seller ID: 9780143130147

ISBN: 0143130145

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Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity

By: Lynch, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: JEREMY TARCHER PUBL: 11/9/2013

Seller ID: 9781585426126

ISBN: 1585426121

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In this "unexpected delight,"* filmmaker David Lynch describes his personal methods of capturing and working with ideas, and the immense creative benefits he has experienced from the practice of meditation. Now in a beautiful paperback edition, David Lynch's "Catching the Big Fish" provides a rare window into the internationally acclaimed filmmaker's methods as an artist, his personal working style, and the immense creative benefits he has experienced from the practice of meditation. "Catching the Big Fish" comes as a revelation to the legion of fans who have longed to better understa... View more info

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David Lynch (Contemporary Film Directors)

By: Lynch/Nieland, Justus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UNIV OF ILLINOIS PR:

Seller ID: 9780252078514

ISBN: 0252078519

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A key figure in the ongoing legacy of modern cinema, David Lynch designs environments for spectators, transporting them to inner worlds built by mood, texture, and uneasy artifice. We enter these famously cinematic interiors to be wrapped in plastic, the fundamental substance of Lynch's work. This volume revels in the weird dynamism of Lynch's plastic worlds. Exploring the range of modern design idioms that inform Lynch's films and signature "mise-en-scene, " Justus Nieland argues that plastic is at once a key architectural and interior design dynamic in Lynch's films, an uncertain way of ... View more info

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Death on the Cheap

By: Lyons, Arthur

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Publisher: DA CAPO PR: 5/26/2012

Seller ID: 9780306809965

ISBN: 0306809966

Condition: USED


Robert Mitchum once commented to Arthur Lyons about his movies of the 1940s and 1950s: "Hell, we didn't know what film noir was in those days. We were just making movies. Cary Grant and all the big stars at RKO got all the lights. We lit our sets with cigarette butts." Film noir was made to order for the "B," or low-budget, part of the movie double bill. It was cheaper to produce because it made do with less lighting, smaller casts, limited sets, and compact story lines--about con men, killers, cigarette girls, crooked cops, down-and-out boxers, and calculating, scheming, very deadly women. In... View more info

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Zombie CSU: The Forensics of the Living Dead

By: Maberry, Jonathan

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Publisher: CITADEL PR:

Seller ID: 9780806528779

ISBN: 080652877X

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Hollywood and History: Costume Design in Film

By: Maeder, Edward

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 0500014221

ISBN: 0500014221

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Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons

By: Maltin, Leonard

Price: $14.00

Publisher: PLUME: 8/15/2012

Seller ID: 9780452259935

ISBN: 0452259932

Condition: USED


In this revised and updated edition of Of Mice and Magic, Leonard Maltin not only recreates this whole glorious era from the silent days through the Hollywood golden age to Spielberg's An American Tail, he traces the evolution of the art of animation and vividly portrays the key creative talents and their sutdios. This definitive history of American animated cartoons also brings Maltin's many fans up to date on the work being done today at the Walt Disney and Warner Bros. studios, and other developments in the world of animation. Drawing on colorful interviews with many of the American car... View more info