Praise for "Five Easy Decades: How Jack Nicholson Became the Biggest Movie Star in Modern Times": 'Dennis McDougal is a rare Hollywood reporter: honest, fearless, and nobody's fool. This is unvarnished Jack for Jack-lovers and Jack-skeptics but, also, for anyone interested in the state of American culture and celebrity. I alw... read more
This is the complete guide to "Clone Wars" characters, locations, wars and vehicles from the "Star Wars" universe. Get up close and personal with the "Clone Wars" universe as revealed in the 2008 cinema release and TV series plus learn more about this crucial time in the history of the galaxy. Plus mind-blowing pictures from ... read more
This is veteran film writer David Thomson's personal, irreverent, hilarious and utterly original take on the 1,000 films he has most loved - and hated - from esteemed classics to forgotten curiosities, guilty pleasures to noir treats, horror gems to kitsch disasters. The result is probably the most enjoyable film book you wil... read more
Covering every aspect of animation from every part of the world, Animation Art reveals the techniques, the stories, the technology and personalities which have fashioned the development of this modern art form.
The Time Out Film Guide contains over 15,800 film reviews assembled over 37 years and written by a team of over 230 sharp, knowledgeable critics. These reviews are drawn from the full spectrum of cinema history: Russian silents to Ealing comedies, classic documentaries to Japanese anime, poverty row B-movies to Hollywood bloc... read more
In the early 19th century Don Diego de la Vega championed the people of Mexico against the tyranny of Spanish rule as the masked swordsman and hero Zorro. Twenty years later an orphan named Alejandro, whom Don Diego trained as a boy, becomes Don Diego's successor, serving up a similar brand of freedom and justice in Californi... read more
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Peter Jackson, Academy-Award winning director of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, brings his sweeping cinematic vision to the iconic story of the gigantic ape-monster captured in the wild and brought back to civilization where he meets his tragic fate. True to the spirit, both of the original story and the classic 1933 RK0 Pi... read more
Featuring excerpts from interviews and frame-by-frame analysis of important scenes from films such as Terminator, Aliens, True Lies, and Titanic, Alexandra Keller provides the first critical study of James Cameron as an auteur.
Considering in particular his treatment of gender and preoccupation with capital, both in hi... read more
The Rough Guide to Sci-Fi Movies is a comprehensive companion to the 'final frontier' of film. It explores cinema's fascination with space exploration, time travel and fantastical worlds, and tells the stories behind the movies that have been expanding our universe since film began. Features include:The origins: How everyth... read more
A celebration of 50 years of Coronation Street and William Roache's part in it as Ken Barlow.
William Roache has been part of "Coronation Street" since the very first episode, in December 1960, when he first appeared playing the character of Ken Barlow.
In 50 Years on the Street: My Life with Ken Barl... read more
In BAMBI VS. GODZILLA, David Mamet, the award-winning playwright and screenwriter, gives us an exhilaratingly subversive inside look at Hollywood from the perspective of a film-maker who has always played the game his own way. Who really reads scripts at the film studios? How is a screenplay like a personals ad? Whose opinion... read more
In the age of Netflix and LOVEFiLM, even just browsing the seemingly infinite selection of movies on DVD can be overwhelming. With hundreds of new films on the market every year, how does one choose? Fortunately, America's most respected film critic can help. For more than four decades, Leonard Maltin's movie guides have help... read more
This title chronciles the evolution of the Bond movies and examines what it is about Bond that changed cinema for ever. Decade by decade from the 1960s on, it looks at Bond in history and history in Bond. With images from 007 archives and private collection, the book celebrates all that is Bond.
This revised and updated edition, brought to you by Britain's biggest-selling movie magazine, contains over 100 brand-new reviews including all the biggest and best films of the last 12 months. Written with the passion and humour you'd expect from "Empire", the reviews in this guide are the most comprehensive and in-depth aro... read more
Most books about cinema, whether popular or academic, concentrate on what we might call the 'inside' of the film: from star performances to narrative structures. The relatively few books about the 'outside' of films speak mainly of such aspects of production and reception as the organization of the film industry and the socio... read more
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The eighteenth edition of the "Time Out Film Guide" weighs in with more than 18,500 reviews, all written by knowledgeable critics who love film. Every review lists credits for cast and other key creative personnel. The guide covers every area of world cinema (it has stronger international coverage than any other fil... read more
In 1998, Raimond Gaita's Romulus, My Father was first published - the story of his father, who came to Australia from Europe with his young wife Christine and their four-year-old son after the end of the Second World War. In the isolated landscape of country Victoria, Christine succumbed to mental illness, and a series of tra... read more
The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films offers readers a long overdue, comprehensive look at the rich history of fairy tales and their influence on film, complete with the inclusion of an extensive filmography compiled by the author. With this book, Jack Zipes not only looks at the extensive, illustrious... read more
Jem Roberts, the author of "The Authorised History of 'I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue'" -- the antidote to panel games, is now moving on to "The Unadulterated True History of THE BLACKADDER." British history as we know it is a cluttered patchwork of questionable stories which have been re-written, re-evaluated and ridiculed, and ... read more
Meet the filmmaker who is the voice of his generation! Behind the camera, Andrew Jenks has captured the attention of young adults everywhere with his innovative MTV documentary series, World of Jenks. When asked about his inspiration for the show, Jenks said, "I want to tell the stories of my generation. I want to be a filmma... read more