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  • The 2001 File
    The 2001 File (English, Hardback) Christopher Frayling

    This magnificent tome is a previously unseen look behind-the-scenes at the making of this most legendary of science fiction classics. Art director Harry Lange's strikingly realistic designs for Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey created an extraordinary vision of the future and they remain the epitome of filmmaking. For the first time ever, Lange's archive is explored in this stunning volume, featuring original concept sketches, designs, correspondence and on set photographs.

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  • Men, Women, and Chain Saws
    Men, Women, and Chain Saws (English, Paperback) Carol J. Clover

    From its first publication in 1992, Men, Women, and Chain Saws has offered a groundbreaking perspective on the creativity and influence of horror cinema since the mid-1970s. Investigating the popularity of the low-budget tradition, Carol Clover looks in particular at slasher, occult, and rape-revenge films. Although such movies have been traditionally understood as offering only sadistic pleasures...

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  • As You Wish
    As You Wish (Paperback) Cary Elwes, Joe Layden

    From Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes the bestselling behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film.

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  • Euro Gothic
    Euro Gothic (English, Hardback) Jonathan Rigby

    Jonathan Rigby brings his incisive scrutiny to bear on more than 100 Continental horror films, ranging from the early years of the 20th century to the video revolution of the 1980s.

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  • The Hidden Tools of Comedy
    The Hidden Tools of Comedy (English, Paperback) Steve Kaplan

    While other books give you tips on how to ?write funny,? this book offers a paradigm shift in understanding the mechanics and art of comedy, and the proven, practical tools that help writers translate that understanding into successful, commercial scripts. The Hidden Tools of Comedy unlocks the unique secrets and techniques of writing comedy. Kaplan deconstructs sequences in popular films and TV that work and don't work, and explains what tools were used (or should have been used).

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  • The James Bond Archives
    The James Bond Archives (English, Hardback) TASCHEN

    "Bond, James Bond." Since Sean Connery uttered those immortal words in 1962, the most dashing secret agent in the history of cinema has been charming and thrilling audiences worldwide. This impeccably British character created by author Ian Fleming has starred in 24 EON-produced films, played by 6 different actors over five decades.

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  • House Of Psychotic Women (paperback)
    House Of Psychotic Women (paperback) (English, Paperback) Kier-La Janisse

    Cinema is full of neurotic personalities, but few things are more transfixing than a woman losing her mind onscreen. Unlike her male counterpart, the female neurotic lives a shamed existence, making these films rare places where her destructive emotions get to play. House of Psychotic Women is an examination of these characters through a daringly autobiographical lens. Anecdotes and memories...

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  • Gothic
    Gothic (English, Paperback)
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  • Essential Horror Movies
    Essential Horror Movies (English, Hardback) Michael Mallory

    The definitive book for fans of monster movies, slasher films, and cult classics

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  • English Gothic
    English Gothic (English, Hardback) Jonathan Rigby

    A book, that intends to trace the rise and fall of horror cinema from its beginnings in the 1890s right through to the end of the 20th century, encompassing the lost films of the silent era, the Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi chillers of the 1930s, the lurid classics from Hammer's house of horror and the explicit shockers of the 1970s.

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  • Folk Horror
    Folk Horror (English, Paperback) Adam Scovell

    Interest in the ancient, the occult, and the "wyrd" is on the rise. The furrows of Robin Hardy (The Wicker Man), Piers Haggard (Blood on Satan's Claw), and Michael Reeves (Witchfinder General) have arisen again, most notably in the films of Ben Wheatley (Kill List), as has the Spirit of Dark of Lonely Water, Juganets, cursed Saxon crowns, spaceships hidden under ancient barrows, owls and flowers,...

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  • Slow Cinema
    Slow Cinema (English, Paperback) Tiago De Luca

    This collection of essays interrogates and expands the frameworks that have informed slow cinema debates. Repositioning the term in a broader theoretical space, the book combines an array of fine-g rained studies that will provide insight into the notion of slowness in the cinema, while mapping out past and contemporary slow films across the globe.

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  • Silent Film Quarterly Issue 1
    Silent Film Quarterly Issue 1 (Paperback) Charles Epting

    Silent Film Quarterly is the only print magazine dedicated exclusively to the silent era of cinema. Issue 1 was released in the Fall of 2015 to widespread praise. It features 56 pages of original articles and republished content from the 1910s and 20s, as well as reviews and interviews.

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  • Brit Noir
    Brit Noir (English, Paperback) Barry Forshaw

    Barry Forshaw is acknowledged as a leading expert on crime fiction from European countries, but his principal area of expertise is in the British crime arena. After the success of Nordic Noir and Euro Noir, he returns to the British Isles to produce the ultimate reader's guide to modern British crime fiction. The word 'Noir' is used in its loosest sense; every major living British and Irish writer...

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  • Graphic Thrills
    Graphic Thrills (English, Paperback) Robin Bougie

    The 1970s and early '80s were the golden era of the American hardcore sex film. This legendary cycle of adult filmmaking was distinguished by both the quality of the movies and the advertising that promoted them. Real movies made by directors with a vision, performed by passionate actors, backed up with genuine plots, drama, and imagination that hit peaks the industry hasn't seen before or since....

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  • Any Gun Can Play
    Any Gun Can Play (English, Paperback) Kevin Grant

    Sergio Leone's famed Dollars trilogy sparked a gold-rush, as a legion of European film-makers went on to make in excess of 600 Westerns in just 10 years. Massively popular, stylish and baroque, Euro-Westerns became box-office sensations around the world and their influence can still be felt today. Any Gun Can Play spotlights the many actors, directors and poster artists who changed the look of the...

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  • Carrie
    Carrie (English, Paperback) Neil Mitchell

    Brian De Palma's adaptation of Stephen King's debut novel, Carrie (1976), is one of the defining films of 1970s "New Hollywood" style and a horror classic. The story of a teenage social outcast who discovers she possesses latent psychic powers that allow her to deliver retribution to her peers, teachers, and abusive mother, Carrie was an enormous commercial and critical success and is still one of...

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  • Silent Film Quarterly Issue 3
    Silent Film Quarterly Issue 3 (Paperback) Charles Epting

    Silent Film Quarterly is the only magazine dedicated exclusively to the silent era of cinema. Issue 3 features an article on Charlie Chaplin, an interview with composer Carl Davis, and much more!

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  • Doctor Zhivago
    Doctor Zhivago (English, Paperback) Ian Christie

    Ian Christie contextualizes the film as an epic Russian love story and a Cold War classic, charts its production and reception, including the contribution of designer John Box, and discusses the unique history of the Bruce Pasternak novel it is based on.

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