In The Revolution Was Televised, celebrated TV critic Alan Sepinwall chronicles the remarkable transformation of the small screen over the past fifteen years. Focusing on twelve innovative television dramas that changed the medium and the culture at large forever .
"Story" deciphers the guiding structural principles that animate every classical and award-winning film, ranging from "Citizen Kane" through to modern acclaimed works like "The English Patient".
Pithy put-downs, hard-boiled snarlings, words of love and regret...ALL THE BEST LINES presents 500 memorable movie quotes, embracing both one-liners ('My name is Pussy Galore') and slices of snappy dialogue from pictures as diverse as When Harry Met Sally and Pulp Fiction. Arranged under such timeless themes as Dreams, Friend... read more
Curated from the luscious Kodachrome stock of the 1940s, renowned preservationist David Wills presents a dazzling Hollywood collection as never before printed. Drawn from Wills' vast collection of first-generation negatives and prints, meticulously scanned and gorgeously printed, these icons of film and style are brought back... read more
|Series:||Taschen Perpetual Calendar|
This is your new permanent desk fixture. TASCHEN's perpetual calendars. For those of you whose datebooks have been replaced by smartphones, TASCHEN has created the new "365 Day-By-Day" series so that you can still enjoy the warm analog feeling of marking every day with the turn of a page. Each day you'll discover a new image ... read more
|Author:||Eric San Juan|
The films of Alfred Hitchcock are appreciated for a variety of reasons, including the many memorable villains who menaced the protagonists. Unlike so many of cinema's wrongdoers, the Hitchcock villain was often a complex individual with a nuanced personality and neuroses the common person might not be able to relate to, but c... read more
|Author:||Steven Jay Scheider|
The definitive film guide, this fully updated volume brings together the most significant movies from every country and all genres.
Every script, every episode of the innovative, hilarious, and absurd "Monty Python's Flying Circus," one of the most influential television series of all time, is include here, plus hundreds of annotations, behind-the-scenes stories, interviews, and more, as well as photographs, drawings, and Terry Gilliam's iconic artwork. "... read more
"Sundance Film Festival A to Z" celebrates the history and legacy of the films, actors, and directors of the Sundance Film Festival through the years. Releasing in time for the upcoming 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, this book features the ABCs of the festival, including twenty-six new illustrations from twen... read more
In 1836 in East Texas, nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanches. She was raised by the tribe and eventually became the wife of a warrior. Twenty-four years after her capture, she was reclaimed by the U.S. cavalry and Texas Rangers and restored to her white family, to die in misery and obscurity. Cynthia Ann... read more
|Author:||Hans Helmut Prinzler|
Between the first and second World Wars, Germany under the Weimar Republic became the scene for one of the most creative periods in film history. Through the silent era to the early years of sound, the visual flair and technical innovation of its filmmakers set an international standard for the powerful possibilities of cinem... read more
""It's dangerous to be an honest man." -Michael Corleone, "Godfather III" As special photographer on the sets and locations of Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather" trilogy, Steve Schapiro had the remarkable experience of witnessing legendary actors giving some of their most memorable performances. Schapiro immortalized Marl... read more
Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and Candy Stripe Nurses is a revealing, outrageously rollicking, gorgeously designed book about the career and films of Roger Corman: one of the most prolific, successful, and influential independent producers, directors, and writers in the history of Hollywood, and self-proclaimed king of the ... read more
AcknowledgmentsHollywood is a town of fabulators. The people who dwell there create fictions for a living, fictions that refuse tidily to confine themselves to the screen, but spill over into the daily lives of the men and women who regard themselves as stars in the movies of their own lives. Although this book tells readers ... read more
Coppola, Bogdanovich, Scorsese, Lucas, Hooper, Altman, Spielberg - they were the generation who re-wrote the Hollywood script for the 1970s through the remarkable films they made: Bonnie and Clyde, Easy Rider, The Godfather, The Last Picture Show, Taxi Driver ...films which stand as modern classics.In Easy Riders, Raging Bull... read more
|Series:||Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide|
The definitive "New York Times" bestselling guide to the movies Now that online streaming has become a reality, more and more Americans are opting to watch movies at home. And with Netflix and Hulu delivering literally thousands of options at the touch of a button, the only question is: What should I watch? For decades, Leon... read more
While there have been many actors that have taken on the coveted role of James Bond, the most renowned 007 - and the one with most panache and charisma - is undoubtedly Sir Roger Moore, KBE. To celebrate the film franchise's wonderful heritage, Roger Moore has written a book that features all the Bond movies, along with a won... read more
Miss Lilly's Ballet School has been invited to perform for the Princess of Mouseland, and Angelina hopes to be a prima ballerina. But disaster strikes and she is only given a minor role. Angelina wants to leave the school. But then a turn of events leads to a happy ending for all!
Angelina can hardly wait. She is going to be a big sister! But Angelina's excitement turns to jealousy when her new little sister becomes the centre of attention. Maybe having a little sister isn't going to be fun after all.