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Ethan Coen and Joel Coen: Collected Screenplays 1: Blood Simple, Raising Arizona, Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink
Ethan Coen and Joel Coen: Collected Screenplays 1: Blood Simple, Raising Arizona, Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink
by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen
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Arguably the most talented filmmaking siblings around, the Coens have blessed the cinema with their unique blend of dark humor, kinetic insanity, and mid-western values. To open one of their screenplays is to behold some of the finest screenwriting... (read more)

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Human Nature: The Shooting Script
Human Nature: The Shooting Script
by Charlie Kaufman
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I don't even know how to begin writing anything in relation to the work of Charlie Kaufman. Is he really the most original voice working in Hollywood — or, just an escaped mental patient who has gone undetected amidst the denizens of LA? In either case... (read more)

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Bossypants
Bossypants
by Tina Fey
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Readers sometimes lower the bar when it comes to the quality of celebrity memoirs, but, in this case, we can all breathe a sigh of relief. Tina Fey is a legitimately talented writer, and the stories from her personal life are just as zany and... (read more)

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Growing Up Laughing: My Story and the Story of Funny
Growing Up Laughing: My Story and the Story of Funny
by Marlo Thomas
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While The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls is my favorite memoir, Growing Up Laughing by Marlo Thomas, daughter of comedian Danny Thomas, is my pick for best unconventional memoir because it is like a mini history of comedy, complete with interviews and... (read more)

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My Lunches with Orson: Conversations Between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles
My Lunches with Orson: Conversations Between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles
by Peter Biskind
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In the last years of his life, Orson Welles lunched regularly with his tiny dog Kiki and his good friend Henry Jaglom. They talked about everything: the past, the projects that Welles was planning right up until his death, friends, rivals, lovers, film... (read more)

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Make Love the Bruce Campbell Way
Make Love the Bruce Campbell Way
by Bruce Campbell
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Evil Dead star Bruce ("Hail to the king, baby!") Campbell follows his memoir, If Chins Could Kill, with a hilarious "autobiographical novel" about the B-movie king's unexpected starring role in an A-list production directed by Mike Nichols, co-starring... (read more)

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Book of the Dead
Book of the Dead
by Jamie Russell
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Zombies, zombies, zombies!!! They're everywhere! Face it, you're surrounded and there's no escape from the living dead in pop culture. When it comes to the history of zombies in film, this is an indispensable guide. If you think you've seen it all, then... (read more)

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: The Shooting Script
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind: The Shooting Script
by Charlie Kaufman
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I don't even know how to begin writing anything in relation to the work of Charlie Kaufman. Is he really the most original voice working in Hollywood — or just an escaped mental patient who has gone undetected amidst the denizens of LA? In either case... (read more)

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Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-And-Rock-N-Roll Generation Saved Hollywood
Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-And-Rock-N-Roll Generation Saved Hollywood
by Peter Biskind
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I don't know much about film, but I can keep up with the best Hollywood gossipers. In an attempt to elevate and justify my shameful interest in the lives of celebrities, I found a terrific book. Easy Riders Raging Bulls begins with Hollywood in bad... (read more)

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Star Trek: The Original Series 365
Star Trek: The Original Series 365
by Paula M. Block and Terry J. Erdmann
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Whether you enjoy Star Trek as a guilty pleasure or you genuinely embrace it as the pinnacle of sci-fi radness, you'll love this book! Beam it up and you'll spend an entire year boldly making bad puns.... (read more)

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The Dude and the Zen Master
The Dude and the Zen Master
by Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman
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Jeff Bridges and American Zen master Bernie Glassman get together to shoot the breeze about Buddhism, bowling, acting, and, last but not least, that great American bodhisattva, The Dude. As charming as it is enlightening, this book abides.... (read more)

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Mirrormask: The Illustrated Film Script of the Motion Picture from the Jim Henson Company
Mirrormask: The Illustrated Film Script of the Motion Picture from the Jim Henson Company
by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean
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This wondrous volume presents Neil Gaiman's screenplay of the film MirrorMask, along with director/artist Dave McKean's storyboards. The unique format (the relevant panel is positioned next to the depicted section of Gaiman's script) creates a smooth... (read more)

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Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me
Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me
by Chelsea Handler and Friends
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Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me is a milk-snorting comic roast of the late-night talk-show mischief. The spectrum of stories (warm, antagonistic, admiring, taunting, sweet, self-protective) are written by those who know her best, "Chelsea's Family... (read more)

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Alien Vault: The Definitive Story of the Making of the Film
Alien Vault: The Definitive Story of the Making of the Film
by Ian Nathan
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Alien Vault: The Definitive Story of the Making of the Film is hands down the best companion piece to the original Alien movie. Extensive behind-the-scenes photos, storyboards, and concept art are all nicely rounded out by inclusions of reproduced... (read more)

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Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life
by Steve Martin
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At times uproarious, often sentimental, and always laced with the wit and charm we've come to expect from Steve Martin, this is a warm and enjoyable portrait of his life in stand-up from childhood to his last show in 1981.... (read more)

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Framework: A History of Screenwriting in the American Film
Framework: A History of Screenwriting in the American Film
by Tom Stempel
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My favorite anecdote from this history of screenwriting is about Columbia studio head Harry Cohn. The story goes that one afternoon Cohn was walking past the writer's building on the Columbia lot. When he heard no sound of keys tapping through the open... (read more)

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The Pythons: Autobiography
The Pythons: Autobiography
by Graham Chapman and John Cleese and Terry Gilliam and Eric Idle and Michael Palin and Bob McCabe
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So much fun. A comprehensive, first-person history of the wildly inventive, side-splitting troupe that changed comedy forever. From the first BBC series to The Meaning of Life, the whole outrageous affair has been documented in detail — by the silly... (read more)

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Star Wars on Trial: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Debate the Most Popular Science Fiction Films of All Time (Smart Pop)
Star Wars on Trial: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Debate the Most Popular Science Fiction Films of All Time (Smart Pop)
by David (edt) Brin
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Did George Lucas help popularize modern science fiction and fantasy, or has he done them irreparable harm? This is just one aspect of the larger discussion about Star Wars' place in modern popular culture. Star Wars on Trial is a great read for both... (read more)

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Jaws: Memories from Martha's Vineyard
Jaws: Memories from Martha's Vineyard
by Matt Taylor
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Whether you're a fan of Peter Benchley's original book, Spielberg's film, or the island itself, this behind-the-scenes coffee-table book is a must-have. Filled with firsthand stories, Jaws rarities, and photos taken by islanders while the movie was being... (read more)

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Star Wars the Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight
Star Wars the Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight
by Tony DiTerlizzi
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The Star Wars trilogy — retold in picture book format! Written by Tony DiTerlizzi and illustrated with Ralph McQuarrie's concept art. Now a new generation can thrill to Luke's adventures, escape in the Millennium Falcon, and defeat the evil Empire.... (read more)

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