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Never Coming To a Theater Near You
Never Coming To a Theater Near You
by Kenneth Turan
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It is in the nature of today's movie business that while Hollywood blockbusters invade every megaplex, smaller, quality films often don't get screen time. Fans of finer films have to count on catching up with them on video and DVD, but even the most hard-... (read more)

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Signs and Meaning in the Cinema (BFI Silver)
Signs and Meaning in the Cinema (BFI Silver)
by Peter Wollen
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First published in 1969, Signs and Meaning in the Cinema transformed the emerging discipline of film studies. Remarkably eclectic and informed, Peter Wollen's highly influential and groundbreaking work remains a brilliant and accessible theorisation of... (read more)

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The Great Movies II
The Great Movies II
by Roger Ebert
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Continuing his critiques begun in "The Great Movies," America's most trusted film critic collects 100 additional essays on the films that define greatness.... (read more)

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Road Movie Book
Road Movie Book
by Steven Cohan
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The Road Movie Book is the first comprehensive study of an enduring but ever-changing Hollywood genre, its place in American culture, and its legacy to world cinema. The road and the cinema both flourished in the twentieth century, as technological... (read more)

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Film Review 2011-2012
Film Review 2011-2012
by Michael Darvell
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Founded by F. Maurice Speed in 1944, Film Review is the world's longest-established movie guide. Acclaimed by film critics, collectors and industry professionals, this is the only guide to provide essential credits and reviews for all theatrically... (read more)

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Chick Flicks
Chick Flicks
by Jo Berry
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Women know what they want-weepies such as Now Voyager; love stories such as Dirty Dancing, where the heroine dances cheek-to-cheek with the hunk; and sweet, funny romances typified by When Harry Met Sally. And now chicks have a place to check out their... (read more)

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The Phantom of the Movies' Videoscope: The Ultimate Guide to the Latest, Greatest, and Weirdest Genre Videos
The Phantom of the Movies' Videoscope: The Ultimate Guide to the Latest, Greatest, and Weirdest Genre Videos
by Joe Kane
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Hailed by Entertainment Weekly as "the best movie critic in America," Joe Kane, The Phantom of the Movies®, has been a noted genre-film authority for many years. Now he shares his vast knowledge of genre-film culture in this fascinating collection... (read more)

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Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide
Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide
by Leonard Maltin
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The latest version of this bestselling guide has more than 20,000 capsule movie reviews--including over 300 new entries--with ratings and running times. Also featured is information on videos and laser discs and a newly updated Index of leading... (read more)

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The Star Wars Galaxy Phrase Book and Travel Guide
The Star Wars Galaxy Phrase Book and Travel Guide
by Ben Burtt
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Whether doing business with the Hutts or trying to get a decent haircut on Coruscant, Beeps, Bleats, and Boskas is an invaluable guide for anyone traveling through unfamiliar sections of the galaxy. Vividly illustrated by Sergio Aragones, this handy... (read more)

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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (Controversies)
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (Controversies)
by Shaun Kimber
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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1985) is precisely that: a cold-eyed character study based on the crimes of Henry Lee Lucas, who was convicted of eleven murders in the 1980s. Director John McNaughton presents an unflinching portrayal of the semi... (read more)

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The Essential Guide to Planets and Moons (Star Wars: Essential Guides)
The Essential Guide to Planets and Moons (Star Wars: Essential Guides)
by Daniel Wallace
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This newest addition to the popular line of "Star Wars Essential Guides" offers the definitive travelogue to the many wondrous worlds of one of SF's most celebrated universes. From the Corellian Sector to the Outer Rim Territories, 100 planets and moons... (read more)

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Blockbuster Movie Illustrations
Blockbuster Movie Illustrations
by Bryan Belknap
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Now you can use clips from today's most popular movies to vividly illustrate what the Bible has to say about the important issues teenagers face. These ideas work well as attention-getting openings, memorable closings, or starting points to build a... (read more)

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Offensive Films (05 Edition)
Offensive Films (05 Edition)
by Mikita Brottman
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Brottman offers up a study of movies so offensive, some are practically unwatchable. From the ever-popular Faces of Death movies to purported snuff films, from classic B-movies such as The Tingler, to more popular but no less controversial films such as... (read more)

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Memory and Popular Film (Inside Popular Film)
Memory and Popular Film (Inside Popular Film)
by Paul Grainge
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Taking Hollywood as its focus, this timely book provides a sustained, interdisciplinary perspective on memory and film from early cinema to the present. Considering the relationship between official and popular memory, the politics of memory, and the... (read more)

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Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th
Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th
by Peter M. Bracke
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Subtitled, "The Complete History Of Friday The 13th". Full illustrated with nearly 600 never-before-seen photos, rare archival documents and production materials, this huge hardback volume is the ultimate oral and visual memoir of the most successful... (read more)

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50 Years of Queer Cinema: 500 of the Best Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Queer Questioning Films Ever Made
50 Years of Queer Cinema: 500 of the Best Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Queer Questioning Films Ever Made
by Darwin Porter
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Out, outrageous, provocative, and proud, this comprehensive anthology and library resource reviews 500 of the best of Hollywood's output of gay, bisexual, lesbian, transgendered, and queer questioning films, with a special emphasis on how gays changed... (read more)

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Martial Arts (Virgin Film)
Martial Arts (Virgin Film)
by Penelope Rance
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The late 60s and 70s saw a massive surge in the release of martial arts films, spawning a cult following which is still growing. This essential guide explores up to 20 seminal films in detail, with particular focus on recurring themes, directors, and... (read more)

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Autonomous Image
Autonomous Image
by A. J. Prats
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Blowup, says Armando Prats, is one of the necessary movies. It is a living expression of the transition into the new narrative domains in terms of man's new vision of himself as a narrative creature in a world whose very essense is cinematic narration... (read more)

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Postcolonial Images : Studies in North African Film (04 Edition)
Postcolonial Images : Studies in North African Film (04 Edition)
by Roy Armes
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Postcolonial Images is a comprehensive introduction to and resource for cinema of the Maghreb. In clear and accessible prose, Roy Armes examines the political and cultural context of the films and the film industry in the post-independence era. Since... (read more)

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The 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen
The 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen
by Richard Crouse
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-254).... (read more)

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