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Change Your Underwear Twice a Week: Lessons from the Golden Age of Classroom Filmstrips
Change Your Underwear Twice a Week: Lessons from the Golden Age of Classroom Filmstrips
by Danny Gregory
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In the pre-Internet, pre-VCR—oh, go ahead, call them prehistoric—days of baby boomers' grade school, the high art of audiovisual classroom programming was the filmstrip. If you're old enough, you remember the darkened room, the hum... (read more)

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Cinema Sewer Volume 3: The Adults Only Guide to History's Sickest and Sexiest Movies! (Cinema Sewer Cinema Sewer)
Cinema Sewer Volume 3: The Adults Only Guide to History's Sickest and Sexiest Movies! (Cinema Sewer Cinema Sewer)
by Robin Bougie
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The celebrated underground smash that is Cinema Sewer the magazine has been transformed and mutated into CINEMA SEWER: THE BOOK - and following the runaway success of the first two volumes, we're delighted to be unleashing VOLUME THREE onto a now... (read more)

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Field Guide to the Apocalypse: Movie Survival Skills for the End of the World
Field Guide to the Apocalypse: Movie Survival Skills for the End of the World
by Meghann Marco
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the end is near Surviving the apocalypse is one thing. Enjoying life after most of civilization is wiped out -- that's entirely different. Maybe you can outrun an avalanche, or escape a burning building, but can you really cut it after the unthinkable... (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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The Pocket Essential Science Fiction Films (Pocket Essentials)
The Pocket Essential Science Fiction Films (Pocket Essentials)
by John Costello
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Pocket Essentials is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction... (read more)

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Ultraviolent Movies Rev Edition
Ultraviolent Movies Rev Edition
by Laurent Bouzereau
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"Ultraviolent Movies" explores the public and critical outcry that has met recent films and offers insight into the visions of such directors as Martin Scorcese and Quentin Tarantino. Photos.... (read more)

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Maximum Movies - Pulp Fictions: Film Culture and the Worlds of Samuel Fuller, Mickey Spillane, and Jim Thompson
Maximum Movies - Pulp Fictions: Film Culture and the Worlds of Samuel Fuller, Mickey Spillane, and Jim Thompson
by Peter Stanfield
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Explosive! Amazing! Terrifying! You wonandrsquo;t believe your eyes!and#160;and#160;Such movie taglines were common in the 1950s, as Hollywood churned out a variety of low-budget pictures that were sold on the basis of their sensational content and... (read more)

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Dark City: The Film Noir
Dark City: The Film Noir
by Spencer Selby
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The most complete reference to the dark 40s and 50s stylistic dramas (twice the coverage of competition). The first section has a lengthy analytical essay as well as detailed plot descriptions and credits for 25 classics--such as The Maltese Falcon... (read more)

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Film and Comic Books (07 Edition)
Film and Comic Books (07 Edition)
by Gordon
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In Film and Comic Books contributors analyze the problems of adapting one medium to another; the translation of comics aesthetics into film; audience expectations, reception, and reaction to comic book-based films; and the adaptation of films into comics.... (read more)

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Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide
Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide
by Glenn Kay
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Zombie Movies is an essential purchase for all those who love (or fear) horror cinemas most popular and terrifying creation. This thorough and authoritative yet uproarious guide • reviews and rates nearly 300 zombie films—from Bela... (read more)

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The Heist Film: Stealing with Style
The Heist Film: Stealing with Style
by Daryl Lee
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A concise introduction to the genre about that one last big score, The Heist Film: Stealing With Style traces this crime thriller's development as both a dramatic and comic vehicle growing out of film noir ( Criss Cross, The Killers, The Asphalt Jungle),... (read more)

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Dangerous Rhythm: Why Movie Musicals Matter
Dangerous Rhythm: Why Movie Musicals Matter
by Richard Barrios
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Singin' in the Rain, The Sound of Music, Camelot--love them or love to hate them, movie musicals have been a major part of all our lives. They're so glitzy and catchy that it seems impossible that they could have ever gone any other way. But the ease in... (read more)

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Asian Horror
Asian Horror
by Andy Richards
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Since Japanese horror sensations The Ring and Audition first terrified Western audiences at the turn of the millennium, there's been a growing appreciation of Asia as the hotbed of the world's best horror movies. Over the last decade, Japan, South Korea,... (read more)

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Reel Civil War : Mythmaking in American Film (01 Edition)
Reel Civil War : Mythmaking in American Film (01 Edition)
by Bruce Chadwick
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In this landmark study, cultural historian Bruce Chadwick traces the ways in which American film -- including such classics as Birth of a Nation and Gone With the Wind -- has consistently misrepresented history. The Civil War has been depicted on film... (read more)

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The Slasher Movie Book
The Slasher Movie Book
by J A Kerswell
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The slasher movie is the most reviled but successful of horrors subgenres. Taking its cue from Hitchcock, grind-house movies, and the gory Italian giallo thrillers of the 1970s, slasher movies brought a new high in cinematic violence and suspense to... (read more)

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Movie Monsters
Movie Monsters
by David Baird
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An unforgettable collection of the scariest and most intriguing monsters the world of film has ever produced. Old favourites such as Frankenstein, Dracula, Godzilla and King Kong appear alongside more modern versions of the monstrous-from Norman Bates to... (read more)

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Hollywood Musicals Year by Year: Third Edition
Hollywood Musicals Year by Year: Third Edition
by Barry Monush
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Whose singing voice was substituted for Marjorie Reynolds in Holiday Inn? What movie was the first to combine live action with animated cartoon characters? What movie did Marlon Brando first sing in? These and thousands of other interesting facts about... (read more)

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Somewhere in the Night
Somewhere in the Night
by Nichola Christopher
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Film noir is more than a cinematic genre. It is an essential aspect of American culture. Along with the cowboy of the Wild West, the denizen of the film noir city is at the very center of our mythological iconography. Described as the style of an anxious... (read more)

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Popcorn: Fifty Years of Rock 'n' Roll Movies
Popcorn: Fifty Years of Rock 'n' Roll Movies
by Garry Mulholland
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From Quadrophenia to Mamma Mia , the rock 'n' roll movie captures the best and worst of a music's moment in time. In Popcorn, acclaimed author Garry Mulholland takes a close look at the successes and failures of this film phenomenon by deconstructing the... (read more)

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The Gangster Film Reader
The Gangster Film Reader
by Alain Silver
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In the 1930s the gangster film in the United States coincided with a very real and very sensational gangsterism at large in American society. Little Caesar (1931), The Public Enemy (1931), and Scarface (1932) borrowed liberally from the newspapers and... (read more)

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