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Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
by Lena Dunham
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Carsick
Carsick
by John Waters
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A cross-country hitchhiking journey with Americas most beloved weirdo John Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads “Im Not Psycho,” he hitchhikes across America from... (read more)

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Role Models
Role Models
by John Waters
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Here, from the incomparable John Waters, is a paean to the power of subversive inspiration that will delight, amuse, enrich—and happily horrify—readers everywhere.   Role Models is, in fact, a self-portrait told through intimate... (read more)

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The Wes Anderson Collection
The Wes Anderson Collection
by Matt Zoller Seitz
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Wes Anderson is one of the most influential voices from the past two decades of American cinema. A true auteur, Anderson is known for the visual artistry, inimitable tone, and idiosyncratic characterizations that make each of his films — Bottle... (read more)

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Mere Anarchy
Mere Anarchy
by Woody Allen
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Here, in his first collection since his three hilarious classics Getting Even, Without Feathers, and Side Effects, Woody Allen has managed to write a book that not only answers the most profound questions of human existence but is also the perfect size... (read more)

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Hope for Film
Hope for Film
by Ted Hope
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An inspiring, tell-all look at the indie film business from one of the industrys most passionate producers, Hope for Film captures the rebellious punk spirit of the indie film boom in 1990s New York City, its collapse two decades later and its current... (read more)

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Without Feathers
Without Feathers
by Woody Allen
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Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time. From THE WHORE OF MENSA, to GOD (A Play), to NO KADDISH FOR WEINSTEIN, old and new Woody Allen fans will laugh themselves... (read more)

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The Hitchcock Romance: Love and Irony in Hitchcock's Films
The Hitchcock Romance: Love and Irony in Hitchcock's Films
by Lesley Brill
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Was Alfred Hitchcock a cynical trifler with his audience's emotions, as he liked to pretend? Or was he a profoundly humane artist? Most commentators leave Hitchcock's self-assessment unquestioned, but this book shows that his movies convey an... (read more)

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Rebel without a Crew: Or How a 23-Year-Old Filmmaker with $7,000 Became a Hollywood Player
Rebel without a Crew: Or How a 23-Year-Old Filmmaker with $7,000 Became a Hollywood Player
by Robert Rodriguez
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Robert Rodriguez threw down seven thousand dollars on his debut film El Mariachi, but you only need to spend a fraction of that to get all the insights that he learned. Anybody who's seen his later films (Spy Kids, Once Upon a Time in Mexico) will know... (read more)

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The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories
by Tim Burton
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From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet modern fairy tales, filmmaker Tim Burton has become known for his unique visual brilliance -- witty and macabre at once. Now he gives birth to a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children... (read more)

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The Kid Stays in the Picture
The Kid Stays in the Picture
by Robert Evans
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Robert Evans's The Kid Stays in the Picture is universally recognized as the greatest, most outrageous, most unforgettable show business memoir ever written. The basis of a groundbreaking, award-winning documentary film, it remains the gold standard of... (read more)

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Hitchcock's Films Revisited
Hitchcock's Films Revisited
by Robin Wood
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When Hitchcock's Films was first published, it quickly became known as a new kind of book on film and as a necessary text in the growing body of Hitchcock criticism. This revised edition of "Hitchcock's Films Revisited" includes a substantial new preface... (read more)

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Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity
Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity
by David Lynch
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In this "unexpected delight,"* filmmaker David Lynch describes his personal methods of capturing and working with ideas, and the immense creative benefits he has experienced from the practice of meditation. Now in a beautiful paperback edition, David... (read more)

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Herzog on Herzog (02 Edition)
Herzog on Herzog (02 Edition)
by Paul Cronin
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Filmography: p. 303-326. Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-329) and index.... (read more)

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Industrial Light and Magic: Into the Digital Realm
Industrial Light and Magic: Into the Digital Realm
by Mark Cotta Vaz
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Includes a foreword by Steven Spielberg! The supernatural wonders of Ghostbusters.  The lively three-dimensional toons from Who Framed Roger Rabbit?  The unstoppable liquid-metal T-1000 cyborg of Terminator 2.  The... (read more)

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Making Movies
Making Movies
by Sidney Lumet
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Conquest of the Useless: Reflections from the Making of Fitzcarraldo
Conquest of the Useless: Reflections from the Making of Fitzcarraldo
by Werner Herzog
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Much like the man himself, Werner Herzog's journal from the filming of Fitzcarraldo is hallucinatory and horrific, lovely and poetic all at once. This is a book about madness and obsession, about depth and illusion, about a place where nothing is as it... (read more)

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My Boring-Ass Life: The Uncomfortably Candid Diary of Kevin Smith
My Boring-Ass Life: The Uncomfortably Candid Diary of Kevin Smith
by Kevin Smith
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NOW UPDATED WITH THE ‘INS AND OUTS OF MAKING ZACK AND MIRI MAKE A PORNO, AND MUCH, MUCH MORE! Anything but boring, Kevin Smith shares his x-rated thoughts in his diary, telling all in his usual candid, heartfelt and irreverent way! Kevin Smith... (read more)

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The Films of Akira Kurosawa, Third Edition, Expanded and Updated
The Films of Akira Kurosawa, Third Edition, Expanded and Updated
by Donald Richie
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In an epilogue provided for his incomparable study of Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998), Donald Richie reflects on Kurosawa's life work of thirty feature films and describes his last, unfinished project, a film set in the Edo period to be called The Ocean Was... (read more)

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Rosebud: The Story of Orson Welles
Rosebud: The Story of Orson Welles
by David Thomson
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