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Film and Television
Production Biographies


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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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Lena Dunham has no filter, and it's hard not to love her for it. Here we get an entire book of her charming blend of unapologetic strangeness and deadpan humor. Fans will find out just how much of her past work is autobiographical, and if you're not a... (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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Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed: Conversations with Paul Cronin
Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed: Conversations with Paul Cronin
by Paul Cronin
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An invaluable set of career-length interviews with the German genius hailed by François Truffaut as “the most important film director alive” Most of what weve heard about Werner Herzog is untrue. The sheer number of false rumors... (read more)

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Carsick
Carsick
by John Waters
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A cross-country hitchhiking journey with America's 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 “I'm Not Psycho,” he hitchhikes across America from... (read more)

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Once: Pictures and Stories
Once: Pictures and Stories
by Wim Wenders
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Wim Wenders ranks among the greatest artistic minds of contemporary film: over the past 30 years his films have consistently demonstrated such clarity and sensitivity that they have transcended boundaries of language and nationality, finding a devoted... (read more)

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It Chooses You
It Chooses You
by Miranda July
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In the summer of 2009 Miranda July was struggling to write her second screenplay, The Future, when she began to obsessively read the PennySaver classified ads. The iconic Los Angeles newsprint booklet served a computerless demographic—a quickly... (read more)

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Making Movies
Making Movies
by Sidney Lumet
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Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions
Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions
by Guillermo Del Toro
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Over the last two decades, writer-director Guillermo del Toro has mapped out a territory in the popular imagination that is uniquely his own, astonishing audiences with Cronos, Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth, and a host of other films and creative... (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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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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The Insanity Defense: The Complete Prose
The Insanity Defense: The Complete Prose
by Woody Allen
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Comprising the classic bestsellers Getting Even, Without Feathers, and Side Effects, this definitive collection of comic writings is from a man who needs no Introduction. Really — this book has no Introduction. The Insanity Defense reveals many... (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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Stanley Kubrick, Director : a Visual Analysis (99 Edition)
Stanley Kubrick, Director : a Visual Analysis (99 Edition)
by Alexander Walker
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This new edition, revised and expanded to discuss all of Kubrick's films--including --again received the approval of the reclusive director, who before his death allowed the use of illustrations taken directly from his films' frames. The result is a... (read more)

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Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion: The TV Series, the Movies, the Comic Books and More
Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion: The TV Series, the Movies, the Comic Books and More
by Robert W Moore
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Joss Whedon's importance in contemporary pop culture can hardly be overstated, but there has never been a book providing a comprehensive survey and analysis of his career as a whole - until now. Published to coincide with Whedon's blockbuster movie The... (read more)

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Federico Fellini
Federico Fellini
by Chris Wiegand
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Ringmaster of dreams: Step into Fellini's world   "All my films turn upon this idea—there is an effort to show a world without love, characters full of selfishness, people exploiting one another, and, in the midst of it all, there is... (read more)

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Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design
Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design
by Jennifer Bass
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This is the first book to be published on one of the greatest American designers of the 20th Century, who was as famous for his work in film as for his corporate identity and graphic work. With more than 1,400 illustrations, many of them never published... (read more)

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The Winston Effect: The Art & History of Stan Winston Studio
The Winston Effect: The Art & History of Stan Winston Studio
by Jody Duncan
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For over 30 years, Stan Winston and his team of artists and technicians have been creating characters, creatures and monsters for the silver screen, from The Terminator and the extraterrestrial monstrosities of Aliens and Predator to the amazing... (read more)

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Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture
Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture
by Andy Cohen
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The man behind the Real Housewives writes about his lifelong love affair with pop culture that brought him from the suburbs of St. Louis to his own television show From a young age, Andy Cohen knew one thing: He loved television. Not in the way that... (read more)

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Hollywood Rat Race
Hollywood Rat Race
by Ed Jr Wood
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In this never-before- published memoir of Hollywood, Ed Wood, Jr., reveals the down and dirty about the cutthroat world of movie-making.... (read more)

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