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A Good Year: Portrait of the Film Based on the Novel by Peter Mayle (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks)
A Good Year: Portrait of the Film Based on the Novel by Peter Mayle (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks)
by Marc Klein
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The official tie-in to the movie directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe and Albert Finney--a Twentieth Century Fox release. <BR>Love, laughter, wine, and the glorious landscape of Provence abound in this movie from director Ridley Scott... (read more)

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Sherlock Holmes on Screen (Updated Edition)
Sherlock Holmes on Screen (Updated Edition)
by Alan Barnes
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Conan Doyle’s master detective Sherlock Holmes has appeared on screen more times than any other fictional character. Sherlock Holmes on Screen surveys over a century’s worth of his exploits in film and television, from the silent era to the... (read more)

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The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call: New Orleans
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call: New Orleans
by Werner Herzog
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In Werner Herzogs highly anticipated new film, Nicolas Cage plays a man as devoted to police work as he is to scoring drugs. A high-functioning addict who is a deeply intuitive, fearless detective, he ranges over the beautiful ruins of New Orleans with... (read more)

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The Kite Runner: A Portrait of the Epic Film (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks)
The Kite Runner: A Portrait of the Epic Film (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks)
by David Benioff
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With more than 120 photos in full color and the complete screenplay, the story behind the making of the movie based on the beloved bestselling novel directed by Marc Forster (Monster's Ball, Finding Neverland, and Stranger Than Fiction). Based on one of... (read more)

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Chris Marker: La Jetee (One Work)
Chris Marker: La Jetee (One Work)
by Janet Harbord
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andlt;Pandgt;Chris Marker's legendary andquot;ciné romanandquot; (andquot;film novelandquot;) La Jetée is considered one of the greatest and most influential experimental films of all time. This short film--a postapocalyptic story composed almost... (read more)

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The Art of Superman Returns
The Art of Superman Returns
by Daniel Wallace
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Wallace presents an in-depth celebration of the concept and developmental art that served as a foundation for the film set to hit theaters in June. Nearly 200 pieces of art capture all-new sets and showcase the film's inventive costumes and breathtaking... (read more)

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Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey
Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey
by Bob Mccabe
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Harry Potter: Page to Screen, the follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Harry Potter: Film Wizardry, is a lavish and personal look at the entire filmmaking process that transformed J. K. Rowlings fantasy series into a blockbuster movie franchise... (read more)

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Retrofitting Blade Runner: Issues in Ridley Scott's Blade Runner and Phillip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep!
Retrofitting Blade Runner: Issues in Ridley Scott's Blade Runner and Phillip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep!
by Judith Kerman
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This book of essays looks at the multitude of texts and influences which converge in Ridley Scotts film Blade Runner, especially the films relationship to its source novel, Philip K. Dicks Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Essays consider political... (read more)

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Singin in the Rain (BFI Film Classics)
Singin in the Rain (BFI Film Classics)
by Peter Wollen
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Forty Years after it first appeared, Singin' in the Rain remains one of the best loved films ever made. Yet despite dazzling success with the public, it never received its fair share of praise from the critics. Gene Kelly's genius as a performer is there... (read more)

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Moulin Rouge: The Splendid Illustrated Book That Charts the Journey of Baz Luhrmann's Motion Picture (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks)
Moulin Rouge: The Splendid Illustrated Book That Charts the Journey of Baz Luhrmann's Motion Picture (Newmarket Pictorial Moviebooks)
by Baz Luhrmann
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Over 250 photos, production drawings, historical documents, and interviews with the filmmakers detail the behind-the-scenes story of the making of the film, including excerpts from the script and songs, a portrait of Bohemian Paris in the 1890s, and... (read more)

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When Blanche Met Brando: The Scandalous Story of "A Streetcar Named Desire"
When Blanche Met Brando: The Scandalous Story of "A Streetcar Named Desire"
by Sam Staggs
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"WHEN BLANCHE MET BRANDO: The Scandalous Story of 'A Streetcar Named Desire' promises something salacious but delivers something better...a witty, insightful probe of Tennessee Williams' most famous play in all its variations."--The Dallas Morning News... (read more)

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Pink Panther: The Ultimate Guide to the Coolest Cat in Town
Pink Panther: The Ultimate Guide to the Coolest Cat in Town
by Jerry Beck
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Covering every move the Pink Panther has ever made in the last 40 years - this is the ultimate guide to the coolest cat in town...... (read more)

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Snatch!
Snatch!
by Daniel Smith
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Snatch! is the inside story of the making of the Guy Ritchie movie revealing a fascinating mix of male bravado, pranks and gambling on a set where extras playing gangsters told stories that rang a little too true to real-life events.... (read more)

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The Making of Memento
The Making of Memento
by James Mottram
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A behind-the-scenes look at the cult film that's taken critics and audiences by storm. Christopher Nolan's Memento--the deceptive, ambiguous tale of a man with short-term memory loss consumed by the need to avenge the rape and murder of his wife--has... (read more)

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The Ultimate Fan's Guide to Avatar, James Cameron's Epic Movie (Unauthorized)
The Ultimate Fan's Guide to Avatar, James Cameron's Epic Movie (Unauthorized)
by Kevin Patrick Mahoney
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Avatar is the most successful movie of all time, surpassing the record held by James Cameron's previous monster hit, Titanic. It is also the most expensive movie ever. With its adoption of modern 3D techniques, Avatar is arguably the most spectacular... (read more)

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Making of Citizen Kane, Revised & Updated Edition
Making of Citizen Kane, Revised & Updated Edition
by Robert L Carringer
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Citizen Kane, widely considered the greatest film ever made, continues to fascinate critics and historians as well as filmgoers. While credit for its genius has traditionally been attributed solely to its director, Orson Welles, Carringer's pioneering... (read more)

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High Noon (BFI Film Classics)
High Noon (BFI Film Classics)
by Philip Drummond
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In this book, Phillip Drummond offers a detailed account of High Noon's troubled production context and its early public reception, along with career summaries of the key participants.... (read more)

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Lone Scherfig's Italian for Beginners
Lone Scherfig's Italian for Beginners
by Mette Hjort
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Lone Scherfig was the first of a number of women directors to take up the challenge of Dogme, the back-to-basics, manifesto-based, rule-governed, and now globalized film initiative introduced by Danish filmmakers Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg in... (read more)

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Making Tootsie: Inside the Classic Film with Dustin Hoffman and Sydney Pollack
Making Tootsie: Inside the Classic Film with Dustin Hoffman and Sydney Pollack
by Susan Dworkin
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“A perceptive and provocative work.”&#8212;Los Angeles Times “A stunning job of research, observation and reporting.”&#8212;Larry Gelbart, co-writer of Tootsie and writer on TVs “M*A*S*H*” “This fluid... (read more)

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The Dude Abides: The Gospel According to the Coen Brothers
The Dude Abides: The Gospel According to the Coen Brothers
by Cathleen Falsani
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Join award-winning author and columnist Falsani as she explores the serious existential questions raised in the movies of the wildly popular and always irreverent Coen brothers.... (read more)

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