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Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother: Memoirs of a Neurotic Filmmaker Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316415613
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Published: Hachette Books - March 10th, 2020

Film and television director Barry Sonnenfeld's outrageous and hilarious memoir traces his idiosyncratic upbringing in New York City, his breaking into film as a cinematographer with the Coen brothers, and his unexpected career as the director behind such huge film franchises as The Addams Family and Men in Black, and beloved work like Get Shorty, Pushing Daises,


Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle-Earth Cover Image
By Ian Nathan, Andy Serkis (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780008369842
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Published: HarperCollins - February 11th, 2020

The definitive history of Peter Jackson's Middle-earth saga, Anything You Can Imagine takes us on a cinematic journey across all six films, featuring brand-new interviews with Peter, his cast & crew. From the early days of daring to dream it could be done, through the highs and lows of making the films, to fan adoration and, finally, Oscar glory.


The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250301826
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 4th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of Fifth Avenue, Five A.M. and Fosse comes the revelatory account of the making of a modern American masterpiece


Cinematography for Directors: A Guide for Creative Collaboration Cover Image
$35.95
ISBN: 9781615932740
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Published: Michael Wiese Productions - March 1st, 2020

Through interviews with current ASC cinematographers, and a balance between technical, aesthetic, and historical content, this book guides the director into a powerful collaboration with their closest on-set ally.


Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250251985
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Published: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin - April 14th, 2020

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER

National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards Finalist, Best Non-Fiction Book

The gossipy real-life soap opera behind a serious show.


The Lady from the Black Lagoon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781335010131
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Published: Hanover Square Press - March 3rd, 2020

2019 SCIBA Book Award Winner for Biography

A Thrillist Best Book of the Year

A Book Riot Best Book of 2019

One of Booklist's 10 Best Art Books of the Year

The Los Angeles Times Bestseller


The Movie Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Cover Image
By DK
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465491008
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Published: DK - February 11th, 2020

Does Chinatown subvert the film noir genre? What is the effect of Pulp Fiction’s episodic plot? How do multiple points of view undermine notions of reality in Rashomon
 


Brother & Sister: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780451494504
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Published: Knopf - February 4th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From the beloved film star and best-selling author of Then Again--a heartfelt memoir about Diane Keaton's relationship with her younger brother, and a poignant exploration of the divergent paths siblings' lives can take.


Sleeping with Strangers: How the Movies Shaped Desire Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101971024
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Published: Vintage - January 14th, 2020

In this wholly original work of film criticism, David Thomson, celebrated author of The Biographical Dictionary of Film, probes the many ways in which sexuality has shaped the movies—and the ways in which the movies have shaped sexuality.


Open Book Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062899965
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Published: Dey Street Books - February 4th, 2020

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

Jessica reveals for the first time her inner monologue and most intimate struggles. Guided by the journals she's kept since age fifteen, and brimming with her unique humor and down-to-earth humanity, Open Book is as inspiring as it is entertaining.


How Did Lubitsch Do It? Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780231186452
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Published: Columbia University Press - February 25th, 2020

The Science of Women in Horror: The Special Effects, Stunts, and True Stories Behind Your Favorite Fright Films Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781510751743
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Published: Skyhorse - February 18th, 2020

From scream queens to femmes fatale, horror isn’t just for the boys.
 
Gothic media moguls Meg Hafdahl and Kelly Florence, authors of The Science of Monsters, and co-hosts of the Horror Rewind podcast called “the best horror film podcast out there” by Film Daddy, present a guide to the feminist horror movies, TV shows, and characters we al


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