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Kurosawa's Rashomon: A Vanished City, a Lost Brother, and the Voice Inside His Iconic Films

by Paul Anderer

A groundbreaking investigation into the early life of the iconic Akira Kurosawa in connection to his most famous film—taking us deeper into Kurosawa and his world.

Although he is a filmmaker of international...

Hollywood Screenwriting Directory Fall/Winter: A Specialized Resource for Discovering Where & How to Sell Your Screenplay

by Jesse Douma & Dinah Perez

To get your screenplay in front of the right buyer, you need exclusive information and specific details you can only gain through years of industry experience. That's why The Writers Store has compiled the Hollywood...

Dolce Vita Confidential: Fellini, Loren, Pucci, Paparazzi, and the Swinging High Life of 1950s Rome

by Shawn Levy

A romp through the worlds of film, fashion, and titillating journalism that made 1950s Rome the sexiest city on the planet.

From the ashes of World War II, Rome was reborn as the epicenter of film, fashion,...

Reel Wisdom: The Complete Quote Collection for Movie Lovers, Film Buffs and Cinephiles

by Sean K. Smith & Roger Friedman

“All of life's riddles are answered in the movies." ―Steve Martin

Reel Wisdom collects over 125 timeless quotes from the movies and film characters who have long captured the hearts and minds of all who...

On Story-Screenwriters and Filmmakers on Their Iconic Films

by Austin Film Festival, Barbara Morgan & Maya Perez

"On Story is film school in a box, a lifetime's worth of filmmaking knowledge squeezed into half-hour packages."-Kenneth Turan, film critic for the Los Angeles TimesAustin Film Festival (AFF) is the first organization...

The Birth of a Nation: Nat Turner and the Making of a Movement

by Nate Parker

This official tie-in to the highly acclaimed film, The Birth of a Nation, surveys the history and legacy of Nat Turner, the leader of one of the most renowned slave rebellions on American soil, while also exploring...

New Maricón Cinema: Outing Latin American Film

by Vinodh Venkatesh

Recent critically and commercially acclaimed Latin American films such as XXY, Contracorriente, and Plan B create an affective and bodily connection with viewers that elicits in them an emotive and empathic...

Critical Perspectives on the Western: From A Fistful of Dollars to Django Unchained

by Lee Broughton

The Western film continues to be reexamined by scholars, and this collection offers engaging essays on a variety of films and television shows that represent the genre. Essays in this volume consider star/celebrity...

Directed by God: Jewishness in Contemporary Israeli Film and Television

by Yaron Peleg

As part of its effort to forge a new secular Jewish nation, the nascent Israeli state tried to limit Jewish religiosity. However, with the steady growth of the ultraorthodox community and the expansion of the...

Sundance - A Festival Virgin's Guide (3rd Edition): Surviving and thriving at America's most important film festival.

by Benjamin Craig

Independent film at 7,500 feet! January in Utah - for 10 days, the normally sleepy mountain resort of Park City becomes the focus of the movie world as 50,000 people descent on the town to sample the year's...

Adapting the Beat Poets: Burroughs, Ginsberg, and Kerouac on Screen

by Michael J. Prince

William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, and Jack Kerouac were three of the most significant figures of the Beat Generation, whose writings have been adapted and appropriated for graphic novels, feature-length...

David Bowie and Philosophy: Rebel, Rebel

by Theodore G. Ammon

Among the topics explored in David Bowie and Philosophy are the nature of Bowie as an institution; Bowie’s work in many platforms, including movies and TV; Bowie’s spanning of low and high art, and his relation...

Fade to Gray: Aging in American Cinema

by Timothy Shary & Nancy McVittie

Americans are living longer and reinventing both work and retirement, but Hollywood movies barely hint at this reality of contemporary society. In many popular films, older characters fade into irrelevance,...

She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron

by Richard Cohen

“A portrait that’s both complex and moving...Nora would be pleased.” —People (Book of the Week)

Nora Ephron, one of the most famous writers, film makers, and personalities of her time is captured by her...

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Mary Astor's Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936

by Edward Sorel

In a hilarious send-up of sex, scandal, and the Golden Age of Hollywood, legendary cartoonist Edward Sorel brings us a story (literally) ripped from the headlines of a bygone era.

In 1965, a young, up-and-coming...

LIFE Film Noir: 75 Years of the Greatest Crime Films

by The Editors of Life

By incorporating and transforming foreign influences, film noir became a uniquely American art form. Though it was overlooked at first, this powerful genre would give Humphrey Bogart and Robert Mitchum career-defining...

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The Real James Dean: Intimate Memories from Those Who Knew Him Best

by Peter Winkler & George Stevens

In the decades following his death, many of those who knew James Dean best--actors, directors, friends, lovers (both men and women), photographers, and Hollywood columnists--shared stories of their first-person...