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A History of American Movies: A Film-by-Film Look at the Art, Craft, and Business of Cinema

by Paul Monaco

A History of American Movies provides a survey of the narrative feature film from the 1920s to the present. The book focuses on 170 of the most highly regarded and recognized feature films selected by the Hollywood...

The Thing

by Jez Conolly

Consigned to the deep freeze of critical and commercial reception upon its release in 1982, The Thing has bounced back spectacularly to become one of the most highly regarded productions from the 1980s 'Body...

Séquences. No. 289, Mars-Avril 2014

by BusinessNews Publishing

This work offers a summary of the book “GET MOTIVATED: Overcome Any Obstacle, Achieve Any Goal, and Accelerate Your Success With Motivational DNA” by Tamara Lowe.Tamara Lowe is a public speaker and consultant....

Ciné-Bulles. Vol. 32 No. 2, Printemps 2014

by BusinessNews Publishing

This work offers a summary of the book " YES! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be Persuasive" by Noah Goldstein, Steve Martin and Robert Cialdini.

When it comes to your ability to persuade others, sometimes just...

Reading the Silver Screen

by Thomas C. Foster

From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Read Literature Like a Professor comes an indispensable analysis of our most celebrated medium, film.

No art form is as instantly and continuously gratifying...

House, M.D.: The Official Guide to the Hit Medical Drama

by Ian Jackman & Hugh Laurie

The first authorized companion to the Emmy Award-winning medical drama House, M.D., starring Hugh Laurie, House M.D: The Official Guide to the Hit Medical Drama features full backstage access to the cast and...

The Horror Show Guide: The Ultimate Frightfest of Movies

by Mike Mayo

From atomic bombs to zealous zombies, this cinefile’s guidebook reviews 1,000 of the wickedest, weirdest, and wackiest scary movies from every age of horror. With reviews of many overlooked, underappreciated...

Ancient Rockets: Treasures and Train Wrecks of the Silent Screen

by Kage Baker & Kathleen Bartholomew

From Metropolis to the pre-Technicolor Oz, take a fantastical journey through the wildest frontiers of the silent films of the silver screen.

Ancient Rockets brings you the earliest (and cheesiest) special effects,...

Reefer Movie Madness

by Shirley Halperin & Steve Bloom

Reefer Movie Madness is the perfect follow-up to Halperin and Bloom's big-selling Pot Culture. It's the most extensive guide ever to movies for the stoner audience, a real market that has proven its mass appeal...

The Unofficial Hobbit Handbook: Everything I Need to Know about Life I Learned from Tolkien

by Peter Archer & Scott Francis

"It's a dangerous business, going out your front door."

In the age of men, one must face myriad challenges: epic quests, imminent danger, the evil gaze of Sauron . . . okay, so maybe not. But wouldn't life's...

The United States Constitution in Film

by Eric T. Kasper & Quentin D. Vieregge

The U.S. Constitution is often depicted in popular films, teaching lessons about what this founding document means and what it requires. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington educates how a bill becomes a law. 12 Angry...

The Nice and Accurate Good Omens TV Companion

by Matt Whyman

A stunning full-color, illustrated, behind-the-scenes guide to the Good Omens television series, adapted for the screen by Neil Gaiman himself and starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant.

Following the original...

Understanding Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

by James Fenwick

This edited volume seeks to bring to light the impact of the ‘new’ Kubrick studies upon the ‘old’ Kubrick studies and collate together original insights, and textual and interpretative analyses of 2001:...

National Treasure

by Lindsay Gibb

In defense of Nicolas Cage — the man and the meme — a debate-sparking actor who audiences seem to love and loathe in almost equal amounts

Nicolas Cage: leading man or character actor? Action hero or goofball...

A Gross of Zombies

by Andy McKinney, Harrison McKinney & Jackson McKinney

These 144 reviews of zombie movies will educate the reader as to which films are worthy of the time of the movie watcher. Some zombie movies are just as good as any other kind of movie, some watchable but not...

The Afterlife & the Movie Casablanca and Other Speculations

by William R. Schweis

If we take our thoughts and memories into the afterlife and find it filled with promised bliss, What do we do with our impatience? Even if we do find long-gone loved ones and old friends waiting with warm greetings,...

Sherlock Holmes: the Basil Rathbone Years & Other Films

by Scott Palmer

For more than 100 years, the character of Sherlock Holmes has appeared in scores of films, as well as in a number of television series. For many people, the films made between 1939 and 1946, starring Basil Rathbone...

Anime Impact

by Chris Stuckmann

#1 Amazon New Release — The life-changing power of anime

Iconic movies and TV shows from Japan: Japanese animation—or anime—holds a special place in the hearts of countless fans around the globe. Since...

The Western Film Review

by Chuck Lewis

With this collection of reviews, fans of western movies can enjoy taking another special look at some of our favorites with western author Chuck Lewis as he offers us insight and a unique view of the films we...

Back Shelf Beauties

by Willie Waffle

Back Shelf Beauties is the perfect guide to all the movies you want to rent on video and DVD. When you've seen all the new releases, Back Shelf Beauties brings you forgotten films, lost movies from your favorite...