General Film

AMERICAN GOTHIC

Written by Rigby, Jonathan
In the long-awaited American Gothic Jonathan Rigby tells
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Signum |
$34.95
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ALFRED HITCHCOCK

Written by Ackroyd, Peter
A gripping short biography of the extraordinary Alfred Hitchock, the master of suspense.
September 19, 2017 | Paperback | Anchor Books |
$16.95
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WAYNE AND FORD: THE FILMS, THE FRIENDSHIP, AND THE FORGING OF AN AMERICAN HERO

Written by Schoenberger, Nancy
John Ford and John Wayne were two titans of classic film and made some of the most enduring movies of all time. The genre they defined--the Western--still matters today. For over twenty years John Ford and John Wayne were a blockbuster Hollywood team, turning out many of the finest Western films ever made.
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Nan A. Talese | 256 Pages |
$27.95
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START TO FINISH: WOODY ALLEN AND THE ART OF MOVIEMAKING

Written by Lax, Eric
A cinephile's dream: the chance to follow legendary director Woody Allen throughout the creation of a film--from inception to premiere--and to enjoy his reflections on some of the finest artists in the history of cinema. Eric Lax has been with Woody Allen almost every step of the way.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 368 Pages |
$28.95
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MARLENE DIETRICH: THE LIFE

Written by Riva, Maria
Dietrich would quickly rise to stardom on the Berlin stage in the 1920's with her sharp wit and bisexual sexuality--while wearing the top hat and tails that revolutionized our concept of beauty and femininity.
June 6, 2017 | Hardcover | Pegasus Books |
$35.00
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TUNNEL AT THE END OF THE LIGHT: ESSAYS ON MOVIES AND POLITICS

Written by Shepard, Jim
Given that most Americans proudly consider themselves non-political, where do our notions of collective responsibility come from? Which self-deceptions, when considering ourselves as actors on the world stage, do we cling to most tenaciously? Why do we so stubbornly believe, for example, that our country always means well when intervening abroad?
September 12, 2017 | Paperback | Tin House Books | 272 Pages |
$15.95

CARNIVAL OF SOULS

Written by Cooper, Jackson
An unapologetic mixture of camp and arthouse cinema, Herk Harvey's Carnival of Souls (1962) has emerged as a cult sleeper film that still influences filmmakers today. Though its production values are B-movie status, it has gained notoriety and respect for its atmosphere of dread and surrealist imagery, even being imitated by filmmakers such as James Wan, George Romero, and M.
December 19, 2017 | Paperback | Auteur | 124 Pages |
$15.00

DON'T LOOK NOW

Written by Gildersleeve, Jessica
Nicolas Roeg's Don't Look Now (1973) has been called "a ghost story for adults." Certainly, in contrast to the more explicitly violent and bloodthirsty horror films of the 1970s, Don't Look Now seems of an entirely different order.
January 23, 2018 | Paperback | Auteur | 124 Pages |
$15.00

SEARCH FOR BELONGING: THE MEXICAN CINEMA OF LUIS BUNUEL

Written by Ripley, Mark
As one of the foremost Spanish directors of all time, Luis Bunuel's filmography has been the subject of innumerable studies. Despite the fact that the twenty films he made in Mexico between 1946 and 1965 represent the most prolific stage of his career as a filmmaker, these have remained relatively neglected in writing on Bunuel and his work.
November 28, 2017 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 224 Pages |
$30.00

ERIC ROHMER: A BIOGRAPHY

Written by Herpe, Noel
The director of twenty-five films, including My Night at Maud's (1969), which was nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award, and the editor in chief of Cahiers du cinema from 1957 to 1963, Eric Rohmer set the terms by which people watched, made, and thought about cinema for decades.
February 20, 2018 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 608 Pages |
$27.00

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