Must-see movies: Get to know cinema's greats Take a journey through themakers and shapers of celluloid history.From horror to romance, noir to slapstick, adventure to tragedy, Western to new wave, this selection gathers thegreats of 20th-century cinemainto one indispensable guide to movie gold.The collection is arranged chronologically and in an extra-handy format.
The most groundbreaking and important must-see shows from the 1950s to today s golden age of television. This latest addition to the best-selling and highly acclaimed 1001 series showcases the best programs produced for television from its inception to the bumper crop of great shows being produced in today s era of original cable programming and digital streaming.
Written by Neil Landau
What are the essentials of screenplay structure? What's the difference between plot, story, and theme? What's the best camera angle to convey inner psychology? How are movie finances structured?
Written by Frayling, Christopher
This stunning tome is a previously unseen look behind-the-scenes at the making of this most legendary of science fiction classics. It is an in-depth examination of the complete, largely unpublished archive of art director Harry Lange s designs, concepts, roughs and photographs. Lange s strikingly realistic designs created an extraordinary vision of the future.
Written by Glasby, Matt
A striking, design-led reference book, "A-Z Great Film Directors "features Andy Tuohy's portraits of 52 directors significant for their contribution to cinema including kings of world cinema Wong Kar-Wai and Akira Kurosawa, arthouse pioneers Fritz Lang and David Lynch as well as the often under-appreciated female directors Kathryn Bigelow and Jane Campion.
Written by Tag Gallagher
Roberto Rossellini (1906–1977)—movie-maker, bon vivant, and passionate intellectual—was the key figure of Italian neo-realism, the godfather of the French New Wave, and a television pioneer; the maker of such classics as Open City, Paisan, Stromboli, Flowers of St.
Written by Kael, Pauline
"Film criticism is exciting just because there is no formula to apply," Pauline Kael once observed, "just because you must use everything you are and everything you know." Between 1968 and 1991, as regular film reviewer for The New Yorker, Kael used those formidable tools to shape the tastes of a generation, enthralling readers with her gift for capturing, with force and fluency, the essenc
Over nearly sixty years, Agnes Varda (b. 1928) has given interviews that are revealing not only of her work, but of her remarkably ambiguous status. She has been called the Mother of the New Wave but suffered for many years for never having been completely accepted by the cinematic establishment in France.
Written by Biga, Leo Adam
Leo Biga has reported on the career of filmmaker Alexander Payne for 20 years. In this updated collection of essays, the author-journalist-blogger offers the only comprehensive look at Payne s career and creative process.