General Film

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MYSTERIES OF CINEMA: MOVIES AND IMAGINATION

Written by Conrad, Peter
This is a thematic roller-coaster ride through cinema history, with film expert Peter Conrad in the seat beside you. Thoroughly international, this book ranges from Fay Wray to Satyajit Ray, from Buster Keaton to Kurosawa, from westerns to nouvelle vague.
April 20, 2021 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 320 Pages |
$39.95
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TWELVE LIVES OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK: AN ANATOMY OF THE MASTER OF SUSPENSE

Written by White, Edward
In The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock, Edward White explores the Hitchcock phenomenon--what defines it, how it was invented, what it reveals about the man at its core, and how its legacy continues to shape our cultural world.
April 13, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 336 Pages |
$28.95
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LIFE ISN'T EVERYTHING: MIKE NICHOLS, AS REMEMBERED BY 150 OF HIS CLOSEST FRIENDS.

Written by Kashner, Sam
An up close and personal portrait of a legendary filmmaker, theater director, and comedian, drawing on candid conversations with his closest friends in show business and the arts--from Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep to Natalie Portman and Lorne Michaels. The work of Mike Nichols pervades American cultural consciousness--from The Graduate and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
December 8, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 384 Pages |
$19.00
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KUROSAWA TRAVELS AROUND THE WORLD - THE MASTERWORKS IN POSTERS FROM THE COLLECTION OF TOSHIFUMI MAKITA

Written by Akira Kurosawa
This publication appears following an earlier exhibition commemorating the legacy of Japanese film director and screenwriter Akira Kurosawa (1910–1998), held on the occasion of the National Film Archive of Japan opening. With the success of ‘Rashomon’, Kurosawa opened up the world of Japanese cinema to Western markets, and he has influenced countless directors ever since. The exhibition presented a stunning array of 84 posters of his films from 30 countries. The posters, evidence of the wide circulation, immense popularity, and high artistic quality of the director’s work, were all selected from the collection of Kurosawa researcher and expert Toshifumi Makita.
November 12, 2020 | Tankobon Hardcover | Kokushokankokai |
$41.00
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CHANTAL AKERMAN

The first comprehensive survey of the influential Belgian filmmaker's film installations
September 15, 2020 | Paperback | Nai010 Publishers | 176 Pages |
$40.00
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GOLDFINGER FILES: THE MAKING OF THE ICONIC ALPINE SEQUENCE IN THE JAMES BOND MOVIE GOLDFINGER

Written by Walty, Peter
Unseen images and documents from the ultimate Bond film
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Steidl | 192 Pages |
$45.00
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PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON: MASTERWORKS

Written by Nayman, Adam
An illustrated mid-career monograph exploring the 30-year creative journey of the 8-time Academy Award-nominated writer and director Paul Thomas Anderson has been described as "one of American film's modern masters" and "the foremost filmmaking talent of his generation." Anderson's films have received 25 Academy Award nominations, and he has worked closely with many of the most accompli
October 20, 2020 | Hardcover | ABRAMS | 288 Pages |
$40.00
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SUBURBAN GRINDHOUSE: FROM STATEN ISLAND TO TIMES SQUARE AND ALL THE SLEAZE BETWEEN

Written by Cato, Nick
Film review books may be a dime a dozen, but how many include the actual experience of witnessing the movie in a theater? Zine editor and online columnist Nick Cato shares his time growing up in seedy NY and NJ theaters, and how these screenings helped to shape opinion of the movies.
September 1, 2020 | Paperback | Headpress | 256 Pages |
$21.95
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FILM NOIR STYLE: THE KILLER 1940S

Written by Truhler, Kimberly
Film Noir Style: The Killer 1940s looks at the fashions of the femmes fatales who were so good at being bad, and the suits and trench coats of definitive noir actors such as Humphrey Bogart and Alan Ladd.
January 12, 2021 | Hardcover | Goodknight Books | 288 Pages |
$45.00
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JAMES BOND MOVIE ENCYCLOPEDIA

Written by Rubin, Steven Jay
The most comprehensively researched Bond book, packed with behind-the-scenes information based on interviews with the cast and filmmakers, fascinating facts, trivia, bloopers, classic quotes, character bios, cast and filmmaker bios, and hundreds of rare and unusual photographs of those in front of and behind the camera Ian Fleming's James Bond character has entertained motion picture a
November 17, 2020 | Paperback | Chicago Review Press | 400 Pages |
$35.00

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