General Film

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CAMERA MAN: BUSTER KEATON, THE DAWN OF CINEMA, AND THE INVENTION OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Written by Stevens, Dana
In this genre-defying work of cultural history, the chief film critic of Slate places comedy legend and acclaimed filmmaker Buster Keaton's unique creative genius in the context of his time. Born the same year as the film industry in 1895, Buster Keaton began his career as the child star of a family slapstick act reputed to be the most violent in vaudeville.
January 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Atria Books |
$28.00
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GODZILLA: HISTORY OF FORMATIVE ARTS 1954-2016

The ultimate book of Godzilla showcasing a massive archive of rare material with a stunningly beautifully design.
December 7, 2021 | Paperback | Pie International |
$99.00
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MAN WHO INVENTED MOTION PICTURES: A TRUE TALE OF OBSESSION, MURDER, AND THE MOVIES

Written by Fischer, Paul
A page-turning history about the invention of the motion picture and the mysterious man behind it--detailing his life, work, disappearance, and legacy. The year is 1888 and Louis Le Prince is finally testing his "taker" or "receiver" device for his family on their front lawn.
April 19, 2022 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 416 Pages |
$28.00
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ALL ABOUT ME!: MY REMARKABLE LIFE IN SHOW BUSINESS

Written by Brooks, Mel
At 95, the legendary Mel Brooks continues to set the standard for comedy across television, film, and the stage. Now, for the first time, this EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) winner shares his story in his own words. "Laugh-out-loud hilarious and always fascinating, from the great Mel Brooks.
November 30, 2021 | Hardcover | Ballantine Books | 480 Pages |
$29.99
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MIKE LEIGH ON MIKE LEIGH

Written by Leigh, Mike
This new edition updates Mike Leigh's career to his most recent films, Mister Turner and the epic masterpiece Peterloo. Five-time Oscar nominee and BAFTA winner, the only British director to have won the top prize at both Cannes (for Secrets & Lies) and Venice (for Vera Drake) - Mike Leigh is unquestionably one of world cinema's pre-eminent figures.
January 18, 2022 | Paperback | Faber & Faber | 560 Pages |
$30.00
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AMERICAN MAGUS HARRY SMITH: A MODERN ALCHEMIST

A privileged look into the life and artistic practice of the experimental filmmaker, music anthologist, and enigmatic polymath Harry Smith. Best known during his lifetime as an experimental filmmaker and Folkways Records music anthologist, Harry Smith (1923-1991) was a spiritual outsider and one of the most original, influential artists of the mid-century American avant-garde.
May 17, 2022 | Paperback | Semiotext(e) | 328 Pages |
$19.95
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BUSTER KEATON: A FILMMAKER'S LIFE

Written by Curtis, James
The first major biography in more than two decades of one of motion pictures' greatest comedians and filmmakers, by acclaimed film historian and biographer of W. C.
February 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 832 Pages |
$40.00
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MY YEARS WITH APU

Written by Ray, Satyajit
The Indian film-maker Satyajit Ray tells the story behind the making of his three films, the Apu trilogy.
April 20, 2020 | Paperback | India Penguin | 176 Pages |
$12.95
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CHILDHOOD DAYS

Written by Ray, Satyajit
Childhood Days takes readers through legendary storyteller Satyajit Ray's early life, exploring the people who were around him during his childhood, the places he spent the early years of his life in and the man we now know as an artist, music composer, director and writer.
April 20, 2020 | Hardcover | India Penguin | 216 Pages |
$14.95
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ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

Written by Tarantino, Quentin
The Instant #1 New York Times bestsellerQuentin Tarantino's long-awaited first work of fiction -- at once hilarious, delicious, and brutal -- is the always surprising, sometimes shocking new novel based on his Academy Award- winning film.
June 29, 2021 | MM | Harper Perennial |
$9.99

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