General Film

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DOCUMENTARY: A HISTORY OF THE NON-FICTION FILM

Written by Barnouw, Erik
Now brought completely up to date, the new edition of this classic work on documentary films and filmmaking surveys the history of the genre from 1895 to the present day. With the myriad social upheavals over the past decade, documentaries have enjoyed an international renaissance; here Barnouw considers the medium in the light of an entirely new political and social climate.
January 7, 1993 | Paperback | Oxford University Press, USA | 416 Pages |
$19.99
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CHARLIE CHAPLIN'S OWN STORY

Written by Geduld, Harry
Charlie Chaplin once said, "Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long shot." Chaplin released the first of his four autobiographies in 1916 when he was on top of the world. He had just signed to appear in films for Mutual Company for the massive sum of $670,000. Three years earlier, he was earning $150 per week.
April 1, 2019 | Paperback | Indiana University Press | 236 Pages |
$18.00
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KIRK DOUGLAS MORE IS NEVER ENOUGH: OOZING MASCULINITY, A YOUNG HORNDOG SETS OUT TO CONQUER HOLLYWOOD & TO BED ITS LEADING LADIES

Written by Prince, Danforth
Of all the male stars of Golden Age Hollywood, Kirk Douglas became the final survivor, the last icon of a fabled era that the world will never see again. When he celebrated his birthday in 2016, a headline read--LEGENDARY HOLLYWOOD HORNDOG TURNS 100. He was both a charismatic actor and a man of uncommon force and vigor.
April 7, 2019 | Paperback | Blood Moon Productions | 624 Pages |
$34.95
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ROOM TO DREAM

Written by McKenna, Kristine
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - An unprecedented look into the personal and creative life of the visionary auteur David Lynch, through his own words and those of his closest colleagues, friends, and family
June 11, 2019 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 592 Pages |
$22.00
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VAMPIRE MOVIES (CLOSE-UPS, BOOK 2)

Written by Little White Lies
The indispensable, illustrated pocket guide to the world of vampire movies, from Nosferatu to A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | William Collins | 224 Pages |
$10.99
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WES ANDERSON (CLOSE-UPS, BOOK 1)

Written by Little White Lies
The indispensable, illustrated pocket guide to the films of Wes Anderson, from Bottle Rocket to Isle of Dogs.
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | William Collins | 224 Pages |
$10.99
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WHAT IS JAPANESE CINEMA?: A HISTORY

Written by Inuhiko, Yomota
What might Godzilla and Kurosawa have in common? What, if anything, links Ozu's sparse portraits of domestic life and the colorful worlds of anime? In What Is Japanese Cinema? Yomota Inuhiko provides a concise and lively history of Japanese film that shows how cinema tells the story of Japan's modern age.
April 16, 2019 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 248 Pages |
$26.00
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FILMS OF DOUGLAS SIRK: EXQUISITE IRONIES AND MAGNIFICENT OBSESSIONS

Written by Ryan, Tom
Best known for powerful 1950s melodramas like All That Heaven Allows, Written on the Wind, The Tarnished Angels, and Imitation of Life, Douglas Sirk (1897-1987) brought to all his work a distinctive style that led to his reputation as one of twentieth-century film's great directors.
June 17, 2019 | Paperback | University Press of Mississippi | 320 Pages |
$30.00
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STAN BRAKHAGE: INTERVIEWS

In this volume, editor Suranjan Ganguly collects eight of Stan Brakhage's most important interviews in which the filmmaker describes his conceptual frameworks; his theories of vision and sound; the importance of poetry, music, and the visual arts in relation to his work; his concept of the muse; and the key influences on his art-making.
July 15, 2019 | Paperback | University Press of Mississippi | 198 Pages |
$25.00
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STEVEN SPIELBERG: INTERVIEWS, REVISED AND UPDATED

More than four decades after the premiere of his first film, Steven Spielberg (b. 1946) continues to be a household name whose influence on popular culture extends far beyond the movie screen. Now in his seventies, Spielberg shows no intention of retiring from directing or even slowing down.
August 15, 2019 | Paperback | University Press of Mississippi | 240 Pages |
$25.00

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