General Film

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CHASING THE LIGHT: WRITING, DIRECTING, AND SURVIVING PLATOON, MIDNIGHT EXPRESS, SCARFACE, SALVADOR, AND THE MOVIE GAME

Written by Stone, Oliver
An intimate memoir by the controversial, Oscar-winning director and screenwriter about his rarefied New York childhood, volunteering for combat, and his struggles and triumphs making such films as Platoon, Midnight Express, and Scarface.
July 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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BEN HECHT: FIGHTING WORDS, MOVING PICTURES

Written by Hoffman, Adina
A vibrant portrait of one of the most accomplished and prolific American screenwriters, by an award-winning biographer and essayist
February 18, 2020 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 264 Pages |
$15.00
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RAY BY RAY: A DAUGHTER'S TAKE ON THE LEGEND OF NICHOLAS RAY

Written by Ray, Nicca
Nicholas Ray was cinema. The legendary director of such classic films as Rebel Without a Cause was an innovative force who dramatically changed the Hollywood landscape. He was also Nicca Ray's dad, Nick.
April 28, 2020 | Mass Market Paperbound | Three Rooms Press | 336 Pages |
$20.00
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CONCLUSIONS

Written by Boorman, John
One of cinema's authentic visionaries, whose travels have taken him from London in the Blitz to the pinnacle of Hollywood success, continues the story of his life that he began with Adventures of a Suburban Boy.
March 31, 2020 | Hardcover | Faber & Faber | 256 Pages |
$26.00
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WERNER HERZOG - A GUIDE FOR THE PERPLEXED

Written by Cronin, Paul
One of the best things published about cinema.' Sight & Sound Herzog was once hailed by Francois Truffaut as the most important director alive.
June 2, 2020 | Paperback | Faber & Faber | 592 Pages |
$22.95
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CASTLE ON SUNSET: LIFE, DEATH, LOVE, ART, AND SCANDAL AT HOLLYWOOD'S CHATEAU MARMONT

Written by Levy, Shawn
The definitive--and salacious--history of the iconic hotel that Hollywood stars have called a home away from home for almost a century. Since 1929, Hollywood's brightest stars have flocked to the Chateau Marmont as if it were a second home. Perched above the Sunset Strip like a fairytale castle, the Chateau seems to come from another world entirely.
April 28, 2020 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 384 Pages |
$17.00
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FLEABAG: THE SCRIPTURES

Written by Waller-Bridge, Phoebe
Go deeper into the groundbreaking, Emmy-winning series with this must-have collection--"a completist's dream of a book, including the show's full scripts and Waller-Bridge's commentary" (Vogue). "Her coat falls open. She only has her bra on underneath. She pulls out the little sculpture of the woman with no arms. It sits on her lap. Two women. One real. One not.
November 26, 2019 | Hardcover | Ballantine Books |
$28.00
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FILMS THAT MADE ME...

Written by Bradshaw, Peter
Peter Bradshaw's finest film reviews--the good, the bad, and the ugly.
January 21, 2020 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Publishing PLC |
$24.00
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SCREENING REALITY: HOW DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS REIMAGINED AMERICA

Written by Wilkman, Jon
"Authoritative, accessible, and elegantly written, Screening Reality is the history of American documentary film we have been waiting for." --Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times film critic
February 18, 2020 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing | 512 Pages |
$32.00
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BIG GOODBYE: CHINATOWN AND THE LAST YEARS OF HOLLYWOOD

Written by Wasson, Sam
From the New York Times bestselling author of Fifth Avenue, Five A.M. and Fosse comes the revelatory account of the making of a modern American masterpiece
February 4, 2020 | Hardcover | Flatiron Books |
$28.99

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