A LONG TIME AGO IN A CUTTING ROOM FAR, FAR AWAY
A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away provides a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last fifty years as seen through the eyes of Paul Hirsch, the Oscar-winning film editor who...
$18.99
MIYAZAKIWORLD: A LIFE IN ART
The story of filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki's life and work, including his significant impact on Japan and the world—"an essential work in anime scholarship.” (Angelica Frey, Hyperallergic)A thirtieth‑century toxic jungle, a bathhouse for tired gods, a red‑haired fish girl, and a furry...
$20.95
A BRIEF HISTORY OF WALT DISNEY
Both a fascinating account of Walt Disney’s own significant artistic creations, from the iconic Mickey Mouse to the groundbreaking Snow White in 1937, and an insightful history of the hugely successful entertainment behemoth he created, from Dumbo to Pixar’s Toy...
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A STAR IS BORN: JUDY GARLAND AND THE FILM THAT GOT AWAY
New York Times bestselling author and daughter of Judy Garland tells the story of A Star Is Born -- at once the crowning achievement and greatest disappointment in her mother's legendary career. This is a vivid account of a film...
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THE COEN BROTHERS: THIS BOOK REALLY TIES THE FILMS TOGETHER
From such cult hits as Raising Arizona (1987) and The Big Lebowski (1998) to major critical darlings Fargo (1996), No Country for Old Men (2007), and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), Ethan and Joel Coen have cultivated a bleakly comical, instantly...
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QUENTIN TARANTINO: THE ICONIC FILMMAKER AND HIS WORK
Get an intimate look at the cult filmmaker of our generation. Packaged in a handsome slipcase and loaded with stunning pictures from the Kobal archives, this biography explores the genesis of Tarantino's unique directorial style and provides insight into his...
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A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD- A LIFE IN HOLLYWOOD
One of Hollywood's most famous and controversial filmmakers shares his fascinating reminiscences about the world of film, offering anecdotes about the notable actors and actresses with whom he has worked, his various movies, and his personal life.   Hardcover   ...
$35.00
PAUL THOMAS ANDERSON: MASTERWORKS
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...
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DAVID BOWIE: MY FIRST DAVID BOWIE (BOARD)
DescriptionThis board book version of David Bowie—from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series—introduces the youngest dreamers to the incredible life of this starman who dazzled audiences with his music. As a child, young David had a...
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BRUCE LEE HARDBACK
DescriptionIn this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Bruce Lee, the martial artist and Hollywood film star.Born in San Francisco but raised in Hong Kong, Bruce Lee was the child...
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ELTON JOHN HARDBACK
DescriptionIn this momentous 50th book in the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Elton John, the piano wizard who rocketed to stardom with his music.As a child, Elton started playing his grandmother's piano...
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JAMES BALDWIN 3 BOOK SET
James Baldwin SetIncludes:1. Giovanni's Room 2. Go Tell It on the Mountain3. Collected Essays WEIGHT: 1.3 lbHeight: 8.25 inches; Width: 3 inches; Depth: 5 inchesFrom novels to essays to poetry, James Baldwin tackled themes of race, sexuality, identity, and religion...
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TALES FROM THE PUMPKIN KING'S CAMERAMAN
A Captivating Tour Behind the Camera on Some of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Films. Tales from the Pumpkin King’s Cameraman is a thrilling and entertaining memoir that relates the behind-the-scenes on some of the most renowned cult classic films ever produced...
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WOMEN OF DAVID LYNCH: A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS
David Lynch has been accused for decades of sexism and even misogyny in his work, due largely to frequent depictions of violence against women. Yet others see in Lynch’s work the deification of the female, and actresses like Laura Dern...
$14.99
DAVID BOWIE HARDBACK
DescriptionIn this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of David Bowie, the starman who dazzled audiences with his music.As a child, young David had a head full of songs and ideas....
$15.99
PRINCE HARDBACK
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Prince, one of the most iconic performers in music history.From a young age, Prince was obsessed with music. Even though he couldn’t...
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ALFRED HITCHCOCK: CINEMA ON THE EDGE OF NOTHING
Behind the scenes of some of the 20th century’s greatest movies with the Master of Suspense“If you make a bomb go off, the audience has a shock that lasts 10 seconds,” said Alfred Hitchcock. “But if you simply tell them...
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MY PLACE IN THE SUN: LIFE IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOLLYWOOD
The son of a celebrated Hollywood director emerges from his father's shadow to claim his own place as a visionary force in American culture. George Stevens, Jr. tells an intimate and moving tale of his relationship with his Oscar-winning father...
$34.95
FOREVER YOUNG: A MEMOIR
Iconic actress Hayley Mills shares personal memories from her storied childhood, growing up in a famous acting family and becoming a Disney child star, trying to grow up in a world that wanted her to stay forever young. The daughter of...
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BE WATER, MY FRIEND: THE TEACHINGS OF BRUCE LEE
Bruce Lee’s daughter illuminates her father’s most powerful life philosophies - demonstrating how martial arts are a perfect metaphor for personal growth, and how we can practice those teachings every day. "Empty your mind; be formless, shapeless like water." Bruce...
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SIGHT & SOUND PRESENTS (SPIKE LEE)
In the third of a new series celebrating the work of the greatest auteur directors in history, we delve into the Sight & Sound and Monthly Film Bulletin archives to tell the full career story – so far – of...
$24.00
JOSEPHINE BAKER: MY FIRST JOSEPHINE BAKER (BOARD)
DescriptionMeet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life! This board book version of Josephine Baker—from the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series—follows the incredible life of Josephine Baker, from growing...
$9.99
AUDREY HEPBURN HARDBACK
DescriptionIn this international bestseller from the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Audrey Hepburn, the iconic Hollywood movie star.Audrey Hepburn grew up in Arnhem in the Netherlands. After living through the hardships of World War Two,...
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MAKEUP MAN: CREATIONS OF HOLLYWOOD'S MICHAEL WESTMORE
Headline: A peek behind the Hollywood mask by one of its foremost makeup artistsIn Hollywood’s heyday, almost every major studio had a Westmore heading up the makeup department. Since 1917, there has never been a time when Westmores weren’t shaping...
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TIM BURTON
Tim Burton has reinvented Hollywood genre filmmaking over the past three decades. With a visual style inspired by the aesthetics of animation and silent comedy, Burton's work melds the exotic, the horrific and the comic, manipulating expressionism and fantasy with...
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LIGHTS! CAMERA! ALICE!
Meet Alice Guy-Blaché. She made movies—some of the very first movies, and some of the most exciting! Blow up a pirate ship? Why not? Crawl into a tiger's cage? Of course! Leap off a bridge onto a real speeding train?...
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LITTLE AUDREY'S DAYDREAM
Meet Audrey Hepburn as you've never seen her before in Little Audrey's Daydream: The Life of Audrey Hepburn, an empowering children's book by her son and daughter-in-law, Sean and Karin Hepburn Ferrer.Little Audrey's Daydream tells the story of Audrey Hepburn's...
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THE PHILOSOPHICAL HITCHCOCK
On the surface, The Philosophical Hitchcock: Vertigo and the Anxieties of Unknowingness, is a close reading of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 masterpiece Vertigo. This, however, is a book by Robert B. Pippin, one of our most penetrating and creative philosophers, and so it is...
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VINTAGE BLACK GLAMOUR (2 BOOK SET)
Vintage Black Glamour (2 book set)by Nichelle GainerSpecial editionAbout the authorNichelle Gainer has contributed to many major magazines and websites, including InStyle, Essence and Glamour. She has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, BBC News, the...
$150.00
THE LEGENDARY MISS LENA HORNE
The Legendary Miss Lena Horne Hardcover – January 24, 2017by Carole Boston Weatherford (Author), Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)Celebrate the life of Lena Horne, the pioneering African American actress and civil rights activist, with this inspiring and powerful picture book from award-winning...
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DORIS DAY- IMAGES OF A HOLLYWOOD ICON
Doris Day: Images of a Hollywood Icon Hardcover – July 12, 2022by Michael Feinstein (Author)To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the most successful actresses and singers in the history of show business,Hermes Press is proud...
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I THOUGHT WE WERE MAKING MOVIE, NOT HISTORY
I Thought We Were Making Movies, Not History (Wisconsin Film Studies) Kindle Editionby Walter Mirisch (Author) This is a moving, star-filled account of one of Hollywood’s true golden ages as told by a man in the middle of it all....
$29.95
JOSEPHINE BAKER IN ART & LIFE
Josephine Baker in Art and Life: The Icon and the Image Paperback – Illustrated, February 22, 2007by Bennetta Jules-Rosette (Author)Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was a dancer, singer, actress, author, politician, militant, and philanthropist, whose images and cultural legacy have survived beyond...
$28.00
JOSEPHINE BAKER'S CINEMATIC PRISM
Josephine Baker's Cinematic Prism Paperback – January 19, 2021by Terri Simone Francis (Author)Josephine Baker, the first Black woman to star in a major motion picture, was both liberated and delightfully undignified, playfully vacillating between allure and colonialist stereotyping. Nicknamed the...
$24.00
JOSEPHINE: THE DAZZLING LIFE OF JOSEPHINE BAKER
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker (Illustrated Biographies by Chronicle Books) Hardcover – Illustrated, January 14, 2014by Patricia Hruby Powell (Author), Christian Robinson (Illustrator)Coretta Scott King Book Award, Illustrator, HonorRobert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, HonorBoston Globe–Horn Book Award,...
$17.99
MR KNOW-IT-ALL: THE TARNISHED WISDOM OF A FILTH ELDER
Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder Hardcover – May 21, 2019by John Waters No one knows more about everything―especially everything rude, clever, and offensively compelling―than John Waters. The man in the pencil-thin mustache, auteur of the transgressive...
$18.00
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
Call Me By Your Name - The novel Now a Major Motion Picture from Director Luca Guadagnino, Starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet, and Written by Three-Time Oscar™ Nominee James Ivory The Basis of the Oscar-Winning Best Adapted ScreenplayAn Instant...
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INK STAINED HOLLYWOOD
Ink-Stained Hollywood: The Triumph of American Cinema’s Trade Press by Eric Hoyt For the first half of the twentieth century, no American industry boasted a more motley and prolific trade press than the movie business—a cutthroat landscape that set the stage...
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BLACK WOMEN DIRECTORS- QUICK TAKES
BLACK WOMEN DIRECTORS- QUICK TAKES - by Christina N. Baker Black women have long recognized the power of film for storytelling. For far too long, however, the cultural and historical narratives about film have not accounted for the contributions of...
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WHO THE HELL'S IN IT
Peter Bogdanovich, known primarily as a director, film historian and critic, has been working with professional actors all his life. He started out as an actor (he debuted on the stage in his sixth-grade production of Finian’s Rainbow); he watched...
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MEMORIES OF LA LA LAND: A LIFE IN THE MOVIES
Encouraged by his peers who loved his tales of Hollywood, Wolfgang Glattes has written a book telling colorful stories from working in the film industry. In his fun-filled debut book "Memories of La La Land: A life in the movies"...
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AN EMPIRE OF THEIR OWN: HOW THE JEWS INVENTED HOLLYWOOD
A provocative, original, and richly entertaining group biography of the Jewish immigrants who were the moving forces behind the creation of America's motion picture industry. The names Harry Cohn, William Fox, Carl Laemmle, Louis B. Mayer, Jack and Harry Warner, and...
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MUSIC BY MAX STEINER: THE EPIC LIFE OF HOLLYWOOD'S MOST INFLUENTIAL COMPOSER
During a seven-decade career that spanned from 19th century Vienna to 1920s Broadway to the golden age of Hollywood, three-time Academy Award winner Max Steiner did more than any other composer to introduce and establish the language of film music....
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MANFRED BAUMANN: FACE TO FACE
Three decades of celebrity portraiture from an acclaimed master of the genre The celebrity portraits of Austrian photographer Manfred Baumann (born 1968) capture distinct personalities while also framing them as special―larger than life. Through the lens of his Leica, Baumann...
$62.00
SPIKE LEE: THAT'S MY STORY AND I'M STICKING TO IT
A candid account of one of America's most provocative filmmakers that belongs on the shelf of any serious movie lover.Spike Lee tells the cinematic story of the preeminent director, whose pioneering films―from Do The Right Thing, Jungle Fever, and Malcolm...
$21.95
HOLLYWOOD CHINESE: THE CHINESE IN AMERICAN FEATURE FILMS
Academy Member Recommended: "HOLLYWOOD CHINESE is a book I adore and cherish because it reminds me that we have indeed had a deep and abiding influence on Hollywood, even if our portrayal has often been troubled.   Author Arthur Dong beautifully...
$50.00
AUDREY HEPBURN: MY FIRST AUDREY HEPBURN (BOARD)
DescriptionThis board book version of Audrey Hepburn—an international bestseller from the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series—introduces the youngest dreamers to this iconic Hollywood movie star.Audrey Hepburn grew up in Arnhem in the Netherlands. After living through the hardships of...
$9.99
MARILYN MONROE HARDBACK
DescriptionIn this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the true story of Marilyn Monroe, the iconic movie star.Little Norma Jeane grew up between foster homes, an orphanage, and a family friend’s house—where she...
$15.99
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