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By Lillian Ross, Lillian Ross (Introduction by), Anjelica Huston (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781681373157
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Published: NYRB Classics - April 30th, 2019

A classic look at Hollywood and the American film industry by The New Yorker's Lillian Ross, and named one of the "Top 100 Works of U.S. Journalism of the Twentieth Century."


Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062440525
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Published: Custom House - November 12th, 2019

In this riveting popular history, the creator of You Must Remember This probes the inner workings of Hollywood’s glamorous golden age through the stories of some of the dozens of actresses pursued by Howard Hughes, to reveal how the millionaire mogul’s obsessions with sex, power and publicity trapped, abused, or benefitted women who dreamt of screen stardom.


Get Out: The Complete Annotated Screenplay Cover Image
By Jordan Peele, Tananarive Due (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$19.95
ISBN: 9781941753286
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Published: Inventory Press - November 26th, 2019

Jordan Peele's celebrated screenplay combines horror and dark humor to reveal the terrifying realities of being Black in America

Blending race-savvy satire with horror to especially potent effect, this bombshell social critique from first-time director Jordan Peele proves positively fearless.
-Peter Debruge, Variety


Movies (And Other Things) Cover Image
By Shea Serrano, Arturo Torres (Illustrator)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781538730195
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Published: Twelve - October 8th, 2019

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER
BARNES & NOBLE BESTSELLER
AMAZON BESTSELLER


Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374214968
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 21st, 2019

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 movie classics Pink Flamingos, Polyester, Hairspray, Cry-Baby, and A Dirty Shame, is one of the world’s great sophisticates, and in Mr.


Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374282233
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - November 12th, 2019

A remarkably candid biography of the remarkably candid—and brilliant—Carrie Fisher


The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316439152
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 22nd, 2019

From the bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket Girls, the untold, "richly detailed" story of the women of Walt Disney Studios, who shaped the iconic films that have enthralled generations (Margot Lee Shetterly, New York Times bestselling author of Hidden Figures).

From Snow White to Moana, from Pinocchio to Froz


The Art of Film Projection: A Beginner's Guide Cover Image
By Paolo Cherchi Usai (Editor), Catherine Surowiec (Editor), Spencer Christiano (Editor)
$29.95
ISBN: 9780935398311
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Published: George Eastman House - October 22nd, 2019

A gorgeous gift for every cinephile, The Art of Film Projection celebrates this enduring analog art

The Art of Film Projection: A Beginner's Guide is a beautifully produced, comprehensive outline of the materials, equipment and knowledge needed to present the magic of cinema to an enthralled audience.


Notes on the Cinematograph Cover Image
By Robert Bresson, Jonathan Griffin (Translated by), J.M.G. Le Clézio (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781681370248
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Published: NYRB Classics - November 15th, 2016

The French film director Robert Bresson was one of the great artists of the twentieth century and among the most radical, original, and radiant stylists of any time.


The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476730400
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 7th, 2014

Now a major motion picture—directed by and starring James Franco

From the actor who somehow lived through it all, a “sharply detailed…funny book about a cinematic comedy of errors” (The New York Times): the making of the cult film phenomenon The Room.

In 2003, an independent film called The Room—starring and written, produc


Something Like An Autobiography Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780394714394
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Published: Vintage - May 12th, 1983

Translated by Audie E. Bock.


Hello, He Lied: And Other Truths from the Hollywood Trenches Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780767900416
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Published: Broadway Books - September 2nd, 1997

"Never go to a meeting without a strategy."  "Ride the horse in the direction it's going."  These are just two of the gems unearthed from the trenches of Hollywood by Lynda Obst, one of the most successful producers in the  movie business today.  In Hello, He Lied, Obst offers real, practical advice to would-be professionals in any


The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250301826
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 4th, 2020

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


Natalie Wood: The Complete Biography Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593136942
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Published: Broadway Books - March 10th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The definitive biography of a vulnerable and talented actress, now with explosive new chapters and insider details of her tragic death, the cover-ups, and the reopened investigation.
 
An ID Book Club Selection • “Impressive, disturbing, and revelatory.”—Variety


I'm Your Huckleberry: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781982144890
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 21st, 2020

Instant New York Times Bestseller

Legendary actor Val Kilmer shares the stories behind his most beloved roles, reminisces about his star-studded career and love life, and reveals the truth behind his recent health struggles in a remarkably candid autobiography.

Val Kilmer has played many iconic roles over his nearly four-decade film career.


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Of Walking in Ice: Munich-Paris, 23 November–14 December 1974 Cover Image
By Werner Herzog, Martje Herzog (Translated by), Alan Greenberg (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780816697328
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - April 27th, 2015

In late November 1974, filmmaker Werner Herzog received a phone call from Paris delivering some terrible news. German film historian, mentor, and close friend Lotte Eisner was seriously ill and dying. Herzog was determined to prevent this and believed that an act of walking would keep Eisner from death.