Film & Drama Guides

Film & Drama Guides


  • 'Have You Seen...?': A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films

    By David Thomson

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780307264619
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: October 2008
    In 1975, David Thomson published his 'Biographical Dictionary of Film', and few film books have enjoyed better press or such steady sales. Now thirty-three years later, we have 'Have You Seen...?' the companion volume, a second book of more than 1,000 pages in one voice - that of our most provocative contemporary film critic and historian. Juxtaposing the fanciful and the fabulous, the old favorites and the forgotten, this sweeping collection presents the films that Thomson offers in response to the question he gets asked most often - 'What should I see3?' This book is a generous history of film and an enticing critical appraisal written with much humor and passion.
  • 1,000 Best Movies on DVD

    By Peter Travers

    Our Price: $7.47
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781932958522
    • Publisher: Wenner Books
    • Published: 2006
    The film critic and senior film editor at Rolling Stone shares his selections for the finest one thousand movies available on DVD, covering everything from Citizen Kane to Dodgball, while providing information on the actors, directors, deleted scenes, bonus features, trivia, and more. Original.
  • 100 All-Time Favorite Movies (2 Volume Slipcase)

    By Jurgen Muller

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783836524001
    • Publisher: Taschen
    • Published: April 2011
    (25th Anniversary Special Edition). From horror to romance, noir to slapstick, adventure to travel, epic to musical, western to new wave, all genres are represented in this wide-ranging and devilishly fun compendium. This exquisite collection is a celebration of contrasts, an homage to the seventh art, and a nostalgic romp through celluloid history. Chronological entries each include a synopsis, cast/crew listings, technical information, actor/director bios, trivial, and lists of awards, as well as film stills, production photos, and the original poster for each film. The chapter for each decade begins with an introduction exploring the historical and social contexts of films made in that particular era. Two volumes in slipcase. 800p.
  • The 100 Best Films of the Century

    By Barry Norman

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780806514260
    • Publisher: Citadel Press
    • Published: September 1993
  • 100 Cult Films (Bfi Screen Guides)

    By Xavier Mendik

    Our Price: $39.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844574087
    • Publisher: British Film Institute
    • Published: December 2011
    Thisaccessible guide takes cult cinema fanatics and academics alike through the 100 most memorable films, showcasing such diverse hits as The Sound of Music, Edward Scissorhands, and The Gods Must Be Crazy. This guide does not limit readers to cinematic favorites of the general public alone, but instead explores the worlds of such cult sub-genres as Italian cannibal movies and Japanese anime. Including vivid photos of unforgettable scenes, this Screen Guide brings to life the success behind some of the biggest movies of our time.
  • 100 Road Movies

    By Jason Wood

    Our Price: $39.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844571604
    • Publisher: British Film Institute
    • Published: July 2007
    This book offers a critique in terms of aesthetics, plot structure and defining formal and thematic features, while also considering under what criteria a film may be considered a road movie. Full credits, including year of production, principal cast, technical crew, and country of origin are also included at the foot of each entry.
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

    By Steven Jay Schneider

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764157011
    • Publisher: Barron's
    • Published: February 2004
    A movie guide with facts and vital statistics for must-see films, with color and B&W photos, in chronological order with title index and director index.
  • 101 Greatest Film of Mystery & Suspense

    By Otto Penzler

    Our Price: $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743407175
    • Publisher: SIMON AND SCHUSTER
    • Published: November 2000
    From America's leading mystery authority, this informative guide is packed with plot twists, cast lists, delectable bits of fun, and often scandalous trivia. The finest Hitchcockian suspense movies, the toughest gangster flicks, the wittiest Thin Man titles, the bleakest noir films, and the best of the '80s and '90s. This survey is enhanced by the extensive knowledge and sharp style of Otto Penzler, who Booklist calls "a mystery superbuff."
  • 151 Best Movies You've Never Seen

    By Leonard Maltin

    Our Price: $16.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780061732348
    • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS
    • Published: February 2010
    A popular film critic unearths 151 movies that he thinks have been unfairly assessed and explains why, in a book for anyone who has been baffled at all the choices when trying to pick a movie to watch. Original. 35,000 first printing.
  • 50 Greatest Jewish Movies : A Critic's Ranking of the Very Best

    By Kathryn Bernheimer

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781559724579
    • Publisher: Carol Publishing Group
    • Published: May 1998
    A fascinating guided journey though film history furnishes an insightful analysis of the movies that best reflect the wide range of the Jewish experience, including in-depth essays, movie stills, and biographical and historical information.
  • 5001 Nights at the Movies

    By Pauline Kael

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780805013672
    • Publisher: Picador
    • Published: May 1991
    This A-Z compendium is filled with more than 2,800 brief, informative reviews, written for the 'Goings on About Town' section of The New Yorker. A veritable capsule critical history of American and foreign film. Don't miss it! Index. 945p.
  • 501 Movie Stars: A Comprehensive Guide to the Greatest Screen Actors

    By Steven-Jay Schneider

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764160219
    • Publisher: BARRON'S
    • Published: November 2007
    In this thrilling new compendium to the films you know and love, the team of world renowned film critics, journalists, historians, and scholars that brought you '1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die' is back again with their lenses this time focused on the greatest actors of our time. From Bud Abbott to Ziyi Zhang, this book has everything you need to know about the people who are constantly working to re-invent our movie going experience with each performance. With a full page analysis of each actor, a filmography, biographical information, and statements on the Actors' ideologies and missions '501 Movie Stars' is the ultimate companion to the movies.
  • 501 Must See Movies

    By Bounty Books

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780753722329
    • Publisher: Lasgo Books
    • Published: May 2014
  • 501 Must-See Movies

    By Emma Beare

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780753712061
    • Publisher: Bounty Books
    • Published: 2007
  • A-Z of Silent Film Comedy: An Illustrated Companion

    By Glenn Mitchell

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780713479393
    • Publisher: Batsford
    • Published: June 2003