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  • 20 Things You Must Know to Write a Great Screenplay

    By Rick Reichman

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780971534476
    • Publisher: Atlasbooks Dist Serv
    • Published: September 2008
    20 Things You Must Know to Write a Great Screenplay is a practical, concrete, primer that teaches beginning through advanced screenwriters the skills necessary to write the most popular types of screenplays being produced in Hollywood today. It also includes a short, sample screenplay designed to give readers a visual of how a screenplay looks when expertly formatted.
  • The Acid House Trilogy (Methuen Screenplays) (Screen and Cinema)

    By Irvine Welsh

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780413724205
    • Publisher: Methuen Drama
    • Published: January 1999
    Nominated for a BAFTA award. From the author of Trainspotting, an adaptation of another of his best-selling works - a collection of short stories - The Acid House TrilogyThe Acid House Trilogy is made up of three of Welsh's most powerful stories; The Granton Star Cause (starring Stephen McCole and Maurice Roeves), The Acid House (starring Ewen Bremner, Martin Clunes and Jemma Redgrave) and A Soft Touch (starring Kevin McKidd and Michelle Gomez). All three stories come from the rough, tough badlands of the schemes of North Edinburgh and take us into a dark but hilarious world of drugs, deviant sex and football hooliganism fired by Welsh's passion and fierce steaming rock and roll.
  • Adaptation

    By Charlie Kaufman

    Our Price: $18.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781557045119
    • Publisher: NEWMARKET PRESS
    • Published: December 2002
    *and Donald Kaufman.
  • The Adventures of Antoine Doinel: Four Screenplays by Francois Truffaut - The 400 Blows; Love at Twenty; Stolen Kisses; Bed and Board

    By Francois Truffaut

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780671211219
    • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
    • Published: January 1971
  • The Adventures of Baron Munchausen: The Screenplay (Applause Screenplay Series)

    By Terry Gilliam

    Our Price: $9.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781557830418
    • Publisher: Applause Books
    • Published: 1989
    The complete screenplay and credits with dozens of photos from the 1998 film. "A carnival! A wonderland! A weekend with nine Friday nights! Terry Gilliam's lavish dreams are beyond those of mere mortals." - Harlan Ellison
  • The Alchemist

    By Ben Jonson

    Our Price: $9.48
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780766178748
    • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
    • Published: August 2003
  • Anna Karenina: The Screenplay: Based on the Novel by Leo Tolstoy

    By Tom Stoppard

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780345805652
    • Publisher: Vintage
    • Published: November 2012
    Our most esteemed living playwright adapts the most famous love story ever written in the screenplay for the new Focus Features film Anna Karenina, directed by Joe Wright, starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law. Tolstoy’s brilliant novel, tracing the tragic love affair between Count Vronsky and the unhappily married Anna, has moved readers for generations. Now, award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard re-imagines what Vladimir Nabokov called “one of the greatest love stories in world literature” for the screen. In an impeccable match of talent between source and adaptation, Stoppard projects Tolstoy’s powerful contrasts between city and country, love and death, happiness and unhappiness. The result is beautiful, stirring, and at once old and new. A special introduction by Stoppard offers a glimpse into the process behind his remarkable interpretation.
  • The Art of Character: Creating Memorable Characters for Fiction, Film, and TV

    By David Corbett

    Our Price: $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143121572
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: January 2013
    "Former private investigator and New York Times Notable author David Corbett offers a unique and indispensable toolkit for creating characters that come vividly to life on the page and linger in memory. Corbett provides an inventive, inspiring, and vastly entertaining blueprint to all the elements of characterization--from initial inspiration to realization--with special insights into the power of secrets and contradictions, the embodiment of roles, managing the "tyranny of motive," and mastering crucialtechniques required for memorable dialogue and unforgettable scenes. This is a how-to guide for both aspiring and accomplished writers that renders all other books of its kind obsolete"--
  • At the Shakespeare Cineplex: Kenneth Branagh Era

    By Samuel Crowl

    Our Price: $26.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780821416679
    • Publisher: OHIO UNIVERSITY PRESS
    • Published: 2003
    Crowl (English, Ohio U.) examines the resurgence of Shakespeare films from Branagh's 1989 Henry V to 2001. He concentrates on the 15 films directly committed to reproducing a Shakespearean text in the traditional language of the narrative film, looking at the common set of problems and opportunities they faced. This is a paperbound edition of the 2003 book. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Avalon, Tin Men, Diner: Three Screenplays

    By Barry Levinson

    Our Price: $6.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780871134356
    • Publisher: The Atlantic Monthly Press
    • Published: November 1990
    Three screenplays.
  • Bali Brothers

    By Lacy Waltzman

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781932907711
    • Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
    • Published: January 2010
    First of a new series of books designed specially to support the indie film community. Using the MWP Imprint, MWP will introduce new, highly viable, commercial scripts to an entire new market  
  • The Ballad of Jack and Rose

    By Rebecca Miller

    Our Price: $6.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780571211753
    • Publisher: Faber and Faber
    • Published: June 2005
    More than twenty years ago, Jack Slavin (Daniel Day-Lewis) walked away from the mainstream to live a more deliberate life. But the island commune he began in hopes of a better future has long since imploded, and he is now one of its final residents. Jack's only companion is his sixteen-year-old daughter, Rose (Camilla Belle), whom he has carefully sheltered from the outside world. Now, beset by terminal illness, encroaching developers, and Rose's emerging womanhood, Jack faces troubling questions about the days ahead.In an attempt to provide his daughter with the kind of family she's never known, Jack invites Kathleen (Catherine Keener), the woman he's been secretly seeing on the mainland, and her sons to live with them. But Rose feels betrayed rather than comforted, and lashes out with a willful retribution that places her innocence on the battlefield and Kathleen's safety in danger. His carefully constructed world thrown into chaos, Jack finds himself trapped between two headstrong women and forced to take action.With The Ballad of Jack and Rose, filmmaker Rebecca Miller has created a powerful and poetic third feature about a man who has cut himself off from a society that refuses to live up to his standards, and a young girl's sudden coming-of-age.
  • Batman Begins

    By Christopher Nolan

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780571229949
    • Publisher: FABER & FABER
    • Published: July 2005
    Batman Begins, directed by the award-winning Christopher Nolan (Memento, Insomnia), unveils the untold origins of the Dark Knight's emergence as a force for good in Gotham City. In the wake of his parents' murder, disillusioned industrial heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. He returns to Gotham City and unveils his alter ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses his strength, intellect, and an array of high-tech deceptions to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city.This volume contains the complete screenplay of Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer, together with storyboards for the picture drawn by Martin Asbury and James Cornish, and an exclusive interview with Christopher Nolan in which he reveals his cinematic vision of The Dark Knight.
  • The Battle of Brazil

    By Jack Mathews

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780517565384
    • Publisher: CROWN PUBLISHERS, INC.
    • Published: June 1987

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