Film & Drama Guides

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  • '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.
  • 100 All-Time Favorite Movies of the 20th Century

    By Jürgen Müller

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783836556187
    • Publisher: Taschen
    • Published: July 2015
    Must-see movies: Get to know cinema's greatsTake a journey through the makers and shapers of celluloid history. From horror to romance, noir to slapstick, adventure to tragedy, western to new wave, this selection gathers thegreats of 20th century cinema into one indispensable guide to movie gold.The collection is arranged chronologically and in an extra-handy format. Film entries include asynopsis, cast/crew listings, technical information, actor/director bios, trivia, and lists of awards, as well as film stills, production photos, and theoriginal poster for each film.From Metropolis to Modern Times, A Clockwork Orange to Buñuel’sThe Young and the Damned, from the blockbusters to lesser-known masterpieces, thumb through and transform a quiet evening into anunforgettable screen encounter.
  • The 100 Best Movies You've Never Seen

    By Richard Crouse

    Our Price: $17.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781550225907
    • Publisher: ECW Press
  • 100 Essential Silent Film Comedies

    By Roots

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781442278240
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    • Published: May 2017
  • 100 Great Film Performances You Should Remember - But Probably Don't

    By John Dileo

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780879109721
    • Publisher: Limelight Editions
    • Published: August 2004
    The author of a movie quiz book that the noted late critic Pauline Kael praised provides commentary and stills of under-recognized stellar acting in chronological order, from Lillian Gish in Way Down East (1920) to Renee Zellweger in Nurse Betty (2000). Includes a video availability guide. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • 100 Greatest American Films: A Quiz Book

    By Andrew J. Rausch

    Our Price: $17.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780806523378
    • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
    • Published: August 2002
  • 100 Westerns

    By Edward Buscombe

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844571123
    • Publisher: BFI Publishing
    • Published: June 2006
    Addresses the perennial appeal of the Western, exploring its 19th century popular culture, and its relationship to the economic structure of Hollywood. This work considers the defining features of the Western and traces its main cycles, from the epic Westerns of the 1920s and singing cowboys of the 1930s to the Spaghetti Westerns of the 1960s.
  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

    By Ian Haydn Smith

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781438050065
    • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
    • Published: October 2017
  • 151 Best Movies You've Never Seen

    By Leonard Maltin

    Our Price: $8.50
    • 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 Most Influential Black Films

    By S. Torriano Berry

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780806521336
    • Publisher: CITADEL PRESS
    • Published: November 2000
    A celebration of African Americans in the movies explores the influence of actors, writers, and directors on such films as "Body and Soul," "The Emperor Jones," "A Raisin in the Sun," "Shaft," "Blacula," and "Malcolm X."
  • 50 Years of Queer Cinema: 500 of the Best Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Queer Questioning Films Ever Made

    By Darwin Porter

    Our Price: $25.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781936003099
    • Publisher: Blood Moon Publications, Ltd.
    • Published: May 2010
    Presents reviews of more than five hundred films along with a history of the way homosexuality was portrayed in motion pictures throughout the years.
  • 5001 Nights at the Movies

    By Pauline Kael

    Our Price: $35.00
    • 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 Must See Movies

    By Bounty Books

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780753722329
    • Publisher: Lasgo Books
    • Published: May 2014
  • The A-List: The National Society of Film Critics' 100 Essential Films

    By Jay Carr

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780306810961
    • Publisher: Da Capo Press
    • Published: January 2002
    Based on a film's inherent merits, its role in the development of cinematic art, and its impact on culture and society, one hundred essays reveal the best movies as chosen by a consensus of the National Society of Film Critics, featuring contributions from Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times, Jay Carr of the Boston Globe, and David Ansen of Newsweek. Original. 35,000 first printing.
  • Admit No One: A Painful Education in Bad Modern Movies

    By David M. Keyes

    Our Price: $19.99
    • ISBN-13: 9781976084218
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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