Film & Drama Guides

Film & Drama Guides


  • 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 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 (
  • 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 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons

    By Jerry Beck

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781608870035
    • Publisher: Insight Editions
    • Published: June 2010
    In a world of rascally rabbits, megalomaniacal ducks, and stuttering pigs, what defines greatness? This question was posed to thousands of cartoon fans, historians, and animators to create this definitive Looney Tunes collection. Evaluated on their comedic brilliance, historical significance, and creative merit, THE 100 GREATEST LOONEY TUNES CARTOONS settles the debaste on the best of the best, & poses a new question: Is your favoriteone of the greatest? Contributors, Index. Color illus. 214p.
  • 100 Modern Soundtracks (BFI Screen Guides)

    By Philip Brophy

    Our Price: $9.98
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844570140
    • Publisher: British Film Institute
    • Published: August 2004
    Brophy's guide provides a soundmap to 100 films that engage the ears. Covering titles as diverse as 'Way of the Dragon', 'Apocalypse Now', 'Le Samourai', 'Stalker', and 'Citizen Kane, each entry outlines the film's distinctive contribution to the hitherto under explored world of sound and music in cinema.
  • 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 Steven Jay Schneider

    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: $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 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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