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  • 10 Bad Dates with De Niro: A Book of Alternative Movie Lists

    By Richard T. Kelly

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781585679607
    • Publisher: Rookery Press
    • Published: May 2008
    '10 Bad Dates with De Niro,' is a compilation of lists by critics, writers, and filmmakers that celebrates the pleasures of viewing, the private passions and the cinematic lost causes. Contributors to this amazing and comprehensive collection think outside of the box, creating such lists as: 10 heartbreaking works of staggering genius; 10 places you wouldn't expect to find a severed head; 10 cool steadicam shots; and much more. This book is great for anyone who ever had questions such as 'what are the best films within films?' A great assortment of lists for anyone, whether they want to argue the choices made or obsess over some the random topics.
  • 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.
  • 100 Cult Films

    By Xavier Mendik

    Our Price: $10.00
    • 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 Essential Silent Film Comedies

    By Roots

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781442278240
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    • Published: May 2017
  • 100 European Horror Films

    By Steven Jay Schneider

    Our Price: $28.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844571642
    • Publisher: BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE
    • Published: July 2007
    (BFI Screen Guides series). From blood-sucking schoolgirls to flesh-eating zombies from psychopathic killers to beasts from hell, '100 European Horror Films' provides a lively and illuminating guide to a hundred key horror flicksfrom the 1920s to the present. The book features entries representing key horror subgenres such as the Italian 'giallo' thrillers of the late 1960s and 1970s, psychological thrillers, and zombie, cannibal and vampire movies. Notes, Index, List of Illustrations. Illus., b&w film stills. 258p.
  • 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 Greatest American and British Animated Films

    By Thomas S. Hischak

    Our Price: $22.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781538105689
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
    • Published: April 2018
  • 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: $17.50
    • 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 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."
  • 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.
  • 5001 Nights at the Movies : A Guide from A to Z

    By Pauline Kael

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780030426063
    • Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
    • Published: 1982
  • 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.

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