Film & Drama Guides

Film & Drama Guides


  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

    By Steven Jay Schneider

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780764159077
    • Publisher: Barron's
    • Published: October 2005
    Revised edition.
  • 1001 TV Shows You Must Watch Before You Die

    By Paul Condon

    Our Price: $18.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780789329387
    • Publisher: Universe
    • Published: October 2015
    The most groundbreaking and important must-see shows from the 1950s to today’s golden age of television. This latest addition to the best-selling and highly acclaimed 1001 series showcases the best programs produced for television from its inception to the bumper crop of great shows being produced in today’s era of original cable programming and digital streaming.Offering a critical evaluation of the most important and groundbreaking TV programs ever created, this book tracks television’s evolution through decades of social, cultural, and stylistic change. Included are shows that broke new ground, influenced the future, and left a lasting mark, ranging from the wholesomeness of Leave It to Beaveror The Andy Griffith Show through the mod cool of Laugh-In and The Avengers to the present day. Every important genre and era is represented, from award-winning sitcoms such asAll in the Family and Seinfeld to the recent wave of high-quality cable series, includingThe Sopranos, Six Feet Under, Breaking Bad, and Mad Men. This volume is the perfect guide to what next to binge watch—every program is available via DVD or streaming on Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu.
  • 101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die

    By Steven J. Schneider

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780764141256
    • Publisher: BARRON'S
    • Published: February 2009
    Lists "must-see" science fiction movies in a chronological arrangement, providing information on director, producer, screenplay writer, music, and cast members, along with a review of each.
  • 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.
  • 2000 of the Best Films of All Time - 2019 Edition

    By Dr Arthur H. Tafero

    Our Price: $14.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781722212889
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • 50 from the 50's: Vintage Films from American's Mid-Century

    By David Zinman

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780870003189
    • Publisher: Arlington House
    • Published: January 1979
  • 5001 Nights at the Movies

    By Pauline Kael

    Our Price: $38.00
    • 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: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780030426063
    • Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
    • Published: 1982
  • 75 Years of the Oscar: The Official History of the Academy Awards

    By Robert Osborne

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780789207876
    • Publisher: ABBEVILLE PRESS
    • Published: November 2003
    A reference source on award nominations, winners, & ceremonies arranged by year, oversize with B&W & color photographs.
  • 85 Years of The Oscar: The Official History of the Academy Awards

    By Robert Osborne

    Our Price: $27.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780789211422
    • Publisher: Abbeville Press Publishers
    • Published: November 2013
    A deluxe, year-by-year chronicle of the Academy Awards, with an entertaining text, hundreds of star-studded photographs, and complete lists of the nominees and winners.85 Years of the Oscar, newly revised and expanded, is the official history of the Academy Awards. Following an introductory chapter on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the birth of the Oscars, the book presents the story of each year's awards, beginning with the very first, for the years 1927?28. Author Robert Osborne surveys the movies in competition, recounts the speculation on various winners, and describes events during the awards ceremony. He also provides a complete listing of the all the nominees and winners in every category.Each year is illustrated with evocative stills from winning films and candid shots from the awards ceremony. Altogether, the book features more than 750 rare photographs, including original movie posters for every best picture. Drawing on Osborne's profound knowledge of film, the Academy's exceptional archives, and the personal reminiscences of stars from Katharine Hepburn to Clint Eastwood, 85 Years of the Oscar is unrivaled in illustration, accuracy, and completeness.
  • The A to Z of Horror Cinema

    By Peter Hutchings

    Our Price: $47.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780810868878
    • Publisher: Scarecrow Press
    • Published: September 2009
  • The A-List: The National Society of Film Critics' 100 Essential Films

    By Jay Carr

    Our Price: $9.50
    • 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.
  • The ABCs of Classic Hollywood

    By Robert B. Ray

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780195322927
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Published: April 2008
    Robert Ray attempts to answer the questions What are the hidden things that make a film stay in one's memory and can we invent a method that will enable discovery of them? He looks closely at four movies from the 1930-1945 period when the American studio system reached the peak of its economic and cultural power: Grand Hotel, The Philadelphia Story, The Maltese Falcon, and Meet Me in St. Louis. Working with the movies' details, Ray demonstrates their deep utility in making for that - literally - unforgettable cinematic experience. Notes, Index. Illus. 292p.
  • Admit No One: A Painful Education in Bad Modern Movies

    By David M. Keyes

    Our Price: $16.99
    • ISBN-13: 9781976084218
    • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Ain't It Cool?: Hollywood's Redheaded Stepchild Speaks Out

    By Harry Knowles

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780446679916
    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
    • Published: March 2003