Apocalypse Now The Lost Photo Archive
ISBN: HB: 9783791388083, Prestel Publishing, February 2022
256 pp., 30x24 cm, 140 colour illus.
Hired in 1976 by Francis Ford Coppola as the still photographer for his masterpiece Apocalypse Now, Chas Gerretsen’s private archive of hundreds of photographs propels readers immediately into the chaos and drama surrounding one of the most important...
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Radical Vision A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry
ISBN: HB: 9780300245707, Yale University Press, June 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 19 black&white illus.
In this first scholarly biography of Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965), the author of A Raisin in the Sun, theater professor Soyica Diggs Colbert considers the playwright's life at the intersection of art and politics, with the theater operating as a "r...
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Letters as Films
ISBN: HB: 9788417769765, Prestel Publishing, La Fabrica, April 2021
240 pp., 24x16.5 cm
This book of correspondence between filmmakers brings together more than fifty letters writing between artists Jim Jarmusch, Terrence Malick, Robert Frank and Bill Brandt. Postcards, manuscripts and typewritten letters together with recent emails rev...
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Stanley Kubrick American Filmmaker
ISBN: HB: 9780300224405, Yale University Press, October 2020
248 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
Kubrick grew up in the Bronx, a doctor's son. From a young age he was consumed by photography, chess, and, above all else, movies. He was a self‑taught filmmaker and self‑proclaimed outsider, and his films exist in a unique world of their own outside...
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Murder and the Movies
ISBN: HB: 9780300220018, Yale University Press, September 2020
240 pp., 21.6x14 cm
How many acts of murder have each of us followed on a screen? What does that say about us? Do we remain law-abiding citizens who wouldn't hurt a fly? Film historian David Thomson, known for wit and subversiveness, leads us into this very delicate sub...
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Behind Bars High Class Cocktails Inspired by Low Life Gangsters
ISBN: HB: 9783791386843, Prestel Publishing, September 2020
144 pp., 18.7x15 cm, 60 colour illus.
It's been a century since the prohibition sent Americans scurrying to speakeasies. And decades since the movie industry turned mobsters into celebrities. Now the two worlds collide in this highly original pocket-sized collection that creates signatur...
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Ben Hecht Fighting Words, Moving Pictures
ISBN: PB: 9780300251814, Yale University Press, April 2020
264 pp., 21x14.6 cm
He was, according to Pauline Kael, "the greatest American screenwriter". Jean-Luc Godard called him "a genius" who "invented 80 percent of what is used in Hollywood movies today". Besides tossing off dozens of now-classic scripts – including "Scarfac...
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Child of the Century
ISBN: PB: 9780300251791, Yale University Press, April 2020
680 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm
Ben Hecht's critically acclaimed autobiographical memoir, first published in 1954, offers incomparably pungent evocations of Chicago in the 1910s and 1920s, Hollywood in the 1930s, and New York during the Second World War and after.
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Miyazakiworld A Life in Art
ISBN: PB: 9780300248593, Yale University Press, January 2020
344 pp., 19.7x15.2 cm, 20 colour illus., 15 black&white illus.
A thirtieth‑century toxic jungle, a bathhouse for tired gods, a red‑haired fish girl, and a furry woodland spirit – what do these have in common? They all spring from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki, one of the greatest living animators, known worldwide f...
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Color Mania The Material of Color in Photography and Film
ISBN: PB: 9783037786079, Lars Muller Publishers, November 2019
120 pp., 24x16.5 cm, 82 colour and black&white illus.
Since the earliest days of cinema, film has been a colourful medium and art form. More than 230 film colour processes have been devised in the course of film history, often in close connection with photography. In this regard, both media institutiona...
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