Disaster Mon Amour
ISBN: HB: 9780300246940, Yale University Press, February 2022
224 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Audiences swell with the scale of disaster; humans have always been drawn to the rumors of our own demise. In this searching treatment, noted film historian David Thomson examines iconic disasters, both real and fictional, exposing the slippage betwe...
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Jonas Mekas The Camera Was Always Running
ISBN: HB: 9780300253078, Yale University Press, January 2022
256 pp., 27.9x21 cm, 950 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
Between 1950 and his death, the artist and impresario Jonas Mekas (1922-2019) made more than one hundred radically innovative, often diaristic films and video works. He also founded film festivals, cooperatives, archives, and magazines and wrote film...
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Films of Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne 1963-1965
ISBN: HB: 9780300260113, Yale University Press, September 2021
512 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 700 black&white illus., 75 colour illus.
In the 1960s, Andy Warhol (1928-1987) produced hundreds of film and video works – short and long, silent and sound, scripted and improvised. This catalogue raisonne of the artist's films, a complement to 2006's Andy Warhol Screen Tests, focuses on wo...
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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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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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Groucho Marx The Comedy of Existence
ISBN: PB: 9780300244540, Yale University Press, April 2019
184 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Born Julius Marx in 1890, the brilliant comic actor who would later be known as Groucho was the most verbal of the famed comedy team, the Marx Brothers, his broad slapstick portrayals elevated by ingenious wordplay and double entendre. In his spirite...
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Warner Bros The Making of an American Movie Studio
ISBN: PB: 9780300244557, Yale University Press, April 2019
232 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
"Warner Bros" charts the rise of an unpromising film studio from its shaky beginnings in the early twentieth century through its ascent to the pinnacle of Hollywood influence and popularity. The Warner Brothers – Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack – arrive...
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