Comedy, tragedy, scandal, and social issues collide in this sensational collection of Mexican film posters from the late 1950s to early 1990s, a dynamic and volatile period in Mexican cinema. Culling more than 150 of the most colorful and sometimes unbelievable posters of the eraa riot of monsters; wrestlers; smugglers; cops; criminals; and mujeres, mujeres, mujeresauthor Rogelio Agrasnchez Jr. also contributes an illuminating bilingual essay discussing the posters' creation, the role of cinema in Mexican popular culture, and the ups and downs of its film industry. Equally engaging as a stand-alone volume or as a complement to the author's Cine Mexicano, this entertaining new collectionwill delight fans of international cinema.
Each episode of HBO's Game of Thrones draws millions of obsessed viewers who revel in the shocking plot twists, award-winning performances, and gorgeously rendered fantasy world. This official companion book reveals what it takes to translate George R. R. Martin's bestselling series into a wildly popular television series. With unprecedented scope and depth, it showcases hundreds of unpublished set photos, visual effects art, and production and costume designs, plus insights from key actors and crew members that capture the best scripted and unscripted moments from Seasons 3 and 4. Required reading for the die-hard fan, and the perfect way to catch up on the series before the much-anticipated Season 5 debuts, this special volume offers an exclusive window into cable's highest-rated show.(c)2014 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. Game of Thrones and related trademarks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc.