Film Studies
Featured Items
Star Wars Episode I: Incredible Cross-Sections
Star Wars Episode I
Incredible Cross-Sections
Hardcover      ISBN: 078943962x
Presents detailed labeled drawings, with background text, of the various spacecraft in "Star Wars: Episode I, The Phantom Menace."
The Making of 2001: A Space Odyssey
The Making of 2001
A Space Odyssey
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0375755284
Provides behind-the-scenes information on the 1969 film directed by Stanley Kubrick.
The Anime Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese Animation Since 1917
The Anime Encyclopedia
A Guide to Japanese Animation Since 1917
Paperback      ISBN: 1880656647
Stanley Kubrick, Director
Stanley Kubrick, Director
Hardcover      ISBN: 039304601x
Illustrated with eight pages of color and black-and-white photographs, an expanded edition of a study first published in 1971 follows the career and directorial techniques of Stanley Kubrick, including his most recent picture, Eyes Wide Shut.
The Life of the Drama
The Life of the Drama
Paperback      ISBN: 1557831106
"Eric Bentley's radical new look at the grammar of a work of exceptional virtue...CENTRAL, INDISPENSABLE...The book justifies its title by being precisely about the ways in which life manifests itself in the theatre...THIS IS A BOOK TO BE READ AGAIN AND AGAIN." - Frank Kermode, The New York Review of Books
A Challenge for the Actor
A Challenge for the Actor
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684190400
The actress and teacher guides actors in developing their art, covering such aspects as voice techniques, timing, rhythm, and including exercises to correct problems
Being an Actor
Being an Actor
Paperback      ISBN: 0312422431
A successful British actor briefly recounts his career, describes the experiences every actor goes through, and reveals his own feelings about what acting should be. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
In the Blink of an Eye
In the Blink of an Eye
Paperback      ISBN: 1879505622
Comprises a revised second edition of film editor Walter Murch's thought-provoking essay on the art and process of film editing. Originally published in 1992, revisions take new technologies such as digital editing into account. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
The Matrix and Philosophy: Welcome to the Desert of the Real
The Matrix and Philosophy
Welcome to the Desert of the Real
Paperback      ISBN: 081269502x
Presents essays exploring the philosophical themes of the motion picture "The Matrix," which portrays a false world created from nothing but perceptions.
Ultraviolent Movies: From Sam Peckinpah to Quentin Tarantino
Ultraviolent Movies
From Sam Peckinpah to Quentin Tarantino
Paperback      ISBN: 0806520450
A history of extreme violence in movies analyzes the public response to this ever-growing phenomenon, tracing its beginnings in films such as Bonnie and Clyde and discussing how it fits into the artistic vision of filmmakers including Quentin Tarantino and Martin Scorcese. Original.