Paperback ISBN: 1557832757
When a routine burglary in an elegant, upscale Virginia mansion goes awry, career thief Luther Whitney finds himself witness to a brutal murder involving none other than Alan Richmond, the youthful, charming, and thoroughly corrupt President of the United States. Torn between fear for his life and devotion to his family and country, Luther must make a decision that will change not only his own destiny, but the destiny of the world as we know it. Based on the best-selling thriller by David Baldacci, described as "relentlessly entertaining" by The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, William Goldman's screenplay captures the paranoia, greed, and corruption of politics through the ages and around the world.
The Shooting Script
Paperback ISBN: 1557045119
A companion volume to the Columbia Pictures film offers the complete screenplay adaptation of Suan Orlean's best-selling The Orchid Thief, about a man obsessed with collecting rare orchids at any price, along with black-and-white movie stills. Original. (A Columbia Pictures film, directed by Spike Jonze, releasing Fall 2002, starring Nicolas Cage & Meryl Streep)
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Paperback ISBN: 155783041x
The complete screenplay and credits with dozens of photos from the 1998 film. "A carnival! A wonderland! A weekend with nine Friday nights! Terry Gilliam's lavish dreams are beyond those of mere mortals." - Harlan Ellison
Paperback ISBN: 0571346154
The new science fantasy action horror film written for the screen and directed by Alex Garland based on the book of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer and starring Natalie Portman. Released on the 23rd February 2018. A group of soldiers enters an environmental disaster zone and only one comes back out alive, though he is grievously injured. In an attempt to save his life, his wife Lena, a biologist, volunteers for a second expedition into the zone to figure out what happened to him.
Paperback ISBN: 1557047995
The production notes and Hampton's introduction, written especially for this book, elaborate on the screen-writing challenge and on the collaboration between himself, Joe Wright, the BAFTA Award-winning director for Pride & Prejudice, and producers Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, and Paul Webster.
Paperback ISBN: 0571229948
Batman Begins, directed by the award-winning Christopher Nolan (Memento, Insomnia), unveils the untold origins of the Dark Knight's emergence as a force for good in Gotham City. In the wake of his parents' murder, disillusioned industrial heir Bruce Wayne travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice and turn fear against those who prey on the fearful. He returns to Gotham City and unveils his alter ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses his strength, intellect, and an array of high-tech deceptions to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city. As Bruce Wayne/Batman, Christian Bale heads an all-star cast that also includes Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer and Morgan Freeman. Visionary director Christopher Nolan has delivered the Batman we've been waiting for - a dark legend brought to life in a way never before imagined on the big screen. This volume contains the complete screenplay of Batman Begins by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer, together with storyboards for the picture drawn by Martin Asbury and James Cornish, and an exclusive interview with Christopher Nolan in which he reveals his cinematic vision of The Dark Knight.
Being John Malkovich
Paperback ISBN: 0571205860
What do you get when a down-on-his-heels puppeteer working as a file clerk on the seventh-and-a-half floor of a Manhattan office building discovers a secret portal into the brain of John Malkovich? Hilarity, drama, and perhaps the most unique film of the 90s. Being John Malkovich, which stars John Cusack, Cameron Diaz and, of course, John Malkovich as himself, is Charlie Kaufman's screenwriting debut. The movie premiered to universal acclaim and is guaranteed to become a classic of modern cinema.